I-Tree Event

Date:     Wednesday 5th October Time:     18:00 to 19:30hrs Venue:  Shirehall in the Bridgnorth room.   Free event Presentation by Stephen Shields on the findings of the Shrewsbury I-Tree Project. Summary: In brief the study has so far found that Shrewsbury has a reasonable level of canopy cover at 14%. The highest levels of canopy cover are in the historic parts of the town, the tree stock has a good age diversity, although over two thirds of the existing trees are expected … Read full story

Re-thinking the urban landscape exhibition

Use link below for details: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rethinking-the-urban-landscape-exhibition-midlands-tickets-25641914657 The Landscape Institute Midlands branch has arranged for the Rethinking the Urban Landscape exhibition to visit the Midlands in June – it will be held in the stunning setting of Coventry Cathedral. Rethinking the Urban Landscape argues the case to commit investment to ‘green infrastructure’ in the early stages of city and regeneration planning. Curated by The Building Centre and the Landscape Institute, the exhibition sets out to show that with long-term landscape planning … Read full story

LIM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016

DATE: 28TH APRIL – 18:30PM FREE BUFFET – OPPORTUNITY TO HEAR FIRST HAND FROM ANS ABOUT THEIR WORK IN DESIGNING AND CONSTRUCTING LIVING GREEN WALLS, TOPPED OFF WITH A VISIT TO SEE THE REAL THING! LOCATION: AGM HELD AT LECTURE THEATRE(P350), PARKSIDE BUILDING OF BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY, B4 7BD. USE URL below for map location: http://www.bcu.ac.uk/about-us/maps-and-campuses/city-centre-campus/map-and-directions WALK AFTERWARDS – HR APPROX DURATION TO THE STATION TO BOOK TICKETS: (EVENTBRITE LINK AVAILABLE SOON)           … Read full story

LANDSCAPE PUB QUIZ

Join us on Wednesday 24th of February 2016 at 6.30pm in the Students Pub of BCU for a landscape challenge, nibbles and drinks.  Teams can be consisted by students, practicioners and academics aiming for the highest score !  When: Wednesday, 24 February 2016 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT) Where: Eagle & Ball – 4 Cardigan Street Birmingham B4 7RJ GB Click on link to book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-landscape-pub-quiz-tickets-21009437794   … Read full story

BCU – International Lecture Series

Digging Down – Kim Wilkie lecture Kim Wilkie, Royal Designer for Industry, Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects and chartered member of the Landscape Institute will talk about his recent projects in Buckinghamshire, London and Oman, where terraced landscapes provide shelter, soil, water and sound.   Nibbles will be served after the lecture When : Wednesday, 10 February 2016 from 17:45 to 20:45 (GMT)  Where : The Curzon Building, Room 192 – 4 Cardigan Street Birmingham, West Midlands … Read full story

DESIGN & The West Midlands Engine

DESIGN & THE WEST MIDLANDS ENGINE 15 March 2016, 09.00 – 18:00pm 321, Bradford Street, Digbeth,  Birmingham, B5 6ET Click on the following link to access the booking website: Click on Eventbrite link. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/design-and-the-midlands-engine-place-alliance-big-midlands-meet-tickets-21303112182 Event Description Join us for an intense day of discussion around the state of design and place-making in the Midlands. The Place Alliance, MADE, RTPI WMUDF, Landscape Institute and  RIBA invite you our Big Midland Meet. As the political landscape changes with combined authorities and devolution deals … Read full story

Landmarks Symposium

Booking is now open for the Design Commission for Wales’ free Landmarks symposium on the Welsh landscape, to be held on 20 November in Cardiff. The symposium, part of DCFW’s wider Landmarks programme, will explore the relationship between the natural resources of the Welsh landscape and human intervention, informing and inspiring a future for design in the landscape. The Cardiff event will provide an opportunity to develop issues raised at the recent Landmarks conference held in Llangollen, Denbighshire, in early … Read full story