Weddles Employment Opportunity

Applications to be submitted by 31st July 2014.

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International Press of Qingdao Glasshouse

One month after opening – the Weddles have been brought into the spotlight from international media. Our design for the quingdao glasshouse is central to the 2014 work Horticulture Expo and has attracted over 1 million visitors already. It has been international acclaimed as a great sucess for Quingao, China and horticulture.

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Mike and Lu visit Qingdao Expo

After three years of design and consultation Mike and Lu have made their final site visit to the International Horticultural Expo. They were met by Li Fengli the secretary-general of the 2014 Qingdao International Horticultural Exposition executive committee and were treated to an access all areas tour of the Expo site. Read more →

Qingdao Glasshouse nears completion

The Qingdao 2014 World Horticultural Expo Glasshouse nears completion. We have some dramatic photos from the latest site visit to the expo site.

Weddles has been working with one of China’s largest architectural practices over the last few years to develop a naturally ventilated environment where temperatures can fluctuate between 6 – 30 degrees centigrade.  When complete, the glasshouse will exhibit a staggering 3000 varieties of plants ranging from bamboo to cactus, palms and tree ferns.

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Sheffield Live! Radio Interview

Mike and Lu were interviewed on Sheffield Live! Radio this morning for the Business section of the morning broadcast.  The main topic covered was Weddles experiences working in China. Track direct to 8-21min for the interview.

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Sheffield Star Business Focus

 

Today saw Weddles in the Sheffield Star. Business Editor, Bob Rae was very interested to hear of our project growth in China, so much so that he ran the full center spread of the Wednesday Business Paper. Within the article is a feature on the company history, contracts & contacts of China, Professor Weddle and the Sheffield University, and the Qingdao International Horticulture Expo.  Read more →

Kaifeng Presentation

One of the landscape visualisations presented to the Kaifeng Blue Wave.

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Qingdao Glasshouse construction update

Mid-December progress update on our 2014 world horticultural expo glasshouse

Latest China Visit

Mike and Lu have just returned to the UK after an extended trip to China to visit four of Weddles biggest Asian projects. Read more →

BREEAM Excellent

Weddles had been working extensively over the past few years in BREEAM assessments, assisting many schemes to achieve EXCELLENT standard. This rating puts the developments in the Top 10% of UK new non-domestic buildings. We can consult on all environmental sections of BREEAM, but are expert in maximising the 10 potential credits available from section 11 – Land Use and Ecology.  Read more →