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

AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

  8,000 metres above the sea level exists what climbers call the ‘death zone’. This altitude marks the limit for human habitation, above which our species cannot survive. We thrive in the ‘life zone’ – the earth’s land surfaces and oceans, its geological layers beneath, the dynamic atmosphere above – all affected by gravitational magnetic forces beyond. This living world is constantly being transformed by … Continue reading AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

Greenwich students in final 16 of International Landscape School’s Prize

University of Greenwich design projects have been selected for the International Landscape School’s Prize. Projects that made the final 16 will be exhibited next week at the International Landscape Architecture Biennial 2018 in Barcelona. Nominated student projects include: The Curated Celebration of Angerstien’s Aggregate Wharf by JJ Watters Contested Boundaries and the Appropriation of Space by Cesare Cardia Island Factories by Mais Kalthoum The Cloud Chamber – Drawing the … Continue reading Greenwich students in final 16 of International Landscape School’s Prize

Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The Landscape Citizenships symposium seeks to examine landscape citizenships through the lens of landscape justice and landscape democracy, bringing together international speakers in the diverse fields of politics, anthropology, sociology, geography and design among others. The symposium is being organized by Tim Waterman, Ed Wall and Jane Wolff. It is supported by the University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, Centre for Landscape Democracy (NMBU) and … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The New School of Design at Greenwich

The University of Greenwich has opened a new School of Design. Based in the award-winning Stockwell Street building in Greenwich the school will be home to a portfolio of world-class design programmes, including BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture, MA Landscape Architecture, MLA Landscape Architecture and MSc Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism. The new school structure will create an innovative environment for collaboration between staff and students in different design … Continue reading The New School of Design at Greenwich