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

Speak up for the Dalston Curve Garden!

Join us on Sunday 9 April, 3-5pm at Dalston Curve Garden Hundreds of people have written in recent weeks to the Mayor of Hackney and to Hackney Council’s Planning Department to express how much the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden means to them and the many ways they value it. These emails have been in response to a Hackney Council consultation on the future of the land and buildings they own … Continue reading Speak up for the Dalston Curve Garden!

Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping ‘the Jungle’ – research seminar at Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD)

Date:  Wednesday 26/10/2016 6pm to 8pm Title:  Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping ‘the Jungle’ – research seminar at Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster   Description:   Anushka Athique, Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou of landscape research design collective PNEVMA [and recent MA Landscape Architecture graduates at the university of Greenwich] have carried out a series of field trips from London to Calais … Continue reading Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping ‘the Jungle’ – research seminar at Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD)

A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

University of Greenwich Department of Architecture and Landscape in partnership with MSA University, Cairo presents the 2016 Architecture and Landscape Summer School. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing the design and research work of the students. A Deptford Atlas 8 – 19 August 2016 Studio Leaders: Roo Angell and Bob Bagley With Honoré Van Rijswijk Tim Waterman Simon Withers and video workshops with Henrietta … Continue reading A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

A new design and research journal has been launched at the University of Greenwich. TESTING-GROUND, focuses on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. It provides a platform to critique established urban theories and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political and ecological concepts. The journal will feature completed projects, speculative ideas and unfinished works which contribute to discourses around landscape. This first issue, TRAJECTORIES, began … Continue reading New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

Future Cities 5 -Surreal Mythologies

You are all invited to the coming AVATAR Conference [Advanced Virtual and Technological Architecture Research] Friday 1st April 2016 10.30am > 5pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre 000311 Stockwell Street, Greenwich, London SE10 8EY The international conference is free and open to the public on a first-come first-served basis. Future Cities 5 Surreal Mythologies ALL WELCOME – FREE ENTRY Morning session: Minotaurs, Hermes and Mythic Muses   1030 … Continue reading Future Cities 5 -Surreal Mythologies

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