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.
Grant Associates unveils landscape designs for Capitol SingaporeGrant Associates, the international landscape architecture practice, has unveiled details of its new landscape and public realm design for Capitol Singapore, a prestigious S$1.1 billion mixed-use redevelopment of a key heritage site in the city's downtown civic district.
Landscape architects design Forest of Imagination for BathBath-based landscape architects, Grant Associates, are part of a major collaboration of local creative businesses and individuals creating a brand new four-day contemporary arts event popping up in the City of Bath this summer. The Forest of Imagination transforms an area of Sion Hill in Bath into an imagined, fantastical landscape. Part garden, part outdoor gallery this installation creates the setting for a seriously playful programme of artworks, events and interventions. It takes place...
Landscape architects appointed for Southampton’s Watermark WestQuayAward winning landscape architecture firm Grant Associates has been appointed to design the public realm for Watermark WestQuay Southampton – a £70m leisure-led regeneration scheme masterplanned by architects ACME for developers Hammerson.
Grant Associates releases short film of Far East Organization Children’s GardenGrant Associates, the landscape architect practice responsible for the acclaimed Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, has released a short film showing local children enjoying the recently opened Children’s Garden at Gardens by the Bay.
International team wins architectural competition for Vietnamese-German UniversityBritish landscape architecture firm Grant Associates working with Boston architects Machado and Silvetti Associates, Inc. have won an international competition to design the Vietnamese-German University Campus in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam. This is a unique collaboration between the World Bank, the Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training and the German Hessen State Ministry of Science and Art that aims to develop an internationally accredited higher education program for research an...
Far East Organization Children’s Garden Opens at Gardens by the BayThe new Far East Organization Children’s Garden opened at Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay on 21 January 2014, designed by Grant Associates – the same UK landscape architects behind the Supertrees and masterplanners of the award-winning Bay South Garden. A major new feature of the 54 hectare Bay South Garden, the Far East Organization Children’s Garden offers a one-hectare mix of play experiences for all ages, including water play, rainforest tree houses, ridge top trails and topiary pergola...
Grant Associates appointed to new creative sector taskforceGrant Associates, the UK landscape architecture firm based in Bath, has joined a drive to help the UK’s creative companies win high value contracts overseas to be launched by the government today. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will support a taskforce of the UK’s top 100 creative sector small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to win £500 million worth of high value overseas contracts in the next three years. The initiative is part of a government plan to get 100,000 more UK businesses ex...
The Hive Worcester Library LandscapeThe Hive is Europe’s first joint university and public library – a unique academic, educational and learning centre for the City of Worcester and its University. The ‘BREEAM Outstanding’ project was designed by architects Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios with a distinctive and sustainable landscape design by Grant Associates.
Regenerating Camden's Agar Grove EstateHawkins\Brown, Mae, and Grant Associates have been appointed by London Borough of Camden to develop proposals in collaboration with residents for the potential redevelopment of the Agar Grove Estate, a major housing regeneration project for London with an estimated construction value of £55 million.
Grant Associates appointed by The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, AustraliaGrant Associates, the UK landscape architects behind Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, has been appointed by the Royal Botanics and Domain Trust in Sydney to help develop a new sustainable masterplan for the historic Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney and adjacent public Domain.
Award winning design team to create London's most 'liveable neighbourhood'Westminster City Council has commissioned Grant Associates, UK landscape architects, and Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, urban designers and architects, as part of a multidisciplinary team to devise a twenty-year infrastructure and public realm plan for Church Street, London, to support the council’s housing renewal strategy. Residents have just voted in favour of proceeding with the first phase of regeneration plans for Church Street in a ward-wide referendum.
Grant Associates hired by international school in SwitzerlandGEMS Education, the largest operator of private schools in the world, has appointed Swiss architects CCHE Architecture et Design SA and UK landscape architects, Grant Associates, to design a new World Academy in Etoy, Switzerland. The international school is due to open in September 2013.
Grant Associates wins two Design For Asia Awards 2012Hong Kong Design Centre's "Design for Asia Award 2012" has recognised Gardens by the Bay, masterplanned by UK-landscape architects Grant Associates, with a Grand Award and Special Award for Technology. The Awards were presented to Andrew Grant, Grant Associates at the DFA Awards ceremony at the Hong Kong Design Center on Thursday 6 December 2012 during the Business of Design Week.
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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