Grant Associates wins Paradise Circus

Grant Associates is announced as the winner of the contest to landscape Paradise Circus in Birmingham at MIPIM 2014

18 MARCH 2014, BATH & BIRMINGHAM
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The Bath-based landscape architects, Grant Associates, saw off competition to landscape Paradise Circus in Birmingham, which will include a series of new streets and public squares around the area’s historic listed buildings.

The Bath-based landscape architects, Grant Associates, saw off competition to landscape Paradise Circus in Birmingham, which will include a series of new streets and public squares around the area’s historic listed buildings.


Argent’s 68,800m² project forms part of the wider £450 million masterplan for Birmingham city centre designed by Glenn Howells Architects between the city centre’s Centenary and Chamberlain Squares.

Peter Chmiel, director, Grant Associates said: “We are thrilled and delighted to be appointed as landscape architects for Paradise Circus. This is a high profile project right in the heart of Birmingham and the public realm is a vital part of it. Grant Associates looks forward to working with the team and will ensure that the public space creates the best possible setting for this development and its wider environment.”

David Partridge, managing partner, Argent said: "All the entries were of the highest quality and clearly followed the brief to create a world class public realm that would complement the listed historical and contemporary new buildings."

Success at MIPIM 2014 continued for Grant Associates 

Grant Associates was also presented with two MIPIM Awards 2014 for Gardens in the Bay in the Best Innovative Green Building category and the Special Jury Award.

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"We are thrilled and delighted to be appointed as landscape architects for Paradise Circus. This is a high profile project right in the heart of Birmingham and the public realm is a vital part of it. Grant Associates looks forward to working with the team and will ensure that the public space creates the best possible setting for this development and its wider environment." Peter Chmiel, director, Grant Associates
"All the entries were of the highest quality and clearly followed the brief to create a world class public realm that would complement the listed historical and contemporary new buildings." David Partridge, managing partner, Argent
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About Grant Associates

Grant Associates is an international landscape architecture consultancy inspired by the creative possibilities of sustainable landscapes and driven by the desire to connect people and nature. Our work fuses nature and technology in imaginative ways to create cutting-edge designs guided by a concern for the environment and a desire to enhance people’s quality of life.

Grant Associates has experience in all scales and types of ecological and landscape development including strategic landscape planning, master planning, urban design and regeneration and landscapes for parks, housing, education, sport, recreation, visitor attractions and commerce.

For more information visit www.grant-associates.uk.com

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