The Impact of Urban Design on the Visual Spectacle and Tactile Texture of Place

LDA Design is chairing and hosting an event for both academia and urban realm professionals, on Monday 29th February, that will explore the impact of urban design and how everyone’s senses, perception and emotions of places can be influenced.

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Street Party: Capital ideas for London’s streets!

LDA Design is taking part in a New London Architecture event: ‘Street Party: Capital ideas for London’s streets!’ which takes places at NLA, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London.

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Brompton Cemetery receives £4.5m Lottery funding

The Royal Parks has been awarded almost £4.5 million by the Parks for People grant through the BIG Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund, to protect the future of the Grade I listed Brompton Cemetery. The grant followed the project receiving planning permission from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for its regeneration.

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North Oxford student accommodation and residential care home granted planning consent

Oxford City Council has granted University College Oxford and Fairfield Residential Trust planning permission for a 30-bed student accommodation scheme spread across six ‘pavilions’ and a 38-bed residential care home in North Oxford. Independent design, environment and sustainability consultancy LDA Design worked with Belsize Architects and Oxford Architects to produce the landscape masterplan and narrative for the project.

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Oxford Strategic Environmental and Economic Investment Plan launches

 The Oxford Strategic Environmental and Economic Investment Plan (SEEIP), created by Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP), to inform future environmental investment in the county, was launched at The Earth Trust on the 9th December.

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Appointed for Wimbledon Park masterplan

LDA Design, has been commissioned by Merton Council to develop the Wimbledon Park and Lake masterplan.

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The Paris Climate Change Agreement – what it means to us

This weekend’s Paris Agreement represents a historic moment in the fight against climate change.  An enduring, legally-binding treaty, it is the first to commit all countries to cutting carbon emissions. 187 countries will reduce carbon emissions, starting in 2020, once 55 countries covering 55% of global emissions have acceded to it.

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Deal or No Deal in Paris?

As international governments prepare to strike a climate deal in Paris, LDA Design Director Helen Pearce sets out her thoughts on why it is high time to make real progress on climate change.

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South Park Plaza wins Landscape Institute Award

South Park Plaza at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has won the Design for Large Scale Development category at the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards.

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International Tidal Energy Summit 2015

LDA Design is taking part in the 9th International Tidal Energy Summit which takes places at Hilton Tower Bridge 24-25 November.

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