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?

How do we design for direct action?

This year Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students at Greenwich will be focused on design projects that facilitate direct action. Disruptive Ecologies is a project to reimagine objects, spaces and infrastructures that augment the capacity of direct action to make change, highlighting the political role of design and the agency of designers to address environmental crises and urban inequities. Students from the first year of the BA … Continue reading How do we design for direct action?

Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies: funded interdisciplinary PhD

Apply for a PhD scholarship in Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies, in the University of Greenwich School of Design. This scholarship provides an opportunity for an interdisciplinary research project exploring the interplay between urban space, visual media and digital technologies. The research project will review mechanisms by which new technologies can change our understanding and experience of cities, as well as the ways in which processes … Continue reading Cities, Cinematics, and Technologies: funded interdisciplinary PhD

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

Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape has just been published featuring design work of university of Greenwich Students. The work of Landscape Architecture graduate Anushka Athique was selected for the front cover with the designs of several colleagues also featured. Part 1, ‘Reading the Landscape’, opens with an essay by Ed Wall, who leads the landscape programmes at Greenwich. The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape was … Continue reading Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

Greenwich student wins Landscape Institute Travel Award

The winners of this year’s LI Student Travel Award have been announced, with the theme of ‘landscape transformation’ prompting some original and emotive responses. To commemorate the Landscape Institute’s 90th birthday, for the first time, a UK award was introduced to the competition, enabling two deserving students to conduct research in a domestic setting. Rebecca Mcdonald-Balfour, currently a 2nd year student on the BA (Hons) Landscape … Continue reading Greenwich student wins Landscape Institute Travel Award

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

Apply – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism

The Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes at the University of Greenwich is looking to appoint a lecturer in Landscape Architecture. Location:  Greenwich Salary:  £33,199 to £48,676 plus £3640 London weighting per annum Part Time Hours:  0.6 FTE (21 hours per week) Contract Type:  Permanent Closing Date:  Wednesday 27 March 2019 Interview Date:  To be confirmed Reference:  1945 The primary purpose of this role is to develop, deliver and administer History … Continue reading Apply – Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism