In last week’s blog we looked at the importance of placemaking, and the benefits it brings to communities in cities as well as promoting green infrastructure and biodiversity. Barcelona is an exceptional example of how placemaking can benefit a city. With sensitivity to the traditional market places, and using world class architects, the city is… Read More Barcelona-A Model City for Future Development
Placemaking is defined by the Project for Public Spaces as ‘the art of creating public ‘places of the soul’, that uplift and help us connect to each other.’ On a simple scale, we see placemaking within our towns and cities with landmarks and sculptures; these mark out locations that we can use to orientate ourselves.… Read More The Importance of Placemaking
After a fantastic city break to Berlin last weekend, I was not only left impressed by the usual shopping, nightlife and tourist attractions, but by the amount of green space the city has to offer. With more than 2500 green spaces, Berlin is a model city for Europe to follow suit. It has… Read More Green Berlin
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The wildflower meadow turf supplied by Tillers turf has established well after on week. The turf has been laid in St. Mary’s car park as part of a pollinator friendly planting scheme in conjunction with Notts Wildlife Trust.