LIS News and Events

Scottish Young Professionals Social
September 17, 2019
The RTPI are running their annual Young Professionals Social once again, with assistance from the LIS. This is a great opportunity for … Read full item

Landscape Architects Knowledge Exchange and design charette 2019
August 21, 2019
In conjunction with the Landscape Institute Scotland’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations of Ian McHarg’s ‘Design with Nature’ Description The Landscape Institute Scotland are proud to … Read full item

LIS ESALA Student Award Winners 2019
July 9, 2019
The Landscape Institute are delighted to be able to award prizes to graduating students in Landscape Architecture  from the Edinburgh School of Architecture … Read full item

Landscape Character Assessment Review: A Joint SNH and LIS Event
June 26, 2019
The LIS Secretary, James Spence Watson went along to the recent Landscape Character Assessment Review. He has produced a report for all … Read full item

Reflections: A Design for Ageing and LIS AGM
May 20, 2019
As part of the 2019 AGM, the LIS hosted the most recent Reflections series talk, A Design of Ageing. Centered around the … Read full item

The Mark Turnbull Travel Award 2019
May 1, 2019
The Mark Turnbull Travel Award for Graduate Landscape Architects Learn from a world perspective to influence in Scotland Using overseas travel to gain an … Read full item

LIS Reflections: Glasgow Avenues
April 30, 2019
The LIS was pleased to host the most recent in our series of Reflections talks, focusing on the Glasgow Avenues project. Glasgow City … Read full item

Scottish Landscape Alliance launch
April 30, 2019
Launch of Scotland’s Landscape Alliance The Biosphere, Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh Thursday, 25th April 2019: 10.00am – 1.30pm   Scotland’s Landscape Alliance was formally … Read full item

The Mark Turnbull Travel Award Presentation & LIS AGM
March 5, 2019
Learn from a world perspective to influence in Scotland Scotland’s Future Landscapes: Ensuring Resilience for the Profession DESIGN FOR AN AGEING POPULATION Tickets are free … Read full item

24th of April – the LIS AGM
January 15, 2019
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Community Empowerment & Landscape – A Discussion
January 15, 2019
Rachel Tennant, Chair Landscape Institute Scotland, calls for a united approach to landscape, place and change to ensure Scotland’s landscapes are embedded … Read full item

Landscape Institute Scotland Update 2018-2019
January 8, 2019
2018 was an exciting year for the Landscape Institute Scotland and we are hoping to continue and expand our work in aid … Read full item

LI Awards – Scottish Commended Entrees
November 27, 2018
The LIS would like to congratulate all Scottish practices and members who were highly commended at the LI Awards this year. Find … Read full item

PhD Opportunity – Landscape, Infrastructure and Ecology: Scottish Modernist Landscape Architecture through the work of Mark Turnbull
November 20, 2018
This is a fees-only scholarship which will cover your annual tuition fees (around £4,260). The scholarship is also included in a wider … Read full item

Design for Ageing
November 15, 2018
Amber Roberts, winner of the Mark Turnbull Travel Award is now in Japan. Her blog – designforaging – documents her travels along … Read full item

Skills Scotland Careers Fair 2018
October 31, 2018
The LIS were thrilled to take part in the Skills Scotland Careers Fair in Glasgow last week with the help of Go … Read full item

The Future of Landscape: People, Place and Nature
October 2, 2018
We were lucky enough to have the Landscape President, Adam White, in Scotland last week to give a talk – The Future … Read full item

The LIS talking Young People and Placemaking at the Scottish Parliament
September 5, 2018
The LIS were invited to to take part in the most recent Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment event … Read full item

LIS to present to the Cross Party Group on Architecture and the Built Environment
September 4, 2018
We are excited that Meg Johannessen of LIS is presenting the Young Landscape Architects Knowledge Exchange this evening at the Scottish Parliament … Read full item

The Young Landscape Architects’ Knowledge Exchange
August 29, 2018
On Friday the 24th of August, ECA hosted the first Young Landscape Architects’ Knowledge Exchange with support from the LIS and sponsorship … Read full item

Mark Turnbull Travel Award Winner
August 6, 2018
The Mark Turnbull Travel Award for Graduate Landscape Architects Learn from a world perspective to influence in Scotland Using overseas travel to gain an … Read full item

LIS ESALA Student Award Winners 2018
July 11, 2018
On the 5th of July this year, the landscape architecture department at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture held it’s … Read full item

LIS Facilitated Debate at The Scottish Parliament – 5th June 2018
June 25, 2018
‘Landscape for Scotland’ – Working together to help shape quality in landscape and place The Landscape Institute Scotland launched Landscape for Scotland at the … Read full item

Young Landscape Architects Knowledge Exchange
June 5, 2018
ESALA and the Landscape Institute Scotland are proud to present the Young Landscape Architects Knowledge Exchange as part of Scotland’s Year of … Read full item

LIS AGM 2018
May 29, 2018
The 2018 LIS AGM and Reflections talk was a huge success. Many thanks to those that spoke on the night and all … Read full item

LIS Launches the Mark Turnbull Travel Award
May 14, 2018
The Mark Turnbull Travel Award for Graduate Landscape Architects Learn from a world perspective to influence in Scotland   Using overseas travel to gain an … Read full item

LIS Reflections – Then and Now
May 2, 2018
As part of the 2018 LIS AGM event, a fantastic series of speakers presented Reflections – Then and Now, looking at how … Read full item

LIS AGM and Reflections Event 2018
March 22, 2018
LIS AGM & REFLECTIONS SERIES: ‘THEN AND NOW’ Wednesday 25th April 2018 6-9pm: Basement Theatre, Adam House, 3 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR   The LIS … Read full item

LIS Chair explains the need for a landscape coalition from ‘Landscape for Scotland’ to attendees at Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park Tourism Conference
March 14, 2018
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Scottish Modernist Landscape Project
March 6, 2018
The Sco.Mo Project is a Landscape Institute Scotland funded project that is here to promote and implement the documentation, preservation and celebration … Read full item

Congratulations to new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
December 18, 2017
The Landscape Institute has announced the names of the 82 new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI), who all satisfied the LI’s standards … Read full item

LIS Launches ‘Landscape for Scotland’ – Our Vision for Scotland…
December 4, 2017
The Landscape Institute Scotland were delighted to present ‘Landscape for Scotland’ in the Garden Lobby of the Scottish Parliament on the evening of … Read full item

LI Awards 2017 – Scottish Winners
December 3, 2017
The LIS would like to congratulate all Scottish winners and highly commended entrants at this year’s LI Awards, which were presented by … Read full item

‘From the past to the future: towards a new paradigm in landscape and environment’: Professor Brian Mark Evans
October 24, 2017
Talk for Landscape Institute In 2016, Brian and Sue Evans published ‘Growing Awareness: How green consciousness can change perceptions and places’. The book … Read full item

Rebecca Hughes The World Design Summit
October 20, 2017
The World Design Summit is happening now in Montreal. Find out all about the events taking place as part of the … Read full item

Rethinking the Urban Landscape in Battleby
October 6, 2017
The LIS travelling exhibition, Rethinking the Urban Landscape, is now at SNH Battleby for the rest of the month. This exhibition is … Read full item

Prospect and Refuge
October 6, 2017
The LIS is pleased to report that the Prospect and Refuge exhibition, part of the Festival of Architecture 2017, was a … Read full item

LIS FOA2017 – ‘At Home with Landscape Architecture’ Doors Open Day
September 12, 2017
horner maclennan Landscape Architects: Doors Open Day – Tuesday, 5th September 2017 This year the LIS participated in the Scottish Civic Trust ‘Doors … Read full item

Reflections Series – Old and New Icons: The Role of Landscape Architecture
August 29, 2017
LIS are pleased to announce the next Reflections series talk “Old and New Icons: The Role of Landscape Architecture.” A talk that … Read full item

‘At Home With Landscape Architecture’ – Doors Open Day 2017
August 22, 2017
The LIS are participating in the Scottish Civic Trust ‘Doors Open Day’ scheme across Scotland on the 5th and the 16th of … Read full item

Prospect and Refuge
August 22, 2017
As part of the Festival of Architecture 2017, the LIS are hosting the Prospect and Refuge exhibition. This exhibition is based on the … Read full item

‘At Home With Landscape Architecture’ – Doors Open Day September 2017
June 28, 2017
Following the success of the Festival of Architecture 2016, the Landscape Institute Scotland in association with the Royal Incorporation of Architects in … Read full item

Sharon Turnbull Honourary LIS Membership
June 27, 2017
The LIS are delighted to confirm that Sharon Turnbull has accepted Honorary Membership for the Landscape Institute Scotland. We would like to … Read full item

LIS Chair speaks at Royal Incorporation of Architects Scotland (RIAS) Annual Convention 2017
June 16, 2017
Rachel Tennant Chair of Landscape Institute Scotland was invited to speak at the Royal Incorporation of Architects Scotland (RIAS) at their annual … Read full item

Congratulations to new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
June 9, 2017
The Landscape Institute has announced the names of the 75 new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI), who all satisfied the LI’s standards … Read full item

LIS AGM 2017 & Mark Turnbull Gold Medal Award
May 15, 2017
The Landscape Institute Scotland (LIS) Annual General Meeting 2017 was a real success, and we would like to extend our thanks to … Read full item

LIS AGM 2017
April 27, 2017
The LIS AGM 2017 was a real success, and we would like to extend our thanks to all our speakers who shared … Read full item

The LIS Reflections Event: Glasgow NOW was a great success! Thanks to all our speakers
March 30, 2017
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LIS AGM 2017
March 25, 2017
MARK TURNBULL  – A CELEBRATION THE LANDSCAPE INSTITUTE GOLD MEDAL AWARD AND ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WEDNESDAY 26TH APRIL 2017 HUNTER LECTURE THEATRE, HUNTER BUILDING, EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART,  … Read full item

Scotland: Wind of Change – A consultation on the future of Wind Energy in Scotland – Tuesday, 21st February 2017
February 8, 2017
The Scottish Government and Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) are currently consulting on important policy and technical guidance which has potential implications for … Read full item

LIS Reflections Series – Glasgow NOW – Wednesday, 29th March
February 2, 2017
The Landscape Institute Scotland Reflections Series of talks and events aims for greater debate and knowledge within the profession. The Glasgow NOW … Read full item

Skills Scotland 2016 – Glasgow & Edinburgh
December 11, 2016
Skills Scotland Glasgow – LIS were invited to share the CITB stand at the Skills Scotland event  taking place at the Scottish … Read full item

Congratulations to new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
December 9, 2016
On Wednesday, 7th December the Landscape Institute announced the names of the 70 new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI), who all satisfied the LI’s … Read full item

Upcoming talk: Careers in Landscape Architecture
November 16, 2016
In keeping with Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, the Landscape Institute Scotland, is running a free session for career advisors … Read full item

Festival of Architecture 2016: An invitation to participate
November 13, 2016
The Committee of the Landscape Institute Scotland is pleased to announce an exhibition at the Dundas Street Gallery in Edinburgh which will … Read full item

LIS FOA2016 – A House and Grounds for an Art Collector – A Competition: Awards Presentation
November 9, 2016
Eight teams entered the competition and six submitted proposals. Judging and presentation of awards took place on Wednesday, 28th September 2016 at … Read full item

SuDS and our landscapes: Landscape Institute Scotland symposium
November 8, 2016
Speakers: Bob Bray, Principal of Robert Bray Associates  – SuDS in everyday living Dr Rebecca Wade, Urban Water Technology Centre at Abertay University Danny McKendry, … Read full item

SuDS and our landscapes : Seeking beautiful, and multi-functional places
October 3, 2016
Landscape Institute Scotland Symposium – Friday 4th November 09.30 – 14.00 SuDS are now in the mainstream, promoted for their role in water … Read full item

‘A House and Grounds for an Art Collector’ Awards Ceremony
September 14, 2016
Wednesday 28th September 2016: 6.00 – 8.30pm Please join us for competition entrants viewing and the final awards ceremony plus guest speaker at Royal … Read full item

LIS Reflections Series: Unity in Design
August 31, 2016
After the success of the first talk in the new LIS Reflections Series at our AGM in May, we are very pleased to announce … Read full item

Call for members to promote the landscape profession in Scotland
August 30, 2016
We need your help – our accredited university courses must attract more UK students to ensure a good supply of future professionals! We … Read full item

The Scotsman publishes their obituary for Mark Turnbull
July 14, 2016
The Scotsman has published their obituary for Mark Turnbull, and the LIS would like to share it with you. Obituary: Mark Turnbull Mark … Read full item

Private and Academic Sector Strategy – Update
June 22, 2016
Following on from the survey of the private and academic sector membership in Scotland in November 2015 the findings have now been … Read full item

Congratulations to new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
June 9, 2016
On Thursday, 9th June the Landscape Institute announced the names of the 58 new Chartered Members of the Landscape Institute (CMLI), who all satisfied the … Read full item

LIS Competition Brief – A House and Grounds for an Art Collector
May 31, 2016
As part of their contribution to the Festival of Architecture 2016, the Landscape Institute Scotland are holding a design competition for a … Read full item

Mark Turnbull FLI – a few words
May 25, 2016
It is with great sadness that the LIS must announce that our Chairperson, Mark Turnbull FLI, passed away suddenly on Thursday, 19th … Read full item

Architecture in the Context of Landscape – an Exhibition
May 5, 2016
ADVANCE NOTICE As part of the Festival of Architecture 2016 Landscape Institute Scotland is holding an Exhibition of members work and impressions. The spirit … Read full item

House and Grounds for an Art Collector – Design Competition 2016
May 5, 2016
ADVANCE NOTICE As part of their contribution to the Festival of Architecture 2016 Landscape Institute Scotland are holding a competition for new house … Read full item

LIS AGM: Getting there
April 25, 2016
As you may well be aware, the LIS AGM is this Wednesday – the 27th of April. You can find full details … Read full item

Reminder: LIS AGM
April 22, 2016
A reminder to all LIS members – the AGM is coming up! The event will take place in the Hunter Lecture Theatre at … Read full item

Joining the LIS Committee
April 7, 2016
As you may be aware, The AGM gives the opportunity for you to get more heavily involved in the LIS, providing services … Read full item

LIS Notice of Annual General Meeting
March 24, 2016
The LIS AGM will be held on the evening of Wednesday the 27th April in the Hunter Lecture Theatre at Edinburgh College … Read full item

LIS Private and Academic Sector Survey
March 16, 2016
The LIS undertook a survey of the private and academic sector membership in Scotland in November 2015 as a follow up to … Read full item

The Increasing Height and Distribution of Wind Turbines in the Scottish Landscape
February 5, 2016
The Landscape Institute Scotland recently emailed members regarding a Confidential Consultation Draft of the LIS Report on ‘The Increasing Height and Distribution of Wind … Read full item

LIS Scenic Routes in Scotland’s National Parks Event
December 23, 2015
Landscape Institute Scotland (LIS) Event – Friday 9th October 2015, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  18 LIS members heard Gordon Watson … Read full item