Whole Earth Fellowship

The University of Greenwich Sustainability Hub awarded Daisy Haywood, a Masters in Landscape Architecture student, a Whole Earth Fellowship to carry out a research project on a sustainability issue. Daisy’s project, London-Under-Sea, explores the future of London’s flood defences. She published a zine in time for the UN climate change conference in Paris, to initiate discussion about the role of landscape architects, architects and urban … Continue reading Whole Earth Fellowship

Community-led design: The Peckham Coal Line

The impact of New York’s High Line has rippled far beyond the Hudson River. Cities across the world are clambering around, desperate for their own version of the celebrated elevated linear park. Amongst the controversy of the Garden Bridge in London and the high-tech proclamations for the Lowline in Chicago, is the Peckham Coal Line. What makes this project unique is that it was proposed … Continue reading Community-led design: The Peckham Coal Line

Student exhibition at arts festival

Students on the Certificate in Landscape Design programme have exhibited their work to local residents, as part of the Thamesmead Arts Festival. Throughout the year, students have been exploring the history and changing dynamics of Thamesmead, a town built in the 1970s in east London. Student projects have included reintegrating gypsy’s horses back into the landscape, developing a natural play strategy for children, and remediating the … Continue reading Student exhibition at arts festival