Former Greenwich student wins ASLA Award & Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize

Greenwich lecturer Tom Turner congratulates former graduate for winning design. Congratulations to Marti Franch and Estudi EMF and an apology from me for having only just discovered that he won the 2012 Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize – for EMF’s  Restoration of the landscape of Tudela – Cap de Creus, awarded at the 7 European Biennial of Landscape Architecture. The design is presented in a beautiful … Continue reading Former Greenwich student wins ASLA Award & Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize

Debating London’s Skyline

The London skyline has evolved rapidly over the past 20 years, notably with The Shard, The Leadenhall Tower (‘the Cheese-grater’), St Marys Axe (the Gherkin) and 20 Fenchurch Street (the ‘Walkie Talkie Scorchie’) dominating the capital’s skyline. Sir Simon Jenkins has written about the capital becoming a ‘Gulf on Thames’. Current planning applications involve a wall of high rise developments from the Shard, along the … Continue reading Debating London’s Skyline