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Silverlake Development Secures Building with Nature Award

28/06/2018

We are delighted to announce that the first phase of Habitat First Group's Silverlake Development in Dorset has secured a Building with Nature Full Award (Excellent).  Biodiversity by Design led the ecological planning for this large scale habitat restoration scheme linked to rural and holiday housing.


Silverlake Development Secures Building with Nature Award

28/06/2018

We are delighted to announce that the first phase of Habitat First Group's Silverlake Development in Dorset has secured a Building with Nature Full Award (Excellent).  Biodiversity by Design led the ecological planning for this large scale habitat restoration scheme linked to rural and holiday housing.


Dr Lincoln Garland's article 'Land of Limestone and Levels' now available in the 'Nature in Avon'

15/06/2018

An précis of Dr Lincoln Garland's article 'Land of Limestone and Levels' now available in Volume 77 of 'Nature in Avon'.  A copy of the article is availble here.


'Biophilic Ecourbanism' Tour, London lead by Dr Mike Wells

30/04/2018

Dr Mike Wells will be leading an Ecourbanism and Biophilic Design tour around the Greenwich Peninsula and Stratford East Village (formerly the 2012 Athletes Village) for the Urban Land Institue.


Biodiversity by Design advise on development of a new University Campus in Mangalore, India

15/04/2018

Biodiversity by Design working with TR Hamzah & Yeang have been appointed as ecological advisors to the redevelopment of a major new campus for Nitte University, Mangalore.  The work entails very careful consideration of ecosystem service provision and design to ensure that as much of the existing biodiversity is preserved as possible and where feasible, enhanced.


Biodiversity by Design advise on luxury hotel development in Norway

15/04/2018

Biodiversity by Design working in close collaboration with Studio Engleback provided a clear environmental framework for the development of a new luxury hotel north of the Arctic Circle in Finnmark, Norway.  The work explored both the sensitivities and opportunities presented by the natural world, both terrestrial and marine.


International Design Competition in Henan Province China

15/04/2018

Biodiversity by Design has just submitted extensive contributions to a design competition for a key new commercial development in Zhongshan, Henan Province China. 


Dr Mike Wells is appointed to the South West Design Review Panel

05/01/2018

Mike Wells, Founding Director, who serves on the UK Design Council as Built Environment Expert and on the Bristol Urban Design Forum has just been appointed to the South West Design Review Panel. The panel is a proven mechanism for raising design standards. Established in 2005, SWDRP is based at 'Creating Excellence', the South West member of the England-wide Design Network. The panel is chaired by Professor Peter Clegg (Architect and Royal Designer For Industry) and reviews development projects from all localities within the South West, providing 'independent, multi-disciplinary, expert advice – a candid friend, supporting whenever we can, seeking explanations, discussing options, identifying opportunities, and sometimes calling for a rethink'.