Working with floods: leading landscape architecture & urbanism approaches

As the South of England continues to be inundated with storms, The Landscape side-steps the political finger-pointing to present leading initiatives to working with water, projects led by Landscape Architects, Urbanists and Designers. 1. On the Water: Palisade Bay – This research project explores the patterns of storms on the East Coast of the US and their impact on the New York bay. The research established the … Continue reading Working with floods: leading landscape architecture & urbanism approaches

Landscape projects to mitigate future floods

Landscape architecture projects could be set to significantly reduce future flooding in the UK. SUDS (Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems) are expected to become a requirement of future developments across the UK, an approach advocated by the Landscape Institute and embraced through green infrastructure proposals developed by many landscape architects. The BBC reports that previous delays to these new rules could be about to be opened up. … Continue reading Landscape projects to mitigate future floods