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
The Landscapists Seminars are short daily conversations with landscape architects and designers from around the world focused on their design and research projects. The 20 minute informal seminars, hosted by Ed Wall, provide insights into the unique project approaches, techniques and methods employed by leading designers and researchers. Seminars are conducted live on Zoom. They are not recorded, so come back each day – for updates on speakers, dates, … Continue reading Wishing you were outside? Join daily landscape architecture & urbanism seminars on Zoom
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
Join us for the launch of The Landscapists: Redefining Landscape Relations – the latest issue of Architectural Design (AD) – guest-edited by Ed Wall. Date: 18 March, 6:30pm – 10:30pm Organised by: Ed Wall Venue: Tate Modern Terrace Bar, Bankside, London, SE1 9TG Register: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-landscapists-ad-launch-tate-modern-terrace-bar-tickets-9362747229 +++ The Landscapists critically investigates landscapes made and remade through interrelations between people and the worlds around them – from … Continue reading The Landscapists: AD Launch: Tate Modern Terrace Bar
The University of Greenwich School of Design is delighted to invite you to the Public Lecture: ‘A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin’ This talk is given by composer Graham Fitkin and includes audio excerpts of his own work, live examples of sounds and sporadic false silences. Graham Fitkin composes for concerts, dance, film and digital media and runs … Continue reading A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin
Liberalism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future? Values, Speciation, Cyborgs, Purpose and Language – Join us for an engaging discussion exploring such possibilities at the furthest edge of our imagination Date: Wednesday 9 October 2019, 18:00 – 19:30 Location: University of Greenwich, Stockwell Street LT_0004, London SE10 9BD Panel includes: Professor Mark O’Thomas – Pro Vice Chancellor, Faculty of Liberal Arts … Continue reading Liberalism & Posthumanism: Can Black Mirror’s San Junipero be our better future?
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
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
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?