Trio of End of Year Celebrations

The end of year for Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students at the University of Greenwich has been marked by three collective events. Firstly, in June the students presented their final projects to a public audience of design practitioners, tutors, family and friends. Then on Friday we launched the end-of-year online graduate exhibition. Finally, the exhibition is accompanied by our end-of year catalogue, showcasing the work … Continue reading Trio of End of Year Celebrations

Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

We are delighted to announce that Advanced Urban is holding a special research webinar with Geocinema – Architectures of Planetary Cinema on Friday 10 July 2020, 2pm BST. Geocinema is a collective by Solveig Suess and Asia Bazdyrieva that explores the possibilities of a ‘planetary’ notion of cinema. This is a free event requiring registration. Participants will be invited to read, in advance, materials provided by … Continue reading Geocinema presents Architectures of Planetary Cinema

Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday, 3 July 2020, at 11am Advanced Urban of the School of Design is holding a special Research Webinar with one of the world’s leading theorists of digital culture Lev Manovich. This is a free event requiring registration. Everybody is welcome, but we limit capacity, so register early to avoid disappointment. To register, please send a note with your … Continue reading Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

Follow Disruptive Ecologies at Greenwich

Designing for direct action is the focus this year for Landscape Architecture and Urbanism students. The brief – Disruptive Ecologies: Designing for direct action to confront environmental crises and urban inequity – is focused on design projects that facilitate direct action. Projects reimagine objects, spaces and infrastructures that augment the capacity of direct action to make change, highlighting the political role of design and the agency … Continue reading Follow Disruptive Ecologies at Greenwich

A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin

The University of Greenwich School of Design is delighted to invite you to the Public Lecture: ​‘A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin’ This talk is given by composer Graham Fitkin and includes audio excerpts of his own work, live examples of sounds and sporadic false silences. Graham Fitkin composes for concerts, dance, film and digital media and runs … Continue reading A 48 Minute Talk on Listening, Timing and Organising Sound by Graham Fitkin

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

Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

The lecture will take place in LT 11_0004, Stockwell Street on 14th Mar 2019, 6pm.  Formed in the 1960’s the avant-garde architectural group, Archigram, aimed to keep the spirit of modernism alive. Founder member and documenter of the group, Michael Webb will speak to some of its history. This lecture is part of the University of Greenwich Public Lecture Series, see details of upcoming lectures in … Continue reading Archigram’s Mike Webb to speak at Greenwich

Theatre as citizenship practice: Me? I Just put British!

Me? I Just put British!   Performance Project’s Background: This performance project is inspired by a two-year collaborative research with artists, social scientists and human rights organisations working with migrant families on the question of ‘Theatre as citizenship practice’  http://fass.open.ac.uk/research/projects/pasar/  A Forum Theatre short play was created by the migrant families involved in the project which was then toured to different organisations, academic conferences, community … Continue reading Theatre as citizenship practice: Me? I Just put British!