Student Competition: History of the Future

IFLA (the International Federation of Landscape Architects) has launched a student competition in advance of its world congress in Russia in June. The competition will share the topic of the congress, which will be ‘History of the Future’. The organisers say, ‘The aim of the competition is to promote reflections on challenges and opportunities of the past, the present and the future for the landscape … Continue reading Student Competition: History of the Future

Change career? Become a Landscape Architect in less than 2-years at the University of Greenwich

Are you interested in the design of cities and environments? You can become a Landscape Architect through a 2-year graduate entry Masters programme at the University of Greenwich. The graduate conversion (PG Cert Landscape Design + MA Landscape Architecture) teaches design of landscapes and cities, horticulture, ecology, conservation, material construction and theory for graduates interested in becoming qualified Landscape Architects. The comprehensive programme is accredited by the Landscape Institute and is … Continue reading Change career? Become a Landscape Architect in less than 2-years at the University of Greenwich

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

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series > 2014 – 2015 > presents…

The University of Greenwich Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities presents THE HAWKSMOOR INTERNATIONAL OPEN LECTURE SERIES > 2014 – 2015 > TERM 02 ALL FREE ENTRY > THURSDAYS FROM 6.30pm TESSA BLACKSTONE LECTURE THEATRE [11_0003] Thursday 29 January > Smout Allen > Lecture > Mark Smout and Laura Allen > Augmented Landscapes and Delicate Machinery Thursday 05 February > Ben Johnson > Lecture > … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series > 2014 – 2015 > presents…

East of Eden

Thursday 6th November 2014 > 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Speakers: Nic Clear – Head of Department Architecture and Landscape, University of Greenwich Ian Worley – Enderby Group Richard Baglin – Greenwich Society Neil Smith – Head of Planning Knight Dragon Developments Matthew Nimmo – Peabody Urban Regeneration + Panel Discussion In September 2014 the Department of Architecture and Landscape moved into it’s new … Continue reading East of Eden

New Landscape / New Architecture / Old Street

Last month Architecture and Landscape at the University of Greenwich enjoyed a beautiful evening of talks at a pop-up event at Old Street. Amongst many wondrous things, collecting snow-domes & the ennui of life after snow-domes, un-butchering Bacon in the Tate, an obsessive on Le Corbusier’s landscapes and, most importantly, two days of showing excellent work by students that is framed, as postcards, on screen and within … Continue reading New Landscape / New Architecture / Old Street

‘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

Winning Royal Docks Landscape Project – Congratulations to Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley

Following our post yesterday that Bethany and Sarah, both gradates from the MA Landscape Architecture programme at Greenwich, were shortlisted for the Landscape Institute’s Royal Docks Competition, they have been announced as overall winners. They saw off strong international competition from professional practices and students. Studio Engleback, Baharash Architects and students Christos Diplas and James Hartwell were the four runners-up. The judges said: ‘This has a sense … Continue reading Winning Royal Docks Landscape Project – Congratulations to Bethany Gale and Sarah Tolley

Former Greenwich student wins ASLA Award & Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize

Greenwich lecturer Tom Turner congratulates former graduate for winning design. Congratulations to Marti Franch and Estudi EMF and an apology from me for having only just discovered that he won the 2012 Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize – for EMF’s  Restoration of the landscape of Tudela – Cap de Creus, awarded at the 7 European Biennial of Landscape Architecture. The design is presented in a beautiful … Continue reading Former Greenwich student wins ASLA Award & Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize

Jason Bruges :: Landscape & Architecture International Lecture Series :: University of Greenwich

What happens when architecture and interaction design collide to create everyday performance? Playing to the individual and to crowds, and changing the performative repertoire in real-time can manifest itself through a diverse palette of kinetic, animated, time-based and sometimes smart materials. We can choreograph real and imagined spaces. This choreography is explored through different mechanisms – wireframing, storyboarding and real world prototyping – and plays … Continue reading Jason Bruges :: Landscape & Architecture International Lecture Series :: University of Greenwich