How do we design for direct action?

This year Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students at Greenwich will be focused on design projects that facilitate direct action.

Disruptive Ecologies is a project to reimagine objects, spaces and infrastructures that augment the capacity of direct action to make change, highlighting the political role of design and the agency of designers to address environmental crises and urban inequities. Students from the first year of the BA to the final year of the Masters will be researching, engaging and creating projects:

  • For individual and collective actions
  • From small scale interventions to regional infrastructures
  • From immediate to long-term presence
  • Designed for specific sites, acting on larger contexts
  • Impacting change at strategic scales
  • Exposing the issues being confronted
  • Intertwining strategies, projects and actions

For more information contact Landscape Architecture and Urbanism lead, Ed Wall [e.wall@greenwich.ac.uk].

[Image: Occupy Puerta Del Sol, Madrid https://www.publicspace.org/works/-/project/g001-acampada-en-la-puerta-del-sol%5D

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