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Joe Swift studied garden design at The English Gardening School in 1990 and co-founded Modular garden design and build company. He won a Gold medal at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2012 and is a Registered Member of the Society of Garden Designers. He has been presenting Gardeners World on BBC since 1998 and is a journalist and author, as well as the President of The NGS, a Patron of the Horniman Museum, The Harington Scheme, The King Henry’s Walk Garden and The Garden Classroom.
Zandra Rhodes is an iconic fashion and texiile designer who has been dressing international stars and royalty for over five decades. She founded the Fashion and Textile Museum in London in 2003. She was made a Commander of the British Empire in 1997 in recognition of her contribution to fashion and textiles and has nine Honorary Doctorates from Universities in both the UK and USA. In May 2010 she was installed as Chancellor of the University of the Creative Arts (UCA) and was made a Dame in the Queen’s Honours list 2014.
Cityscapes Directors Darryl Moore and Adolfo Harrison run landscape design practice Moore Harrison Land Design, based in East London. They are both qualified designers with experience in public and private realms, as well as RHS show award winners. Drawing upon their backgrounds in the arts, they founded Cityscapes in 2012, to promote cross-disciplinary, site-specific responses to the urban environment.
Darryl Moore is a garden design writer and member of Garden Design Journal Editorial Panel, Adolfo Harrison is an occassional contributor to Horticulture Week. Both teach Garden Design at City Lit.
Todd Longstaffe-Gowan is a gardener and historian and landscape architect. He is Gardens Adviser to Historic Royal Palaces, and President of the London Parks and Gardens Trust. Projects in Britain and abroad, often feature a conservation slant, such as Kensington Palace Gardens (2012). His work reflects an interest in the dramatic and sculptural potential of landscape, and is imbued with whimsical, historical eclecticism.
Wilson McWilliam Studio is the combined talents of landscape architects Andrew Wilson and Gavin McWilliam, who both share a passion for garden design and experimentation with materials and plant associations and are strong advocates for cross fertilisation between both disciplines. Andrew is a Fellow and former Chairman of the Society of Garden Designers. He is a lecturer, a respected author and regularly judges for the RHS specialising in show gardens. Gavin originally studied Fine Art, and is a Chartered Member of The Landscape Institute.
Daniel Lobb originally studied Fine Art Sculpture and in 2006 received an MA in Landscape Design from Inchbald School of Design. He was awarded a Gold Medal and ‘Best Conceptual Garden’ at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2011. He is a Registered Member of the Society of Garden Designers.
Anoushka trained at KLC, where she she won the Great Dixter Award for Planting Design, and graduated with a Professional Diploma in Horticulture and Landscape Design. Her show garden 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' was awarded a Gold Medal and 'Best in Show', at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2012. Her conceptual garden Excuse Me Whilst I 'Kiss the Sky' was awarded a Silver-Gilt Medal and winner of ‘People’s Choice Best Small Garden’ at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2011. She is a Pre-Registered Member of Society of Garden Designers.
Matthew trained at KLC College of Design. In 2013 he was awarded a Gold Medal and 'Best in Show' award for his Ecover garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. In 2012 he received a gold medal and ‘Best Conceptual Garden’ at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower show for his garden ‘Light at the end of the Tunnel’. He was Jacksons Show Garden competition winner 2010, and is a Pre-Registered Member of Society of Garden Designers.
Jon graduated from the London College of Garden Design in 2012 after many years working in interior architecture. He won the Society of Garden Designers Student Award 2012, and is finalist in two categories inthe SGD Awards 2013.
Sarah Eberle is the holder of nine RHS Gold medals and Best in Show award at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007. She has exhibited show gardens in New Zealand, Japan and created a garden installation in Trafalgar Square. She has been awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of Greenwich, and is a member of the Landscape Institute, Society of Garden Designers and the Institute of Horticulture.
Andrew Burns is an architect working from Chippendale, Australia, designing houses, cultural buildings ans public spaces. Andrew was awarded the 60th Anniversary Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship in 2012, was a finalist in the National Worker’s Memorial competition Canberra, awarded the inaugural Fugitive Structures project at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation. In 2013 Andrew Burns received the NSW Emerging Architect Prize and a commendation for Crescent House in the Small projects category at the NSW Architecture Awards.
Tony Heywood and Alison Condie are celebrated for their horticultural installations which cross-fertilise the areas of gardens and fine art, exploring new ways of engaging with and re-presenting nature and landscape. They have worked together since 2000 and are represented by the VIGO Gallery 22, London. Their sculptural works have included floating sculptures on the Serpentine in Hyde Park, installations at Berkeley Sq, Tate Britain and Lord's cricket ground. Their inspiring installation 'Space Ritual' won 'Best in Show' at RHS Tatton Park 2010.
Andy Sturgeon runs an international practice from Brighton and is also director of Garden Design Asia. He has won 5 RHS Gold medals, and 'Best in Show' at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2010, as well as the Gardening World Cup 2009 in Japan. He is the author of several garden books, columnist for the Guardian, Daily Mail, Daily Express and Sunday Times, and contributor to the Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as a TV presenter for BBC.
Cityscapes launched in 2012 in partnership with the South Bank and Bankside Cultural Quarter. As a garden design and art event it brings an innovative new approach to the way urban parks and gardens are designed, through the creation of temporary and permanent gardens, in collaboration with designers, artists and cultural organisations.
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