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Street Furniture – Where Sustainability And Style Matters

Street Furniture – Where Sustainability And Style Matters

Aesthetics and ecology have never been more important in defining the modern urban environment. With authorities, architects and designers demonstrating a previously unheard of level of consideration for the visual impact of street furniture accompanied by a never before seen onus on responsible practices, the world of street furniture has changed drastically.     Not Read More

5 Cool Bespoke Street Furniture Projects

5 Cool Bespoke Street Furniture Projects

Street furniture is an incredibly popular form of landscape design and production throughout the United Kingdom. Benches, in particular, provide visitors of a settlement a useful place to rest and admire their surroundings. In addition to this, street furniture also helps define an area and provide it with character. Many towns and cities become instantly Read More

Famous Examples and Benefits of Green Oak

Famous Examples and Benefits of Green Oak

With over 600 known species of oak readily available, it comes of no surprise that choosing the best material for carpentry purposes is an extremely difficult task. How does one establish which type of oak is the most durable, attractive, versatile and affordable? And better yet: How do you know which type of oak is Read More

Chestnut Tree House, Children’s Hospice

Chestnut Tree House, Children’s Hospice

We were recently contacted by Green fingers charity to see if we would like to get involved with the woodland walk for chestnut tree children’s hospice which was being designed by Ann Marie Powell Gardens. The site was an inaccessible woodland before work started, it has been transformed into an inspirational woodland walk that is Read More

Charred Larch Cladding,Shou Sugi Ban

Charred Larch Cladding,Shou Sugi Ban

Charred timber and the rise of shou sugi ban as a cladding and fencing material it seems too be getting very popular and has sprung up every were from gardens at the Chelsea flower show too uber trendy building cladding So what is Shou Sugi Ban Yakisugi? It translates as “burnt cedar board”.   This Read More

How the Use of Colour Improves Public Space Life

How the Use of Colour Improves Public Space Life

Public spaces have a vital role to play in both the social and economic lives of our communities. From high streets and shopping precincts to community centres, parks and playgrounds, they act as a shared resource where all generations have the opportunity to meet, play and socialise. Designers know the importance and how the use Read More