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

Harry Bix presents…

Harry Bix, artist, landscape architect and lecturer, will be performing a project developed over the last year with CGP London and the Millwall Community Trust. Do join us on Saturday! SUMMARYNJDKJDS.PDF // 16 JUNE 2018 // 6PM CGP LONDON // THE GALLERY Harry Bix and the East Anglia Records House Band perform a reading of his publication summarynjdkjds.pdf. The text is written in reference to a … Continue reading Harry Bix presents…

Book a table at the Erith Lighthouse

Erith Lighthouse: A pavilion conceived by DK-CM and The Decorators will host a summer of events on Erith riverfront This summer Erith riverfront will host London’s second lighthouse: an extraordinary Thames-side structure which will give stunning views of the River Thames and create a new dining and community experience in South-East London, conceived by DK-CM and The Decorators. ‘Erith Lighthouse’ is a temporary structure designed … Continue reading Book a table at the Erith Lighthouse

Masters students form new practice and win first commissions

Three inspiring MA Landscape Architecture students from the University of Greenwich, Maddy Gunn, Mei-Ling Schmidt and Ed Scobie, recently formed a new design practice (XMPL) and have already undertaken their first commissions. Read below their story:   *** During the final term of our Masters we approached the Friends of City Gardens and asked if there was anyway that we could be involved with their … Continue reading Masters students form new practice and win first commissions

Iain Sinclair to lecture at University of Greenwich

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-2017 :: Iain Sinclair :: Nicholas Hawksmoor and ‘The Man of the Crowd’: Watchfulness and Agitation Around the Pattern of East London Churches Thursday 17th November 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis A consideration of the presence of the Hawksmoor churches, as referenced by Charles Dickens and others, … Continue reading Iain Sinclair to lecture at University of Greenwich

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-2017 :: Richard Martin :: We are the Institution: On Contemporary Museums

Thursday 20th October 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003]  Free and open to the public on a first-come-first-served basis What do we want from museums today? How might the spaces and programmes of the museum reflect shifting political and social concerns? What role can architecture play in creating and engaging museum visitors? This talk considers the role of museums in the twenty-first century, examining … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-2017 :: Richard Martin :: We are the Institution: On Contemporary Museums

“Out of this world” opportunity for landscape architects

Following publication of Ordnance Survey mapping for the surface of Mars in February, the Landscape Institute has been asked to assist with development of landscape character assessment of sections of the Mars landscape. Under the United Nation’s Outer Space Treaty, international law applies on Mars; however a regulatory framework for development does not exist. Following an initiative discussed at the latest International Extraterrestrial Liberty Conference, … Continue reading “Out of this world” opportunity for landscape architects

This Thursday – Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at Greenwich

We hope to see you on Thursday to join the Landscape Architecture programmes at the University of Greenwich as we continue to celebrate our 50th anniversary with a lecture by Martin Rein-Cano, founder of Topotek1. Martin will deliver a Hawksmoor International Lecture on Thursday 18th February at 6:30pm. In his lecture Martin Rein-Cano will be presenting a Topotek 1 project, Superkilen in Copenhagen. Superkilen is a public park in … Continue reading This Thursday – Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at Greenwich

Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at Greenwich

The Landscape Architecture programmes at the University of Greenwich will continue to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a lecture by Martin Rein-Cano, founder of Topotek1. Martin will deliver a Hawksmoor International Lecture on Thursday 18th February at 6:30pm. In his lecture Martin Rein-Cano will be presenting a Topotek 1 project, Superkilen in Copenhagen. Superkilen is a public park in the cultural diverse neighbourhood of Nørrebro, Copenhagen. As a reflection … Continue reading Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at Greenwich

Greenwich Landscape Architect wins International Competition

FFLO have won an international competition to design a transparent sauna in Toronto. Their design for the Winter Stations competition has been selected from 368 entries to be built this February. James Fox, director of FFLO and landscape architecture design tutor at the University of Greenwich, describes the project: “This transparent polycarbonate sauna for three offers a hot steamy experience on the frozen beach for those who … Continue reading Greenwich Landscape Architect wins International Competition