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[11 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

Imagine crossing the River Thames atop a carpet of wildflowers, grass and trees…this elevated proposed plant-packed pedestrian crossing is growing closer to reality after the public consultation for the UK’s first ever ‘Garden Bridge’ was brought forward. Image source The living garden bridge, a shared vision of London 2012 designer Thomas Heatherwick and actress and […]

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[14 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]

A new government report suggests that “garden cities” could benefit the public purse and protect the nation’s green spaces at the same time. The ‘Creating Garden Cities and Suburbs Today’ paper proposes that public sector land is released to communities so that they can demonstrate sustainable-building principles. Image source Sustainable-building principles As well as showcasing  […]