Basingstoke’s Mountbatten House to receive sustainable new lease of lifeA large grade two listed building, cited as one of the 15 most important modern listed buildings in the UK, is set to be restored to its former glory as part of an extensive refurbishment of the property and its terraced gardens.
Grant Associates Singapore collects four 2022 SILA AwardsLandscape architecture practice Grant Associates has picked up four awards at the 2022 Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects (SILA) awards ceremony. The pioneering international practice was honoured to be recognised at the annual event for a quartet of environmentally-focused projects.
New Singapore Science Centre to open in 2027Designs for the new Singapore Science Centre, inspired by the natural landscape of Singapore’s Jurong Lake Gardens, have been revealed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) as part of a multidisciplinary bid team that includes Architects 61, Atelier Ten and landscape architecture practice Grant Associates.
Planning application submitted for BBC’s new Birmingham homeProperty developer Stoford has submitted a planning application for the BBC’s new Birmingham home at the historic Typhoo Building in Digbeth. Landscape architecture practice Grant Associates is designing the new landscape and urban realm, which will create a new canalside quarter centred on the canal which used to bring tea in and out of the original Typhoo building.
Gardens by the Bay commemorates 10 years with celebratory eventGardens by the Bay has officially celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special event involving Guest of Honour Madam Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore. Andrew Grant RDI, founder of Grant Associates, the landscape architecture practice that led on the project's design, joined the celebratory festivities.
‘Superbloom’ success points towards future possibilities for biodiverse city havensThe design team behind this year's historic Tower of London moat transformation believes that the success of the ‘Superbloom’ is just the first step towards the reimagining of cityscapes worldwide to intentionally incorporate more spaces for biodiversity to thrive.
Planning application granted for Brabazon ParkThe largest new urban public park in the South West for over 50 years has received planning permission, with landscape architects Grant Associates leading on the public space design for Brabazon Park, set to be a modern reimagining of Britain’s historic tradition of urban parks and the beating social heart of Brabazon.
Green City Kigali: an important milestone on the road to more sustainable green citiesFCBStudios is collaborating with landscape architecture practice Grant Associates and an international design team to develop a ‘first of its kind’ sustainable development in Africa. Green City Kigali is set to be a sustainable and affordable scheme that will integrate green building and design, efficient and renewable energy, recycling and inclusive living as well as homegrown solutions and local construction materials.
Croydon’s Queen’s Gardens reopens with revitalised landscape focusHeritage gardens at the heart of Croydon town centre have reopened to the public following major renovations. The Queen’s Gardens, which connects Croydon’s Fairfield Halls and the Town Hall for pedestrians and cyclists, has been officially unveiled for public use, and now includes revitalised green spaces and a new play area sensitively integrated into the sunken gardens.
Grant Associates becomes Rainforest Concern corporate partnerPioneering international landscape architecture practice Grant Associate has pledged its support to Rainforest Concern by becoming a corporate partner of the Bath-based charity, as the practice continues to commit to its promise to ‘Act Global & Act Local.’
Bukit Timah Railway Station node landscape designed by Grant Associates opens to the public in SingaporePioneering landscape architecture practice Grant Associates has designed and implemented the landscape and planting strategy for the Bukit Timah Railway Station, one of the main nodes along Singapore’s Rail Corridor, which has now been officially opened to the public.
Gardens by the Bay marks first 10 years; lead designer campaigns for more nature and biodiversity within citiesThe landscape architect behind Singapore’s iconic Supertrees and the current Tower of London Superbloom display is calling for more city spaces to be turned over to nature in order to boost biodiversity, tourism and wellbeing.
Celebratory Superbloom display opens at the Tower of LondonThe Tower of London is set to be encircled by a thriving new natural landscape this summer in the biggest transformation of the historic moat in 150 years. In a project led by Grant Associates for Historic Royal Palaces, 20 million seeds have been sown in the Tower’s moat to create ‘Superbloom’, a floral display and haven for wildlife and biodiversity.
Green light given to South Bank redevelopmentThe landmark redevelopment of the former ITV studios on London’s iconic South Bank has been granted planning approval by Lambeth Council. Developer Mitsubishi Estate and development manager CO—RE will transform the 2.5-acre site into a new commercially-led mixed-use development which prioritises wellbeing and sustainability, targeting completion in 2026, in partnership with pioneering landscape architecture practice Grant Associates.
‘Queen’s Garden’ to be created at Tower of London as part of Superbloom celebrationA ‘Queen’s Garden’ will be created at the Tower of London this summer as part of Historic Royal Palaces’ Superbloom display. The concept for the garden, developed by Andrew Grant and James Clarke of Grant Associates, draws on the colours, shapes and motifs employed by famed British couturier Sir Norman Hartnell Hartnell for The Queen’s 1953 coronation gown.
Seed sowing underway for Tower of London Jubilee ‘Superbloom’Over 20 million seeds will be sown in the moat at the Tower of London over the course of the next week, as work continues apace to create a spectacular floral ‘Superbloom’ display to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee this Summer, with landscape work designed by Grant Associates.
Slide into the Tower of London Superbloom this summerHistoric Royal Palaces (HRP), in partnership with Bath-based landscape architecture practice Grant Associates, has announced the next exciting stage in the development of The Tower of London’s ‘Superbloom’ celebration project this summer: a giant slide for visitors to slide down into the flower-filled moat below.
Grant Associates to collaborate with Historic Royal Palaces for Tower of London Platinum Jubilee plansThe moat at the Tower of London is set to be encircled by millions of flowers next summer to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen. The Tower's 'Superbloom' project will be brought to life in joint partnership with award-winning landscape architecture practice Grant Associates and the University of Sheffield’s Professor of Planting Design, Nigel Dunnett – both of whom have extensive expertise in urban horticulture and landscape design.
ABOUT GRANT ASSOCIATES
Grant Associates is a pioneering international landscape architecture practice. Our work reconnects people with nature in insightful, delightful and distinctive ways whilst addressing the global challenges of urbanisation, the climate crisis and biodiversity extinction.
Our design process is underpinned by a knowledge of human behaviour, nature and ecological science combined with innovative design technology. We bring original thinking, creative collaboration and are exploring what regenerative design and the circular economy means to landscape architecture.
Our varied portfolio includes ambitious large-scale, landmark projects through to small, local ventures.