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Green Forum Celebrates Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

International speakers included Wayne Hemmingway, Andrew Grant and René Sommer Lindsay

CSGN Forum presentation videos are now online

This week Glasgow played host to a green conference looking at the central role of artists, architects and designers in creating vibrant places for people to live and enjoy.

The sixth annual forum of the CSGN, in partnership with The Glasgow School of Art (GSA), featured contributions from acclaimed designers, architects and artists from across the globe including urban design champion, Wayne Hemingway, international landscape architect, Andrew Grant, and Copenhagen-based architect, René Sommer Lindsay.

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Community Growing Increases Across Central Scotland

The country’s biggest celebration of gardening will be in full bloom this week (11th to 17th April) and the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) is encouraging locals to take part in National Gardening Week by growing their own food.

There has been a significant increase in community growing activity across the central belt of Scotland between 2010 and 2015 according to new research from the Central Scotland Green Network Trust (CSGNT).

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Creative Green Ideas in Central Scotland Encouraged to Enter Competition

Innovative concepts and projects across Central Scotland are invited to enter a competition to win up to £5,000 funding from the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) Ideas Fund 2016.

Now in its fourth year, the CSGN Ideas Fund supports the development of pioneering greenspace and green infrastructure projects, from concepts in their early stages of research, scoping and feasibility to those further on in the design process which are ready to transform their vision into reality with project development, testing or delivery.

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Green Forum to Celebrate Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design

Glasgow is set to host a one-day conference looking at the pivotal role of artists and designers in creating vibrant places for people to live and enjoy.

The sixth annual forum of the Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) will feature contributions from acclaimed designers, architects and artists from across the globe including urban design champion, Wayne Hemingway, international landscape architect, Andrew Grant, and Copenhagen-based architect, René Sommer Lindsay. The event will mark Scotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

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CSGN Development Fund Projects Announced

18 projects are to share over £430,000 to transform the local environment and add value to the economy, Environment Minister Aileen McLeod said today.

The CSGN Development Fund supports trees, woodlands and green infrastructure, encourage community growing and promote active travel to help transform the quality of life for people living and working in the area.

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