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Groundbreaking ceremony at new Winchester campus featuring LUC landscape design

Last month the University of Winchester held a groundbreaking ceremony on the site of its new teaching and learning building at West Downs to mark the start of construction work after significant landscape design input from LUC's architects. The proposals [...]

2018-02-19T11:38:09+00:00 February 19th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC to lead on Penrith Vision Masterplan

LUC has been appointed by Eden District Council to lead on the Penrith Vision Masterplan in Cumbria. The aim of the project is to prepare an evidence based Strategic Masterplan that will provide a resolute case for how Eden District [...]

2018-02-13T12:28:41+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Development Planning, Ecology, General news, Historic Environment, Landscape Design|

New whisky distillery open in Glasgow

The first whisky distillery for over 100 years has opened in Glasgow, at the former Pump House on the banks of the River Clyde. LUC designed the public realm for the multi-million pound Clydeside Distillery development and major new visitor [...]

2018-02-05T10:26:57+00:00 February 5th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design, Urban Design & Masterplanning|

Southern House landscape scheme completes

Central Croydon’s public realm is undergoing major investment to reinvigorate its townscape as a centre for commerce. At the heart of this change is Southern House, a landmark 1960s office building. It is owned by London and Continental Railways, who manage and develop property [...]

2018-01-30T10:27:14+00:00 January 30th, 2018|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC scoops up a Barnet Architecture Award for Avenue House

LUC's Landscape Design team is celebrating a win at this year's Barnet Architecture Awards – a scheme that recognises and rewards excellence in buildings and open spaces in the Barnet area of London. Our landscape architecture work on the restoration of [...]

2018-01-19T09:28:35+00:00 December 12th, 2017|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC Landscape Architect presents findings of humanitarian research

Our Year Out Landscape Architect Rhys Jones, who is a recent University of Gloucestershire graduate, recently completed a talk with fellow landscape architects at consultancy Terra Firma on his dissertation research about the profession expanding into the humanitarian sector. Rhys’ research was on [...]

2017-11-23T11:56:24+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|General news, Landscape Design|

LUC attends LI’s Landscape for Scotland event

This week, the Landscape Institute Scotland (LIS) hosted an event at the Scottish Parliament for the launch of its vision document 'Landscape For Scotland'. LUC Landscape Architects Sam Oxley, Martin Tabor, Duncan McLean and Dan Walker attended the event along with [...]

LUC developing Health and Wellbeing toolkit

Working with the landscape to release more of its power for good is essentially what everyone at LUC has been doing since we started over fifty years ago. Evidence of the benefits to health and wellbeing from physical activity and [...]

2017-10-25T13:14:56+00:00 October 19th, 2017|General news, Landscape Design|

Calverley Adventure Grounds opens to public after LUC landscape design

Calverley Adventure Grounds in Kent was opened to the public over the weekend after a year of fundraising, public meetings and landscape design input from our Design team. The children's playground was opened on Sunday 17th September, with business/grants sponsors/councillors and [...]

2017-10-25T16:43:06+00:00 September 20th, 2017|General news, Landscape Design|

New Boarding Houses open at Wycombe Abbey School after LUC input

We were delighted to attend the opening ceremony of Pitt and Rubens Boarding Houses at Wycombe Abbey School last week. Wycombe Abbey is an independent girls’ boarding school in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The school forms the major part of a [...]

2017-09-19T11:42:38+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Ecology, General news, Landscape Design|