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Join Nigel Dunnett for a talk on his practice on the Floating Ballast Seed Garden.

Nigel Dunnett is a Professor of Planting Design and Vegetation Technology, and Director of The Green Roof Centre, University of Sheffield. His work revolves around innovative approaches to planting design, and the integration of ecology and horticulture to achieve ecologically-tuned landscapes. 

He is author of ‘Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls’ (Timber Press 2008); ‘Small Green Roofs (Timber Press 2011); Rain Gardens: Managing Water Sustainably in the Garden and Landscape (Timber Press 2007); and ‘The Dynamic Landscape: ecology, design and management of urban naturalistic vegetation’ (Routledge 2003).

Since 2008, along with his colleague James Hitchmough, Dunnett was the principal planting design and horticultural consultants for the London Olympic Park, and for its transition to the Queen Elizabeth Park. Nigel will talk about his practice onboard the Floating Ballast Seed Garden. 

For more information please contact Arnolfini Box Office on: +44 (0)117 9172300 / 01 or email: 

Please meet in Arnolfini foyer 10 minutes before departure time.

Seeds of Change: Floating Ballast Seed Garden brochure is available from Arnolfini. View a digital version or download here