The Dark Side ::: Subverting Architecture and Landscape ::: University of Greenwich, Opening Conference

The University of Greenwich will open the academic year with a one-day conference to include landscape architect Martí Franch (Estudi Martí Franch: Arquitectura del Paisaje) and architect Ian Ritchie (Ian Ritchie Architects). Franch won the Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize at the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture in 2012 for the Cap de Creus project in Cadaqués. The conference is free and open to the … Continue reading The Dark Side ::: Subverting Architecture and Landscape ::: University of Greenwich, Opening Conference

Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

Natura Militaris  Following the Greater London Authority’s All London Green Grid framework, Natura Militaris proposes additional green infrastructure combining both wildlife and new public programs in the Royal Artillery’s historic home of Woolwich. Echoing military training areas on the Salisbury Plain, Dartmoor, and Castle Martin – where endangered animal species have unexpectedly found an ideal habitat – Natura Militaris (militarized nature) designs a symbiosis between boot camps (paintball, military fitness and … Continue reading Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

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

The Hawksmoor International Open Lecture Series: Coren Sharples Construction is Communication – How SHoP Builds

The Hawksmoor International Open Lecture Series AD Architectural Design Annual Lecture Coren Sharples Construction is Communication: How SHoP Builds Thursday 26th March 2015 > 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] What opportunities does technology bring to design and construction today? And what pitfalls? In this talk, SHoP’s Coren Sharples will explore the space where technology, design intention, and built fact collide. Using the work of … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Open Lecture Series: Coren Sharples Construction is Communication – How SHoP Builds

Smout Allen: Augmented Landscapes and Delicate Machinery

In their lecture last month Mark Smout and Laura Allen discussed their recent work where architectural representation and the iterative process of design (investigation, proposition, drawing, making, modeling) lead to highly visual and engaging pieces which establish an important relationship between the user, the viewer and the artist/designer/architect. Smout Allen are architectural designers, researchers and Senior Lecturers based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. … Continue reading Smout Allen: Augmented Landscapes and Delicate Machinery

New green roofs and studio spaces

Check out the video featuring the new roof gardens and studio spaces that are currently under production. The University of Greenwich is leading the global discourse on green roofs in their new Stockwell Street building that will be home to the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes from September. The green roofs are one of the most comprehensive multi-functional green roofs in the world, with 14 … Continue reading New green roofs and studio spaces