Belle . . . Designing the virtual world of U . . . Eric Wong

Thursday 30th September 2021, 6:30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [0003], 10-11 Stockwell Street, University of Greenwich ‘Belle: Ryu to Sobakasu no Hime’ (Belle: The Dragon and Freckled Princess) is the new film by the Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda, who founded Tokyo-based Studio Chizu, and was Oscar-nominated for his animated film Mirai. His new film is an animated science-fiction fantasy about a teenage girl in a … Continue reading Belle . . . Designing the virtual world of U . . . Eric Wong

Landscapes of Care

Landscapes of CareCopenhagen Architecture Festival x 2021October 7–17, 2021 http://www.cafx.dkFacebook / Instagram / YouTube The full program of the largest architecture festival in Scandinavia is out and can be discovered on the festival’s official website. From October 7–17, 2021, Copenhagen and Aarhus will be flooded with events, film screenings, debates, exhibitions, art performances, lectures and guided tours addressing the theme Landscapes of Care. In response to the most pressing global issues of our times, Copenhagen Architecture … Continue reading Landscapes of Care

Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

Local climate emergency declarations, innovative approaches to public art and the collective experience of loss during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform attitudes towards the climate crisis, according to new research published in the open-access Journal of the British Academy. Contributors to the latest special issue of the Journal – on climate activism – draw on multi-disciplinary research from across the humanities and social sciences to explore four different aspects … Continue reading Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

ECLAS Online Conference, September 13-15, 2021 So, landscape architect, eighteenth months in, what have you learned about our shared emergency? It is bigger than this pandemic, and the one to follow.It is bigger than me, than you, than our children.It is bigger than last week’s flood and next week’s fire.It is bigger than any place, any one landscape, anyone’s landscape.It is bigger—by far—than this and … Continue reading ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona

The International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona, 11th edition, opens on September 27th. It will include a series of eight lectures related with this year’s motto “Climate Change, again: City and Nature”. Presentations will be made by the 11 finalist projects which aspire to win the Rosa Barba International Landscape Prize and eight conferences conducted by the Universities shortlisted in the Schools Landscape International Prize.  The symposium has been adapted to this … Continue reading International Biennial of Landscape Architecture of Barcelona

Anushka Athique joins Greenwich as Landscape Architecture lecturer

Anushka Athique (MALA, PgCert, MA, BA Hons) is a designer, lecturer and researcher working in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism. She approaches the discipline from an experiential perspective; finding the moments when the human body meets the temporal qualities of landscape and seeing how these liminal actions and processes can create functional spaces. Anushka has taught across Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich. … Continue reading Anushka Athique joins Greenwich as Landscape Architecture lecturer

Appropriations – Public Space Workshop Opens at CCCB

Appropriations: Architectural Actions for Inhabiting Collective Space International Workshop ETSAV-CCCB 6 — 10 September 2021 One result of the experience of the pandemic is a reactivation of thinking about urban space in the light of challenges that have hitherto remained more or less hidden, ranging from the effects of climate change in many of its senses (sustainability, health, mobility) through to the complementarity of public … Continue reading Appropriations – Public Space Workshop Opens at CCCB

Worlds of Planetary Urbanization at Venice Architecture Biennale

Worlds of Planetary Urbanization17th International Venice Architecture BiennaleMay 22–November 21, 2021 planetaryurbanisation.ethz.ch The exhibit Worlds of Planetary Urbanization is open at the Venice Architecture Biennale until November 21, 2021. The digital version has now been launched within the research initiative New Agendas under Planetary Urbanization. The project is a collaboration between the Urban Theory Lab led by Neil Brenner and a team from the ETH Zürich D-ARCH and the … Continue reading Worlds of Planetary Urbanization at Venice Architecture Biennale

Co-Designing Publics International Symposium

This is the third and final event of the Co-Designing Publics Research Network. They invite activists, practitioners and academics working and experimenting with design in the public realm to join them for the event. The symposium will bring together their team, project partners and special guest speakers to discuss emerging themes for research and practice on co-designing publics. Register here. Schedule Thursday 16 September Session … Continue reading Co-Designing Publics International Symposium