LDA Design has won a mini competition to create a playful ‘super nature’ setting for Alison Brooks’s new residential towers, part of IQL by Lendlease and LCR, on the edge of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. We are working to create shared space that is a love letter to community, play and nature.
If you want things to change,
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Oxford’s Local Plan 2036 has been approved. The Plan will add close to 11,000 new homes, prioritising car-free developments. Guidance by LDA Design on the impacts of building higher in the city fed into the Plan directly, shaping tall building, heritage and placemaking policies.
The bold reclamation of a dual carriageway between Bristol Temple Meads railway station and the city centre is being proposed by a Bristol community and LDA Design. The proposals come at a time when towns and cities across the UK are making radical changes to road space to support more walking and cycling as the Covid-19 lockdown eases.
Martin Herbert joins LDA Design as new Head of Planning. Martin will continue to grow the practice’s planning offer in masterplanning, major mixed-use development and regeneration, infrastructure and energy.
These are strange and difficult times, and our thoughts are very much with those who have been affected and continue to be affected by Covid-19. LDA Design is a wellbeing-first business, and our duty of care to each member of our team remains foremost in our minds and planning. Our efforts are also going into ensuring that we can offer a normal service in anything but normal circumstances. Here's an update on our actions to date.
Manchester City Council has commissioned LDA Design to produce concept designs for how Piccadilly Gardens and the surrounding area could change for the better. Options will go out for public consultation in the spring.
Ambitions behind the original design for Stevenage, Britain's first New Town, offered a radical solution to overcrowding in post-war London. New proposals, which have just gone in for planning, celebrate this utopian vision, bringing life back to the centre.