With an increasing population and the need to become more sustainable and environmentally conscious, technology is helping the UK property market to evolve. By harbouring the power of technology, architects in the UK are changing the way they plan and design both residential and commercial buildings.
It’s coming up to the 10 year anniversary of our video ‘I want to be a Landscape Architect’, created for the Landscape Institute. It’s been a great time for the profession with the increased awareness of outdoor space in our everyday lives, and the importance of sustainable design which delivers on climate change targets.
When it comes to landscape architecture, there are a number of tools an architect can use. From CGI animation and photography to Verified Views, landscape architects have some clever tricks up their sleeves. Verified Views are a fantastic way of showing an upcoming development project in order to gain support, funding and planning permission.
Built between 1705 and 1722, Blenheim Palace stands as a key moment in British architectural history. Presented to John Churchill, the first Duke of Marlborough, as a reward for his victory over the French and Bavarian forces, the building and park surrounding it are largely the same now as they were in the 18th century.
Just off the north coast of Kent is the Isle of Sheppey. Nine miles long and five miles wide, the small island has a history dating back hundreds of years. It has been the site of various seaports throughout the years as well as having a rich military history all the way up to the Second World War.
Dubbed as the ‘Silicon Valley of South London’, Croydon is quickly becoming a hub for new developments around tech and housing. Many of the latest advancements in architecture are finding their home here. One such example of this is 101 George Street, a brand new apartment block with a modern twist.