5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Places joins the Urban Ecologies: City Sensing Beyond the Human project at ROM for Art and Architecture in Oslo to co-sponsor a lecture by Shannon Mattern on Thursday 4 February. In her lecture, “How to Map Nothing: Geographies of Suspension,” Mattern will explore the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat. The event will take place at 5pm (UK time) and is free and open to all. Registration is required to … Continue reading 5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom: The African diaspora and the American built environmentHarvard Graduate School of Design, November 5-7, 2021 Histories of the Atlantic world have focused both on the adaptation of ideas from the Old Continent to the new and on the material and cultural exchanges occurring throughout the centuries. To complement this scholarship, studies have been conducted on the slave trade between … Continue reading Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Monsoonal Multiplicities

A Programme of Events by Monsoon Assemblages from March 04 – March 29, 2021 About this Event In March 2021, the European Research Council funded project, Monsoon Assemblages will host a programme of online events and an artists’ residency in London. The programme will coincide with the opening of the online exhibition Monsoonal Multiplicities, a platform that presents the project’s five-year long research engagement with … Continue reading Monsoonal Multiplicities

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