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.
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.
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