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.
Andrew Grant awarded Royal Designer for IndustryAndrew Grant, founder and director of Bath-based Grant Associates, is to be recognised for his pioneering global work in sustainable and ecological landscape architecture by becoming a Royal Designer for Industry (RDI). Grant is one of twelve new Royal Designers for Industry to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to design and society at an award ceremony to be held at the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London on Wednesday 14 November 2012.
Grant Associates celebrates Gardens by the Bay SuccessSingapore's Gardens by the Bay, the dramatic leisure destination designed by UK landscape architects Grant Associates, has welcomed over one million visitors in its first two months including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Now the scheme has been shortlisted for two World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards, which is to be staged in Singapore for the first time next month (3-5 October 2012).
British design team behind Gardens by the BayThe first phase of Singapore’s dramatic Gardens by the Bay project opened to the public on 29th June 2012 following completion of the 54-hectare £500m Bay South Garden by a world-class British design team led by Bath-based landscape architects, Grant Associates.
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