Landscape Institute leads call to address flooding – featured on BBC, Telegraph and Guardian

On Friday, the Landscape Institute stepped into the flood debate to encourage the Government to address flooding through a combined interdisciplinary approach with landscape architects, architects, engineers, hydrologists, ecologists and other specialists. The LI’s President Sue Illman led a team of experts to highlight what can be done to manage water in urban and rural areas. Sue’s letter was published on the same day that University … Continue reading Landscape Institute leads call to address flooding – featured on BBC, Telegraph and Guardian

Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?

“Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?” asks Duncan Goodwin, Landscape Architect and University of Greenwich Senior Lecturer  This was the tone of the strapline in the New Civil Engineer on 6th February. The NCE reported that the £3-4M required to dredge the Parrett and Tone rivers in this part of the West Country is not supported by science and so may be money … Continue reading Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?