Emerging Spatial Exchanges PhD Symposium

Emerging Spatial Exchanges PhD Symposium 2021 Date: Monday 17 May 2021 Time: 9:30 -17:45 (BST) Location: Online via Zoom Register here The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences (FLAS) PhD Symposium 2021, hosted by University of Greenwich with support of the Advanced Urban (AU) research group, seeks to explore conceptions of spatial exchange, as interrelated and shaped by digital, ecological, material and social practices. By … Continue reading Emerging Spatial Exchanges PhD Symposium

Gardening injustice /// roundtable discussion /// Thursday 25 March

March 25 (5-7pm) /// GARDENING INJUSTICE is a roundtable exploring the role of landscape in the uneven distribution, ownership, and access to land – and the potential of other practices. Speakers include: Ross Exo-Adams / Martí Franch Batllori / Anushka Athique / Gemma Hoult / Rebecca McDonald-Balfour. Register here. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES is a series of roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – … Continue reading Gardening injustice /// roundtable discussion /// Thursday 25 March

URBAN DEVELOPMENT DIETS

March 18 (5-7pm) /// URBAN DEVELOPMENT DIETS is a roundtable to discuss practices of urban change that can advance rather than undermine social and environmental justice. Speakers include: Ben Campkin / Helena Rivera / Henry Day / Toya Peal / Will Sandy. Register here. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES is a series of roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the … Continue reading URBAN DEVELOPMENT DIETS

More-than-human histories

March 11 (5-7pm) /// MORE-THAN-HUMAN HISTORIES will be a conversation about ecological thinking and practices that have the potential to address the climate crisis. Speakers include: Julia Watson / Lenka Rajmantova / Loretta Bosence / Meredith Will / Roo Angell. Register here. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES is a series of roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and … Continue reading More-than-human histories

Collective landscape futures

During March, the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at University of Greenwich are organising a series of events to explore future landscape and urban practice. COLLECTIVE LANDSCAPE FUTURES will be three roundtable conversations – with students, graduates, tutors, and guests – discussing prevailing challenges in the design of landscapes and cities and how our collective voices can inform future programmes and practices. We are delighted … Continue reading Collective landscape futures

Landscape Citizenships

Landscape Citizenships, edited by Tim Waterman, Jane Wolff, and Ed Wall, is to be published by Routledge in June 2021. The edited book has been developed from the Landscape Citizenships symposium, a collaboration between University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, UCL, and NMBU Centre for Landscape Democracy, funded by the Landscape Research Group and University of Greenwich. Landscape Citizenships, featuring work by academics from North … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships

Saturday Sojourns – India – LEAF curates a series of seminars

LEAF (Landscape Environment Advancement Foundation) is curating a series of webinars – Saturday Sojourns – Modern Landscape Architecture India. It is a step towards creating avenues in India that allow designers to engage in conversations with one-another; conversations that pertain to an evolution of ethics, processes, and pursuits, and in so doing – mapping trajectories that the design profession may take moving forward.The Seminars begin on the 13th … Continue reading Saturday Sojourns – India – LEAF curates a series of seminars

5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Places joins the Urban Ecologies: City Sensing Beyond the Human project at ROM for Art and Architecture in Oslo to co-sponsor a lecture by Shannon Mattern on Thursday 4 February. In her lecture, “How to Map Nothing: Geographies of Suspension,” Mattern will explore the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat. The event will take place at 5pm (UK time) and is free and open to all. Registration is required to … Continue reading 5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom: The African diaspora and the American built environmentHarvard Graduate School of Design, November 5-7, 2021 Histories of the Atlantic world have focused both on the adaptation of ideas from the Old Continent to the new and on the material and cultural exchanges occurring throughout the centuries. To complement this scholarship, studies have been conducted on the slave trade between … Continue reading Landscapes of Slavery, Landscapes of Freedom

Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

We are delighted to announce that Advanced Urban is holding a special research webinar with Geocinema – Architectures of Planetary Cinema on Friday 10 July 2020, 2pm BST. Geocinema is a collective by Solveig Suess and Asia Bazdyrieva that explores the possibilities of a ‘planetary’ notion of cinema. This is a free event requiring registration. Participants will be invited to read, in advance, materials provided by … Continue reading Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema