Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

The second issue of TESTING-GROUND journal will be launched on Thursday 27 June at the University of Greenwich as part of the London Festival of Architecture. TESTING-GROUND is a design research journal focused on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. The second issue is titled ‘Other Sides’ and features contributions by Eyal Weizman, Léopold Lambert, Jens Haendeler, Alex Ioannou, Anushka Athique, Iulia Fratila, James M. … Continue reading Launch of Testing Ground 02: Other Sides

Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape has just been published featuring design work of university of Greenwich Students. The work of Landscape Architecture graduate Anushka Athique was selected for the front cover with the designs of several colleagues also featured. Part 1, ‘Reading the Landscape’, opens with an essay by Ed Wall, who leads the landscape programmes at Greenwich. The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape was … Continue reading Teaching Landscape book features work of Greenwich students and staff

This Is How We Do It – Landscape and Urbanism Lectures at University of Greenwich

This Is How We Do It invites leading landscape architects and urban designers to describe their design and research practices. From the social and cultural focus of The Decorators to the large scale designs of Collective Urban Strategies the lectures will present a diversity of approaches in how landscapes and cities are explored and designed. Speakers will present a critical reflection on how they work; … Continue reading This Is How We Do It – Landscape and Urbanism Lectures at University of Greenwich

AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

  8,000 metres above the sea level exists what climbers call the ‘death zone’. This altitude marks the limit for human habitation, above which our species cannot survive. We thrive in the ‘life zone’ – the earth’s land surfaces and oceans, its geological layers beneath, the dynamic atmosphere above – all affected by gravitational magnetic forces beyond. This living world is constantly being transformed by … Continue reading AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The Landscape Citizenships symposium seeks to examine landscape citizenships through the lens of landscape justice and landscape democracy, bringing together international speakers in the diverse fields of politics, anthropology, sociology, geography and design among others. The symposium is being organized by Tim Waterman, Ed Wall and Jane Wolff. It is supported by the University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, Centre for Landscape Democracy (NMBU) and … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

Landscape and Agency – Book Launch and Panel Discussion

Speakers: Tim Waterman, Ed Wall, Douglas Spencer, Peg Rawes, Paul Cureton

Date, time: Wednesday 7 February, 6:30 – 8:00pm

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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

Ed Wall to join workshop on Metropolitan Food Patterns, Expo Milan 2015

Ed Wall, Academic Leader Landscape at the University of Greenwich, will deliver a workshop on metropolitan food patterns, together with Jacob van Rijs and Hui-Hsin Liao (MVRDV) and Pedro Ortiz (Senior Urban Planner of World Bank). The workshop forms part of the Metropolitan Food Patterns event, co-organised by the Politecnico di Milano and Tunghai University of Taiwan, an east-west dialogue relating to the themes explored in the … Continue reading Ed Wall to join workshop on Metropolitan Food Patterns, Expo Milan 2015