Christmas Pub Quiz!

It’s the Landscape North West Annual Christmas Pub Quiz! Wednesday 7th December, 6.30pm for a 7pm start £6 per person (including buffet) Book your ticket HERE and email to register your team (max 5 people per team). Thank you to Hardscape who have kindly sponsored this event!   … Read full story

MA Showcase and Practice Evening 2016

Wed Oct 5th, 5.30-9.00pm 4th floor, Benzie Building    Speakers: Kathryn Moore, President of IFLA and Merrick Denton Thompson, President of the Landscape Institute have agreed to deliver keynote speeches at the event. Location: The Benzie Building, Lower Cavendish Street, Manchester M15 6BR. The MA exhibition will be located on the third floor and Practice will exhibit on the fourth floor foyer space, adjacent to the lecture theatre. Practice exhibition: Boards will be made available for mounting work. Each practice … Read full story

Public realm led regeneration of Ancoats

This September STREET NW and the Landscape Institute NW are teaming up to bring you an evening exploring the public realm design and delivery strategy within the world’s first industrial suburb, Ancoats. You are invited to discover how the public realm became the catalyst for the regeneration of this special urban environment. The evening will kick off with a walking tour hosted by Civic Engineers and Camlins Landscape Architects. This will be followed by an overview of the wider regeneration … Read full story

Place-making and Prosperous Cities

Place-making and Prosperous Cities: The Essential role of trees and green infrastructure (GI) Thursday 22 September 9am – 12:30pm; Manchester City Football Academy, Press Conference Theatre, 400 Ashton New Road, Manchester M11 4TQ. This free seminar is for developers, landscape architects, planners, engineers and those working in the fields of social housing and regeneration. Spearheaded by Dr Kathleen Wolf from The University of Washington, a leading world authority on the economic and social benefits derived from GI, this event will … Read full story


Over two days the course will cover the fundamental principles of the professional landscape practice in the context of the Landscape Institute’s Pathway to Chartership.     The four tutors are practicing industry professionals whose experience of real project complexities, successes and easy to avoid pitfalls will form a key part of the presentations.     Both days will start at 0830 and run until 1730 (1700 on Friday) involving workshops, graphic led presentations and open forum discussions with tutors and Pathway … Read full story

MA Showcase + NW Practice Exhibition 2015

This annual event celebrates the work of graduating MA students as well as the range and diversity of the profession in the North West. This year the event includes an exhibition of shortlisted entries to the Paxton Parks Ideas Competition and the announcement of prizes. The Practice exhibition will follow the same theme, showing examples of professional work relating to parks and greenspace, reflecting the contribution made by the profession to this area. Tickets are free, includes buffet lunch and … Read full story

St Peter’s Square – Transforming Manchester’s Urban Realm 3 June 2015

  The Landscape Institute NW branch and the Urban Design Group | Street NW have joined forces to explore the major redevelopment of St Peter’s Square. The event will include an insightful presentation in the iconic One St Peter’s Square by: · Sonja Hlawna, Associate Landscape Architect from Latz and Partners who won the international competition to redesign the square · Kathryn Ruscoe-Wallace, Section Consents Manager from Transport for Greater Manchester who are delivering the Second City Crossing · Davy Carty, Development Manager … Read full story


You are invited to a celebration of new Chartered members of the Landscape Institute in the North West Region. The event is a gathering of those individuals who completed the Landscape Institute’s Pathway to Chartership in 2014 along with their Mentors to toast their combined successes and share experiences. EVENT DETAILS Venue: The Reading Room, The Portico Library and Gallery, 57 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3HY Time: 6.30 till 9pm Refreshments: a glass of Prosecco will be served on arrival, … Read full story

BIM Masterclass, Manchester 29 January 2015

The LI BIM Masterclass aims to demonstrate how BIM can be applied to a Landscape Architecture workflow showing examples of the process, how information is produced, managed and interrogated and touching on some of the benefits and opportunities which this process presents for Landscape Architects. Since the LI ran a series of introduction to BIM seminars throughout 2012-13, members have been asking us to provide them with more detailed information on how to apply BIM to their projects. Therefore the LI … Read full story