Chris Moss takes top prize at Green Infrastructure Week event

Soapbox, the winning design by Greenwich graduate Chris Moss, proposed an idea to enable healthy commutes (walking, running and cycling) by providing public showers using harvested rainwater and solar heating. Created from reused shipping containers, the units would also be social centres with their wi-fi and gardens. Solar panels would provide both electricity and shade. The elements would, said Moss, provide symbiotic relationships: A storage tank … Continue reading Chris Moss takes top prize at Green Infrastructure Week event

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…

Grounds for Optimism – Designing Resilient Landscapes in London

On November 6th Johanna Gibbons and Neil Davidson of J & L Gibbons LLP, will be at the Garden Museum to talk about their recent exciting projects, including their winning entry to RIBA and Vauxhall BID’s ‘Vauxhall Missing Link Competition’ to redesign the public realm in the Vauxhall area of Nine Elms on the South Bank, and their approach to designing resilient landscapes for London. Continue reading Grounds for Optimism – Designing Resilient Landscapes in London