Princess Diana Fountain, London Memorial, Designer, Award, Hyde Park, England
Princess of Wales Fountain, London Diana Memorial
Diana Memorial Fountain London, England, UK – design by Gustafson Porter Landscape Architects
page updated 14 Sep 2016
Diana Memorial Fountain
Memorial Fountain Information from Gustafson Porter, Landscape Architects
Location: Hyde Park, West London, UK
Design: Gustafson Porter Landscape Archietcts
Diana Memorial Fountain wins Natural Stone Award
The Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain, by Gustafson Porter, has received recognition at the Stone Federation of Great Britain’s annual awards ceremony. The Diana Memorial won the top award in the specially created category for ‘Design and Technology innovation in Stone’. The Memorial’s design and construction team includes Gustafson Porter, McConnells, Barron Gould-Texxus and SDE.
Chief Judge John Barton said the award was to honour the “pioneering and brilliant use of computer technology, coupled with a knowledge of stone and water.”
The Natural Stone Awards are judged by a panel of the industry’s leading figures in conjunction with the Stone Federation of Great Britain, the trade association for the industry. For Gustafson Porter the award comes only a month after the practice was named ‘Landscape Architect of the Year’ at the 2006 Horticulture Week Awards.
Over the past year Gustafson Porter has seen to completion a number of high profile projects including; The Westergasfabriek Culture Park in Amsterdam, which transformed a large part of the city’s former gasworks into an exciting cultural public space, and Swiss Cottage Park in London, a open space designed to accommodate the recreational needs of the diverse community which surrounds it.
Gustafson Porter has jointly won a competition to design one of three garden areas on the waterfront in Singapore and is currently working on a master plan for a linear park in Jeddah, Saudi
Princess of Wales Fountain, London : Nov 2006 PR from Gustafson Porter
Diana Memorial Fountain designers – Gustafson Porter, London
Gustafson Porter is an international landscape design practice based in London and operating across the diverse disciplines of landscape, architecture, engineering and design.
Gustafson Porter has collaborated with some of the leading international architectural practices and has projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East, ranging from the Westergasfabriek Cultuurpark in Amsterdam to the interior landscape of the Great Glass House at the National Botanic Garden of Wales. The practice is currently working on schemes in London, Liverpool, Nottingham and Beirut.
Diana Memorial Fountain design : Gustafson Porter
Location: southwest corner of Hyde Park, south of the Serpentine lake / east of the Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
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