To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

To Green or Not To Green, produced by Alberto Bougleux, promoted by Ana Cañizares, and coordinated by the BCNUEJ lab, shares the tales of 4 working-class neighborhood struggles for environmental justice through the city. Those either feature gentrifying green spaces in post-industrial and tourism-driven neighborhoods OR neighborhoods not being greened at all despite long-time community demands. The city responses to neighborhood organization is now shaping opportunities … Continue reading To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Check out Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, an online series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film: https://www.e-flux.com/video/series/343049/ecology-after-nature/ With films by David Kelley and Patty Chang; Daniel Mann and Eitan Efrat; Sasha Litvintseva and Graeme Arnfield; Jorge Jácome; Beatriz Santiago Muñoz; Sasha Litvintseva and Daniel Mann; Emilija Škarnulytė; Susana de Sousa Dias; Su Yu Hsin; Nguyễn Trinh Thi; The Otolith Group; Toby Lee, Ernst Karel, and Pawel Wojtasik; Malena Szlam; Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva; Zlatko Ćosić; Misho Antadze; Ivar Veermäe; Dinh Q. Lê; Tomonari Nishikawa; Thirza Cuthand; and Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; and discussions with T.J. Demos, Heather … Continue reading Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Extractable Matters on Film 

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation – as a way of continuing Arts Catalyst’s programme online whilst supporting their community of artists and collaborators – they are pleased to present Extractable Matters on Film. Launching on the 11 May and running for six weeks with a new film available to watch weekly, this season of artist-made films expands on the questions underlying Arts Catalyst’s … Continue reading Extractable Matters on Film 

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!

Hi-tech meets the historic: 3D scans to promote Painted Hall

State-of-the-art technology is being used by a University of Greenwich academic to bring the delights of an historic building to a whole new audience. Simon Withers, from the university’s Department of Architecture and Landscape, has carried out 3D modelling of the Painted Hall, at the Old Royal Naval College. Using laser scanning, he has captured the building’s exact size, shape and features, so that it can … Continue reading Hi-tech meets the historic: 3D scans to promote Painted Hall

“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

Become an Ambassador for Landscape, with the Landscape Institute

The Landscape Institute are looking for LI members, from students through to fellows, to sign up for the Ambassador for Landscape scheme in the London area to help promote the profession. This is a fantastic opportunity to bring universities and ambassadors together, to inspire the next generation of landscape architects. Ambassador activities range from helping out on career stalls to giving a presentation about landscape architecture, as … Continue reading Become an Ambassador for Landscape, with the Landscape Institute

Christine Riding :: The Queen’s House, Greenwich: Past, Present and Future?

Thursday 15th October 2015, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] In 2016, the Royal Museum’s Greenwich will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Queen’s House with a programme of refurbishment and redisplays. Designed by Inigo Jones in 1616 for James I’s wife, Anne of Denmark, the House is the first classical building in the country and an acknowledged masterpiece of seventeenth-century architecture. The Queen’s … Continue reading Christine Riding :: The Queen’s House, Greenwich: Past, Present and Future?

Shared Cities: European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014

21 July – 9 August 2015 The latest exhibition at the Royal Academy showcases the twenty-five most outstanding projects shortlisted for the 2014 European Prize for Urban Public Space, which aims to draw attention to interventions that give priority to access over barriers of every kind and encourage appropriation by citizens. Free entry, no need to book. Continue reading Shared Cities: European Prize for Urban Public Space 2014

Leading lecturers and alumni featured in Kerb 21

University of Greenwich alumni Martí Franch and lecturer Elizabeth Anne Williams write for the latest issue of Kerb. Practitioners of landscape architecture tread the line between creator and curator. Kerb 21 explores how the global condition is influencing practitioners, their methods and the dynamic that exists in the discipline between the established and multidisciplinary practices. This issue of Kerb aims to initiate a diverse discourse on how … Continue reading Leading lecturers and alumni featured in Kerb 21