Scott Badham and Ian Fisher imagined retrofitting London's buses and trams and trains with "biocentric mats and sleeves." This idea to create a network of floating barges of wetland, farm and park near Canary Wharf was highly commended by the judges. The competition was organized by the UK's Landscape Institute in partnership with the Mayor of London and the Garden Museum based in south London. Transforming London's many flyovers into "green arteries" would not only improve the look of some of some eyesores but also reduce traffic noise and encourage biodiveristy, according to Bell Phillips, Spacehub and Aecom. Terra Studio's idea is to create four green infrastructure schemes including a "green bridge" on London's Blackfriars Bridge. An ambitious scheme to create a rainwater store which can serve local residents was Andres Briones' idea.
An idea to transform the City of London's Tower 42 was proposed by Jerry Tate Architects. Revitalizing forlorn waterways was proposed by Place Design + Planning. Me & Sam Ltd want to establish small book exchanges thoroughout London's extensive network of parks and green spaces. Sprucing up London's arterial routes was Ireland Albrecht's vision with road verges and pavements becoming "multi-functional landscapes." Creating miniature orchards in and around existing bus shelters could transform them into shared areas for cultivating food. A green toolbox designed to help local communities improve their own parks and playgrounds was devised by Atkins Landscape Architects.