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: designing for direct action to confront environmental crises and urban inequities is a project aiming to reimagine objects, spaces and infrastructures that augment the capacity of direct action to make change, highlighting the political role of design in society and the agency of designers … 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

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