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GP: London Landscape Architects, England, UK Design Office Information

post updated 1 September 2021

Gustafson Porter – Latest News

3 May 2021
West Kowloon Cultural District Art-themed Park, SAR, China
One of 7 Shortlisted Design Teams news
Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
photo from West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
West Kowloon Cultural District Art-themed Park – 8 Nov 2012
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (“WKCDA”) announced today a shortlist of seven design teams that have been invited to submit technical proposals for the development of Hong Kong’s first art-themed park, 14 hectares of landscaped public space for arts and culture at the West Kowloon Cultural District, by the waterfront in Kowloon.

3 Jun 2011

Gustafson Porter – Latest Landscape

60 Ludgate Hill and 30 Old Bailey, London, South East England, UK
Date built: 2011
Design: Fletcher Priest Architects / Sauerbruch Hutton
60 Ludgate Hill and 30 Old Bailey
image © GMJ and Fletcher Priest Architects
60 Ludgate Hill and 30 Old Bailey

Gustafson Porter – Key Projects

Gustafson Porter Developments, alphabetical:

Diana Memorial, southwest corner of Hyde Park, central London, England, UK
Date built: 2003-04
The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain is a memorial in London dedicated to Diana, Princess of Wales, who died in a car crash in 1997. It was designed to express Diana’s spirit and love of children. The fountain is located just south of the Serpentine lake and east of the Serpentine Gallery. Its cornerstone was laid in September 2003 and it was officially opened on 6 July 2004 by Queen Elizabeth II. Also present were Diana’s younger brother Charles Spencer, her ex-husband Prince Charles, and her sons William and Harry. The fountain cost £3.6 million to design and build.

Kings Dock Landscaping, Liverpool, North West England, UK
Date built: 2008

Old Market Square, Nottingham, Central England, UK
Date built: 2007-

Old Market Square
photo : Dom Henry www.domhenry.com
Old Market Square Nottingham

Singapore Waterfront Competition, Singapore
Date built: 2006-

Singapore Gardens design by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
photo from GP Sep 2006
Singapore Gardens Competition

Swiss Cottage Park, London, UK
Date built: 2006

Swiss Cottage Park
photo from GP Apr 2006
Swiss Cottage Park landscape design

Venice Biennale Installation, Italy
Date built: 2008

Venice Biennale installation design by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
image from the landscape architects firm
Venice Biennale installation

More architecture design projects online soon

Location: London, south east England, UK

GP Practice Information

Gustafson Porter (GP) is an International Landscape Design practice based in London. GP operates across the diverse disciplines of landscape, architecture, engineering and design. The work of the practice expresses the tension and balance between opposing forces in the built and the natural world which is striking and contemporary. GP is inspired by the complexity of the human condition and the desire for stability as well as change in the modern world. The approach is simultaneously rational and emotional, disciplined but loose, structured yet ever changing.

Kathryn Gustafson established her landscape architecture practice in Paris in 1980 working as a sole practitioner and in collaboration with architects, artists and engineers. Her completed work in France encompasses a wide range of landscape projects from parks such as Fragments of Garden History (Les Jardins de l’Imaginaires) in Terrasson, landscapes associated with major buildings including the headquarters for Shell, Esso and L’Oréal near Paris and urban squares including The Square of Human Rights in Evry and Square Rachmaninov in Paris.

Gustafson Porter Ltd was founded by Kathryn Gustafson and Neil Porter in 1997, with Mary Bowman joining the partnership in 2002. GP has projects in the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Completed projects range from the 1km long Westergasfabriek Culture Park in Amsterdam to the interior landscape of the Great Glass House at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. GP is currently (at time of writing) working on landscapes for the cities of Singapore, Jeddah, Beirut and Liverpool, all with varying needs and contexts that require innovative and unique solutions.

In 2000 Kathryn Gustafson, with partners Jennifer Guthrie, and Shannon Nichol, established the practice Gustafson Guthrie Nichol Ltd (GGN) in Seattle, with current projects predominantly located within the US and Asia.

Landscape Architects

Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Kreieksheimer Promenade design by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
photo : Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol win Cooper-Hewitt 2011 National Design Award

Together, the US and UK offices are engaged in projects across Europe, Asia, the Middle East and the United States, winning international acclaim for a growing portfolio of dynamic and exciting work.

Swiss Cottage London design by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
Swiss Cottage Park: image from Gustafson Porter Apr 2006

Website: http://www.gp-b.com/

London Architectural Designs

London Architecture Designs – chronological list

London Architect

London Architecture Designs – architectural selection below:

Pinnacle House, at Royal Wharf, Newham, East London
Architecture: Mæ
Pinnacle House Royal Wharf Newham
photo courtesy of architects firm
Pinnacle House, Royal Wharf Newham

60 Aldgate, Minories, City of London
Design: ACME, Architects
60 Aldgate, Minories London Masterplan
image courtesy of architects practice
60 Aldgate Building News

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