Wednesday, 13 May 2020

WUC Design Degree Show 2020 - Virtual Exhibition

There are just 2 weeks to go until the Writtle University College Design Degree Show 2020. The exhibition will feature the work of students from Art & the Environment, Contemporary Art & Design, Landscape Architecture & Garden Design and Professional Floristry & Floral Design.

In a change to the usual format we will be holding a Virtual Exhibition. This will take place online, but as always will highlight the breadth of skill and creativity from our amazing students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Virtual Exhibition:
Wednesday 27th May from 12pm (UTC+1)

Normally the exhibition launch would take place in the evening in our adapted dedicated design studios. As we're going virtual this year, and because we have students back home in Japan and Korea, we've moved the opening to midday UK time (which will be 8pm in UTC+9), to accommodate as much of the world as possible. It's even a reasonable time on the east coast of the US, if you like an early start 😃. 

To get a reminder about the exhibition launch why not sign up to our Facebook event: 

Thanks to this year’s generous sponsors:
CED Stone Group
Essex Gardens Trust
WUC Students' Union

Each year we hold a student competition to find the image to be used for all promotional material, and this year it was won by Louise Wells BA (Hons) Contemporary Art & Design (Yr3). You can see Louise’s dynamic image incorporated into all #WUCshow2020 designs. Congratulations Louise!

#WUCshow2020 #VirtualExhibition #DegreeShow #Writtle #Exhibition #Art #Design #Environment #LandscapeArchitectre #GardenDesign #Floristry #FloralDesign

Wednesday, 18 March 2020

Landscape Talk - Gary Alden

Our successful alumni Gary Alden, a Senior Associate at Townshend Landscape Architects, returned to Writtle to give us the latest Landscape Talk about Townshend's latest project in Canada Water in London.

This large-scale masterplanning project will create a new district in the Docklands area with a mix use of residential properties, businesses and shopping opportunities underlined with green corridors and open green public spaces.

#LandscapeTalks #Writtle #alumni #success #London #CanadaWater #masterplan #MakeItGreen

Monday, 16 March 2020

Masterplanning at St Lukes Park

A few weeks back, on a rather chilly #winter day, our 2nd year Landscape Architecture and Garden Design students visited a housing development in St. Luke’s Park, Runwell, #Essex, with the aim to produce a masterplan and propose a series of linear parks.

The students were shown around by Lauren Hull, Estates Manager for The Land Trust, and graduate of Writtle’s BSc (Hons) Landscape and Garden Design course.

While evaluating the site they explored an on-site sculpture, designed by john Merrill

Over the last few weeks our students have been working on their projects on water sensitive design and pocket parks for the new development and last week they presented their completed masterplans designs to the client, Lauren Hull from The Land Trust.

#Writtle #LandscapeArchitecture #GardenDesign #TheLandTrust #design #inspiration