Student Satisfaction at Greenwich Hits new Record

Student satisfaction at the University of Greenwich has again reached an all-time high. The Complete University Guide shows that The School of Architecture, Design and Construction is number one in the UK for student satisfaction in Land and Property management for the second year in a row and Law at The School of Law, Humanities and Social Sciences remains top for the third year running. … Continue reading Student Satisfaction at Greenwich Hits new Record

Film London Urban Landscape Wandering

The Barbican presents Urban Wandering – Film and the London Landscape, a season of contemporary and archive feature films and documentaries including talks and panel discussions, an aural installation in the Barbican Conservatory by Iain Sinclair and Chris Petit and an exhibition by artist and Hackney resident Karen Russo. The season focuses on ideas related to a heightened awareness of the city environment, something often … Continue reading Film London Urban Landscape Wandering

London as it could be now

On Sunday five multidisciplinary teams of landscape architects, engineers, ecologists and architects presented their visions for London As It Could Be Now at the Royal Academy. The was part of a design workshop organised in collaboration with The Architecture Foundation and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. The multidisciplinary teams presented new ideas for sites along the length of the tidal Thames to a jury of experts. The … Continue reading London as it could be now

New building and roof gardens for Landscape at Greenwich

From 2014 the Landscape Architecture programmes will be based in the heart of Greenwich by the river Thames. The University of Greenwich is investing £76 million in a new building to house the campus library, TV studios and academic facilities for disciplines including landscape architecture, architecture, design and construction. The building has been designed by Heneghan Peng, currently shortlisted for the prestigeous Stirling Prize, and has 14 roof … Continue reading New building and roof gardens for Landscape at Greenwich

Jardin de Metis call for entries

The International Garden Festival will hold its 15th edition in 2014. It is inviting designers from around the world to submit their proposals to take part in this unique event. See the website and below for more: Festival | Call for Proposals | 15th edition – 2014 Press Release – Launch of the Call for Proposals Guidelines – Call for Proposals Photos of the Festival Site To participate, you … Continue reading Jardin de Metis call for entries

Drawing Architecture fresh off the press

The new edition of AD, titled Drawing Architecture and edited by Prof. Neil Spiller, has just been released. The book include drawings by Pascal Bronner, Bryan Cantley, Peter Cook, Perry Kulper, CJ Lim, Tom Noonan, Dan Slavinsky, Neil Spiller, Peter Wilson, Nancy Wolf, Lebbeus Woods and Mas Yendo. Other contributions by University of Greenwich staff, including Nic Clear, Mark Garcia and Simon Herron. Continue reading Drawing Architecture fresh off the press

Exhibition of Airport Landscape at GSD

Airport Landscape claims the airport as a site of and for landscape. Airports have never been more central to the life of cities, yet they remain peripheral in design discourse. In spite of this, landscape architects have recently reasserted their historic claims on the airfield as a site of design through a range of practices. Airport Landscape presents these practices through projects for the ecological enhancement of operating … Continue reading Exhibition of Airport Landscape at GSD