REVIEW: James Corner at University of Greenwich

Qianhai Water City, China The recent lecture by James Corner at the University of Greenwich shed light on the role of landscape urbanism and the value that can be added to urban design and city environments by adopting a landscape centered approach. Through various examples of projects developed by Field Operations, Corner highlighted how landscape can play a proactive role in urban planning. Projects such … Continue reading REVIEW: James Corner at University of Greenwich

REVIEW: Hanif Kara – Designed Engineering

Heydar Aliyev Centre, Azerbaijan The quest for innovative cutting-edge design and advancements in technology over the past few decades has pushed the disciplines of architecture and engineering towards a new era of collaborative design or ‘Designed Engineering’ as discussed by Hanif Kara, Design Director and co-founder of AKT II, a design led structural engineering practice in the UK. This shift towards an interdependent existence of … Continue reading REVIEW: Hanif Kara – Designed Engineering

REVIEW: Christine Riding – The Queen’s House, Greenwich: Past, Present and Future

                                                       Queen’s House in ‘London From Greenwich Place’ – William Turner 1809 Christine Riding’s passionate talk at the University of Greenwich recently, described the history of the Queen’s House in Greenwich and the ongoing efforts to refurbish and restore … Continue reading REVIEW: Christine Riding – The Queen’s House, Greenwich: Past, Present and Future