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7 top tips for Virtual Meetings
Mar 29th, 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us to rapidly adapt to remote working. We have been using video-conferencing more often, we have produced some notes to help video conferences run more smoothly.
2B Signs #LandscapeArchitectsDeclare
Jan 17th, 2020
2B have signed the 'Landscape Architects Declare' Climate and Biodiversity Emergency.
Season's Greetings from 2B!
Dec 23rd, 2019
We hope you have a lovely break over Christmas and are looking forward with positive optimism to what will, no doubt, be an even more challenging year than usual.

We'll be off enjoying the holidays from Dec 25th, and the office will re-open on 2nd January.
Team 2B #chooselandscape
Dec 19th, 2019
This year we have been backing the Landscape Institute's #chooselandscape campaign. Choose Landscape aims to encourage young people to start in, and older people to convert to, the landscape profession. Using the key phrases 'Connect people, Transform places, Protect nature' - who wouldn't want to be part of our great profession?
2B's house and office - a SuDS retrofit exemplar
Dec 19th, 2019
Coo, what is a SuDS retrofit exemplar? Well, SuDS = Sustainable Drainage Systems and retrofit means it wasn't originally designed this way, but now it is! Exemplar? - you would be hard-pushed to do more or better!
Slow the Flow - Opportunities Mapping
Dec 19th, 2019
Slow the Flow, of which Amanda is a founder member, just keeps going from strength to strength. In one of her final projects before going off on maternity leave, Amanda teamed up with Stuart Bradshaw of Terrain Geotechnical Consultants for a Slow the Flow project. Together, they evaluated and mapped the Natural Flood Management and Sustainable Drainage opportunities around Mytholmroyd in the Calder valley.
Acoustic Fencing - seen and heard!
Dec 18th, 2019
When a local couple told us that the noise from an A-road adjacent to their garden was driving them mad, we knew what to do. Here's the story.
Visualise this!
Dec 18th, 2019
It is easy to get bogged down in the complexity of technically accurate visualisation. Sometimes something simple is all that is needed - provided the planning authority agrees! Here are a couple of examples.
Appeal successes
Dec 18th, 2019
Our evidence was vital in securing an appeal success for a small housing site at Tetford in the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, whilst in East Yorkshire we put the argument against a major housing scheme outside the development boundary, which was subsequently refused. Any contradiction here? We don't think so...
A Year of Masterplanning
Dec 17th, 2019
2019 has been the year of being involved in many projects at the masterplanning design stages. Read our blog to find out what we have been up to.