20–30 September 2018

Urban Biophilia – installation

Nigel Dunnett and Jo Peel transform an underused public space into a temporary pop-up garden and art installation, creating a positive area for people to interact with.

With painted and animated murals and innovative greening and planting, this garden highlights the essential value of the imaginative public realm.

See also: Urban Biophilia – talk

In this video Professor Nigel Dunnett shows us three projects around Sheffield that have improved the city:


Professor Nigel Dunnett, Department of Landscape, is an award-winning designer in his own right. His work with James Hitchmough on the Olympic meadows captured the world’s imagination. Nigel won a garden design gold medal at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2013.

Jo Peel is a fine artist who paints, draws and animates scenes of urban decay and construction.

With special thanks for all their support to Howell’s Solicitors.