LI launches first-ever Guide for Clients at Ecobuild in London this Wednesday

Front cover of 'Landscape Architecture – A guide for clients'
Front cover of 'Landscape Architecture – A guide for clients'

Landscape Architecture – A guide for clients showcases the breadth of expertise within the landscape profession and is designed to inspire new clients to commission similar skills in the future. The Guide contains 38 exemplar projects encompassing housing, regeneration, culture, infrastructure, energy, and health, highlighting the work of landscape architects when it comes to regenerating communities, strengthening social cohesion and creating places of beauty.

The Guide will be launched at Ecobuild on 21 March and has inspired three seminars which will follow the launch at 10.30am. These are:

10.45am | The Power to Transform Places

Cotswolds AONB – Ian Houlston CMLI: LDA Design
East Float Wirral Waters, Birkenhead – Jon Berry CMLI: Tyler Grange
Prince Bishops Park, Bishop Auckland – Duncan Ecob CMLI: Devereux

11.45am | Beauty and Civic Pride

St. Andrew’s Square, Edinburgh – Prof. Brian Evans: Gillespies
Stanza Stones – Tom Lonsdale CMLI: Placecraft
The Triangle, Swindon – Luke Engleback CMLI: Studio Engleback

2.00pm | Infrastructure: Planning for the Future

Ardley Energy from Waste Plant – Mark Jones CMLI, SLR Consulting
SuDS Design Guide for Northamptonshire – Sue Illman CMLI, Illman Young
Bermuda Hospital – Peter Wilder CMLI, Macfarlane Wilder

Changing the face of London
The seminars will be followed by an afternoon programme bringing together the landscape architects, architects and clients behind three of London’s most exciting development projects to explore how landscape-led regeneration is changing the face of London and creating lasting legacies for the capital.


The Olympic Park: Neil Mattinson FLI, LDA Design

Exhibition Road: Tot Brill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; Romy Rawlings CMLI, Woodhouse; Edward Jones, Dixon Jones; Project Centre

Granary Square and Central St Martins: Robert Townshend CMLI, Townshend Landscape Architects; Ken Trew FLI, Argent Group

Entry to Ecobuild is free. For more information and to register, visit


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