Iain Sinclair to lecture at University of Greenwich

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-2017 :: Iain Sinclair :: Nicholas Hawksmoor and ‘The Man of the Crowd’: Watchfulness and Agitation Around the Pattern of East London Churches Thursday 17th November 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis A consideration of the presence of the Hawksmoor churches, as referenced by Charles Dickens and others, … Continue reading Iain Sinclair to lecture at University of Greenwich

William Hague MP opens Greenwich building with “biggest learning green roof in Europe”

First Secretary of State, the Rt Hon William Hague MP praised Britain’s universities as “one of our nation’s most distinctive contributions to the world” as he officially opened the university’s new Stockwell Street building on Tuesday 9 December. The former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs toured the building’s facilities, discussing the 24-Hour East of Eden project with Nic Clear, Head of Department Architecture and … Continue reading William Hague MP opens Greenwich building with “biggest learning green roof in Europe”

Tree Pit Trials – Urban Trees

This summer I was invited to observe and assist in an urban tree pit comparative study at Hadlow College at the University of Greenwich. The project is led by Duncan Goodwin, a landscape architect and senior lecturer at the University and Alex Rennie, head gardener at Hadlow. The study consists of twelve tree pits measuring 4 x 4 metres by approximately 1.2 metres deep, lined … Continue reading Tree Pit Trials – Urban Trees