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GP: London Landscape Architects, England, UK Design Office Information
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West Kowloon Cultural District Art-themed Park, SAR, China
One of 7 Shortlisted Design Teams news
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
image © GMJ and Fletcher Priest Architects
Gustafson Porter : 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-
photo : Dom Henry www.domhenry.com
English square landscape design by Gustafson Porter
Singapore Waterfront Competition, Singapore
Date built: 2006-
photo from GP Sep 2006
Singapore Gardens Competition
Swiss Cottage Park, London, UK
Date built: 2006
photo from GP Apr 2006
Gustafson Porter : Swiss Cottage landscape design
Venice Biennale Installation, Italy
Date built: 2008
image from the landscape architects firm
Venice Biennale installation
More architecture design projects online soon
Location: London, south east England, UK
Gustafson Porter – 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.
Gustafson Porter : Landscape Architects
Gustafson Guthrie Nichol
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 Park: image from Gustafson Porter Apr 2006
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