This year's IHDC competition will open for registration on 1st May 2013.
Registration and entry period |
1st May - 31st August 2013
Judging period | September 2013
Awards Ceremony | November 2013
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The judges look forward to receiving another series of exciting, transformational designs that demonstrate how working with nature is helping towns and cities everywhere adapt to climate change and make a better place for all.
May- November | Biodiverse Green Infrastructure events, training and tours
September - October | IHDC 2013 Judging Period
November | IHDC 2013 Public Exhibition & VIP Awards Ceremony
IHDC 2012 Exhibition
The IHDC 2012 Exhibition at the Natural History Museum
8 - 19 October 2012, The Darwin Centre Cocoon, Natural History Museum, London
The IHDC 2012 exhibition of winners and finalists was opened to the public in the Darwin Centre Cocoon at the Natural History Museum, London, from 8 - 19 October, as a Fringe Event of the 11th Biodiversity COP in Hyderabad over the same period.
Thanks to our sponsors the Green Infrastructure Partnership, the Natural History Museum, Ecobuild and the British Council.
Winners and Finalists IHDC 2012
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the IHDC 2012, with projects demonstrating why integrating nature is good for biodiversity, neighbourhoods, business and climate change adaptation.
Celebrated at a VIP evening reception at the Natural History Museum on 15 October, prizes were awarded by Lord de Mauley, Under-Secretary for the Environment at Defra, Dr Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum, Jo Mayer of Ecobuild and Gary Grant, Chair of the IHDC.
The IHDC 2012 Overall Winner was an integrated Green Infrastructure design study in south west Glasgow. Other winning projects included greening a central London district and a major new development in Barking and Dagenham.
Thanks to all sponsors, speakers, hosts and participants at this year's IHDC Conference, Awards Ceremony and Exhibition on 15th October at the Natural History Museum - Ecosystem Services Come to Town.
Lord de Mauley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Environment opened the conference, on behalf of IHDC 2012 Gold Sponsors the Green Infrastructure Partnership, supported by Defra and DCLG. He spoke wholeheartedly for the adoption of a Green Infrastructure approach, supported by policies such as the Natural Environment White Paper, Habitats and Biodiversity Directives.
Hilary Benn MP, Shadow Minister at the Department for Communities and Local Government, followed with an empassioned plea for planning and development to incorporate an ecosystem services approach.