Tag Archives: Urban Gardening

Beauty, form and function: Sheffield and London

Following on from my previous post on the recent TCPA GI conference which had a large number of presentations (around 12), I’m going to focus on the issues and ideas arising from just a few of  these. Nigel Dunnett is Professor of Planting Design … Continue reading

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What is Green Infrastructure anyway?

This is the first post of several on the subject of Green Infrastructure, as I recently attended TCPA’s (Town and Country Planning Association) conference entitled ‘Small scale, big impact – retrofitting and enhancing green infrastructure’, which has stimulated a thought … Continue reading

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Inspiring urban gardening project close to Birmingham City Centre: Edible Eastside in Digbeth

I met Jayne Bradley at Edible Eastside on my third Social Enterprise visit. Based in Digbeth, this is a vibrant urban gardening project, with 2 members of staff, on a gated plot of land, running alongside the Digbeth Branch of the Birmingham … Continue reading

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Urban Creative Practice in Montpellier

I met several creative professionals when in Montpellier, my first visit to the city. I had met Pierre Talagrand in St Denis (in August 2011). Pierre is one half of the design duo Mr&Mr http://www.mr-mr.fr – product designers who are about … Continue reading

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