09/06/16 -

Forest of Imagination grows to new heights with 10,000+ visitors

Forest of Imagination

Contemporary arts event in and around Bath Abbey supported by Grant Associates welcomes over 10,000 visitors during its third year. Forest of Imagination has bloomed to enjoy its most successful year to date after attracting an estimated 10,000+ visitors to its fantastical forests, outdoor galleries and creative workshops. The brainchild of a collaborative team of…

27/05/16 -

Forest of Imagination takes root in Bath for third year

Paul Lewis of Media Grand, Andrew Grant of Grant Associates, Martyn Ware, Wayne Lindsay of Imaginnovation, Penny Hay of 5x5x5=creativity

World heritage city to host pop-up contemporary arts event with conservation theme, featuring ‘soundscape’ by musician Martyn Ware. Spaces in and around Bath Abbey are to be transformed into a temporary fantastical forest by a collective of local artists and creative businesses, including Grant Associates, during a free, four-day contemporary arts event on 3-6 June…

Grant Associates harnesses the healing power of nature at Afiniti, Medini

Afiniti bridge

A high-end, mixed-use development that forms part of a new urban township called Medini in Iskandar, Malaysia, is nearing completion. The flagship scheme for Medini features over 2.0 hectares of green space designed by UK and Singapore based Grant Associates and aims to promote residents’ and visitors’ wellbeing through therapeutic horticulture. Envisaged by developer Pulau…

11/03/16 -

Double scoop for Trafalgar Place at 2016 London Planning Awards

Trafalgar Place, London, image courtesy of dRMM Architects

A residential scheme featuring a landscape concept by Grant Associates has won the ‘Best New Place to Live’ award and the ‘Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence’ at the 2016 London Planning Awards.
Trafalgar Place, designed by dRMM Architects, is a development of 235 homes that forms the first part of a £1.5bn regeneration scheme of the former Heygate Estate at Elephant & Castle by developer Lend Lease in partnership with Southwark Council.

01/02/16 -

Grant Associates is guest speaker at ‘ReNaturing’ city event

Forest of Imagination 2014 4 (c) Grant Associates

Andrew Grant, director and founder of Grant Associates, will present on the theme of urban ‘forests of the imagination’ at a symposium hosted by the London College of Communication (LCC). Andrew Grant of Bath based landscape architect Grant Associates will discuss how cities can inspire creativity, and enhance wellbeing, by better connecting people to nature….