This Is How We Do It – Landscape and Urbanism Lectures at University of Greenwich

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 – Landscape Architecture Exhibition

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

AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

  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

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

Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The Landscape Citizenships symposium seeks to examine landscape citizenships through the lens of landscape justice and landscape democracy, bringing together international speakers in the diverse fields of politics, anthropology, sociology, geography and design among others. The symposium is being organized by Tim Waterman, Ed Wall and Jane Wolff. It is supported by the University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, Centre for Landscape Democracy (NMBU) and … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The New School of Design at Greenwich

The University of Greenwich has opened a new School of Design. Based in the award-winning Stockwell Street building in Greenwich the school will be home to a portfolio of world-class design programmes, including BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, MA Landscape Architecture, MLA Landscape Architecture and MSc Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism. The new school structure will create an innovative environment for collaboration between staff and students in different design … Continue reading The New School of Design at Greenwich

Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!

Staff and students from Greenwich have been invited to contribute projects for Nadia Amoroso’s coming publication, Representing Landscapes: Analogue (2018). Nadia has written extensively about approaches to representing landscapes and she approached the Landscape Architecture Department at Greenwich which has a reputation in award-winning student work. Thanks to the students, Liz Stark, Mais Kalthoum and Cesare Cardia for their outstanding projects that will be published later … Continue reading Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!

Design your city? Transform your environment? Apply to study Landscape Architecture at Greenwich

Are you interested in improving places, designing cities and protecting the environment?Become a Landscape Architect through the Landscape Institute (LI) accredited BA and Masters programmes at the University of Greenwich. On the programmes, leading London academics and practitioners teach design, planning, horticulture, ecology, sustainability, construction, history and theory for students interested in becoming qualified Landscape Architects. The comprehensive programmes are well connected to international practices, such as Arup and Gustafson, … Continue reading Design your city? Transform your environment? Apply to study Landscape Architecture at Greenwich

Un/der/represented: Summer Design Workshop in London

  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

Best year ever?

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?