Me? I Just put British! Performance Project’s Background: This performance project is inspired by a two-year collaborative research with artists, social scientists and human rights organisations working with migrant families on the question of ‘Theatre as citizenship practice’ http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/pasar/ A Forum Theatre short play was created by the migrant families involved in the project which was then toured to different organisations, academic conferences, community … Continue reading Theatre as citizenship practice: Me? I Just put British!
For a week, during the summer of 2018, sixteen young Londoners worked with a small team of landscape architects, urban designers and architects at the University of Greenwich to explore how the dreams and desires of many different people can be represented in the future design of London. Un/der/represented was the first of a series of workshops focused on the speculative design of landscapes, cities … Continue reading Un/der/represented ::: Designing Landscapes, Cities and Territories ::: Summer Workshop
Visionary architect Neil Spiller is to publish a monograph his drawings with CIRCA Press. The book, that will include over two decades of Neil’s drawings, will be sumptuously designed by Vaughan Oliver, the world renowned album cover designer and will be published by the award winning publisher CIRCA Press. To guarantee a copy of the book sign up to the crowd funding campaign through Kickstarter. https://tinyurl.com/y8ths5fl Continue reading Neil Spiller and Vaughan Oliver to collaborate on CIRCA Press book
Date: Friday 16 November 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 Venue: Conway Hall, London Landscape Citizenships: Grounded in the discourses of ecological, watershed, and bioregional citizenships, this symposium seeks to evaluate belonging through the idea of landscape as landship. This describes substantive, mutually constitutive relations between people and place. The emerging fields of landscape justice and landscape democracy form a background against which to examine issues from folkways to the … Continue reading Register for Landscape Citizenships Symposium – Final tickets
This Is How We Do It invites leading landscape architects and urban designers to describe their design and research practices. From the social and cultural focus of The Decorators to the large scale designs of Collective Urban Strategies the lectures will present a diversity of approaches in how landscapes and cities are explored and designed. Speakers will present a critical reflection on how they work; … Continue reading This Is How We Do It – Landscape and Urbanism Lectures at University of Greenwich
Five times over is an exhibition of student work from the Advanced Landscape Studio at the University of Greenwich. It presents a selection of Masters student design projects from the last five years [2013 – 2018], some award-winning works that have been published and exhibited internationally, including in: Representing Landscapes: Analogue (Amaroso 2018); OASE 98: Narrating Urban Landscapes (Havik et al. 2017); Strategies for Landscape … Continue reading Five Times Over – Landscape Architecture Exhibition
8,000 metres above the sea level exists what climbers call the ‘death zone’. This altitude marks the limit for human habitation, above which our species cannot survive. We thrive in the ‘life zone’ – the earth’s land surfaces and oceans, its geological layers beneath, the dynamic atmosphere above – all affected by gravitational magnetic forces beyond. This living world is constantly being transformed by … Continue reading AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium
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
UN/DER/REPRESENTED: DESIGNING LANDSCAPES / CITIES / TERRITORIES The first of a series of workshops focused on the speculative design of landscapes, cities and territories will take place this summer at the University of Greenwich. The 4-day workshop is planned from 23-26 July 2018 and is free and open to Year 12 students studying in London who will explore futures of their city. During the workshop … Continue reading Un/der/represented: Summer Design Workshop in London
Thank you to all the students, families, graduates, practices and lecturers that joined us on Wednesday for the opening of the exhibition. To get a brief glimpse of some of the projects see here. Thank you also for your generous support and responses to the student work: Dan Cook, the CEO of the Landscape Institute described the student work: “An impressive exhibition – the profession’s future … Continue reading Best year ever?