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Ecourbanism addresses the socio-ecological system with an integrated whole system approach to regenerative city building and repair.

This is landscape led, evidence based, and advances biophilic and salutogenic design to improve environmental and human health and wellbeing.”

Luke Engleback

Watercolour, Redhill, Surrey

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Trees & Design Action Group
Online seminar 7th December 2022

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Protecting soils through ecologically guided project implementation

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StudioEngleback is now a member of The Collaborative City. A network of independent professionals and small practices bringing together expertise in masterplanning, architecture, landscape and public realm.

 

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Soils in Planning and Construction Task Force

Launch of the Task Force report and webinar. Studio expert input with London launch event hosted at JTP offices in Wapping.

Productive Urban Landscape Research - University of Brighton

Luke has been providing on-going critiques and reviews of Years 1+2 of the Masters Architecture Studio at Brighton University, led by Dr Andre Viljoen.

Part of the Productive Urban Landscape Research project.

International research workshops

University of Gloucestershire

Studio input to the Masters in Landscape Architecture course led by Dr Alessio Russo, University of Gloucestershire. 
Three international workshops with the latest in Climate Positive Design in Public Spaces and Biophilic Design.
 
 

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Studio Engleback is always interested in receiving CVs from talented Part 2+ Landscape Architects

 

...if you are interested in joining our team please send your CV and examples of work to luke@studioengleback.com

Featured Projects

Loftus Garden Village

A 6 hectare former Pirelli cables factory site, located adjacent to the London to Cardiff railway, transformed into a 'Garden Village' with 250 new dwellings.

We have promoted a multi-functional approach to the environmental infrastructure that includes biodiverse rainwater attenuation and filtration, kitchen gardens and an urban orchard of fruit and nut trees planted throughout the scheme.

The Art of Applewood
The Art of Applewood

Studio Engleback were the landscape architects on the recently completed Applewood housing scheme for Haboakus. Available now is "The Art of Applewood' by Ruth Davey & Liz Parker, a book documenting the journey of the development from disused hospital site to new family homes. Mar 2015

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Placemaking Awards 2014 Shortlist
Placemaking Awards 2014 Shortlist

Studio Engleback, JTP and Linden Homes have been shortlisted for The Placemaking Awards - 'Place-making team of the year'. Jan 2015

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The Academy of Urbanism
The Academy of Urbanism

Sam Ashdown, Assoicate at Studio Engleback, has recently become a member of The Academy of Urbanism. Dec 2014

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Studio director Luke Engleback has been invited to contribute to 'the nature of cities' global roundtable feature, 'Is there such a thing as a "bird friendly city"?' Luke's blog suggests birdlife might be regarded as a barometer of enviromnetal wellbeing. To read more,                   

 

Feb 2015

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Cambridgeshire Quality Panel

As well as Vice Chair of the South Downs National Park Design Panel and member of the South + East Design Panel, director Luke Engleback has joined the Cambridgeshire Quality Panel.
 

Studio Engleback recently took part in the EU framework programme for research and innovation 2014-20, 'A call for ideas on nature-based solutions to societal challenges' discussion.

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The key streets are flanked by rain gardens, a 21st century version of the grass verges seen at Letchworth Garden City.

Landscape Institute Annual Review
Landscape Institute Annual Review

The new Landscape Institute Annual Review 2013/2014 features Studio Engleback's Watercolour, Redhill project. Nov 2014

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SWIG Conference
SWIG Conference

The 'Sustainable Water Industry Group' held a conference titled, 'Sustainable construction is cheaper - How do we get there?' and Luke Engleback was a guest speaker with his presentation titled, 'Project solutions at all scales'. Oct 2014

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LI- Profitable Landscape
LI- Profitable Landscape

Studio Engleback's Watercolour project has featured as a case study for the recent Landscape Institute's - Profitable Place publication. Oct 2014

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CPRE Goucestershire Awards
CPRE Goucestershire Awards

Applewood, Cashes Green won this award ‘‘for a thoroughly contemporary approach to volume house building, that reflects best practice in place-making by integrating efficient house design, and the natural and built assets of the site to create a new community. Oct 2014

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Orti Per Tutti Competition
Orti Per Tutti Competition

This international competition asked competitors to develop a strategic framework for park design that brings together urban food production, recreation and learning for three urban sites in Bologna, Italy. We developed a taxonomy of elements, which have individual criteria, and applied them contextually to the constraints of each of the three given sites. We were awarded 2nd prize out of 81 entries. Sept 2014

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Once in a Life
Once in a Life

Once in a Life: City-building after Disaster in Christchurch book was released and features 55 written essays discussing the alternative approaches to city-building. Luke Engleback is one of the contributing authors with his chapter titled, 'What should a garden city in the twenty-first century aim to be like?'. Purchase a copy from the link below from link below:

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