April 30, 2015

Fabricating bespoke design features

As a landscape designer, the components of a design often require fabrication separately to the creation of the space itself. They may require special materials, skills, tools and facilities to create the elements. Often, especially for roof terrace design and unusual spaces or particular garden projects, I work with local UK-based fabricators to create elements…

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November 30, 2014

A gardener’s Roof Terrace in Manchester

This year, we have been fortunate enough to be commissioned to design and oversee the construction of a number of roof terraces in several different cities in the UK and you can see some of our previous work  on our portfolio page as well as on the Houzz site. The latest to be completed is…

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August 8, 2014

Contemporary roof garden design in Birmingham

At Poppyhead Consultancy we love to design contemporary roof terraces (as well as a range of other contemporary spaces including gardens, courtyards, sensory gardens and kitchen gardens).   Recently we have completed another roof terrace, this one in Birmingham.  This blog describes and shows how we have transformed the space into a relaxing retreat for our…

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