This year's annual MLA Showcase, to celebrate and recognise student work, was held online for the first time, with contributions from 3 alumni of the course and a range of students and staff. Unlike previous years, this is seen as the start of an ongoing event, with further vlogs, presentations and prizes to be added over the summer.

Alumni Vlogs

Alumni of the course at MMU have been invited to contribute short films about their own experiences and memories of studying here as well as the career which this has led to subsequently. To view the vlogs, select the corresponding image below.


WHO: Collin Barnes from Barnes Walker


WHO: Simon Ward from Atkins


WHO: Stephen Buckle from ASPECT Studios

Student Presentations

3 students presented short summaries of their atelier work over the year as a reflection of the themes and outcomes of this years graduating cohort. To view the summary presentations, select the corresponding image below. 

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PROJECT: Hunger Hills

WHO: Beth Houston, MLA-2


WHO: Wilson Chun Yin Lai, MLA-2


PROJECT: Agricultural Land Trust

WHO: Beavan Flanagan, MLA-2

To view the student prizes, select the image below.


Prize for the best MLA-1 Exhibition awarded by Landscape Insitute North West: 

Aakanksha Khatri, MLA-1

Prize for the best MLA-2 Exhibition Books awarded by Landscape Insitute North West: 

Wilson Chun Yin Lai, MLA-2 & Beth Houston, MLA-2

Hardscape Prize for Technology awarded by Hardscape:

Aakanksha Khatri, MLA-1

Prize for Humanities awarded by J.A. Jones & Sons and GreenBlue Urban:

Jessica Peach, MLA-1


Prizes for exceptional student work were presented by the North West Branch of the Landscape Institute as well as a range of sponsors and staff.

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