Public Practice is recruiting

Public Practice is recruiting a new cohort of talented, diverse and experienced built environment practitioners for placements within local government, starting in October 2019. The social enterprise is inviting applications from a wide range of disciplines including planning, housing delivery, surveying, development, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, placemaking, masterplanning, project management, community engagement, sustainability and economic development. Open Evenings that will give more information about … Continue reading Public Practice is recruiting

Apply for unique London summer school designing landscapes and cities

Applications are open for a landscape architecture and urban design summer school at University of Greenwich, from 29 July – 2 August, 2019. 5-day summer school to explore the design of landscapes and cities. You will develop drawings, models and manifestos – as well as participating with Sayes Court, supported by the Mayor of London, to build a temporary pavilion. Free for Year 12 students. It is … Continue reading Apply for unique London summer school designing landscapes and cities

Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape has just been published featuring design work of university of Greenwich Students. The work of Landscape Architecture graduate Anushka Athique was selected for the front cover with the designs of several colleagues also featured. Part 1, ‘Reading the Landscape’, opens with an essay by Ed Wall, who leads the landscape programmes at Greenwich. The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape was … Continue reading Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

Greenwich student wins Landscape Institute Travel Award

The winners of this year’s LI Student Travel Award have been announced, with the theme of ‘landscape transformation’ prompting some original and emotive responses. To commemorate the Landscape Institute’s 90th birthday, for the first time, a UK award was introduced to the competition, enabling two deserving students to conduct research in a domestic setting. Rebecca Mcdonald-Balfour, currently a 2nd year student on the BA (Hons) Landscape … Continue reading Greenwich student wins Landscape Institute Travel Award

We are looking for a landscape architect to join our team immediately!

MRG Studio is based in Farringdon and we design landscapes and public realm mostly around the UK.  We’re working with architects such as AHMM, Heatherwick Studio and Knight Architects on mixed-use developments, internal landscapes, bridges and some rather bespoke one-off projects. Our practice is fast-paced and innovative, deeply interdisciplinary and always collaborative.  Some of our projects will go on site soon, others are in concept … Continue reading We are looking for a landscape architect to join our team immediately!

Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

The lecture will take place in LT 11_0004, Stockwell Street on 14th Mar 2019, 6pm.  Formed in the 1960’s the avant-garde architectural group, Archigram, aimed to keep the spirit of modernism alive. Founder member and documenter of the group, Michael Webb will speak to some of its history. This lecture is part of the University of Greenwich Public Lecture Series, see details of upcoming lectures in … Continue reading Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

Apply – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

The Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at the University of Greenwich is looking to appoint a lecturer in Landscape Architecture. Location:  Greenwich Salary:  £33,199 to £48,676 plus £3640 London weighting per annum Part Time Hours:  0.6 FTE (21 hours per week) Contract Type:  Permanent Closing Date:  Wednesday 27 March 2019 Interview Date:  To be confirmed Reference:  1945 The primary purpose of this role is to develop, deliver and administer History … Continue reading Apply – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Landscape Architect Andrew Grant will deliver a public lecture at the University of Greenwich School of Design. After the outstanding landscape architecture lecture by Lynn Kinnear (KLA), and more recently the sold-out lecture by artist Richard Wilson (RA) last week, Andrew will lead us through his portfolio of award-winning landscape architecture projects. Monday, 25 February 18:00 – 19:00, followed by reception (until 20:30) Lecture Theatre … Continue reading Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds is the third in a series of symposia convened by the Monsoon Assemblages project. It will comprise a key-note address, inter-disciplinary panels, and an exhibition. The event will bring together scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplines to engage in conversations about geologies, soils, histories, spatialities, and modifications of monsoon [+ other] grounds. You can sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/monsoon-other-grounds-symposium-tickets-53177045976?invite=&err=29&referrer=&discount=&affiliate=&eventpassword= The confirmed keynote speaker … Continue reading Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Save the Date: Summer Student Exhibition at University of Greenwich: 12 June 2019

The award winning landscape architecture students at the University of Greenwich will be exhibiting their work in June, 2019. Join the opening on Wednesday 12th June at Stockwell Street, Greenwich. Save the date and we will post more information here soon. Continue reading Save the Date: Summer Student Exhibition at University of Greenwich: 12 June 2019