To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

To Green or Not To Green, produced by Alberto Bougleux, promoted by Ana Cañizares, and coordinated by the BCNUEJ lab, shares the tales of 4 working-class neighborhood struggles for environmental justice through the city. Those either feature gentrifying green spaces in post-industrial and tourism-driven neighborhoods OR neighborhoods not being greened at all despite long-time community demands. The city responses to neighborhood organization is now shaping opportunities … Continue reading To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Check out Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, an online series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film: https://www.e-flux.com/video/series/343049/ecology-after-nature/ With films by David Kelley and Patty Chang; Daniel Mann and Eitan Efrat; Sasha Litvintseva and Graeme Arnfield; Jorge Jácome; Beatriz Santiago Muñoz; Sasha Litvintseva and Daniel Mann; Emilija Škarnulytė; Susana de Sousa Dias; Su Yu Hsin; Nguyễn Trinh Thi; The Otolith Group; Toby Lee, Ernst Karel, and Pawel Wojtasik; Malena Szlam; Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva; Zlatko Ćosić; Misho Antadze; Ivar Veermäe; Dinh Q. Lê; Tomonari Nishikawa; Thirza Cuthand; and Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; and discussions with T.J. Demos, Heather … Continue reading Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Greenwich lecturer leads LFA shorlisted proposal Reimagining Butler’s Wharf

The London Festival of Architecture and Butler’s Wharf Riverside Trust have revealed the six design teams shortlisted in the ‘Reimagining Butler’s Wharf’ competition, which aims to see the long-term transformation of one of London’s most popular riverside spaces, bringing visitors, Londoners and the local community back together on this historic jetty. Over 50 teams of architects, landscape architects, designers and artists submitted design responses that … Continue reading Greenwich lecturer leads LFA shorlisted proposal Reimagining Butler’s Wharf

Ed Wall awarded Graham Foundation grant for research

Ed Wall has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant for research into global architectural practice. Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts fosters the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Graham realizes this vision through making project-based grants to individuals and organizations and producing exhibitions, … Continue reading Ed Wall awarded Graham Foundation grant for research

Trio of End of Year Celebrations

The end of year for Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students at the University of Greenwich has been marked by three collective events. Firstly, in June the students presented their final projects to a public audience of design practitioners, tutors, family and friends. Then on Friday we launched the end-of-year online graduate exhibition. Finally, the exhibition is accompanied by our end-of year catalogue, showcasing the work … Continue reading Trio of End of Year Celebrations

Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

We are delighted to announce that Advanced Urban is holding a special research webinar with Geocinema – Architectures of Planetary Cinema on Friday 10 July 2020, 2pm BST. Geocinema is a collective by Solveig Suess and Asia Bazdyrieva that explores the possibilities of a ‘planetary’ notion of cinema. This is a free event requiring registration. Participants will be invited to read, in advance, materials provided by … Continue reading Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday, 3 July 2020, at 11am Advanced Urban of the School of Design is holding a special Research Webinar with one of the world’s leading theorists of digital culture Lev Manovich. This is a free event requiring registration. Everybody is welcome, but we limit capacity, so register early to avoid disappointment. To register, please send a note with your … Continue reading Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

The Landscapists Seminars #39 Dima Zogheib, Arup

Thursday 25 June 2020, 09:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Dima Zogheib [Arup] >>> Register here +++ Dima Zogheib is an Associate at Arup. She is a chartered landscape designer and urbanist with 14 years’ experience in landscape planning and resilience. She works on designing complex and large-scale landscapes, smaller-scale community initiatives and planning for resilience in cities globally. Her emphasis is on the role … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #39 Dima Zogheib, Arup

The Landscapists Seminars #38 Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL]

Thursday 11 June 2020, 09:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL] >>> Register here +++ Ruth Catlow co-leads on artistic and curatorial vision for Furtherfield and is the director of DECAL, Furtherfield’s Decentralised Arts Lab. As an artist, curator and researcher Ruth brings 25 years of experience from the intersection of arts and technology to emerging practices in art, … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #38 Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL]

The Landscapists Seminars #37 Helena Rivera, A Small Studio

Thursday 4 June 2020, 19:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Helena Rivera, A Small Studio >>> Register here +++ Dr Helena Rivera is a visiting lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich. She was awarded her PhD in Regional Planning in 2015 at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, where her research focused on applying transferable lessons from British New Towns … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #37 Helena Rivera, A Small Studio