Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

The lecture will take place in LT 11_0004, Stockwell Street on 14th Mar 2019, 6pm.  Formed in the 1960’s the avant-garde architectural group, Archigram, aimed to keep the spirit of modernism alive. Founder member and documenter of the group, Michael Webb will speak to some of its history. This lecture is part of the University of Greenwich Public Lecture Series, see details of upcoming lectures in … Continue reading Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

Un/der/represented: Summer Design Workshop in London

  UN/DER/REPRESENTED: DESIGNING LANDSCAPES / CITIES / TERRITORIES  The first of a series of workshops focused on the speculative design of landscapes, cities and territories will take place this summer at the University of Greenwich. The 4-day workshop is planned from 23-26 July 2018 and is free and open to Year 12 students studying in London who will explore futures of their city. During the workshop … Continue reading Un/der/represented: Summer Design Workshop in London

A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

University of Greenwich Department of Architecture and Landscape in partnership with MSA University, Cairo presents the 2016 Architecture and Landscape Summer School. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing the design and research work of the students. A Deptford Atlas 8 – 19 August 2016 Studio Leaders: Roo Angell and Bob Bagley With Honoré Van Rijswijk Tim Waterman Simon Withers and video workshops with Henrietta … Continue reading A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

A new design and research journal has been launched at the University of Greenwich. TESTING-GROUND, focuses on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. It provides a platform to critique established urban theories and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political and ecological concepts. The journal will feature completed projects, speculative ideas and unfinished works which contribute to discourses around landscape. This first issue, TRAJECTORIES, began … Continue reading New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

Hi-tech meets the historic: 3D scans to promote Painted Hall

State-of-the-art technology is being used by a University of Greenwich academic to bring the delights of an historic building to a whole new audience. Simon Withers, from the university’s Department of Architecture and Landscape, has carried out 3D modelling of the Painted Hall, at the Old Royal Naval College. Using laser scanning, he has captured the building’s exact size, shape and features, so that it can … Continue reading Hi-tech meets the historic: 3D scans to promote Painted Hall

The landscape so far…

I wanted to share some of the exciting Landscape Architecture and Urbanism events which we have hosted at the University of Greenwich this year, as well as highlighting some of the amazing achievements of the students and staff. [Image: FFLO Landscape Architects] So far this year we have hosted an international lecture series, including lectures from James Corner (Field Operations), who designed New York’s High Line, and … Continue reading The landscape so far…

£5000 scholarships for high-achieving graduates

The University of Greenwich’s Fast Forward Master’s Scholarships are designed to help high performing University of Greenwich final year undergraduates progress to master’s level studies starting in September 2016. The scholarships are open to graduates from the BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture programme who wish to undertake the Landscape Institute accredited MA Landscape Architecture. In addition to the Fast Forward Master’s Scholarship, you may be able to apply for … Continue reading £5000 scholarships for high-achieving graduates

Apply to be a Landscape Architect

Applications are open to study Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich, starting in September 2016. If you are interested to be a Landscape Architect contact us and we can arrange an informal visit, for you to meet other students and to see some of our great student work. For undergraduate studies the BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture programme is the ideal entry to become a Landscape Architect. This programme … Continue reading Apply to be a Landscape Architect

REVIEW: Hanif Kara – Designed Engineering

Heydar Aliyev Centre, Azerbaijan The quest for innovative cutting-edge design and advancements in technology over the past few decades has pushed the disciplines of architecture and engineering towards a new era of collaborative design or ‘Designed Engineering’ as discussed by Hanif Kara, Design Director and co-founder of AKT II, a design led structural engineering practice in the UK. This shift towards an interdependent existence of … Continue reading REVIEW: Hanif Kara – Designed Engineering

Stockwell Street selected in RIBA best buildings of 2015

The Stockwell Street building at the University of Greenwich has been selected by the RIBA as one of the best buildings of 2015. Described as a ‘delightful building’ by the Daily Telegraph the building hosts the the Department of Architecture and Landscape alongside the main university library, exhibition spaces, workshops and fourteen experimental green roofs. Continue reading Stockwell Street selected in RIBA best buildings of 2015