Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?

Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?  Values, Speciation, Cyborgs, Purpose and Language – Join us for an engaging discussion exploring such possibilities at the furthest edge of our imagination Date:  Wednesday 9 October 2019, 18:00 – 19:30 Location:  University of Greenwich, Stockwell Street LT_0004, London SE10 9BD Panel includes: Professor Mark O’Thomas – Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Liberal Arts … Continue reading Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?

Urban Activism conference

Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the Barker Center, Harvard University 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138   https://urbanactivism2019.org/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2369503203319833/ This conference emerges from the shared need to create a collective discourse on how critical urban research and urban political activism are increasingly converging and creating a common field of inquiry and action. It connects scholars in various … Continue reading Urban Activism conference

LDA Design launches bursary to mark 40th

Landscape architects and urban designers have a critical role to play in the face of climate breakdown and health and wellbeing issues. They need to be imaginative, thoughtful, quietly revolutionary. To celebrate their 40th year, LDA Design is awarding five one-year bursaries worth £2,000 each to support and encourage those studying landscape architecture or urban design in the UK, at undergraduate or post-graduate level. In addition, … Continue reading LDA Design launches bursary to mark 40th

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 … Continue reading How do we design for direct action?

Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies: funded interdisciplinary PhD

Apply for a PhD scholarship in Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies, in the University of Greenwich School of Design. This scholarship provides an opportunity for an interdisciplinary research project exploring the interplay between urban space, visual media and digital technologies. The research project will review mechanisms by which new technologies can change our understanding and experience of cities, as well as the ways in which processes … Continue reading Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies: funded interdisciplinary PhD

Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

The second issue of TESTING-GROUND journal will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the University of Greenwich as part of the London Festival of Architecture. TESTING-GROUND is a design research journal focused on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. The second issue is titled ‘Other Sides’ and features contributions by Eyal Weizman, Léopold Lambert, Jens Haendeler, Alex Ioannou, Anushka Athique, Iulia Fratila, James M. … Continue reading Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

We are delighted to invite you to the Practice Private-View of the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Show 2019 (University of Greenwich, School of Design) on Wednesday 12 June [5:00pm – 6:00pm, 1st Floor Studios, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD]. Come and meet our graduating students to be guided through their design projects. Please RSVP with the name of the company and of attendees. Following the Practice Private-View the School of Design Show 2019 will open, with networking and drinks … Continue reading Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

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