Category Archives: COURSE VISITS & TRIPS

A visit to the Forest of Dean: discovering its genius loci

  The forecast said it would be overcast and dry, but the trip to Lightmoor in the Forest of Dean turned out to be rather damp. In fact we measured the relative humidity at over 95%. Pretty damp. Partly the

A visit to the Forest of Dean: discovering its genius loci

  The forecast said it would be overcast and dry, but the trip to Lightmoor in the Forest of Dean turned out to be rather damp. In fact we measured the relative humidity at over 95%. Pretty damp. Partly the

The soul of the landscape through the soles of your feet

The best way of fully appreciating a landscape, its physical make-up, the wild-life, the character and  hidden meanings, is to walk through it. So much more detail can be seen, there’s  an intimate experience of the small scale, you hear

The soul of the landscape through the soles of your feet

The best way of fully appreciating a landscape, its physical make-up, the wild-life, the character and  hidden meanings, is to walk through it. So much more detail can be seen, there’s  an intimate experience of the small scale, you hear

Finding Your Feet

FINDING YOUR FEET an induction week walkabout Although early morning mist seemed a bad omen, by late morning the sun had warmed up the Cheltenham air and the induction class was blessed with near perfect weather to undertake an introductory

Finding Your Feet

FINDING YOUR FEET an induction week walkabout Although early morning mist seemed a bad omen, by late morning the sun had warmed up the Cheltenham air and the induction class was blessed with near perfect weather to undertake an introductory

Visit to the ‘hidden’ walled garden, Museum in the Park, Stroud

The latest visit of the professional practice module was to the recently restored walled garden within the Museum in the Park, Stroud. We were met by Ann Taylor of the museum and Rachael Austin who was responsible for the design

Visit to the ‘hidden’ walled garden, Museum in the Park, Stroud

The latest visit of the professional practice module was to the recently restored walled garden within the Museum in the Park, Stroud. We were met by Ann Taylor of the museum and Rachael Austin who was responsible for the design

Professional Practice Visit to Illman Young in Cheltenham

Last Friday (10th) the group visited the Illman Young practice in Cheltenham. Sue Illman is a former student of ours and a recent president of the Landscape Institute. Her practice embraces all kinds of work but they have a particular

Professional Practice Visit to Illman Young in Cheltenham

Last Friday (10th) the group visited the Illman Young practice in Cheltenham. Sue Illman is a former student of ours and a recent president of the Landscape Institute. Her practice embraces all kinds of work but they have a particular

Allan Mitchell visits Fujian University, China

Allan Mitchell, Course Leader for the undergraduate programme in Landscape Architecture here at UoG, visited Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University to meet their Landscape Architecture department and give a presentation to their students last year. Allan described it as an inspirational trip, and

Allan Mitchell visits Fujian University, China

Allan Mitchell, Course Leader for the undergraduate programme in Landscape Architecture here at UoG, visited Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University to meet their Landscape Architecture department and give a presentation to their students last year. Allan described it as an inspirational trip, and

Appraising Landscapes – Cheltenham’s Flood Mitigation

An important component of the Appraising Landscape module is learning about hydrology and the hydrologic cycle, not simply for an understanding of the science but to see how it can be applied in landscape architecture. It is well known that

Appraising Landscapes – Cheltenham’s Flood Mitigation

An important component of the Appraising Landscape module is learning about hydrology and the hydrologic cycle, not simply for an understanding of the science but to see how it can be applied in landscape architecture. It is well known that