Published by Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at University of Greenwich, London

Author: Giedre Paliukaityte

  • Biomimicry – beyond sustainable

    Biomimicry – beyond sustainable

    Biomimicry is an approach  to design based on studying biological forms and processes. Fauna and flora has phenomenal abilities to adapt  to changing temperature and humidity, achieve structural strength and grow from surrounding physical medium.  Remarkable selection of solutions, found in nature, have been refined by 3.8 billion years of evolution and with latest technological […]

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  • Visions for Heathrow City

    Visions for Heathrow City

    In 2013 the Airports Commission, established by the government, published a report, concluding that South East needs an additional runway by 2030 and possibly a second additional by 2050. The biggest pressure falls onto Heathrow Airport which currently runs at its full potential and there is no doubt that it needs a new strategy. Although, […]

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  • Floating gardens for Hortillonnages Amiens

    Floating gardens for Hortillonnages Amiens

    Landscape installation ‘Symbios-living together’ was built this week by Giedre Paliukaityte and Joana Quintas. Being a part of ‘Art, Villes & Paysage | Art, Cities & Landscape’ project it offers an opportunity to find new relations between natural and man-made environments and have a closer experience of sensitive surroundings. Located on water a network of […]

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  • The Symbiosis – living together

    The Symbiosis – living together

    Giedre Paliukaityte and Joana Avelar Quintas have been selected to build a landscape installation in Hortillonnages Amiens. It is the 5th year Maison de la Culture d’Amiens and the Borough Councils of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk present project Art, Villes & Paysage | Art, Cities & Landscape which is a part of the INTERREG […]

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  • Exploration Architecture : Designing with Nature : Exhibition at the Architecture Foundation

    Exploration Architecture : Designing with Nature : Exhibition at the Architecture Foundation

    In February The Architecture Foundation presents Exploration Architecture: Designing with Nature – the first solo show by Exploration. This innovative architecture practice focuses on biomimicry, sustainability and searches for unique future-facing solutions.  This time they showcase four selected projects and 3D printed installation, short videos, sketches, study models and natural artifacts which inspired the designs. Where: The Architecture Foundation, […]

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  • Wider than Metropolis – new city form

    Wider than Metropolis – new city form

    Last week new winds has shaken urbanism theory. Widely known urban geographer Edward W. Soja presented ‘The End of the Metropolis Era‘. Following Ed Wall’s overview I give more personal reflections on the lecture. Firstly, we should understand processes shaping the city. City is an agglomeration of people, who shear expenses, and being in close […]

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