SPECIFI Event : 23rd October

FREE landscape event for landscape architects|architects|garden designers|civil engineers|ecologists|planners 23rd October 2018 4.30pm -10.30pm Get your FREE pass to our event and connect face-to-face with over 100 fellow professionals in the centre of Birmingham   Doors and tea & coffee: 4.30pm Speaker: 5pm Connect: 6pm Dinner: 7.45pm Where? Birmingham City Council House Victoria Square, Birmingham B1 1BB Who? All landscape architects|architects|garden designers|civil engineers|ecologists|planners Hurry, only 100 seats. Book now or miss out   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/specifi-landscape-birmingham-tickets-38878046283   … Read full story

RHS / RmetS Gardening in a changing climate

DATE: Wednesday 3 October 2018 Time: 19:00 – 21:00 LOCATION The Bond Company 180-182 Fazeley Street Birmingham West Midlands B5 5SE United Kingdom PROGRAMME: 18.00 Peter Gibbs, meteorologist and chair of BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners Question Time will explain the climate change predications. 18.15 Leigh Hunt, RHS Principal Horticultural Advisor, explores how gardens can help society to adapt and mitigate climate change. 18.30 Dr Tijana Blanuša, RHS Principal Scientist, will explain how plants provide us all with benefits, such as … Read full story

URBAN FOREST – Summer Networking and Charity event

FREE summer social event! 23 August 2018, 6.00 – 10.30pm at  BM3, 23 Pickford Street Yard, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5QH This free event is focussed around an installation in the centre of the space that will highlight a variety of current landscape issues and pressures as well as posing some potential answers. There will be drinks by Digbeth Brew Co. and food. As well as a selected few sponsors who will also be in attendance. Please book via Eventbrite using the following … Read full story

TDAG lecture – Biophilic Cities : Designing cities that Love Nature

Date Monday 3rd September, 1-3.30pm,  FREE EVENT Timothy Beatley, University of Virginia Room 311, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences Evidence continues to build that the benefits provided by contact with nature are profound and deep. Biophilia holds that we are innately drawn to nature and living systems.  Daily contact with nature is not optional but absolutely essential to leading a happy, healthy and meaningful life. We need more biophilic buildings, but we need as well to design the … Read full story

How do we value trees & other green infrastructure in the urban environment?

Date: 19th September, 2018, from 10.30-18:00 Location: Michael Tippet Room, Staff House (R24), University of Birmingham. Cost: Free for RTPI, TDAG, LIM (Landscape Institute Midlands) members. UoB students & staff contact Emma Ferranti. Please obtain your free ticket from: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-do-we-value-trees-other-green-infrastructure-in-the-urban-environment-tickets-47279847296. Tickets will be checked on entrance to the workshop.       … Read full story

TDAG trip to the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR)

To celebrate the summer and the wonder of trees, the next TDAG Midlands meeting will be a tour to the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) experimental site in Stafforshire. All are welcome! Details of the Tour attached https://shop.bham.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/college-of-life-environmental-sciences/school-of-geography-earth-environmental-sciences/tdag-midlands-trip-to-bifor *Please note there is a £10 charge for this tour.       … Read full story

Conference : Landscape and Infrastructure

Date: 21-22 June, Venue: Birmingham City University A conference exploring the potential of the West Midlands and a chance to explore a new approach to landscape that engages culture, environment, well-being and infrastructure. Details of our speakers, together with regular updates are available through the website: www.bcu.ac.uk/catid. Please book your ticket at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/catid-conference-tickets-43471235636 Click here for the full pdf invite to this conference:   … Read full story