RHS show installation to tackle the question; what is garden design?

An interactive installation at the RHS London Plant and Design Show hopes to answer the question - what is garden design?

According to Cityscapes, which has created the Design Debate Station, design is something people encounter in every realm of life but are still confused about. Not only are they not sure what it is or what it is for but they do not realise the positive impact it can have on the world.

Cityscapes will build a greenhouse with different questions for visitors to consider on each of the walls as well as plants from Trewidden nursery to admire.

While they have their thinking caps on, garden designers and students will be available to discuss the issues with them. Visitors will then be encouraged to write their responses on the glass walls of the greenhouse with marker pen.

The greenhouse will gradually evolve over the course of the show, as the graffiti gradually covers it up.  
The installation will also encourage responses from the public via Twitter and these will also be posted on the glass panes of the greenhouse.

At the end of the show all the responses will be analysed, documented and utilised for future display.

Cityscapes is running the project at the show on February 21 and 22 in association with Society of Garden Designers, London College of Garden Design. Capel Manor College and Writtle College.


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