Launch of Testing-Ground 03

TESTING-GROUND, Issue 03 Youthhood, will be launched on Thursday 20 January [from 5:00pm] in London’s Stephen Lawrence Gallery. Join the contributors to discuss the articles that examine worlds through youthful eyes, make evident young ambitions, and aim to empower young people to design their cities and landscapes. Youthhood includes contributions by Ed Wall, Carmel Keren, Claire Edwards, Reza Nik, Dan Cui, Averill Dimabuyu, Kazeem Kuteyi, Emmanuel Adarkwah, Kristofer Cullum-Fernandez, Simeon Shtebunaev, Rebecca McDonald-Balfour, Jude Daniel Smith, Fida Sassi, Daze Aghaji, and Sarri Elfaitouri. The work of the contributors amplifies youth voices within and beyond the design disciplines that form our landscapes, cities, and territories.

The launch of Issue 03 is generously supported by Advanced Urban, the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, and University of Greenwich.

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Landscape Citizenships event

Join Tim Waterman (UCL), Jane Wolff (University of Toronto) and Ed Wall (University of Greenwich) on 30 November 2021, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm (UK time), for a discussion their latest book, Landscape Citizenships. Register here. The book Landscape Citizenships, edited by Tim Waterman, Jane Wolff, and Ed Wall, challenges assumptions that landscape and citizenship belong in different intellectual arenas. Its fourteen essays question and counter narrowly defined relationships among people, places, … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships event

Landscape Citizenships: A Roundtable (Yale Environmental History)

Event time: Friday, October 29, 2021 – 1:30pm (ET) Location: Online via Zoom see map  Please register here if you would like to attend. What would it mean to fully embrace the concept of landscape as a milieu of situated, everyday practices, encompassing the mutually constitutive relations between people and place? Might understanding key topics such as marginalization, indigeneity, globalization, resource degradation and extraction through the framework of landscape citizenships … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Roundtable (Yale Environmental History)

Belle . . . Designing the virtual world of U . . . Eric Wong

Thursday 30th September 2021, 6:30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [0003], 10-11 Stockwell Street, University of Greenwich ‘Belle: Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime’ (Belle: The Dragon and Freckled Princess) is the new film by the Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda, who founded Tokyo-based Studio Chizu, and was Oscar-nominated for his animated film Mirai. His new film is an animated science-fiction fantasy about a teenage girl in a … Continue reading Belle . . . Designing the virtual world of U . . . Eric Wong

Landscapes of Care

Landscapes of CareCopenhagen Architecture Festival x 2021October 7–17, 2021 http://www.cafx.dkFacebook / Instagram / YouTube The full program of the largest architecture festival in Scandinavia is out and can be discovered on the festival’s official website. From October 7–17, 2021, Copenhagen and Aarhus will be flooded with events, film screenings, debates, exhibitions, art performances, lectures and guided tours addressing the theme Landscapes of Care. In response to the most pressing global issues of our times, Copenhagen Architecture … Continue reading Landscapes of Care

Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

Local climate emergency declarations, innovative approaches to public art and the collective experience of loss during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform attitudes towards the climate crisis, according to new research published in the open-access Journal of the British Academy. Contributors to the latest special issue of the Journal – on climate activism – draw on multi-disciplinary research from across the humanities and social sciences to explore four different aspects … Continue reading Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

ECLAS Online Conference, September 13-15, 2021 So, landscape architect, eighteenth months in, what have you learned about our shared emergency? It is bigger than this pandemic, and the one to follow.It is bigger than me, than you, than our children.It is bigger than last week’s flood and next week’s fire.It is bigger than any place, any one landscape, anyone’s landscape.It is bigger—by far—than this and … Continue reading ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona

The International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona, 11th edition, opens on September 27th. It will include a series of eight lectures related with this year’s motto “Climate Change, again: City and Nature”. Presentations will be made by the 11 finalist projects which aspire to win the Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize and eight conferences conducted by the Universities shortlisted in the Schools Landscape International Prize.  The symposium has been adapted to this … Continue reading International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona