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EDIBLEOPPORTUNITIES ANDPOTENTIAL SOLUTIONS

EmmaOldroydCMLI|e.oldroyd@leedsmet.ac.uk SeniorLecturerLandscapeArchitecture LeedsMetropolitanUniversity IECC|20th March2013

HydeParkCorner

JamesGrahamBuilding

BroadcastingPlace BlenheimPrimarySchool

QueensSquare

MillenniumSquare

Typesofspaces+placesinIECC
Streets/Roads(vehicular) Pedestrianroutesandpaths Verges Squares(paved/vegetated) Lawns Formalplantingbeds Recreationfacilities(tenniscourts,playareas,skateparks) Gardenspaces(paved/vegetated) Carparks Playingfields Cemeteries Schoolgrounds Allotments SemiPUBLIC Communitygardens Communalgardens Rooftops Wallsofbuildings Gardenspaces(paved/vegetated)

PUBLIC Parks

PRIVATE

Identificationclues+characteristics
PUBLIC Parks Streets/Roads(vehicular) Pedestrianroutesandpaths Verges Squares(paved/vegetated) Lawns Plantingbeds Recreationfacilities Gardenspaces(paved/vegetated) Carparks Playingfields Schoolgrounds Allotments Communitygardens SemiPUBLIC Communalgardens Rooftops Wallsofbuildings Gardenspaces(paved/vegetated) PRIVATE Location|aspect|orientation Shape+size+slopeofthespaceand pathsthroughit Presenceofotherpeople Style,type,use+proximityofnearby buildings Location,size,typeandstyleof boundarytreatment Type,diversityandarrangementof vegetation Colour|texture|balance|pattern Maturity/age Qualityandtypeofmaterials Symbolsandmarkings Presenceofequipment/machinery/ furniture Signage

Insertphotofrom

StJohnsSquare,London

PrincessDianaMemorialPlayground, London

www.amateurgardening.com

Identificationclues+characteristics
PUBLIC Parks Lawns|Wildflowers|Maturetrees|Widepaths|Playfacilities Streets/Roads Linearspace|Tarmac+markings|Pavements|Carsetc. Pedestrianroutesandpaths Linearspace|Paved|Nokerbs|People Verges Uncontained|Planted|Irregularshape|Fewotherfeatures Squares(paved/vegetated) Spaceenclosedbybuildings Lawns Clippedgrass|flat?|formalplantingcloseby?|Balanced Plantingbeds Definedspacesforplanting|sometimesraised|In/formal Recreationfacilities Materials|Equipment|Boundary|People|Colour Gardenspaces(paved/vegetated) Spacerelatesstronglytoabuilding Carparks Materials|Symbols|Cars|Parkingmeters|signage Playingfields Size|Linemarkings|lackofvisualfeatures|Equipment Schoolgrounds Boundary|sizeofequipment|Associatedbuilding Allotments Orderedchaos!|diverse|boundaries|materials Communitygardens Humanscale|placesforsmallgroups|diverse SemiPUBLIC Communalgardens Layout/typeofmaterialsandvegetation|boundaries Rooftops Locationinrelationtothebuildingsprincipalfacade Wallsofbuildings Locationinrelationtothebuildingsprincipalfaade GardenspacesLayout/typeofmaterialsandvegetation|boundaries PRIVATE

PUBLICGARDEN/SQUAR Clothworkers Bui

GARDENSPACES/CARPARKSon BlenheimTerrace

GrassvergenearWoodhouseCarpark
WAITUNTILTHESUNSHINESANDADD PHOTOSOFTHESTUDYAREATO ILLUSTRATETHEPOINTS Location Shape+sizeofthespace Presenceofotherpeople Style,use+proximityofnearby buildings Location,typeandstyleof boundarytreatment Type,diversityandarrangementof vegetation Colour|texture|balance Maturity/age Qualityandtypeofmaterials Symbolsandmarkings Presence/sizeofequipment/ machinery Signage

CarparkonthebridgenearBroadcasting Place

GrassvergenearWoodhouseCarpark

IECCSOLUTIONS?
WhichsolutionsCANhappen? WhichsolutionsWILLwork? WhichsolutionsareAPPROPRIATE? Shortterm/longtermsolutions

Anyroomforannuals?

Imagecourtesyofwww.telegraph.co.uk

Perennialsinparticular places?

UnitarianChurch,Todmorden

groweat.blogspot.com www.washingtonpost.com byBarbaraDamrosch

Aspotforapotager?

www.seedtofeedme.com

Amorecontemporarytake?

Contemporarypotager gardenbyJoakim Seiler,Head GardeneratGunnebo,Sweden


http://www.gardenworldimages.com http://www.gapphotos.com

Andonabiggerscale?

Imagecourtesyofwww.telegraph.co.uk

Raisedbedsbutnotjust anyraisedbeds

http://www.penick.net http://idogardening.com http://www.katherineedmonds.co.uk

Raisedbedsonthecheap www.backtofront.org.uk

p.s.1ContemporaryArtCentre PublicFarmOneInstallationbyWorkArchitects,2008
http://www.coolhunting.com/culture/publicfarmone.php

OpportunitiesforOrchards?

Homerton College,Cambridge

Verticalgrowing?

Homerton College,Cambridge

http://www.hodnet.org.uk | http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/life/property/gardens/article3646013.ece http://www.pottedvegetablegarden.com.StudioOutside

StudioOutside http://www.penick.net

Istheremuchroomfor mushrooms?

FredTreadways garden,Carolina www.bunkycooks.com

FredTreadways garden,Carolina www.bunkycooks.com

Edibleroofscapes?

TheFairmontHotel,Montrealinhabitat.com

TheGaryCornerYouthCenter RoofGarden,Chicago Hoerr Schaudt LandscapeArchitects |ASLAAwardwinner2010


http://www.asla.org

http://www.asla.org |planfromhttp://www.openideo.com

Edibleaccompaniments
Biodiversity Water Experience

Meadowsforcolour anddiversity

TheOlympicPark,2013

MileEndPark

Waterworks

Augustenborg,Malmo,Sweden

HomesforHabitats
VstraHamnen Malmo,2001

Treesaddlife

Jarmers Plads Copenhagen

Fredericksberg Squares,Copenhagen

Fredericksberg Squares,Copenhagen

Norrebro Park,Copenhagen

Bringingitalltogether
FUNCTION: NEEDS REQUIREMENTS PLACE: CHARACTER VIEWS STYLE IDEAS:CONCEPT ORGANISATION PHILOSOPHY

Designprinciplesinclude
Unity|Balance|Awarenessanduseofline,form,space,colour, texture|Grouping|Relativesize|Variety|Rhythm

Dropinraisedbeds?

EdibleExcellence

Shabbychic?

AtemporaryorchardatUnionStreet,2011 http://www.unionstreetorchard.org.uk/

Designedallotments?

YWCAVancouver www.ywcavan.org

Moredesignerraisedbeds

AGardenforTime www.backtofront.org.uk

Efficientraisedbeds

AGardenAboveGround www.backtofront.org.uk

Ediblefunctionality
Todmorden HealthCentre

Posher pots

Fielden Wharf http://www.incredibleedible todmorden.co.uk

LocationLocation
Gettingtherightactivitiesintherightspaces+places

Legeplads,Copenhagen,designedby Kragh &Bergland,2009

Allotmentnexttoamaincyclepath, Copenhagen

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