11/10/19 -

Grant Associates scoops landscape architecture award for Robinson Tower

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Grant Associates has scooped an award at the Singapore Landscape Architecture Awards 2019 for Robinson Tower. Working with lead architect KPF and local practice Architects 61, Grant Associates’ landscape strategy for the 175-meter high tower in Singapore’s CBD was to integrate multi-functional greening and urban ecology, and provide office users and the public with a dramatic experience of nature despite being…

20/09/19 -

Grant Associates to present at Bath’s Therapeutic City Festival

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Andrew Grant, founder of Grant Associates, is among a line-up of speakers who will present at the Therapeutic City Festival in Bath, taking place 20-27 September 2019. The festival will include a mix of walks, talks and activities in and around the city that aim to tackle the question: How can we make a city…

06/09/19 -

Scheme to revamp Birmingham’s Martineau Galleries submitted for planning

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Hammerson has submitted outline plans for the regeneration of its 7.5-acre Martineau Galleries site in the heart of Birmingham, including a proposal to deliver 1,300 new homes. Glenn Howells Architects alongside Grant Associates as landscape architects have developed the masterplan proposal which was submitted for outline planning in July 2019. If approved, the scheme would rank as one of…

17/07/19 -

Shortlisted masterplans for MK:U International Design Competition revealed

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(Image courtesy of Hawkins\Brown) A proposal by Hawkins\Brown with KCAP, BuroHappold Engineering, Sam Jacob Studio and Grant Associates is one of five masterplans shortlisted for the MK:U International Design Competition. Milton Keynes originated as a place where knowledge, leisure, culture, technology and nature all come together, and this ambition continues to the present day. Milton…

Forest of Imagination stages festival of creativity with the Holburne Museum

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Thousands of Bath residents and visitors enjoyed a magical weekend of creativity when pop-up contemporary arts festival Forest of Imagination was staged at The Holburne Museum. The award-winning arts event returned to the city on 20-24 June 2019 with a multi-sensory array of outdoor and participatory art installations, workshops and sculptures in the museum grounds and Sydney…

11/07/19 -

Oak Processionary Moth

The Landscape Institute has notified its members that rootballed oak trees imported from the Netherlands in the last year and planted in different locations across the UK are infested with Oak Processionary Moth.  Caterpillars of the Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) are a pest which can be a hazard to the health of oak trees, people…

31/05/19 -

Grant Associates ‘Rewilding Garden’ opens to public in Beijing

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A garden designed by Grant Associates on behalf of the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) for International Horticultural Exposition – Expo 2019 Beijing has opened to the public, giving people a chance to experience ‘wild’ nature in the Chinese capital. Grant Associates’ ‘Rewilding Garden’ is a permanent exhibition garden at the expo, which is taking place in Beijing…

28/05/19 -

Andrew Grant selected for influential new Design Group

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Andrew Grant, founder and director of landscape architect Grant Associates, is one of ten people selected by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) to form an influential new Design Group. The Design Group will be champions for design excellence in all new national infrastructure. They will lobby to ensure that design is considered at the outset…

20/05/19 -

Andrew Grant to present at Bristol’s Architecture Centre

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Andrew Grant, director and founder of landscape architect Grant Associates, is to give a talk about how to incorporate nature into cities at an event organised by The Architecture Centre. Andrew’s presentation ‘Gardens by the Bay’ will take place at 18:30-20:00 on 27th June 2019 at The Architecture Centre which is based at the Arnolfini…