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LI’s 90th anniversary

  • 1950’s
  • 1960’s
  • The 1950s

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase


    The 1950s saw a post-war commitment to renewing the fabric of a country decimated by war.

    With debates on reconstruction, landscape practitioners became involved in designing a wide range of public sector projects like schools and hospitals.

    Landscape Institute People and Events

    1951 Brenda Colvin became the LI’s first president, the first female president of any environmental or built environment body.
    1951 First Garden Show – Hanover1957
    Sylvia Crowe becomes president of the Landscape Institute
    1959 Opening of the M1 motorway

  • The 1960s

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase

    Landscape Institute in 1950s Image Slider Showcase


    The 1950s saw a post-war commitment to renewing the fabric of a country decimated by war.

    With debates on reconstruction, landscape practitioners became involved in designing a wide range of public sector projects like schools and hospitals.

    Landscape Institute People and Events

    1951 Brenda Colvin became the LI’s first president, the first female president of any environmental or built environment body.
    1951 First Garden Show – Hanover1957
    Sylvia Crowe becomes president of the Landscape Institute
    1959 Opening of the M1 motorway