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?

Register for Landscape Citizenships Symposium – Final tickets

Date: Friday 16 November 2018, 09:00 – 17:00 Venue: Conway Hall, London Landscape Citizenships: Grounded in the discourses of ecological, watershed, and bioregional citizenships, this symposium seeks to evaluate belonging through the idea of landscape as landship. This describes substantive, mutually constitutive relations between people and place. The emerging fields of landscape justice and landscape democracy form a background against which to examine issues from folkways to the … Continue reading Register for Landscape Citizenships Symposium – Final tickets

Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!

Staff and students from Greenwich have been invited to contribute projects for Nadia Amoroso’s coming publication, Representing Landscapes: Analogue (2018). Nadia has written extensively about approaches to representing landscapes and she approached the Landscape Architecture Department at Greenwich which has a reputation in award-winning student work. Thanks to the students, Liz Stark, Mais Kalthoum and Cesare Cardia for their outstanding projects that will be published later … Continue reading Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!

Creation / Reaction: Call for Papers

CREATION / REACTION: ECLAS 2017 CONFERENCE International Landscape Architecture Conference, September 10-13, London, UK Host Institution: The Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Research Group at the Department of Architecture and Landscape, University of Greenwich, London, UK Conference venue: University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD, UK Contact: eclas2017@gre.ac.uk / http://www.eclas2017london.com   Call for papers: The Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Research Group at the Department … Continue reading Creation / Reaction: Call for Papers

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

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Thursday 11th February 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Mike will be discussing his architecture book design work developed over the last few years, as well as ongoing research into the histories and theories of the architecture book canon. Through an exploration of artists’ books, topological texts, cybernetic and ergodic literatures, sequential art and graphic novels, visual language and digital post-print medias, the established … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Tim Ingold lecture :: Ethnography is to Anthropology as Art History is to Arts Practice: A Provocation

Tuesday 10 November 2015 – 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN, UK, WC2R 0RN There is much contemporary interest in the relation between contemporary art and ethnography, driven on both sides by a critique of the artistic and literary conventions, respectively, of the gallery and the book. Yet concerns have also … Continue reading Tim Ingold lecture :: Ethnography is to Anthropology as Art History is to Arts Practice: A Provocation

Martha Schwartz Partners is seeking landscape architects

London-based landscape architecture practice Martha Schwartz Partners is seeking landscape architects to work on a range of high quality international projects. See below for information: // // // // Senior landscape architects London, United Kingdom They are a world leading, award-winning, highly creative landscape architecture office whose growing portfolio of UK, European, Middle Eastern projects leads us to look for dynamic, creative, focused and efficient people … Continue reading Martha Schwartz Partners is seeking landscape architects

What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

Applications are open for the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism. The Masters programme supports students to develop inventive and speculative approaches to the design of cities, landscape and territories. It promotes distinct design and research methods and the integration of new and innovative technologies to explore the complexity of contemporary cities, including issues of urban growth, climate change, globalisation and social inequality. The programme is designed … Continue reading What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism