Shapling by Simon Watkinson

Shapling is now almost complete and ready for installation in March 2018. Having been 3D modelled and engineered by Arup Engineering this piece will act as an orientation device within the new Leaplish development at Kielder Water

Future Cities Forum by Simon Watkinson

Having been invited to speak at the Art & Cities Forum I spent an unusual morning listening to wide ranging discussions on the broad subject, but just a moment to speak myself! 

Shakespeare North by Simon Watkinson

This autumn I am beginning a collaboration with Helm Architecture and Austin-Smith;Lord Architects on the new Theatre and MA study Centre in Knowsley where Shakespeare's group performed during the Plague of London.

St Peter's Northern Design Awards by Simon Watkinson

The re-landscaping of St Peter's Church, Wearmouth has won the Commercial Landscaping Award at the recent Northern Design Awards. Built in the 7th Century it is one of the first Churches in England to have stained glass windows, the start of a lengthy glass making legacy, resulting in the National Glass Centre built nearby.