Return of the Swifts

Return of the Swifts

Swifts are a sign of summer. They arrive from Africa, normally in late April/early May and leave again in early August. The Landmark Practice’s first sightings this year were near Avonmouth and in the Chew Valley on 4 and 5 May respectively. The RSPB describes the...
Architectural Graphics Services

Architectural Graphics Services

Many of our clients’ successes, whether led by our environmental planning, ecology, or landscape teams, should be credited (at least in part) to the efforts of Guillermo Sanchez (or just Sanchez) who manages Landmark’s Architectural Graphics service. Our clients are...

Using remote cameras for wildlife surveys

Wildlife film watchers will be very familiar with the images captured by remote cameras all over the world.  Whilst we don’t have ready access to Serengeti wildlife, Landmark also uses remote cameras to monitor ecological activity at our clients’ sites.  It is an...

Planning for Landscape and Visual Assessment

Terminology Overload There are a number of terms to describe the landscape and visual information that is needed to support the grant of planning permissions. In addition to the industry and professional standard ‘Landscape and Visual Impact Assessments’ (LVIAs) or...