Design your city? Transform your environment? Apply to study Landscape Architecture at Greenwich

Are you interested in improving places, designing cities and protecting the environment?Become a Landscape Architect through the Landscape Institute (LI) accredited BA and Masters programmes at the University of Greenwich. On the programmes, leading London academics and practitioners teach design, planning, horticulture, ecology, sustainability, construction, history and theory for students interested in becoming qualified Landscape Architects. The comprehensive programmes are well connected to international practices, such as Arup and Gustafson, … Continue reading Design your city? Transform your environment? Apply to study Landscape Architecture at Greenwich

James Corner to lecture in London at University of Greenwich, Department of Architecture and Landscape

Thursday 19th November 2015, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: James Corner :: Intimate Immensity: Public Space in the City Renowned landscape architect James Corner will discuss current ideas about the design of vibrant urban public spaces, the importance of seeing cities as landscapes, and the capacity for … Continue reading James Corner to lecture in London at University of Greenwich, Department of Architecture and Landscape

Submit portfolio or dissertation for Landscape Institute Student Award

Registration for the 2015 Landscape Institute Awards ends 30th April 2015. Graduates should register to submit their dissertation or portfolio for the student awards. What can I enter? The 15 categories are listed above. These include student categories which are free to enter. This year, a new category ‘Design for a Temporary Landscape’, has been created in response to the increasing number of temporary/meanwhile use projects that … Continue reading Submit portfolio or dissertation for Landscape Institute Student Award

Job of the week: Landscape architect at Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners is seeking a landscape architect to join its team in Battersea, London. Foster + Partners is one of the most innovative architecture and integrated design practices in the world. Based in London, with offices worldwide, the practice has an international reputation, with buildings on six continents. Since its inception we have won more than 620 awards for excellence. Foster + Partners believe … Continue reading Job of the week: Landscape architect at Foster + Partners

Landscape Internships and Jobs – Gustafson Porter

Gustafson Porter are expanding their team. Check out the opportunities below for graduates and experienced Landscape Architects. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE OR ARCHITECTURE ASSISTANT OR INTERN – exceptional graphics and AutoCad; knowledge of Rhino would be advantageous. Please send your portfolio and CV to enquiries@gustafson-porter.com (no more than 7MB, please). They are also advertising the following. – EXPERIENCED LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT or ARCHITECT with 5 years+ experience and strong in hard … Continue reading Landscape Internships and Jobs – Gustafson Porter

‘University of Greenwich is practising what it preaches’ – The Independent

This week, the Landscape programmes at the University of Greenwich were praised by the i-Independent in an article discussing Landscape Architecture. The city’s unsung heroes; Widget Finn flies the flag for landscape architects was published in the i-Independent and described the work being done at Greenwich by the staff and students. The article discussed the importance of the programmes that is offered at the university and the investment … Continue reading ‘University of Greenwich is practising what it preaches’ – The Independent

Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?

“Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?” asks Duncan Goodwin, Landscape Architect and University of Greenwich Senior Lecturer  This was the tone of the strapline in the New Civil Engineer on 6th February. The NCE reported that the £3-4M required to dredge the Parrett and Tone rivers in this part of the West Country is not supported by science and so may be money … Continue reading Knee-jerk reaction by Government towards flooding of the Somerset levels?

When buildings come to life as landscape – on the BBC

Dr Benz Kotzen, Landscape Architect and Postgraduate Coordinator for Landscape at the University of Greenwich, is interviewed by the BBC’s Click programme. He discusses the green roof innovation of the new university building at Stockwell Street: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/click_online/9712678.stm   In 2014 all the landscape programmes will be based in the new building which will also be home to the Green Roof and Living Wall Research Centre. The centre will … Continue reading When buildings come to life as landscape – on the BBC

Landscape Architect becomes head of International Cycling Union – Armstrong Tweets “Hallelujah”

In September chartered landscape architect, Brian Cookson, became president of the International Cycling Union (UCI). Cookson who became head of British cycling in 1997 is credited with many of the successes in recent years. Through a combination of development programmes, partnerships and funding Cookson contributed to one of the most successful decades of cycling in the UK: “The idea that we would become the most successful … Continue reading Landscape Architect becomes head of International Cycling Union – Armstrong Tweets “Hallelujah”