A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin

The University of Greenwich School of Design is delighted to invite you to the Public Lecture: ​‘A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin’ This talk is given by composer Graham Fitkin and includes audio excerpts of his own work, live examples of sounds and sporadic false silences. Graham Fitkin composes for concerts, dance, film and digital media and runs … Continue reading A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin

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