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Specialists in Commercial and Domestic Landscape Construction, Living Walls, and Urban Greening. We employ over 60 staff at our head office and nursery in Surrey, operating a fleet of vehicles to service projects across the UK and Europe.
We are so lucky here at Smartscape, we get to design interior-scapes & install plants in some of the most amazing spaces. Our projects are transformative, elevating beautiful yet bland interiors to interior jungles!
The largest of the two living walls wraps around the entrance of the 'Sustainability Hub' building, which uses the flexibility of the Fytotextile Living Wall system to full advantage, following the curved lines of the structure,.
Led by the Green Roof orator Dusty Gedge and leading Green Roof supplier Chris Bridgman of Bridgman & Bridgman World Green Roof day launches to celebrate green roofs all over the planet and the many benefits that they bring to the built environment.
These wonderful pictures of Living Pillar in full bloom demonstrate the positive effects of plants when specified on existing urban architecture, the forage that they create for pollinators and the colour and vibrancy they bring to otherwise bland urban landscape.
Smart Pillars - The Worlds First Green Lamp Post Inspired by the knowledge the industry has gained about the benefits of urban greening in increasingly busy cityscapes, we wanted to take the concept of vertical retrofitting of plants one step further by using the existing resource of street furniture (including lamp posts) as a framework on which to grow plants, thus the Smart Pillar™ was designed.
Scotscape's Landscape team carried out the soft landscaping, tree planting, shrub planting, soil fill and turfing at this landmark project which forms part of the P5K which runs around the perimeter of the Greenwich Peninsula.
The Scotscape Group of companies includes Scotscape Smartscape - Urban Greening specialists working throughout the UK and Europe designing, installing and maintaining the Fytotextile Living Wallsystem in both interior and exterior locations.
It’s an exciting time of the year, when the crisp letters of notification arrive from the BALI Awards team, letting businesses like us know if they have won a BALI National Landscape Award. 2019 sees us being honoured with two awards for different departments within the Scotscape Business.
This 76m2 living wall has been installed as part of a series of interventions that are part of the Borough High Street Low Emission Neighbourhood initiative led by Team London Bridge and Better Bankside, supported by the Mayor of London.
Goodman's Fields is a truly unique mixed-use development by Berkeley homes in the heart of the City of London, ideally located for Canary Wharf, The Docklands and The South Bank. The development comprises a selection of high quality studios and one, two and three bedroom apartments, as well as retail and commercial space, student accommodation and a hotel.
Providing plants and landscape at both small and large development sites has been shown to improve property sales and value. Living Walls offer an optimum opportunity to incorporate plants where horizontal space is at a premium, no other 'construction' cladding or service can offer the following benefits:
This 14.5m2 living wall is located at the reception area of the Jubilee Hall Gym in Covent Garden, creating a WOW entrance area to inspire gym users and bring a little bit of nature into the heart of this Central London gym.
The Smartscape team developed this fantastic green cladding system for the sportswear brand Asics back in 2017. The system has developed beautifully and the plants are thriving in these bespoke irrigated planters which were designed for multiple Asics Stores around Europe.
Its that 'back to school feeling', September is here, time to invigorate your work life and learn more!Why not shake up your lunch hour this month and join one of the Team London Bridge LOVE LUNCH events? The Scotscape Smartscape team are hosting two LOVE LUNCH events at the Orchard Lisle Building at Guys and St Thomas' London Bridge where we installed a wonderful 76m2 Living Wall which was unveiled by Shirley Rodriguez the Deputy Mayor for the Environment in June this year.
Bruichladdich, the Progressive Hebridean Distillery located in the Isle of Islay in Argyll has included a living wall in their fantastic shop which sells World renowned Whiskies and the infamous Botanist Gin.Scotscape installed this 21.5m2 interior living wall in just 2 days, helping to create a wow factor and following Bruichladdich’s philosophy for using edible plants sourced from the Hebridean landscape to bring unique flavour to their delicious premium gin.
Scotscape and Grosvenor Britain and Ireland recently launched the Smart Pillar, whereby Scotscape’s Fytotextile Living wall system was adapted to be retrofitted onto the lamp posts of Ebury Street in London's Belgravia. With irrigation powered by solar energy, a damage free fitting system and a tank of 75 ltrs of water incorporated in the design – it looks like greening up our lamp posts could become the norm across the UK.
Living walls are now a well-recognised part of our urban landscape, popping up in cities throughout the UK and the rest of the planet.The high aesthetic of living walls brings a wow factor to both exterior and interior living wall projects, this is great, but – and there is a big BUT – living walls offer an opportunity to bring far more advanced functionality than just ‘beauty’.
Inspired by the knowledge the industry has gained about the benefits of urban greening in increasingly busy cityscapes, we wanted to take the concept of vertical retrofitting of plants one step further by using the existing resource of street furniture (including lamp posts) as a framework on which to grow plants, thus the Smart Pillar™ was designed.
The Scotscape Group has been part of the vertical greening industry since it first gained traction in the UK in 2007. Our installations of living walls for both exterior and interior projects are extensive and knowledge garnered through constant research and development has led our thought-leading team to develop the Smart Pillar.
Royal Lancaster London has unveiled a stunning ‘green living wall’ as the final area of reconstruction, following its £85 million renovation. The prestigious hotel overlooking Hyde Park has been completely transformed both internally and externally in this universal restructure.
Toxic air around our children, especially in large towns and cities is high on the media agenda and rightly so, with increased levels of childhood asthma and respiratory illness on the rise tackling air pollution from every angle is crucial.
Scotscape are collaborators. We love to make new connections with our broad and friendly industry to help each other to do all we collectively can to build the exciting momentum towards greening our urban environment. Inspired by a visit to one of our living walls training days in 2018 and with an active presence in social media promoting the benefits of plants.
In September 2018 Scotscape supported a 'Wellbeing Theatre' at a Thompson Reuters event. We brought an abundance of plants into the Wellbeing Space and styled the area to support the sense of peace and calm which was required as breakout space for lots of