Category Archives: Architecture

What happens when the Planning Permission process fails…..

Planning Permission is a subject that often evokes a negative reaction – either because of the perceived difficulty in obtaining it, or because it is granted for developments that we consider inappropriate.  Last week the architecture magazine Building Design had … Continue reading

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Escape To Cornwall

Summer is when most people wake up to what’s going on in their garden, and hence it can be a busy time for garden designers. However, we did manage to escape for a few days to Cornwall. With its sheltered … Continue reading

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Choosing a Landscape Architect or Garden Designer

I’m sometimes asked about the difference between a landscape architect and a garden or landscape designer, and how to choose one to design your garden. First, I want to say that there are lots of good landscape architects and lots … Continue reading

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Plants Make You Feel Better

Whilst readers of this blog may be happy to accept, without “proof”, that plants improve how you feel, many others remain sceptical.  But there is actually a fair bit of sound scientific evidence to support the link between having plants … Continue reading

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