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.
Grant Associates awarded 'Best Show Garden' and Gold Medal at the 2021 Chelsea Flower Show with The Guangzhou GardenBath-based landscape architecture practice Grant Associates has been awarded a Gold Medal and the coveted 'Best Show Garden' at the 2021 Chelsea Flower Show for its Chinese-inspired Guangzhou Garden, which shows how cites of the future must be considered as landscape cities.
Grant Associates reveals final design plans for The Guangzhou Garden at the Chelsea Flower Show 2021World renowned landscape architecture practice Grant Associates has shared the final landscape design plans for its show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show 2021, which takes place later this month. 'The Guangzhou Garden' looks to show how cities of the future must be considered as landscape cities.
Grant Associates and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios appointed to design new Bristol Zoo siteBristol Zoological Society has appointed two Bath-based firms - pioneering landscape architects Grant Associates and design practice Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios (FCBS) - to a specialist creative team that will be responsible for delivering its new vision for a world-leading zoo in the South West.
Groundbreaking new Melbourne project STH BNK By Beulah appoints Grant Associates and ASPECT StudiosWorld renowned landscape design practice Grant Associates and international design practice ASPECT Studios have been formally announced as the landscape architects for Beulah Developments’ unprecedented vertical garden city.
Grant Associates unveils Chinese-inspired design plans for Chelsea Flower Show 2021 gardenPeter Chmiel and Chin-Chin-Jung Chen have revealed the ambitious design concept for their show garden at the Chelsea Flower Show 2021, which aims to show how cities of the future must be considered as landscape cities.
Grant Associates’ Martin Knight appointed to new Design Council expert networkMartin Knight, Associate at Grant Associates in Bath, has been appointed to the Design Council’s new network of more than 400 built and natural environment experts, who collectively embody the organisation’s commitment to make life better by design.
Sustainable waterfront ‘urban village’ previewed in SingaporeGrant Associates is part of the team behind The Reef at King's Dock, a new sustainable residential development in Singapore that will combine striking urban architecture with the opportunity to reconnect with nature and appreciate marine biodiversity.
Bristol’s YTL Arena gets green lightBristol City Council has granted YTL permission to repurpose the Brabazon aircraft hangars at the former Filton Airfield and deliver a new live entertainment complex for Bristol. Grant Associates worked with lead architect Grimshaw, Manica Architecture and OPS Engineers to create the scheme's design concept.
Andrew Grant member of group calling for ‘quality’ design principles for national infrastructure projectsAndrew Grant, founder and director at Grant Associates, is one of ten expert members of a design group tasked by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) to deliver quality design principles for national infrastructure projects.
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.