Category Archives: COURSE VISITS & TRIPS

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

Doctor Who in Bristol ? A Design Studio site visit

The post-graduate students went on a trip to Bristol to view the four sites they can choose for their Landscape Design Studio module.  Lecturer Robin Snowdon led the group from Bristol Temple Meads station, along the floating harbour to the first

Doctor Who in Bristol ? A Design Studio site visit

The post-graduate students went on a trip to Bristol to view the four sites they can choose for their Landscape Design Studio module.  Lecturer Robin Snowdon led the group from Bristol Temple Meads station, along the floating harbour to the first

Poetic Cotswold Landscapes

National Poetry Day was celebrated on Ravensgate Hill overlooking Cheltenham last week when our new first years on their second Appraising Landscapes field trip had ‘Up There’ by Ivor Gurney recited to them. Gurney (1890-1937), a local poet, drew much

Poetic Cotswold Landscapes

National Poetry Day was celebrated on Ravensgate Hill overlooking Cheltenham last week when our new first years on their second Appraising Landscapes field trip had ‘Up There’ by Ivor Gurney recited to them. Gurney (1890-1937), a local poet, drew much

1st Year Field Trip to Rousham Gardens & Througham Court Gardens

As part of the Historic & Contemporary Landscapes module, we travelled to Rousham Gardens in Oxfordshire and Througham Court Gardens in Gloucestershire. With the module focusing on the human influences on landscape design and the importance of precedent informing design

1st Year Field Trip to Rousham Gardens & Througham Court Gardens

As part of the Historic & Contemporary Landscapes module, we travelled to Rousham Gardens in Oxfordshire and Througham Court Gardens in Gloucestershire. With the module focusing on the human influences on landscape design and the importance of precedent informing design