Barton Park features at the Landscape Institute Awards 2016
Barton Park masterplanners, Terence O’Rourke, wins
“highly commended” award in the Urban and Masterplanning category at last
week’s awards ceremony.
planning and design consultancy Terence O'Rourke has won the “highly commended”
award in the Urban and Masterplanning category at the 2016 Landscape Institute
Awards for its work on Barton Park, Oxford.
year, the LI Awards are presented to landscape professionals in recognition of
their outstanding work, and to encourage excellence. The Landscape Institute
applauds those working on the most innovative projects to have shaped, restored
and protected the natural and built environment.
unique and innovative Barton Park development is promoted by Barton Oxford LLP,
a partnership between Grosvenor Developments Ltd and Oxford City Council.
comprehensive design includes 885 new homes, a community hub with primary
school, a mixed-use local centre, leisure and community facilities and
strategic open space.
landscape-led plan is fundamental to the successful delivery of a high quality
and vibrant place for people to live and work.
Andy Sharpe, Director of Project Management - Strategic Land
has commented “The aim at Barton Park is to deliver an exemplar project. This
aspiration is now taking shape, with a significant proportion
of the primary infrastructure implemented and construction of the
first phase of housing starting on site. As well as providing much needed
housing in Oxford, the project will bring about tangible benefits to adjacent
communities and create an integrated and sustainable new neighbourhood.”
Burton, Design Director at Terence O’Rourke,
said: “We are delighted that our masterplanning and landscape design
work on Barton Park has been recognised
by this award. It is a testament to the consistently high quality and
innovative results that our team delivers.
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