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!

Five Times Over – Landscape Architecture Exhibition

Five times over is an exhibition of student work from the Advanced Landscape Studio at the University of Greenwich. It presents a selection of Masters student design projects from the last five years [2013 – 2018], some award-winning works that have been published and exhibited internationally, including in: Representing Landscapes: Analogue (Amaroso 2018); OASE 98: Narrating Urban Landscapes (Havik et al. 2017); Strategies for Landscape … Continue reading Five Times Over – Landscape Architecture Exhibition

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

Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!

Staff and students from Greenwich have been invited to contribute projects for Nadia Amoroso’s coming publication, Representing Landscapes: Analogue (2018). Nadia has written extensively about approaches to representing landscapes and she approached the Landscape Architecture Department at Greenwich which has a reputation in award-winning student work. Thanks to the students, Liz Stark, Mais Kalthoum and Cesare Cardia for their outstanding projects that will be published later … Continue reading Greenwich Landscape Architecture students work published internationally… again!