The love affair of fashion and landscape…

London’s Garden Museum are curating an exhibition on Fashion and Gardens. From landscape architect Ken Smith’s ‘Chest Hair Maze’ to fashion designers that inspire gardens – the relation between landscape and fashion design is rich in history and potential.  The exhibition opens in February with associated lectures, talks and events. Watch this space for more… Fashion & Gardens is the first exhibition to explore the … Continue reading The love affair of fashion and landscape…

New Exhibition shows Jellicoe’s ambitions for Soho

Almost Lost: London’s Buildings Loved and Loathed opened this month at Wellington Arch. The exhibition by English Heritage presents striking designs for London by leading designers and planners. Included in the exhibition is a 1954 scheme for Soho by the landscape architect and former lecturer at the University of Greenwich (then Thames Polytechnic), Geoffrey Jellicoe. If you see the exhibition let us know what you … Continue reading New Exhibition shows Jellicoe’s ambitions for Soho

Landscape architects invited to design a new garden city

The organiser of the second Wolfson Economics Prize is inviting landscape architects to enter the competition to come up with the best proposal for a new garden city.   The competition’s £250,000 first prize will be awarded to the entrant offering the best answer to the question: ‘How would you deliver a new Garden City which is visionary, economically viable, and popular?’ ‘Landscape architects should … Continue reading Landscape architects invited to design a new garden city

What should we think of London’s Garden Bridge?

Recent proposals for a new bridge across the Thames in London have been embraced by the Mayor. The design set out by Heatherwick Studio presents the city with a planted bridge connecting the South Bank with the Embankment. But as a concept design this proposal leaves many questions unanswered. What do you think of the design or the need for a new bridge on the … Continue reading What should we think of London’s Garden Bridge?

Jardin de Metis call for entries

The International Garden Festival will hold its 15th edition in 2014. It is inviting designers from around the world to submit their proposals to take part in this unique event. See the website and below for more: Festival | Call for Proposals | 15th edition – 2014 Press Release – Launch of the Call for Proposals Guidelines – Call for Proposals Photos of the Festival Site To participate, you … Continue reading Jardin de Metis call for entries