Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?

Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?  Values, Speciation, Cyborgs, Purpose and Language – Join us for an engaging discussion exploring such possibilities at the furthest edge of our imagination Date:  Wednesday 9 October 2019, 18:00 – 19:30 Location:  University of Greenwich, Stockwell Street LT_0004, London SE10 9BD Panel includes: Professor Mark O’Thomas – Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Liberal Arts … Continue reading Lib​eralism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?

Urban Activism conference

Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the Barker Center, Harvard University 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138   https://urbanactivism2019.org/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2369503203319833/ This conference emerges from the shared need to create a collective discourse on how critical urban research and urban political activism are increasingly converging and creating a common field of inquiry and action. It connects scholars in various … Continue reading Urban Activism conference

Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

The second issue of TESTING-GROUND journal will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the University of Greenwich as part of the London Festival of Architecture. TESTING-GROUND is a design research journal focused on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. The second issue is titled ‘Other Sides’ and features contributions by Eyal Weizman, Léopold Lambert, Jens Haendeler, Alex Ioannou, Anushka Athique, Iulia Fratila, James M. … Continue reading Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

We are delighted to invite you to the Practice Private-View of the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Show 2019 (University of Greenwich, School of Design) on Wednesday 12 June [5:00pm – 6:00pm, 1st Floor Studios, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD]. Come and meet our graduating students to be guided through their design projects. Please RSVP with the name of the company and of attendees. Following the Practice Private-View the School of Design Show 2019 will open, with networking and drinks … Continue reading Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

The lecture will take place in LT 11_0004, Stockwell Street on 14th Mar 2019, 6pm.  Formed in the 1960’s the avant-garde architectural group, Archigram, aimed to keep the spirit of modernism alive. Founder member and documenter of the group, Michael Webb will speak to some of its history. This lecture is part of the University of Greenwich Public Lecture Series, see details of upcoming lectures in … Continue reading Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Landscape Architect Andrew Grant will deliver a public lecture at the University of Greenwich School of Design. After the outstanding landscape architecture lecture by Lynn Kinnear (KLA), and more recently the sold-out lecture by artist Richard Wilson (RA) last week, Andrew will lead us through his portfolio of award-winning landscape architecture projects. Monday, 25 February 18:00 – 19:00, followed by reception (until 20:30) Lecture Theatre … Continue reading Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds is the third in a series of symposia convened by the Monsoon Assemblages project. It will comprise a key-note address, inter-disciplinary panels, and an exhibition. The event will bring together scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplines to engage in conversations about geologies, soils, histories, spatialities, and modifications of monsoon [+ other] grounds. You can sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/monsoon-other-grounds-symposium-tickets-53177045976?invite=&err=29&referrer=&discount=&affiliate=&eventpassword= The confirmed keynote speaker … Continue reading Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Save the Date: Summer Student Exhibition at University of Greenwich: 12 June 2019

The award winning landscape architecture students at the University of Greenwich will be exhibiting their work in June, 2019. Join the opening on Wednesday 12th June at Stockwell Street, Greenwich. Save the date and we will post more information here soon. Continue reading Save the Date: Summer Student Exhibition at University of Greenwich: 12 June 2019