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News and updates from the Meiloci studio

Here's what we've been up to lately...

 


Abdali is nearing completion

It is very exciting to see a project nearing completion that is so close to the original concept.  The paving design is complicated but has been constructed beautifully well.  The light strips have been instaled along the darker lines of paving which will look amazing when finished!

The vertical stone louvres, the only element which has changed significantly, were originally steel.  They aid both form and function by screening the vents from the car parking below.  We think it is all looking fantasic!

Abdali takes shape

Our project at Abdali, Amman, is begining to take shape now with most of the hard works in place and the planting begining to be installed.  The project is an atrium landscape that forms part of the public realm and streetscape within a wider area of urban regeneration.

The project was particularly complicated due to the level changes across the front doors into shops and cafes and also that the landscape is a podium with a multi level car park beneath the main space and buildings.

Over the next few weeks the planting will be finished and lighting and furnishing installed . ........ more pics to come!

We are looking for a Landscape Architect to join our team in Cornwall

Meiloci are a growing Landscape Architectural practice based in Truro, Cornwall.  We have a diverse portfolio of creative Landscape Architectural work and an exciting range of projects currently in the south west and wouth east of England.

We are looking for a creative Landscape Architect/Post Graduate Landscape Architect with technical experience and creative flair.  We are looking for someone with excellent design, technical and communication skills and is enthusiastic, hardworking and passionate about developing their career with us. 

Postgraduate qualification in Landscape Architecture with some experience in the workplace:

Experience of  AutoCAD/ Vectorworks and the Adobe creative suite and experienceof the preparation of construction documents is essential; Knowledge of Sketch-Up/Cinema 4d or alternative 3d software is beneficial; 

If you think you are the right person to join our team, please send a letter with your CV and a selected portfolio,by email to: phawes@meiloci.co.uk, (no greater than 10MB please), or by post to:  Meiloci Landscape Architects, 67 Lemon Street, Truro, Cornwall,  TR1 2PN.

Welcome to MeiLoci Mike Westley

We are very happy to welcome Mike Westley to the team

Mike Westley- CMLI. Dip.LA, Dip.Hort, Dip.LTHE, BA(Hons) Associate Landscape Architect

Mike is a Chartered Landscape Architect with expertise in inclusive public realm, creative co-design, play, healing and learning environment design. This has lead to winning appointments with Design Council (CABE) Built Environment Expert Panel, Cornwall, Devon & Somerset and South West Design Review Panels, NHS Design Review Panel, Sensory Trust (Eden Project), & Groundwork Plymouth Area. His expertise and passion for his work has brought commissions across the UK, mainland Europe, Australia & USA. 

His projects have spanned a range of landscape types, with a focus on projects demonstrating ‘performative green infrastructure’, delivering economic, social and environmental wellbeing benefits to communities and individuals. 

Mike is also an Associate Lecturer at Plymouth University School of Art Design & Architecture. His university research, publications and teaching explore inclusive landscape design and green infrastructure & wellbeing.

His academic career has also included external examiner roles at the Universities of Essex & Edinburgh and visiting lecturer posts at Rhode Island School of Design, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Cambridge & Falmouth Universities. His research publication includes collaborations with the UK Landscape Institute. 

When not involved in the above, Mike likes to explore Cornwall's byways on his bike, its coast and rivers on his kayak and to grow food and generally potter in the family garden. 

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