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End of Year Blog 2018

As the end of year looms and we head for the annual office Christmas party we can reflect on a particularly busy year – somewhat surprising given the looming of Brexit and its accompanying uncertainties!

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End of year blog from Lionel, Dec 2017

Final week before Christmas and we are fully ensconced in our new offices across the other side of Petersfield on the Business Park. Bit of a culture change from being in rather more characterful offices in the town centre but in many ways more convenient for the necessities of parking and access along with the room for expansion and a serious investment in new furniture, technology and streamlined systems.… Read the rest

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End of year Blog 2016, by Lionel

2016 celebrated my 20th year at the helm of terra firma and it came at the same time as the 50th anniversary of the Landscape Architecture course at Leeds which was the training ground for both my predecessor John Wigham (who founded the firm in 1985) and I, as well as for a fair few other senior members of our team; Robyn, Martin and Alice.Read the rest

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Lithuania Landscape Architecture Office – terra firma LT posted by Lionel

I was in Vilnius last week for the official opening of our new office under the management and joint ownership of ex terra firma colleague Ramune Sanderson.… Read the rest

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December 2013

It’s been a good week at Terra Firma as we head into the final week or so to the Christmas break. Two long awaited and tricky planning permissions obtained for Herne Bay Court and City College Brighton and Hove; large new projects in Southwark and Portsmouth; featuring twice in the Sunday Times British Home Awards ; the team achieving renewal of Investors In People status and celebrating a particularly good year with our Christmas Lunch yesterday.… Read the rest

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CHINA

   Recently returned from China where fellow TF-Lab colleague (and much respected Vice President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects) Nigel Thorne and I attended as speakers at China Creative Design Week 2013 events in Haikou and Fuzhou as generously hosted guests of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT).… Read the rest

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Terra Firma London

TF-Lab London was launched in July and re-opens a presence in the capital after 2 decades. This is a collaborative Landscape Architecture venture under the Terra Firma umbrella bringing together the skills of some of our most experienced colleagues who regularly work with us in freelance capacity and is primarily aimed at high end prestige projects.… Read the rest

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Argentina

 

 

Argentina ! Just back from visiting my son Hew who is currently working at the wonderful winery of Familia Zuccardi near Mendoza. Just the most perfect location with the backdrop of the Andes.… Read the rest

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Sixteen Years On

This month is the sixteenth anniversary of my joining Terra Firma (and actually Robyn’s 17th though she subsequently has had a couple of short periods of ‘time out’ – maternity and working elsewhere).… Read the rest

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Landscape Design for Schools

Sensory Garden, Liss Infant School

Designed by Alison Galbraith when her son attended Liss Infant School and constructed during the summer holiday of 2008, the garden replaced an unused and hard to maintain grass bank.… Read the rest

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