28 Nov '14, 12am

Green Building | Swansea tide power generator wins landscape award

Landscape architects LDA Design won the President’s Award, chosen by new President Noel Farrer, for Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, an ambitious project which will harness tidal power to generate renewable electricity. Other schemes crowned with a win included Birmingham’s Eastside City Park, designed by Patel Taylor to fulfill a part of Birmingham City Council’s Big City Plan, which scooped an award for public space design; Maida Hill Market, by landscape architects Gillespies, which provides a valuable area of open space to north London’s Harrow Road community; South Pennines Watershed Landscape Project by South Pennines Local Nature Partnership, a project which engages local communities with the landscape; and Urbis Limited’s A Comprehensive Street Tree Management Plan for Hong Kong, which helps the city to get the most in environmental, social and economic returns from its t...

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