Student Award 2017: Congratulations to Laura Gardner!

Laura Gardner won the student award for the bast planting scheme. She describes below the design ‘Astiveri an Lanwes Mor’:  “Cuntelleugh an brewyon us gesys na vo kellys trauth.” Collect the fragments that remain so that none might be lost. The fragments found along the Penryn River tell the stories of diverse people and places: monks, pirates, farmers and kings; those who have lived on and passed over the river’s banks for nearly a thousand years. They also tell of … Read full story

Public Sector Working Group

Thursday 19th October 2pm-5pm Natural England Offices, Cambridge These meetings, which happen quarterly, are intended for landscape professionals working in the public sector. If you have not previously connected with the  group but would be interested in attending, or being on the circulation list, please contact Catherine Bailey catherine@bailey72.co.uk , Sarah Long Sarah.Long@environment-agency.gov.uk or Jonathan Dix Jonathan.Dix@naturalengland.org.uk about joining the next meeting. … Read full story

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and Designed Landscapes in Essex

24th May 2016.  St Mark’s College Audley End, Essex A CB300 Festival event celebrating the life and work of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown (1716-1783), jointly organised by the LIEE and Essex Place Services the day brought together seven speakers who addressed the Essex aspects of Brown’s work. Dr Twigs Way highlighted the opportune timing for Brown: Loudon, Wise, Vanbrugh, Switzer and Langley had all died as Brown developed his career: a talented landscape engineer creating robust landscapes, highly skilled at working … Read full story

Ecosystem Services by Design Conference on Friday 18th November. TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST

LI East of England together with SouthEast of England Branch and Cranfield University have organised the LIEE-Cranfield Conference 2016: Ecosystem Services by Design, which will be held on the 18th of November in Milton Keynes. This conference will explore the integration of ecosystem services into landscape design, planning, and management practice, stressing the role of science to facilitate this. The lectures and workshops will show the value of a services-led landscape practice to create more resilient, multifunctional and cost-effective liveable landscapes. This event will … Read full story

Public Sector meeting in East of England – 22nd of October

For all Public Sector landscape architects     The next regional Public Sector meeting of the Landscape Institute in the East of England is to be hosted by Norwich City Council on Thursday, October 20th from 2-5pm. (Apologies for late notice of this).   A room has been booked at the Paston Room at St Andrews and Blackfriars Hall, St Andrews Plain, NR3 1AU. Details for the location are available on the webpage https://www.thehallsnorwich.com/Pages/home.aspx The nearest parking is the multi storey parking at St Andrews, the … Read full story

New Committee members

  The LI East of England is delighted to present the new Committee Board and would like to give a warm welcome to the new committee members:   Committee Chair: Liz Adams Vice Chair: Jonathan Dix Secretary: Martina Sechi Treasurer/Council Rep: Catherine Bailey Committee Member: Javier BabÍ Almenar Committee Member: Dawn Purves Committee Member: Sarah potter Committee Member: Alexia Lozano Committee Member: Rebecca Morgan Writtle student/graduate Rep: Caroline Noble   … Read full story

Volunteer Mentors for RHS ‘Green Plan It Challenge’

Job Title Volunteer Mentors for RHS ‘Green Plan It Challenge’ Location Norwich, Bristol, Birmingham, Salford, Harrogate, London, Newcastle and Glasgow. Salary Unpaid Closing date Monday 15 August 2016 Job Overview   The RHS Community Outreach team are seeking mentors from the horticultural industry who are keen to share their horticultural knowledge and passion with young people. Mentors will support a team of six students through this inspiring 10-week project to re-think the role of green space. Mentors will help students … Read full story

EGM – voting for motion 1 or 2

Why we are holding an EGM The location of the head office of the Institute has been under review for some time.  The Board has considered this carefully and concluded that it is in the best interests of the Institute to remain in London and the Council agrees.  This EGM is being called to ask members to vote on this issue. How to vote This is a significant issue for the Institute and it is really important that members vote. … Read full story