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Architecture Graduate Hilary Barber wins the ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’ competition with project partner Adam Greatrix

In October 2020, The Landscape Institute launched an international ideas contest ‘Transforming the Urban Landscape’, which called for entrants to share creative solutions for public spaces in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the global climate change emergency. 

18/01/21
 Hilary Barber

Landscape Architecture Alumnus Wins National Student Portfolio Award

Congratulations to Beatrice Freeman, MA Landscape Architecture graduate, who has won the national Landscape Institute Student Portfolio Award.

LSA Festival student stories: Alicia Jassner / Landscape and Design

Hi! I’m a recent graduate from the BA landscape and design course and I’d like to share my experiences from the ‘Design and Community Project’.

15/07/20
 Alicia Jassner
Southbank Leeds Plan

People and Place: First Year Landscape Architecture Students Re-envision South Bank Leeds

Students have recently proposed creative and responsive landscape designs to enhance existing urban spaces and provide a green space for people in the South Bank area of Leeds, as part of their People and Place project.

Landscape Architecture students write about the Yorkshire Dales

Two students from Leeds School of Arts each wrote a short article for the Yorkshire Dales Review 150th anniversary issue about their research in the landscape.

15/05/20
 David Ade Oyedemi
 Joe Richardson
Student housing plan

New Wortley Housing Association Submits Planning Application

Student design work from Leeds Beckett University undergraduates has paved the way for a local community group to submit a Planning Application to Leeds City Council for a new housing scheme in Leeds’ most under-funded postcode.

01/05/20
Model of student work - forest in foreground leading up to a building

Post Graduate Landscape Architecture – Virtual Teaching and Tutorials

Postgradaute students have been participating in virtual technical workshops and online tutorials. 

 

Landscape Architecture Model

Postgraduate Landscape Architecture: Model Making

MA Landscape Architecture students took part in a one day model making workshop in the Postgraduate studio.

Landscape Bursary Award

Congratulations Emily Rushby our post graduate conversion student in landscape architecture who has been awarded one of the Landscape Design Associates (LDA) bursaries which celebrates their 40th anniversary.

Landscape Architecture: Copenhagen Field Trip

Third year BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture & Design students spent an inspiring week in Copenhagen and Malmo visiting the wealth of green infrastructure and public spaces.

MA Landscape Architecture Amsterdam Trip 2019

As part of the Post Graduate Landscape Architecture course, students studying the ‘Cities Alive’ Landscape and Urban Design module recently visited Amsterdam.

Tree Cities of the World Task Force

Tree Cities of the World Task Force

Alan Simson’s research practice in the world of Urban Forestry.

06/08/19
 Professor Alan Simson
Montage of images from Johanna Elvidge's project

BBC Gardeners World Live

Postgraduate Landscape Architecture student Johanna Elvidge’s enjoying show garden success.

Leeds Beckett Architecture Recognised in UK Breakthroughs List

A new community centre developed by RIBA Chartered Architecture Consultancy Project Office, a research collaboration between staff and students at Leeds Beckett University, has been named as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs for its significant impact on people’s everyday lives.

20/01/19
John MacCleary

New Landscape Architecture Course Director Appointed

We are delighted to announce that John MacCleary has recently started at the Leeds Beckett School of Art, Architecture & Design as Course Director for Landscape Architecture.

01/12/18
 School News
Student sketching at Robin Hood's Bay

Landscape Architecture field trips

In October students from our BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture course went on a number of field trips to observe the local landscape through exploration and sketching.

14/11/18
 School News

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