Greenwich students in final 16 of International Landscape School’s Prize

University of Greenwich design projects have been selected for the International Landscape School’s Prize. Projects that made the final 16 will be exhibited next week at the International Landscape Architecture Biennial 2018 in Barcelona. Nominated student projects include: The Curated Celebration of Angerstien’s Aggregate Wharf by JJ Watters Contested Boundaries and the Appropriation of Space by Cesare Cardia Island Factories by Mais Kalthoum The Cloud Chamber – Drawing the … Continue reading Greenwich students in final 16 of International Landscape School’s Prize

Greenwich Landscape Architect wins International Competition

FFLO have won an international competition to design a transparent sauna in Toronto. Their design for the Winter Stations competition has been selected from 368 entries to be built this February. James Fox, director of FFLO and landscape architecture design tutor at the University of Greenwich, describes the project: “This transparent polycarbonate sauna for three offers a hot steamy experience on the frozen beach for those who … Continue reading Greenwich Landscape Architect wins International Competition

Student Competition – A Folly For London

Students wanted for free-to-enter competition for satirical architecture as protest to the proposed Garden Bridge As public engagement & political protest against the proposed private river crossing I would greatly appreciate it if you could inform any of your students or colleagues who may be interested in A Folly For London. Entries are sought from all for architecture of the absurd to highlight the true folly of the Garden Bridge, … Continue reading Student Competition – A Folly For London

Landscape Alumni Win International Competition

Four alumni from the MA Landscape Architecture programme at the University of Greenwich, Rowan Case, Ed Gant, Sarah Tolley and Arlene Decker, have won the Designing the Urban Commons competition, organised by Theatrum Mundi. Their proposal CarbonSync, which set out new spaces for urban commoning was selected by an international jury, including: Richard Sennett (Theatrum Mundi), Sarah Wigglesworth, Amica Dall (Assemble Studio), Francesca Ferguson (Make City Festival), Justin McGuirck (Strelka Press) and Ricky Burdett … Continue reading Landscape Alumni Win International Competition

Student Competition: History of the Future

IFLA (the International Federation of Landscape Architects) has launched a student competition in advance of its world congress in Russia in June. The competition will share the topic of the congress, which will be ‘History of the Future’. The organisers say, ‘The aim of the competition is to promote reflections on challenges and opportunities of the past, the present and the future for the landscape … Continue reading Student Competition: History of the Future

Submit portfolio or dissertation for Landscape Institute Student Award

Registration for the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards ends 30th April 2015. Graduates should register to submit their dissertation or portfolio for the student awards. What can I enter? The 15 categories are listed above. These include student categories which are free to enter. This year, a new category ‘Design for a Temporary Landscape’, has been created in response to the increasing number of temporary/meanwhile use projects that … Continue reading Submit portfolio or dissertation for Landscape Institute Student Award

Rebuild by Design Winners

Rebuild by Design unveiled the final proposals from the ten Design Teams to improve the physical, social, economic, and ecological resilience of communities throughout the Sandy-affected region. The teams developed these proposals over the last five months in partnership with local stakeholder coalitions, incorporating research, analysis, and feedback from thousands of participants. Read more about it… Continue reading Rebuild by Design Winners

Greenwich landscape students medals at 2014 Chelsea

Tom Turners review of the garden designs at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014 includes comments on Greenwich students’ best-ever year for Chelsea medals Cloudy Bay Sensory Garden designed by Gavin McWilliam & Andrew Wilson (not a Greenwich student but formerly a member of staff) The Mind’s Eye Garden designed by LDC – the concept was by Tom Prince (a MA Landscape Architecture student in 2014) … Continue reading Greenwich landscape students medals at 2014 Chelsea

Chris Moss takes top prize at Green Infrastructure Week event

Soapbox, the winning design by Greenwich graduate Chris Moss, proposed an idea to enable healthy commutes (walking, running and cycling) by providing public showers using harvested rainwater and solar heating. Created from reused shipping containers, the units would also be social centres with their wi-fi and gardens. Solar panels would provide both electricity and shade. The elements would, said Moss, provide symbiotic relationships: A storage tank … Continue reading Chris Moss takes top prize at Green Infrastructure Week event