Co-Designing Publics International Symposium

This is the third and final event of the Co-Designing Publics Research Network. They invite activists, practitioners and academics working and experimenting with design in the public realm to join them for the event. The symposium will bring together their team, project partners and special guest speakers to discuss emerging themes for research and practice on co-designing publics. Register here. Schedule Thursday 16 September Session … Continue reading Co-Designing Publics International Symposium

Emerging Spatial Exchanges – Call for abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS Emerging Spatial Exchanges FLAS PhD Symposium 2021 Monday 17 May 2021 (online) The Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences (FLAS) PhD Symposium 2021, hosted by University of Greenwich with support of the Advanced Urban (AU) research group, seeks to explore conceptions of spatial exchange, as interrelated and shaped by digital, ecological, material and social practices. By challenging static conceptualisations of space and … Continue reading Emerging Spatial Exchanges – Call for abstracts

Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

Submission deadline: September 1, 2021 http://www.projectanywhere.netInstagram / Twitter / Facebook Project Anywhere is an innovative global exhibition program specifically designed to promote art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Using a blind peer review model to replace the role of curator, Project Anywhere provides artists and artistic researchers working outside traditional exhibition systems with peer-validation, community support, and global dissemination of their work. Extending upon our core global exhibition program, … Continue reading Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

Reciprocal Landscapes – Jane Hutton lecture – Monday 15 February, 1pm

Register here The question of LAND. What do climate emergencies, Covid-19 & racism have in common? The crises we are living through are interconnected, the prevalent political/economic models and dominant western mentalities have been shaping the planet and the relations between humans and nature for hundreds of years. They are at the root of the worlds crises and have fuelled a model of planetary urbanisation … Continue reading Reciprocal Landscapes – Jane Hutton lecture – Monday 15 February, 1pm

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

Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

We are delighted to announce that Advanced Urban is holding a special research webinar with Geocinema – Architectures of Planetary Cinema on Friday 10 July 2020, 2pm BST. Geocinema is a collective by Solveig Suess and Asia Bazdyrieva that explores the possibilities of a ‘planetary’ notion of cinema. This is a free event requiring registration. Participants will be invited to read, in advance, materials provided by … Continue reading Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday, 3 July 2020, at 11am Advanced Urban of the School of Design is holding a special Research Webinar with one of the world’s leading theorists of digital culture Lev Manovich. This is a free event requiring registration. Everybody is welcome, but we limit capacity, so register early to avoid disappointment. To register, please send a note with your … Continue reading Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

Social Life of Small Urban Spaces – PPS Watch Party

Thursday, May 14, 2020 • 12:00–12:59pm (ET) As residents, designers, and policymakers adapt public spaces to face the threat of COVID-19 and its social and economic fallout, success will depend a great deal on our ability to experiment, observe, and learn. So what better time to revisit the work of trailblaizing public space researcher and PPS mentor, William H. Whyte? This Thursday, join Project for Public Spaces … Continue reading Social Life of Small Urban Spaces – PPS Watch Party

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 change, highlighting the political role of design and the agency … Continue reading Follow Disruptive Ecologies at Greenwich