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Celebrating the crucial role of community gardens

April 2024

Community gardens are widely recognised for their ability to provide green infrastructure in urban areas, create localised food networks, and support community development and cohesion. In recent years as a response to rapid urbanisation and climate change, community gardens have seen a resurgence in popularity

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Landscape Lead Consultation

March 2024

Over the past 20 years Outerspace has built up extensive experience consulting communities, stakeholders, local authorities and our clients. We have found that keeping landscape consultation separate from the overall developments allows communities to focus on something that should be really positive for them, and something that they can really buy into and take ownership of.

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What is a Forest Garden and why should you consider one for your landscape project?

February 2024

Forest Gardening is a multi-layered food production system that favours replicating woodland ecosystems in place of traditional agricultural methods. But is there a place for Forest Gardens in the urban realm?

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Biodiversity Net Gain in the city

February 2024

Biodiversity Net Gain legislation, coming in to force on 12th February 2024, aims to reverse the loss of biodiversity witnessed over the past half century. In this article we explore this legislation and what it means to the both the city scape and the Landscape Architecture profession.

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The power of the pencil

January 2024

Is the pencil still a powerful tool in our industry? In this blog, we look into the value of sketching and provide some examples.

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Footprint +

June 2023

Bethan and Alex give a whistle stop summary of their key takeaways from Footprint + 2023, an annual event for the UK’s entire built environment industry to come together, knowledge share and make the contacts needed to achieve net zero.

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