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

Urban Activism conference

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

LDA Design launches bursary to mark 40th

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

How do we design for direct action?

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?

Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

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