The engineered restoration of natural saltmarsh habitat at Steart Peninsula in Somerset is paying dividends with the return of endangered bird species and tide-taming vegetation. Autumn is a great time for a visit.
14 Sep 2022
Natural approach to preventing building overheating
Part O 2021 update limits overheating. Natural features lower temps and boost human comfort. Well-placed trees, ponds, and planting contribute to cooling.
01 Apr 2022
Biodiversity Net Gain
Biodiversity Net Gain should be viewed as powerful tool to promote holistic development design.
25 Mar 2022
Work on The Boatyard started mid pandemic August 2020, with first occupancies August 2022. Amazing given the build scale and challenges of those two years.
25 Feb 2022
As an intermediate or transitional phase in the development of a site, landscape can provide something quick and relatively cheap to fill vacant space.
08 Feb 2022
We love the fact that it’s crazy wild in some places and yet structured in others.
04 Feb 2022
the return of the water engineers
It is the beaver, a creature that has a special place in Novell Tullett’s history.
02 Feb 2022
One of the joys of being a #landscapearchitect is that the role draws on so many different skills and is only limited by imagination.
31 Jan 2022
We have designed Cor-Ten steel rolled strips running through grooves in paving, a track which echoes the route of tramlines in Portsmouth city centre.
28 Jan 2022
The road wasn’t always paved with tarmac. Just as the road wasn’t always seen as the rightful domain of vehicles.
26 Jan 2022
In 2012 Jane spent 4 days holed up in Chatham dockyard with a hugely creative group of people, artists and makers from the Crafts Council.
21 Jan 2022
the season for lime
Fully leafed-out and covered in blossom these mature ‘high forest’ trees are magnificent at the moment.
23 Jul 2021
rewilding - even in a pocket meadow
Think that rewilding is something done on a grand scale? Even tiny meadows can contribute with good effect, read our post on pocket meadows.
14 Jun 2021
coming in from the cold?
As we grow increasingly urban I wonder how many people are losing their connection with the environment on a really basic level.
17 May 2021
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