Public Practice is recruiting

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

Apply for unique London summer school designing landscapes and cities

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

Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

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

We are looking for a landscape architect to join our team immediately!

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!

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Monsoon [+ other] Grounds is the third in a series of symposia convened by the Monsoon Assemblages project. It will comprise a key-note address, inter-disciplinary panels, and an exhibition. The event will bring together scholars and practitioners from a range of disciplines to engage in conversations about geologies, soils, histories, spatialities, and modifications of monsoon [+ other] grounds. You can sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/monsoon-other-grounds-symposium-tickets-53177045976?invite=&err=29&referrer=&discount=&affiliate=&eventpassword= The confirmed keynote speaker … Continue reading Monsoon [+ other] Grounds

Small practice, big role – Lynn Kinnear lectures at the School of Design @UniOfGreenwich

The School of Design at Greenwich is pleased to announce that the landscape architect Lynn Kinnear will deliver a public lecture: Monday, 11 February 18:00 – 19:00 followed by reception  Lynn Kinnear, Director, Kinnear Landscape Architects Ltd Small practice, big role: KLA’s approach to Urban Curation Lynn Kinnear will talk about the role of a landscape architect not just as a designer but as a supporter … Continue reading Small practice, big role – Lynn Kinnear lectures at the School of Design @UniOfGreenwich

New Alumni features Landscape Architecture works

Built on the success of the previous year’s exhibition, this time New Alumni focuses on four recent graduates working in cross-disciplinary fields within the creative industries that impact on our environment and community. Open to the public from the 21st February to 15th March 2019, the New Alumni exhibition will coincide with Greenwich Portraits in the adjacent Stephen Lawrence Gallery. The exhibitions complement each other and showcase the University’ support for both new and … Continue reading New Alumni features Landscape Architecture works

Top Landscape Architecture Internships – Apply Soon

Looking for a summer internship in a leading Landscape Architecture practice? Check out some of the top picks below: The Summer Student Program at SWA: http://www.swagroup.com/about-us/students Internships at Vogt: https://www.vogt-la.com/en/jobs Sasaki: http://www.sasaki.com/about-us/Internships/ The Forestry Commission: Graduate Development Programme: http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/infd-6sreal The Royal Parks: Part-time posts for University of Greenwich students only: https://thelandscape.org/2018/03/28/unique-work-with-royal-parks/ Volunteers are invited to apply for work at the Center for Urban Pedagogy: http://welcometocup.org/GetInvolved Arup‘s Graduate and Interns programme: http://www.arup.com/Careers/Graduates_and_interns/ Jobs and Internships … Continue reading Top Landscape Architecture Internships – Apply Soon

Theatre as citizenship practice: Me? I Just put British!

Me? I Just put British!   Performance Project’s Background: This performance project is inspired by a two-year collaborative research with artists, social scientists and human rights organisations working with migrant families on the question of ‘Theatre as citizenship practice’  http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/pasar/  A Forum Theatre short play was created by the migrant families involved in the project which was then toured to different organisations, academic conferences, community … Continue reading Theatre as citizenship practice: Me? I Just put British!

Neil Spiller and Vaughan Oliver to collaborate on CIRCA Press book

Visionary architect Neil Spiller is to publish a monograph his drawings with CIRCA Press. The book, that will include over two decades of Neil’s drawings, will be sumptuously designed by Vaughan Oliver, the world renowned album cover designer and will be published by the award winning publisher CIRCA Press. To guarantee a copy of the book sign up to the crowd funding campaign through Kickstarter. https://tinyurl.com/y8ths5fl Continue reading Neil Spiller and Vaughan Oliver to collaborate on CIRCA Press book