London National Park City

 

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Epping Forest, North-East London – City Forrest, respite from the city hustle within easy reach of public transport or a bike

 

“It’s awesome to live in the Park – London National Park CityTogether: organisations, professionals, communities and all passionate individuals we can change the world! One Park City at a time. 😊

I have signed the London National Park City Charter, it can be found here.

By signing it, AS-Landscape Architecture committed, as a professional organisation, to help to create greener, healthier, fairer and more harmonious place to live. 

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King George’s Field, City of London – one of many City’s pocket parks, lunch spot, play area, water feature, all enveloped with well-managed planting, good for wildlife too

 

AS-LA through design and advocacy can help to achieve:

A city that is rich with nature and where everyone benefits from exploring, playing and learning outdoors.

 

A city where we all enjoy high quality public and green spaces, where the air is clean to breathe and it’s a pleasure to swim in its waters.

 

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Planting to support wildlife at local school, East End – enhancing biodiversity and educating new generations

 

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Holland Park, Kensington – contact with nature has scientifically proven (if common sense is not enough 🙂 ) good influence on our mental and physical well being

 

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Pocket Park, Shadwell, Tower Hamlet – raised wall of the planting area turned into a playful element of managed risk-taking, play that involve some risk positively contribute to kids metal and physical development

 

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Food growing at Cody Dock, Newham – community garden

 

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Play-on-a-way, Elephant and Castle, Southwark – elements placed ‘accidentally’ in the landscape, with natural look and embodied into overall design create an opportunity to discover and play

 

 

For better:

  • LIVES, HEALTH AND WELLBEING
  • WILDLIFE, TREES AND FLOWERS
  • PLACES, HABITATS, AIR, WATER, SEA AND LAND
  • TIME OUTDOORS, CULTURE, ART, PLAYING, WALKING, CYCLING AND EATING
  • LOCALLY GROWN FOOD AND RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION
  • DECISIONS, SHARING, LEARNING AND WORKING TOGETHER
  • RELATIONSHIPS WITH NATURE AND WITH EACH OTHER

 

I also, as an individual, try to communicate all above with my teaching as a garden design lecturer and with my local community as London citizen.

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View from Greenwich Park, London panorama

 

 

 

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