Collective landscape futures

During March, the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at University of Greenwich are organising a series of events to explore future landscape and urban practice. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES will be three roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and how our collective voices can inform future programmes and practices.

We are delighted to be joined by Julia Watson (author of Lo—TEK. Design by Radical Indigenism), Ben Campkin (Co-Director of the Urban Laboratory, UCL), Ross Exo-Adams (Co-director of Bard Architecture), and Martí Franch Batllori (EMF).

Roundtables will be conducted on Zoom, with places prioritised to students and recent graduates. See future posts on http://www.thelandscape.org for Zoom links.

March 11 (5-7pm) /// MORE-THAN-HUMAN HISTORIES will be a conversation about ecological thinking and practices that have the potential to address the climate crisis. Speakers include: Julia Watson / Lenka Rajmantova / Loretta Bosence / Meredith Will / Roo Angell.

March 18 (5-7pm) /// URBAN DEVELOPMENT DIETS will discuss practices of urban change that can advance rather than undermine social and environmental justice. Speakers include: Ben Campkin / Helena Rivera / Henry Day / Toya Peal / Will Sandy.

March 25 (5-7pm) /// GARDENING INJUSTICE will examine the role of landscape in the uneven distribution, ownership, and access to land – and the potential of other practices. Speakers include: Anushka Athique / Gemma Hoult / Martí Franch Batllori / Ross Exo-Adams / Rebecca McDonald-Balfour.

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