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 •  April 12

Travel the world with the Landscape Institute Student Travel Award. Win up to £750 and conduct hands-on research into an exciting area of landscape practice Are you studying on a Landscape Institute-accredited course? Currently or soon to be an LI student member? We want to support the future stars of the landscape profession – which is why we’re...

Landscape institute

 •  April 9

The briefing calls for completely fresh thinking on the future of the controversial planning policy The Landscape Institute (LI) has published a new briefing on the future of the Green Belt. The briefing seeks to address the housing crisis, lead debate on the UK government’s 25-year environment plan, and inform revisions to the National Planning...

Landscape institute

 •  April 5

The appointment will help ensure landscape research is represented and celebrated in the next REF exercise, which will conclude in 2021 The Research Excellence Framework (REF) has announced the first set of panel members for the next REF exercise in 2021. Among them will be Maggie Roe AFLI, who joins the sub-panel for Architecture, Built...

Landscape institute

 •  April 3

New document shows how the LI will lead and inspire the landscape profession during a critical period The Landscape Institute has published its Corporate Strategy for 2018-2023. It is a crucial time for the landscape industry. Governments are showing increasing social and environmental awareness. Many are taking forward the discussion around...

Landscape institute

 •  April 1

Policy Manager Ben Brown gives us the latest updates from the Landscape Institute policy team Defra outlines proposals for the fate of the countryside after Brexit The biggest contributor to the shape of rural landscapes in the UK today is probably the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Last month, the UK government set out its proposals for the...

Landscape institute

 •  March 13

The Conference will take place in Belfast on 1-4 October; the deadline for abstracts is 13th April Run by the World Health Organization, the Conference brings together innovators, decision-makers and experts in the international community to collaborate, share knowledge and exchange ideas and solutions. There are six priority strands for...

Landscape institute

 •  March 10

Known for his big smile and warmth of personality, Mike’s energy and enthusiasm for his work and life was boundless This obituary first appeared on www.macgregorsmith.co.uk. Mike Smith, founder of Macgregor Smith Landscape Architects, sadly passed away at the end of last year after being diagnosed with cancer. Known for his big smile and warmth of...

Landscape institute

 •  March 9

The Trust is searching for people and projects that have done the most to make a difference to the nation’s canals and rivers The Canal & River Trust’s Living Waterways Awards is now open for entries. These Awards promote the work of individuals, communities and organisations in creating vibrant, thriving, living waterways that transform places and...

Landscape institute

 •  March 8

Could you help create the first Garden City of the 21st Century? Ebbsfleet in Kent will be the site of the first new Garden City of the 21st Century. It is also the largest of the ten NHS Healthy New Town initiatives that show how land can deliver health benefits. This has created an exciting opportunity for landscape professionals and...

Landscape institute

 •  March 6

The long-awaited draft of the new NPPF includes proposals on land use, Green Belt, and a host of other planning priorities The LI is assessing the long-awaited draft of the new NPPF, and its implications for landscape. The document represents changes to a crucial area of policymaking, and we want our members to have their say. New Policy Manager...