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
Urban Activism: Staking Claims in the 21st Century City will take place on September 12-14, 2019 at the Barker Center, Harvard University 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138 https://urbanactivism2019.org/ https://www.facebook.com/events/2369503203319833/ This conference emerges from the shared need to create a collective discourse on how critical urban research and urban political activism are increasingly converging and creating a common field of inquiry and action. It connects scholars in various … Continue reading Urban Activism conference
Landscape architects and urban designers have a critical role to play in the face of climate breakdown and health and wellbeing issues. They need to be imaginative, thoughtful, quietly revolutionary. To celebrate their 40th year, LDA Design is awarding five one-year bursaries worth £2,000 each to support and encourage those studying landscape architecture or urban design in the UK, at undergraduate or post-graduate level. In addition, … Continue reading LDA Design launches bursary to mark 40th
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?
We are delighted to invite you to the Practice Private-View of the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Show 2019 (University of Greenwich, School of Design) on Wednesday 12 June [5:00pm – 6:00pm, 1st Floor Studios, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD]. Come and meet our graduating students to be guided through their design projects. Please RSVP with the name of the company and of attendees. Following the Practice Private-View the School of Design Show 2019 will open, with networking and drinks … Continue reading Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich
Public Practice is recruiting a new cohort of talented, diverse and experienced built environment practitioners for placements within local government, starting in October 2019. The social enterprise is inviting applications from a wide range of disciplines including planning, housing delivery, surveying, development, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, placemaking, masterplanning, project management, community engagement, sustainability and economic development. Open Evenings that will give more information about … Continue reading Public Practice is recruiting
Applications are open for a landscape architecture and urban design summer school at University of Greenwich, from 29 July – 2 August, 2019. 5-day summer school to explore the design of landscapes and cities. You will develop drawings, models and manifestos – as well as participating with Sayes Court, supported by the Mayor of London, to build a temporary pavilion. Free for Year 12 students. It is … Continue reading Apply for unique London summer school designing landscapes and cities
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
MRG Studio is based in Farringdon and we design landscapes and public realm mostly around the UK. We’re working with architects such as AHMM, Heatherwick Studio and Knight Architects on mixed-use developments, internal landscapes, bridges and some rather bespoke one-off projects. Our practice is fast-paced and innovative, deeply interdisciplinary and always collaborative. Some of our projects will go on site soon, others are in concept … Continue reading We are looking for a landscape architect to join our team immediately!