Guided walks will be part of a celebration of the capital on 20-21 September

Landscape walks to form part of Londons Open House weekend

Landscape walks will again form part of this year’s Open House London celebration. At the hugely popular event, which sees buildings opening their doors as well as a programme of associated activities, there will be the chance to sign up to landscape architect-led walks. Those of particular interest to LI members include:

Fordham Park
Sunday 21st Sept 11am
With Alastair Ferrar
One of the Mayor’s Great Spaces, the park is part of the North Lewisham Links programme and won a Landscape Institute Award in 2012.
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Four Bloomsbury Squares
Sunday 21st Sept 11am
With Adrian Wikeley
This is a tour led by LUC (Land Use Consultants), which won a Landscape Institute Award for its redesign and restoration of these four 17th-century squares.
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Leicester Square
Sunday 21st Sept 11am
With Burns + Nice
The new design, which won the President’s Award at the 2013 Landscape Institute Awards, is based on the creation of a coherent city block and combines intrinsic landscape qualities of a London square with contemporary and unique design features.
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A walk in the Olympic Park: Function and Beauty in Landscape
Sunday 21st Sept 1pm
With Dr Phil Askew
Discover how the river and canals were moved, deculverted and managed to make the site what it is and the key role that sustainable drainage played in designing and protecting the site.
Full details details.

See more details of landscape-related events at Open House London on our website.

See the full programme for Open House London.


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