Soil CPD for Landscape – May 2017

Soil CPD for Landscape Tuesday 16 May 2017, 6-8 pm Royal Station Hotel, NE1 5DH This session deals with the practical application of soil science for today’s landscape industry, covering a range of topics that are frequently misunderstood. Our speaker is Tim O’Hare, partner and principal consultant at Tim O’Hare Associates.  Tim has been a soil scientist for over 20 years and is co-author of Defra’s Code of Practice for the Sustainable Use and Management of Soils on Construction Sites (published … Read full story

Landscape Institute 2016 Awards Exhibition

Landscape Institute 2016 Awards Exhibition 3 – 21 April, 2017 Gallery, Department for Architecture, Planning and Landscape @ Newcastle University The LI 2016 Awards Exhibition is visiting the North East next month.  The exhibition will be held between 3 – 21 April and is being generously hosted by Newcastle University in the Gallery of the Department for Architecture, Planning and Landscape. There will be a drinks reception in the Gallery on Monday 3 April from 6 – 8 pm, with short … Read full story

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What is the North East Countryside For?

When: Thursday 20 October 2016, 6 to 9 pm Where: Toffee Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2DF Green Belt development, Brexit, Rewilding, Food Security…it seems like the countryside is never out of the news and rarely without controversy. This event will seek to explore some of these issues through the simple question, “What is the North East countryside for?” The event is hosted by the Landscape Institute North East with the following distinguished speakers: Richard Bramley: Arable Farmer from Yorkshire. … Read full story

Planting Design Study Tour with Noel Kingsbury – 29th August ’15

@ QEII Park and Potters Fields Saturday 29th August ’15 / London (meet at Potters Fields Park) / 10am – 4pm Five places are available for LINE members on a first come first served basis – please email us to reserve a place. The 2012 Olympic Park was an opportunity for the public to see a new range of techniques in large-scale planting design, in particular the work of the University of Sheffield’s Department of Landscape.  Three years later is … Read full story

Stockton Study Trip – 24th September ’15

Stockton Town Centre High Street Regeneration 24th September ’15 / Stockton High Street (meet at water feature) / 6.30 – 8pm Recent national and regional publicity is evidence that Landscape Architecture is still playing a major role in our regions big regeneration schemes.  Stockton Borough Council have recently completed a £20m public realm improvement scheme for its High Street as part of a wider £38m investment in the town centre.  The scheme was delivered by its in house multi-disciplinary design … Read full story

Rethinking the Urban Landscape Exhibition – 3rd-17th August ’15

3rd – 17th August/ Newcastle City Library The aim of the exhibition, curated by The Building Centre and the Landscape Institute, is to help argue the case to commit investment to ‘green infrastructure’ in the early stages of city and regeneration planning. It sets out to demonstrate that with long-term landscape planning cities can become healthier, safer and happier places to be – weaving more enjoyable and inspiring environments throughout the urban fabric whilst helping with other factors, i.e reducing … Read full story