‘Brutal and Beautiful’ – Saving the Twentieth Century

Postgraduate student Kit Bullas uses his recent visit to the Brutal & Beautiful post-war buildings exhibition to share his opinions on brutalist architecture that Landscape Architects can have a hand in saving. Yesterday, I finally had the opportunity to visit the Brutal & Beautiful exhibition at the Quadriga Gallery, Wellington Arch, London. On display, is a collection of the Nation’s finest post-war buildings, presented through a … Continue reading ‘Brutal and Beautiful’ – Saving the Twentieth Century

New skatepark for Southbank Centre?

Rick Mather has been appointed to oversee a new skate park on the South Bank in London. No images or details yet – but an announcement: “Drawing on ideas suggested by local skateboarders as well as on their own expertise, they identified that the prime use of this site would focus on street skateboarding as well as encompassing a range of urban arts activities including … Continue reading New skatepark for Southbank Centre?

Wayward Plants at the University of Greenwich

On Wednesday 9th October at the University of Greenwich, 6:00pm at Avery Hill, Heather Ring will discus her unique approach to landscape architecture and urban growing through the creation of narrative environments and spaces of social exchange. Heather Ring CMLI is the founder and Creative Director of the London-based landscape architecture practice Wayward Plants. Their recent work includes the Queen’s Walk Window Gardens, a micro-city … Continue reading Wayward Plants at the University of Greenwich