A design competition has been launched by Groundwork London seeking the best ideas for transforming local areas to manage the threats of climate change.

The competition called Design for Life follows Groundwork London’s work with Hammersmith and Fulham Council where local residents of three housing estates in west London were engaged in designing climate change adaptation measures in their local area.

Launched in association with the National Housing Federation and the Landscape Institute, the competition aims to encourage housing providers, designers and local communities to build on the success of these pilot projects, and redesign their own green spaces so they are better able to respond to the threats of flooding, heatwaves and water shortages.

Design for Life is free to enter and is open to everyone, regardless of their skills or experience in landscape design, and also accepts entries from outside London.

The closing date for entries is 5pm, 21st September 2015 – further details can be found on Groundwork’s website.

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