MASTER PLANNING/LANDSCAPING: Public Realm/Landscaping

Social Bite Village

Nomination

The Social Bite Village – developed on a site in Granton, Edinburgh, made available for a period of four years by City of Edinburgh Council – is a unique project in both intent and delivery. The village houses people who have experienced homelessness, giving them back confidence, skills and a platform to rebuild their lives. The village itself will be transported to a new location at the end of its lease. Wardell Armstrong led the design of the public realm, […]

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Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice Landscape and Public Realm Works

Nomination

The project is focussed on creating a new purpose designed home for the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Bellahouston Park, relocating the Hospice from its former site in Glasgow City Centre. The designed landscape provides a strong setting to the new building and stitches it into the wider Bellahouston Park landscape.  The external spaces offer a valuable resource for the Hospice, with the goal of improving people’s quality of life and sense of well-being. The landscape provides varied […]

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Kesson Court Landscape and Public Realm

Nomination

This landscape project complements the construction of 18 amenity flats and 3 wheelchair accessible cottages in Elgin designed by Icosis Architects for Hanover Scotland. The landscape design sought to create a modest, domestic scaled and habitable environment for the new tenants that allows both privacy and community interaction through the creation of a series of appropriately scaled private and semi-public spaces. The project demonstrates an attention to detail and a commitment to quality in the landscape design from the client […]

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