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.
Carillion preferred bidder for Midlands hospital featuring designs by Grant AssociatesA Carillion Joint Venture, The Hospital Company, was selected as preferred bidder by the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to create the hospital through a Public Private Partnership under a 30-year concession contract using the UK Government’s PF2 model.
Grant Associates and MVRDV shortlisted for Singapore Rail CorridorA design team led by landscape architects Grant Associates and architects MVRDV has been shortlisted by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) of Singapore to develop an overall concept master plan for the city’s 24km-long Rail Corridor.
Forest of Imagination welcomes over 6,000 visitorsBath’s historic Queen Square became the home for a magical “Forest of Imagination” this weekend, put together by a team of local creative organisations in a free 4-day contemporary arts event for the City. Designed by Grant Associates, Forest of Imagination welcomed over 6,000 visitors who enjoyed chances to meet Dreamer, a 7.5 metre giant rabbit, play in a bamboo installation, make a forest book, assemble a giant monster from recycled materials, become Lost Explorers to discover the flora a...
University of Sheffield's ambitious masterplan gets go-aheadLandscape architects Grant Associates are to develop and deliver phase one of the new public realm for The University of Sheffield, which is set to revolutionise the University’s campus, open it up to the public and link it firmly with the city centre.
Grant Associates completes sustainable public realm landscape for Bristol’s historic waterfrontThe final phase of public realm landscape design for Bristol’s award-winning Harbourside development has been completed by UK landscape architects Grant Associates for developer Crest Nicholson. The completion of the 15 year regeneration project comes as Bristol celebrates its status as European Green Capital in 2015 – awarded for the City’s outstanding commitment to sustainability, creativity, culture and innovation.
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.
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