The green landscape of our cities is all too often under threat, falling prey to builders, tight development budgets or lack of maintenance. Join leading landscape architects, writers and specialists as they explore the urban landscapes of the last century. And, at a time when everyone is talking about sustainable development and green space what can the experts tell us about the challenges of creating urban landscapes in the 21st century?
The series, programmed to accompany the exhibition From Garden City to Green City at London's Garden Museum, will cover the shift from the ideal of every family being able to grow their own food to factory farming and back again, from the reinvention of the pleasure garden for the Festival of Britain to modern sports parks.
Supported by Landscape Forms and English Heritage