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    • river

      London Festival of Architecture launches River View competition

      An opportunity for landscape architects and urban designers to address how the public can engage with the River Thames. As it explores ‘boundaries’ as its theme for 2019, the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) has invited landscape architects, architects, designers and artists to explore how the public can engage with the River Thames.   Expressions of interest are open until 1 November. The winning commission will deliver a structure for the Thames Riverside Walkway (North Bank) that will be in situ during the Festival and Illuminated River Project in June 2019.   LFA has identified a number of problems with…

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    • podium awards

      Pro Landscaper launches the Podium Awards

      Pro Landscaper is thrilled to announce the launch of the Podium Awards! An award like no other, the Pro Landscaper Podium Awards recognise the achievements, past and present, of landscapers, landscape architects and garden designers in the podium landscaping industry. The Podium Awards give projects that may have been previously overlooked the recognition they deserve. The awards will be judged in five separate categories and will focus on: The ability to showcase excellent core skills, meet the clients brief, effective use of products and plants and an innovative use of logistics. All projects must have been completed by 1 October…

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    • Landscape Institute Awards

      Book now for the Landscape Institute Awards 2018

      The Landscape Institute Awards 2018 provide recognition to landscape professionals for their outstanding work. The Awards celebrate the value of landscape practice in connecting people, place and nature. This is through demonstrating excellence, innovation and creativity in the natural and built environment.   With a record number of entries and two brand-new categories, this year’s event promises to be a memorable one. The application process was simplified this year, making the awards more accessible to some of the finest companies across the UK. Book your place now, and join the LI for an exciting evening celebrating the most creative and innovative…

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    • futurebuild

      Exploring Urban Infrastructure at Futurebuild 2019

      Futurebuild is the evolution of ecobuild and the vision for the future, announced after the acquisition of the event in 2016. The event unites the leading product-innovators and decision makers from the built environment. It aims to explore the latest technologies, approaches and issues. This is brought to life through six Futurebuild Hubs, dedicated platforms for industry-specific conversations.   At Futurebuild 2019, the organisers will be introducing a new area focused entirely on the future of Urban Infrastructure. It will play a pivotal role through a new, dedicated Hub. This aims to meet the demand of the almost 6,000 visitors…

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    • skills

      Campaign launched to address urgent skills shortage in landscape profession

      Award-winning garden designer, landscape architect and the newly appointed President of The Landscape Institute, Adam White, launched a new campaign showcasing the different career choices and opportunities in the landscape profession, as it faces an urgent and growing skills shortage. The landscape profession makes a huge impact on all our lives and communities and it has grown by nearly 16% since 2010, contributing nearly £1bn to the UK economy. However, The Landscape Institute’s new report – The Future State of Landscape – highlights the urgent need to appeal to people more widely about the opportunities available for working in the…

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    • grosvenor

      International call for ideas to re-imagine London’s Grosvenor Square

      Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has launched an international call for ideas to re-imagine Grosvenor Square in London. Architects, designers and creative thinkers from across the world are invited to submit proposals to re-imagine the historic square for locals, visitors, Londoners and future generations, with the aim of reinstating Grosvenor Square as one of the world’s leading public spaces. Watch our Corner to Corner video here. In 2017, Grosvenor surveyed 1,000 Londoners and visitors to find out their views on how this public space should be used. The feedback was that awareness of the square was low and that it was…

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