Shaped by its history, Berlin

There wasn’t much debate about where Planit-IE Team London would go for their study trip – Berlin! The city is well known for its history and the landscapes that have been shaped by it. It had also been ‘home’ to one of our team, Antony Nelson. Tony’s Tours was established to make sure the team was immersed in the culture and history of the city.

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Exploring The Ruhr : Rust, Ruin & Regeneration

As Urban Designers and Landscape Architects, we often deal with post-industrial sites. Whether small inner-city plots or vast swathes of abandoned land, sustainable transformation of these landscapes requires careful planning and imaginative design. With this in mind, the Urban Design team decided to dedicate their annual study trip to the exploration of Germany’s infamous rust-belt: the Ruhr Valley.

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The Bruntwood Experiment – RHS Tatton

Exploiting nooks, crannies and undisturbed corners, pioneer plants have gradually colonised parts of our cityscapes. Frequently overlooked, but offering potential benefits to the environment within which they survive and thrive.

‘The Bruntwood Experiment’ considered how resilient urban plants could be utilised to green our cities, support biodiversity, and combat climate change. Could the alternative and accessible approach to horticultural also be a means of bringing people together and enhancing health and happiness?

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Mi-Bay not the Highway

Car ownership and how we drive them is changing; with impending implications for our streets. Short-term leasing of cars is becoming commonplace and autonomous driving is certain to be introduced over the coming years – A likely scenario would see vehicles circulating and remaining mobile.

Our streetscape proposals respond to the inescapable impact of the future car and the unintended consequence of freeing our town and cityscapes.

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Altrincham Phase 2 Completion

The benefits of regeneration are apparent as Phase 2 of Altrincham town centre’s public realm works complete. This Modern Market Town is thriving.

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Landscape Graduates Sought

We are P-IE (Planit Intelligent Environments), a design practice with a passion for outside spaces and the role they play as building blocks for our communities.

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Year Out Refelections

Working at Planit-IE during our year out couldn’t have provided us with a better insight into the landscape profession. We have both had the opportunity to work on a variety of projects throughout the year; ranging from parks and large public spaces, to streets and garden design.

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