Catharijnesingel canal wins European Prize for Public Space
Catharijnesingel canal in Utrecht, designed by OKRA Landschapsarchitecten has won the European Prize for Public Space. Details of the canal project can be viewed here along with the other four finalists.
Call for contributions: Supra Scalar: TESTING-GROUND Issue 04
TESTING-GROUND invites contributions for Issue 04: Supra Scalar. Supra Scalar explores landscapes at extremes of time and space. Questioning the knowledge and methodologies needed to engage with unfamiliar temporalities and landscapes beyond conventional lines of sight, this issue seeks to explore worlds beyond human magnitudes and homocentric perspectives. If you are interested in contributing to…
The Landscapists Exhibition
Stephen Lawrence Gallery, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD Opening: 18 May – 18 June, 2021 Online launch: 20 May 2021 [17:00 – 18:00 UK time] The Landscapists exhibition includes inventive landscape works by leading artists, designers, and researchers, including: Harry Bix; Luis Callejas and Charlotte Hansson; Emma Colthurst; James Corner; Teddy Cruz and Fonna Forman; Drawing Architecture Studio;…
Greenwich lecturer leads LFA shorlisted proposal Reimagining Butler’s Wharf
The London Festival of Architecture and Butler’s Wharf Riverside Trust have revealed the six design teams shortlisted in the ‘Reimagining Butler’s Wharf’ competition, which aims to see the long-term transformation of one of London’s most popular riverside spaces, bringing visitors, Londoners and the local community back together on this historic jetty. Over 50 teams of…
Ed Wall awarded Graham Foundation grant for research
Ed Wall has been awarded a Graham Foundation grant for research into global architectural practice. Founded in 1956, the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts fosters the development and exchange of diverse and challenging ideas about architecture and its role in the arts, culture, and society. The Graham realizes this vision through…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Book
Did you miss the end of year exhibition of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism design work at the University of Greenwich. Don’t worry, you can see the catalogue online here.