Grant Associates showcases 20 years of collaborative design workGrant Associates, Thomas Matthews and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios are staging a joint exhibition in London to showcase 20 years of collaborative design work. Collaborative by Nature will open at architect FCB Studios’ office in Fitzrovia on 4 June 2018 featuring work by all three studios, which share a common belief in collaboration, sustainability and a passion for the natural environment.
Award for urban redevelopment scheme in Porto, Portugal, featuring landscape design by Grant AssociatesA significant mixed-use urban regeneration scheme designed by Bogle Architects and Grant Associates for Portugal’s coastal city of Porto has been awarded a Commendation at the 2018 MIPIM/The Architectural Review: Future Projects Awards.
Green light for residential-led regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, BirminghamBirmingham City Council has approved plans for the first phase of a major residential regeneration scheme at Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham. Working closely with Glenn Howells Architects, Maccreanor Lavington Architects and ShedKM, Grant Associates has created a detailed landscape masterplan that will see 207 family homes and 90 apartments built, along with green infrastructure including a new public park, public open spaces, communal gardens and canal-side public realm.
West Country designers team up with Bristol Zoo to save Madagascar's lemursLandscape architect Grant Associates has teamed up with Bristol Zoological Society (BZS) and fellow Bath based architect Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBStudios) in a project to save Madagascar’s critically endangered wildlife, including the blue-eyed black lemur, and their forest habitat.
Supertrees feature in global expo about urban natureGrant Associates’ designs for the Supertree Grove of Singapore’s internationally acclaimed Gardens by the Bay are to feature at the Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology (EDIT) in Toronto, Canada. The Supertrees will appear in ‘The Green and the Gray’, an interactive exhibition curated by international design studio Carlo Ratti Associati, 28 September to 8 October 2017.
SOM masterplan for Colombo, Sri Lanka features designs by Grant AssociatesArchitect Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) has won an international competition to design a new finance and marina district for Sri Lanka’s largest city Colombo with a masterplan created in collaboration with Grant Associates. The scheme will see the transformation of 269 hectares of reclaimed land next to Colombo's Central Business District (CBD), creating a landmark destination for commerce, tourism, and culture in South Asia.
Grant Associates expands presence in SingaporeGrant Associates is expanding its presence in Singapore with new offices and staff appointments as demand grows for services across South East Asia. Two new members of staff have joined the landscape architect’s Singapore office, which has moved to larger premises at Tras Street in Tanjong Pagar – a historic district within the city’s Central Business District.
Kingston Prison gets green light for housing with masterplan by Grant AssociatesA scheme to regenerate Portsmouth’s former Kingston Prison into 230 homes has won planning approval from the city’s council. Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios’ proposal for the iconic Victorian gaol will involve a combination of redevelopment and new build, and features a landscape masterplan by Grant Associates.
Grant Associates harnesses the healing power of nature at Afiniti, MediniA high-end, mixed-use development that forms part of a new urban township called Medini in Iskandar, Malaysia, is nearing completion. The flagship scheme for Medini features over 2.0 hectares of green space designed by UK and Singapore based Grant Associates and aims to promote residents’ and visitors’ wellbeing through therapeutic horticulture.
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