Narrating Urban Landscapes: OASE #98 Event @UniOfGreenwich 

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2017-2018

Narrating Urban Landscapes: OASE #98 Event  with Klaske Havik & Bruno Notteboom

Thursday 1st February 2018, 6.30pm

Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003]

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Masters students form new practice and win first commissions

Three inspiring MA Landscape Architecture students from the University of Greenwich, Maddy Gunn, Mei-Ling Schmidt and Ed Scobie, recently formed a new design practice (XMPL) and have already undertaken their first commissions. Read below their story:   *** During the final term of our Masters we approached the Friends of City Gardens and asked if there was anyway that we could be involved with their … Continue reading Masters students form new practice and win first commissions

Michael Hansmeyer ::: Digital Grotesque II – Tools of Imagination

Hawksmoor International Lecture Series  invites you to attend an additional Lecture by Michael Hansmeyer ‘Digital Grotesque II’ : Tools of Imagination Wednesday 17th May 2017, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre 11_0003 [Department of Architecture and Landscape, University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD] The Digital Grotesque II project is a human-scale, highly ornamental grotto that was specifically designed to fully exploit the potentials of … Continue reading Michael Hansmeyer ::: Digital Grotesque II – Tools of Imagination

Book Designs as Architectural Projects

Curation : Mike Aling Private View : Friday 21st April 5pm – 8pm Exhibition Open (free entry) Saturday 22nd April – Thursday 18th May [Tues-Fri : 11am – 5pm and Saturdays : 11am – 4pm] The book – printed or otherwise – continues to be the architect’s most fertile and celebrated form of media output. This exhibition presents a wide range of rare books from the … Continue reading Book Designs as Architectural Projects

Today : Future Cities 6 : The Marvellous

Future Cities 6 : The Marvellous An AVATAR Conference (Advanced Virtual and Technological Architecture Research) Friday 21st April 2017, 10:30am – 5pm 6pm : Drinks Reception + Future Cities 6 Exhibition Private View TESSA Lecture Hall, Stockwell Street 11_0003   “Let us not mince words: the marvellous is always beautiful, anything marvellous is beautiful, in fact only the marvellous is beautiful.” — André Breton, ‘Manifesto of Surrealism’ … Continue reading Today : Future Cities 6 : The Marvellous

Patrik Schumacher opens Greenwich’s spring term lecture series

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2016-2017 :: Patrik Schumacher :: Avant-garde and Mainstream between Art, Theory and Politics Thursday 26th January 2017, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] The distinction between avant-garde and mainstream is constitutive of architecture’s evolution. Only by differentiating the avant-garde as a specific subsystem can contemporary architecture actively participate in the evolution of society. The distinction between avant-garde and mainstream is … Continue reading Patrik Schumacher opens Greenwich’s spring term lecture series

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

Kathryn Gustafson to speak at University of Greenwich: The Contemporary Picturesque

Kathryn Gustafson is to deliver the opening lecture to the University of Greenwich Hawksmoor International Lecture Series – Thursday 6th October, 6:30pm. The lecture is free and open to the public on a first-come first-served basis. Thursday 6th October 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Kathryn Gustafson will explore landscape architecture in two parts; composition in landscape architecture, and landscape & urban density. The … Continue reading Kathryn Gustafson to speak at University of Greenwich: The Contemporary Picturesque

A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

University of Greenwich Department of Architecture and Landscape in partnership with MSA University, Cairo presents the 2016 Architecture and Landscape Summer School. Over the coming weeks we will be sharing the design and research work of the students. A Deptford Atlas 8 – 19 August 2016 Studio Leaders: Roo Angell and Bob Bagley With Honoré Van Rijswijk Tim Waterman Simon Withers and video workshops with Henrietta … Continue reading A Deptford Atlas: University of Greenwich Summer School

New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

A new design and research journal has been launched at the University of Greenwich. TESTING-GROUND, focuses on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. It provides a platform to critique established urban theories and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political and ecological concepts. The journal will feature completed projects, speculative ideas and unfinished works which contribute to discourses around landscape. This first issue, TRAJECTORIES, began … Continue reading New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich