Go Cycle Portsmouth Road | Kingston Upon Thames, UK | Atkins

November 22, 2017,AEDT

Go Cycle Portsmouth Road is a truly transformational scheme for Kingston. It has opened up a much-loved but tired and deteriorating part of the Thames in Kingston through the conversion of Portsmouth Road into an amicable environment for pedestrians and cyclists of all ages and proficiencies whilst retaining its function | Read More

Dtanjung Masterplan embraces the site’s natural environment

October 13, 2016,AEDT

The landscape design proposal for Dtanjung Masterplan embraces the site’s natural environment and complex ecosystem. Through design of landscape preservation measures and celebration of natural assets, we aim to create an exemplar destination which will cater for residence and visitors of the mixed-use development, strengthening the project’s image as a | Read More

A High Line for London competition shortlist announced

October 1, 2012,AEDT

A High Line for London design competition  launched by the Landscape Institute, Mayor of London and Garden Museum has announced the finalists shortlist of 20 designs selected from over 170 entries. Inspired by the success of New York’s High Line, an urban park which has transcended the commonly accepted role of an urban park, | Read More

Planting starts at London Olympic Park wetland

June 24, 2010,AEDT

The first of 4,000 new semi-mature trees are taking root in the London’s Olympic Park with around 100 ash, cherry and hazel trees, grown in Hampshire, already planted. The first of 300,000 wetland plants, grown in Norfolk and Wales for the UK’s largest ever urban river and wetland planting, were laid | Read More

Atkins develops masterplan in Libya

December 15, 2009,AEDT

Atkins Middle East has worked with Abu Dhabi based Al Maabar to develop the masterplan for the Al Waha development in Libya. The masterplan was unveiled yesterday and is expected to cost AED 1,400 billion (US$ 375 million) . The development took inspiration form Libya’s rich cultural heritage including the | Read More

Atkins: Another two years of recession

November 27, 2009,AEDT

Architects Journal recently reported that the chief of Atkins has warned that …We are in for another two years of recession…. Although on the positive side he also intimated that we are at the bottom of the recession. read the full article at the [SOURCE: Architects Journal – Expect another two years | Read More

Atkins set to poach talent from design-led practices

November 9, 2009,AEDT

Glasgow – Image via Wikipedia Building Design reports The country’s biggest employer of architects has set its sights on wresting design-led work away from “complacent” signature practices by recruiting more creative designers…….. A team led by Atkins recently beat five others, including Frank Gehry, to land a £300 million new college | Read More

What is Crossrail?

August 20, 2009,AEDT

You may have noticed coverage of Crossrail at World Landscape Architect and other sites. So I thought it best to summarise what Crossrail is and who is involved. Crossrail is the new high frequency, convenient and accessible railway for London and the South East. From 2017 Crossrail will travel from | Read More