For the past year I have been working on a new senior living housing project where the local planning authority have been very keen to see a landscape led concept whereby heathland character is reintroduced or restored on the largely sandy, acidic site.… Read the rest
“Landscape Architecture is central to our quality of life”.
A short film of terra firma’s work in landscape architecture – UK & Internationally.… Read the rest
You’ve heard the phrase ‘bringing the inside outside’? Well, I’m pretty sure there’s equal amounts of ‘bringing the outside inside’, especially at this time of year.… Read the rest
I am continually in awe of chalk rivers. Their clarity, purity, and seeming abundance of water and life. As this is my first blog for Terra Firma, I thought I’d write about something elemental, something I’ve really appreciated since moving to Hampshire.… Read the rest
Half term. Two visits to local Country Parks inspired me to find out more about the concept and future of this valuable recreational provision (and I’ve unashamedly borrowed information from others..).… Read the rest
Trees are great. Fact. They provide us with oxygen, shade, habitat for wildlife, timber for building, chemicals for medicines, screening, beauty, shade…the list really does go on.… Read the rest
It’s no secret that I’m into historical stuff. My mind often drifts that way, as it did when I was thinking about what to write in this blog.… Read the rest
Spring has sprung,
the grass is ris’.
I wonder where the birdies is?
The bird is on the wing,
but that’s absurd.
The wing is surely on the bird!… Read the rest