Natural Capital – at the heart of all decision making

Thank you to Nick Grayson for his talk on Natural Capital. Here is a summary slideshow : LI Midlands Natural Capital                     For information on how this specifically relates to Birmingham, making it a cleaner,  greener, smarter City use the following link: https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/downloads/download/208/green_living_spaces_plan   For more information on the Birmingham Natural Capital Planning Tool see:- http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/research-reports/natural-capital-tool-planning-/ http://ncptool.com/;   For information on Birmingham and improving air quality visit the website on West Midland … Read full story

Compton Verney – Capability Brown Festival

300 years of ‘Capability’ Brown This year marks the 300th anniversary of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, a designer who has shaped people’s view of the quintessential English countryside. Compton Verney is a regional hub for the CB300 festival celebration, so will be hosting Brown related events throughout the year including an activity filled Georgian themed Weekend ‘Parklife’ this summer, monthly ‘Capability’ Brown Tours from Gary Webb, Compton Verney’s Head of Landscape & Gardens and talks by Brownian experts. See all our … Read full story

John Knight Student Award Winners

Committee members from the Midland branch attended the awarding of the annual John Knight Award at Birmingham City University. A prize was awarded to the brightest landscape architectural talents on both the undergraduate and postgraduate courses. As always the standard was high. Below are this years worthy winners, with our committee representative Johnathan Stephen: (For larger images, click on the pictures) John Knight Student Award 2018 Undergraduate BA Landscape Architecture Prize: Soteris Yerosimou   Project Title: Looking to a United Cyprus Project Details: Soteris’ … Read full story

A Walking Tour of Hagley Park

A Walking Tour of Hagley Park followed by afternoon tea. Sunday 7th June Location: Hagley, Worcestershire, DY9 9LG Led by Joe Hawkins, Head of Landscape, this was a fantastic event explaining the main features of this eighteenth century landscape designed by George Lyttelton. http://www.hagleypark.com/ For directions, click on this link: http://www.hagleyhall.com/enquire/find-us/   … Read full story