Johanna Gibbons (J & L Gibbons)

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Johanna Gibbons

Johanna Gibbons is a Landscape Architect, founding Partner of J & L Gibbons established in 1986 and is Director of Landscape Learn a new seasonal prototype for learning and engaging with the landscape. Jo studied Landscape Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art. She is a Fellow of the Landscape Institute and serves on several design advisory panels including Historic England, The Forestry Commission and HS2. Jo’s expertise concerns heritage, green infrastructure and urban regeneration and she leads on collaborative cross-disciplinary practice at a strategic and local level. Her design practice with Neil Davidson has won several international competitions most recently the Museum of London, and many industry awards including the LI President’s Award in 2008 and 2011 for East London Green Grid and Making Space in Dalston respectively. Together Jo and Neil are collaborating with Kings College London and Nomad Projects on Urban Mind, real-time research on how city living affects wellbeing. Jo is external examiner at University of Edinburgh and her exhibited work includes ‘Urbanistas’ celebrating innovative women in urban design.