Youthhood – Call for Submissions

TESTING-GROUND invites submissions for the third issue, Youthhood. Young people are founding movements against injustices. Teenagers are lobbying their politicians to add climate change to the curriculum. Children are walking out on classes to participate in demonstrations and strikes. There is increasing concern that global elders have failed to address – and in many cases exacerbated – social, economic, and ecological inequities. Urgent, uninhibited, and … Continue reading Youthhood – Call for Submissions

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

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

Trio of End of Year Celebrations

The end of year for Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students at the University of Greenwich has been marked by three collective events. Firstly, in June the students presented their final projects to a public audience of design practitioners, tutors, family and friends. Then on Friday we launched the end-of-year online graduate exhibition. Finally, the exhibition is accompanied by our end-of year catalogue, showcasing the work … Continue reading Trio of End of Year Celebrations

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

Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday, 3 July 2020, at 11am Advanced Urban of the School of Design is holding a special Research Webinar with one of the world’s leading theorists of digital culture Lev Manovich. This is a free event requiring registration. Everybody is welcome, but we limit capacity, so register early to avoid disappointment. To register, please send a note with your … Continue reading Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

The Landscapists Seminars #39 Dima Zogheib, Arup

Thursday 25 June 2020, 09:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Dima Zogheib [Arup] >>> Register here +++ Dima Zogheib is an Associate at Arup. She is a chartered landscape designer and urbanist with 14 years’ experience in landscape planning and resilience. She works on designing complex and large-scale landscapes, smaller-scale community initiatives and planning for resilience in cities globally. Her emphasis is on the role … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #39 Dima Zogheib, Arup

The Landscapists Seminars #38 Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL]

Thursday 11 June 2020, 09:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL] >>> Register here +++ Ruth Catlow co-leads on artistic and curatorial vision for Furtherfield and is the director of DECAL, Furtherfield’s Decentralised Arts Lab. As an artist, curator and researcher Ruth brings 25 years of experience from the intersection of arts and technology to emerging practices in art, … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #38 Ruth Catlow [Furtherfield] and Tim Waterman [UCL]

The Landscapists Seminars #37 Helena Rivera, A Small Studio

Thursday 4 June 2020, 19:00 [UK time], online via Zoom  Helena Rivera, A Small Studio >>> Register here +++ Dr Helena Rivera is a visiting lecturer in Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich. She was awarded her PhD in Regional Planning in 2015 at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL, where her research focused on applying transferable lessons from British New Towns … Continue reading The Landscapists Seminars #37 Helena Rivera, A Small Studio