Office Location Working Group Report

A PDF copy of the redacted Office Location Working Group (OLWG) Report, prepared by TGP Landscape Architects in October 2015 can be downloaded here for your information. This report was ordered at the 2014 LI AGM to ascertain whether it would be financially viable to move the Landscape Institute headquarters away from London and, if the move were to take place, where would be the best location for the new headquarters to be established.                 … Read full story

SNH Draft Coastal Character Assessment Guidance Consultation

SNH is currently undertaking a consultation on the draft Coastal Character Assessment guidance produced by Carol Anderson Associates for SNH, which presents a methodology on how to undertake coastal characterisation. Subsequent coastal character assessments produced in accordance with the guidance will be intended to help inform and guide coastal and marine planning, and also individual development proposals, for example through seascape, landscape and visual impact assessments (SLVIA). Rebecca Hughes, LIS Policy and Development Officer will be collating a response to the consultation … Read full story

LIS PROCUREMENT NOTE: E-AUCTIONS Meeting Scottish Government: 29.04.14 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow

LIS PROCUREMENT NOTE: E-AUCTIONS Meeting Scottish Government: 29.04.14 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow Present Cara Davidson – Scottish Government, Renewables Routemap, Energy & Climate Change Allen Hughes – Scottish Government, Renewables Routemap, Energy & Climate Change Marc van Grieken – LUC Rachel Tennant – LIS Apologies Gordon Patterson – Scottish Government, Renewables Routemap, Energy & Climate Change Key issues raised by LUC • No problem with procurement and tendering in general as long as it is on a fair and reasonable basis. … Read full story

The consultation on the draft Edinburgh Street Design Guidance is now underway – Read more here!

The consultation on the draft Edinburgh Street Design Guidance is now underway and we’d like your views on the streets in the City. The City has a range of street types from historic streets to new streets and getting their design right is important to us all. The guidance will help to make streets places for people by giving greater emphasis to walking, cycling and public transport. Princes Street We’re using a survey to give you a chance to tell … Read full story

TRANSPORT SCOTLAND Fitting Landscapes: Securing more sustainable landscapes

Link to the full report is below the article. Status and Aims of Fitting Landscapes: Securing more sustainable landscapes Fitting Landscapes provides the Scottish Government’s policy statement addressing the landscape design and management of our transport corridors. Such corridors can be major elements in the environment. It is important that they are designed and managed not only to meet their functional objectives but also to fit with the landscape through which they pass – reflecting local distinctiveness, conserving and enhancing … Read full story