We are very pleased that two of Stephen Caffyn Landscape Design’s (SCLD) projects have been shortlisted as Finalists for the prestigious Landscape Institute Awards. Our two (2) shortlisted projects are the Learning Forest and Kranji Marshes.
The LI received over 160 entries for the Awards from companies and practitioners from around the world. A total of 36 projects were shortlisted, and we were fortunate that both projects submitted by Stephen Caffyn Landscape Design were shortlisted as finalists.
The winners will be announced on Thursday 22nd November 2018 at the Awards ceremony in London.
Kranji Marshes is a 53.8ha freshwater marsh nature park in the north-western part of Singapore. Completed in February 2016, Kranji Marshes is the largest freshwater marsh in Singapore and is now home to more than 170 species of birds, 54 species of butterflies and 33 species of dragonflies.
The Learning Forest
SCLD led the consultancy team to create the Learning Forest, wetlands and facilities of this 9.8 hectare expansion to the world renowned Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Learning Forest has been designed with new wetlands, visitor facilities, replacement parking, and themed walks encompassing a wide variety of forest, bamboo and wetland plant collections whilst also conserving and improving the existing southern forest.
The Landscape Institute
The Landscape Institute (LI) is the chartered body for the Landscape Profession in the UK, and is an educational charity with the mission of promoting the art and science of landscape practice.
The LI Awards
About the Awards … "The Landscape Institute Awards are presented each year to landscape professionals in recognition of outstanding work. The Awards celebrate the value of landscape practice in connecting people, place and nature by demonstrating excellence, innovation and creativity in the natural and built environment."
Wish us luck for Thursday!
Gizmo has his claws crossed.