The positive effects of benches in public spaces
Dr Clare Rishbeth's research into the use of benches gave her the title of the UK’s expert on benches. This week, she featured on the BBC One Show, as the programme considered the removal of benches in some cities in the UK.
New book sheds light on Capability Brown’s role as Royal Gardener
Dr Jan Woudstra’s new book, Capability Brown, Royal Gardener: the Business of Place-Making in Northern Europe is published this week (Monday 2 Nov), by White Rose University Press.
Sheffield students nominated for Landscape Institute Awards
Three students from the Department of Landscape Architecture have been nominated for Best Dissertation in the 2020 Landscape Institute Awards.
Scientific research shows that greener front gardens reduce stress
Including a few plants in a bare front garden could reduce your stress levels as much as eight weekly mindfulness sessions, new research by the Department of Landscape Architecture in collaboration with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has shown