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considered design inc


The Practice

Considered design inc is a studio based design practice specialising in the creation of landscape defined by the process of conceiving, detailing, constructing and enjoying. Our approach is determined not by any particular aesthetic or style but by each project bringing with it new opportunities to explore a continuously evolving vocabulary of ideas. For us landscape architecture is a language that is spatial, elemental and complex. Innovation is the vehicle for us to find new ways of reading, understanding and making.

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Public Realm

Objective Influence

The following case studies illustrate that Considered Design Inc, Landscape Architects have the relevent experience to design all facets of contemporary public realms. We design with skill and sensitivity, creating landscapes that make a positive and meaningful contribution to the wellbeing of the community.

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Case Studies 1. Westfield Shopping Centre, London, UK. 2. Walsall Transport Interchange, West Midlands, UK. 3. The Charter School, London, UK. 4. New Providence Wharf, London, UK. 5. Victoria Square District, Belfast, Northern Ireland. 6. Rennie Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC. 7. North Herts College, London, UK. 8. Howe Dell School, London, UK. 9. Black Notely School, Essex, UK. 10. 2211 Cambie Street, Vancouver.

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Westfield Shopping Centre, London, UK.

Walsall Transport Interchange, West Midlands, UK.

The Charter School, London, UK.

New Providence Wharf, London, UK.

Victoria Square District, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


Case Study 1.0 Westfield Shopping Centre, White City London.


considered design inc/ public realm case studies

Westfiefld Shopping Centre, 1.62m sq feet retail experience including cinema, food courts, luxury stores and delux shopping. The landscape design concept centers on various references to historic streams and watercourses that formerly ran through the site. Metaphorically, in the form of a water feature, this stream still flows through the public spaces appearing along and in various pedestrian areas. 1.1

Image 1.1 The Atrium.

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Public Plaza.

Green Wall and Water Feature.

Entrance Square.

*Project Landscape Architect with Martha Schwartz Partners


Case Study 1.0 Westfield Shopping Centre, White City London.


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Green Wall and Water Feature.

Main Mall.

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Public Plaza.

Transport Interchange.

*Project Landscape Architect with Martha Schwartz Partners


Case Study 5.0 Victoria Square District, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


considered design inc/ public realm case studies

The Victoria Square scheme harnessed the very latest retail thinking incorporating pedestrian friendly open and covered streets, penthouse apartments and modern entertainment spaces. It comprises nearly 63,000 sq m of retail floorspace over three floors, anchored by a flagship store, and including a multi-screen cinema, food court and restaurant terrace, 106 apartments and two level basement parking for 1000 cars. 3 public plazas are connected by a glazed roof structure, alternative roof areas are covered in an engineered sedum green roof.

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Main Mall.

Level Interchange.

Glazed Walkway.

*Project Landscape Architect with Building Design Partnership.


Case Study 5.0 Victoria Square District, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


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Public Plaza.

Main Mall.

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Mall Seating.

Recycled Glass Paving.

*Project Landscape Architect with Building Design Partnership.


Case Study 6.0 Rennie Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC.


considered design inc/ public realm case studies

The design concept for the Rennie Art Gallery Roof Garden seeks to provide a high quality open space integrating seamlessly with the Wing Sang building and its surrounding environment. The design evolved from initial ideas balancing the constraints and opportunities unique to this project. The Integration of these concepts within the buildings heritage results in a small palette of carefully chosen materials. The garden becomes a recessive backdrop contrasting the frenetic city and is employed as a foil to the permanently displayed art collection.

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Corten Steel Event Space.

Roof Top Planting.

Corten Steel Deck.


Case Study 10.0 2211 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC.


considered design inc/ public realm case studies

The landscape treatment for 2211 Cambie Street is intended to be both abundant and complimentary to the contemporary architectural composition. In the public realm the landscape design concept treats the building as a whole single volume. With in the envelope of the building the landscape design provides a series of vignettes arranged in both plan and section.

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2211 Cambie Street, Development Permit Model.

2211 Cambie Street, Site Analysis drawings


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Case Study 4.0 Residential Roof Deck

Case Study 4.0 Seating/ Roof Vent.

Case Study 4.0 Water Feature

Case Study 3.0 School Plaza

Case Study 7.0 Entrance Plaza

Case Study 3.0 Entrance Court.

Case Study 7.0 Urban Cushion

Case Study 8.0 Entrance Plaza

Case Study 4.0 Roof Canal.

Case Study 2.0 Interchange Roofscape.

Case Study 9.0 Engineered Green Roof.


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