Leeds’ First Micro Wood

In March we began planting Leeds’ first Micro Wood, inspired by the Miyawaki-style of forest. The concept came from Japan in the late 70s/early 80s and was named after Japanese botanist Akira Miyawaki. Miyawaki was trying to mimic the conditions of an ancient forest, creating something that would grow ten times faster than a normal […]

Play Sufficiency

Playspace design

The right to play is set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). This an internationally binding human rights agreement with 54 articles, 42 of which set out the rights of children and young people. Article 31 of the convention states: ‘Every child has the right to rest and leisure, […]

Better Place Project

A unique project is about involving local people to develop safer and healthier places for expectant parents and families

Glade Garden at The Royal Marsden

The design and seating allows for semi-private spaces while the linear nature of the area also allows for group play and social gatherings

Horn Lane Air Quality Scheme

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Our aim was to design soft and hard landscape improvements on Horn Lane, to reduce the levels of particulate pollution and its harmful effect

Alnwick Bike Track

Challenging bike track for two levels of ability with new cycle links to town centre