Biophilic Cities: Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS The Greenwich Green Roofs and Living Walls Centre present their conference: ABC: Activating Biophilic Cities, 4 & 5 September 2018. Please circulate this notice to anyone that may be interested in presenting at this international conference. Submission Deadline: 16th April 2018 Queries: biophiliccities@gre.ac.uk Advertisements Continue reading Biophilic Cities: Call for Papers

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

Wish you were here? Our brand-new Stockwell Street opened today! 

We have finally moved to our new home and we wish you were here with us! If you are not here already do get in touch for a tour of the amazing facilities and our 14 green roofs. The Stockwell Street building includes the UK’s largest landscape roofs dedicated to research and teaching. They have been designed to encourage new thinking and creativity and have been awarded … Continue reading Wish you were here? Our brand-new Stockwell Street opened today! 

Living Walls Knowledge Transfer Day

The Sustainable Landscapes Research Group, Department of Architecture and Landscape is pleased to announce the forthcoming ‘Living Walls Knowledge Transfer Day.’ This mini conference will host guest speakers as well as staff from the University discussing various aspects of living walls, including the state of knowledge as well as talks by all the key manufacturers and installers of living walls as well as nurserymen. The … Continue reading Living Walls Knowledge Transfer Day

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

Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

Project Manager – Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre School of Architecture, Design and Construction Location:  Avery Hill campus Salary:   £24,766 to £29,541 plus £3,337 London weighting per annum, pro rata Contract Type:  Fixed Term – 16 weeks maximum up to 31 July 2014 Closing Date:   Sunday 05 January 2014 Interview Date:   To be confirmed Reference:  453 The Sustainable Landscapes Research Group anticipates that living … Continue reading Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

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