The founder and director of Bath-based international landscape architecture practice, Andrew Grant Associates, has been named as one of seven outstanding individuals to receive an honorary Bath Spa University degree.
Andrew Grant RDI of Grant Associates, lead designer of Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay, praised by Sir David Attenborough as ‘perhaps the most spectacular example of city greening’ in BBC TV’s Planet Earth 2, received the Honorary Doctor of Letters at a special ceremony in Bath.
Passionate about using creative ecological design to find solutions to climate change, biodiversity loss and improving human quality of life, health and wellbeing, Andrew has previously been awarded the title of RSA Royal Designer for Industry in recognition of his pioneering global work. He is an Honorary Fellow of the RIBA, Chair of the Bathscape Landscape Partnership and a member of the Bath World Heritage Site Advisory Board. He is also co-founder of Bath’s pop-up arts festival, Forest of Imagination, which has recently celebrated its 10th year of creativity.