Birmingham – Architecture and planting

Birmingham – Architecture and planting

A long awaited visit to Birmingham gave a chance to enjoy some of the new architecture and planting on show.  Top of the agenda was a trip to the Library of Birmingham designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo. There on the roof terrace a single beautifully placed Chinese...
Gibbons Rent

Gibbons Rent

Whilst up in London to attend the SGD Awards I made a trip to the South Bank to visit several iconic public spaces and check out how they were faring on a miserable day in January.  Only having seen pictures of Gibbons rent designed by Andrew Burns and Sarah Eberle, I...
More London

More London

Over the last year few years I have taken a great amount of inspiration from London public spaces such as More London by Foster and Partners.  I couldn’t resist a look around them even on a wet day in January.    ...
NEO Bankside

NEO Bankside

NEO Bankside is an award winning residential development that sits alongside Tate Modern. The landscape is designed by Gillespies and the planting by Growth Industry.  The style is textural, diverse and lush and even in winter it is still vibrant and inviting....