Wishing you were outside? Join daily landscape architecture & urbanism seminars on Zoom

The Landscapists Seminars are short daily conversations with landscape architects and designers from around the world focused on their design and research projects. The 20 minute informal seminars, hosted by Ed Wall, provide insights into the unique project approaches, techniques and methods employed by leading designers and researchers. Seminars are conducted live on Zoom. They are not recorded, so come back each day – for updates on speakers, dates, … Continue reading Wishing you were outside? Join daily landscape architecture & urbanism seminars on Zoom

Follow Disruptive Ecologies at Greenwich

Designing for direct action is the focus this year for Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students. The brief – Disruptive Ecologies: Designing for direct action to confront environmental crises and urban inequity – is focused on design projects that facilitate direct action. Projects reimagine objects, spaces and infrastructures that augment the capacity of direct action to make change, highlighting the political role of design and the agency … Continue reading Follow Disruptive Ecologies at Greenwich

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

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

Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Landscape Architect Andrew Grant will deliver a public lecture at the University of Greenwich School of Design. After the outstanding landscape architecture lecture by Lynn Kinnear (KLA), and more recently the sold-out lecture by artist Richard Wilson (RA) last week, Andrew will lead us through his portfolio of award-winning landscape architecture projects. Monday, 25 February 18:00 – 19:00, followed by reception (until 20:30) Lecture Theatre … Continue reading Andrew Grant, designer of Gardens by the Bay in Singapore, to lecture at Greenwich

Small practice, big role – Lynn Kinnear lectures at the School of Design @UniOfGreenwich

The School of Design at Greenwich is pleased to announce that the landscape architect Lynn Kinnear will deliver a public lecture: Monday, 11 February 18:00 – 19:00 followed by reception  Lynn Kinnear, Director, Kinnear Landscape Architects Ltd Small practice, big role: KLA’s approach to Urban Curation Lynn Kinnear will talk about the role of a landscape architect not just as a designer but as a supporter … Continue reading Small practice, big role – Lynn Kinnear lectures at the School of Design @UniOfGreenwich