Green Infrastructure

BS 42020 Biodiversity; Code of Practice for planning and development; designing and managing robust ecosystem services.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2014 in Ecology, Green Infrastructure, Uncategorized | 0 comments

BS 42020 biodiversity; Designing and managing robust ecosystem services. Increased frequency of storm events, higher rainfall due to jet stream, effects of climate change, increased development and recreation pressures, all require habitat design that is sensitive to the demands placed on the landscape. These “eco system services” are what the landscape offers us in return for our use of it. In order to be able to use ecosystem services effectively, habitat design and landscape management, will help to replenish landscapes which have become fragmented due to the pressures placed on them....

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Ecological landscape design for South East England

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Climate change, Ecology, Green Infrastructure, Landscape, Landscape Design, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Landvision’s landscape architects have the role of designing ecological landscape design for South East England in such a way as to make landscapes and ecology more resilient to change. Working within the confines of a specific development scheme, landscape architects can be limited in their scope of operation. However, Landvision landscape architects know that through a strong understanding of ecology, the prognosis of their final schemes will be better. They will be working together to produce pragmatic solutions for improving the environment and biodiversity. Habitat design, Ecological...

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Green Infrastructure

Posted by on Jun 5, 2013 in Ecology, Green Infrastructure, Landscape | 0 comments

Green Infrastructure

What is Green Infrastructure? Green infrastructure is a term used to bring all the green assets of  village, town and city together and use this data as a planning tool.  Green infrastructure includes trees,  parks, hedges, grassland, woodland and  road verges. There is more about green infrastructure here on the Landvision Blog Green infrastructure is defined as interconnecting nature areas, parks and open spaces, recreation grounds, Specimen urban trees, tree lined sitting areas, green squares; also rivers and lakes. These are the basic components of landscape planning policy using GI as a...

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