Launch of Testing-Ground 03

TESTING-GROUND, Issue 03 Youthhood, will be launched on Thursday 20 January [from 5:00pm] in London’s Stephen Lawrence Gallery. Join the contributors to discuss the articles that examine worlds through youthful eyes, make evident young ambitions, and aim to empower young people to design their cities and landscapes. Youthhood includes contributions by Ed Wall, Carmel Keren, Claire Edwards, Reza Nik, Dan Cui, Averill Dimabuyu, Kazeem Kuteyi, Emmanuel Adarkwah, Kristofer Cullum-Fernandez, Simeon Shtebunaev, Rebecca McDonald-Balfour, Jude Daniel Smith, Fida Sassi, Daze Aghaji, and Sarri Elfaitouri. The work of the contributors amplifies youth voices within and beyond the design disciplines that form our landscapes, cities, and territories.

The launch of Issue 03 is generously supported by Advanced Urban, the Stephen Lawrence Gallery, and University of Greenwich.

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Landscape Citizenships: A Roundtable (Yale Environmental History)

Event time: Friday, October 29, 2021 – 1:30pm (ET) Location: Online via Zoom see map  Please register here if you would like to attend. What would it mean to fully embrace the concept of landscape as a milieu of situated, everyday practices, encompassing the mutually constitutive relations between people and place? Might understanding key topics such as marginalization, indigeneity, globalization, resource degradation and extraction through the framework of landscape citizenships … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Roundtable (Yale Environmental History)

Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

Local climate emergency declarations, innovative approaches to public art and the collective experience of loss during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform attitudes towards the climate crisis, according to new research published in the open-access Journal of the British Academy. Contributors to the latest special issue of the Journal – on climate activism – draw on multi-disciplinary research from across the humanities and social sciences to explore four different aspects … Continue reading Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

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

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

The Landscapists: AD Launch: Tate Modern Terrace Bar

Join us for the launch of The Landscapists: Redefining Landscape Relations – the latest issue of Architectural Design (AD) – guest-edited by Ed Wall. Date: 18 March, 6:30pm – 10:30pm Organised by: Ed Wall Venue: Tate Modern Terrace Bar, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-landscapists-ad-launch-tate-modern-terrace-bar-tickets-9362747229 +++ The Landscapists critically investigates landscapes made and remade through interrelations between people and the worlds around them – from … Continue reading The Landscapists: AD Launch: Tate Modern Terrace Bar