Landscape as Urbanism by Charles Waldheim – Lecture at University of Greenwich

You are invited to join architect and landscape theorist, Charles Waldheim, who will present Landscape as Urbanism at the University of Greenwich on Tuesday 24th May, 2016. The lecture will be free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.   +++ An International Public Open Lecture, drinks reception and Book Launch at University of Greenwich, London +++ On Tuesday 24th May, 2016 +++ 6:30pm … Continue reading Landscape as Urbanism by Charles Waldheim – Lecture at University of Greenwich

Apply to be a Landscape Architect

Applications are open to study Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich, starting in September 2016. If you are interested to be a Landscape Architect contact us and we can arrange an informal visit, for you to meet other students and to see some of our great student work. For undergraduate studies the BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture programme is the ideal entry to become a Landscape Architect. This programme … Continue reading Apply to be a Landscape Architect

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Nat Chard :: Drawing Uncertainty

Nat will discuss his research into how to draw conditions of uncertainty in architecture, the rich realm beyond the grasp of the traditional architectural program. The work is developed through a series of nine types of drawing instrument, some of which have multiple versions. Nat is an architect and the Professor of Experimental Architecture at the Bartlett School of Architecture, following professorships at the Royal Danish Academy in … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Nat Chard :: Drawing Uncertainty

James Corner to speak at University of Greenwich

Renowned landscape architect James Corner is to speak at the University of Greenwich in November. Corner, whose firm Field Operations designed New York’s High Line and the South Park of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London, will give a lecture as part of the Hawksmoor International Open Lecture Series, at 6:30pm on November 19th. The weekly series of open public lectures attracts leading voices … Continue reading James Corner to speak at University of Greenwich

Invitation from the LI and the University of Greenwich: Jellicoe Lecture 2014 film screening

The Jellicoe Lecture and LI AGM will take place on 16th October 2014 The Landscape Institute and the Department of Architecture and Landscape at the University of Greenwich present the UK premier of a new film, Water Blues Green Solutions, recently released in the US. This collaboration brings together the LI’s annual Jellicoe Lecture with the Hawksmoor International Lectures at the University of Greenwich where … Continue reading Invitation from the LI and the University of Greenwich: Jellicoe Lecture 2014 film screening

Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

Project Manager – Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre School of Architecture, Design and Construction Location:  Avery Hill campus Salary:   £24,766 to £29,541 plus £3,337 London weighting per annum, pro rata Contract Type:  Fixed Term – 16 weeks maximum up to 31 July 2014 Closing Date:   Sunday 05 January 2014 Interview Date:   To be confirmed Reference:  453 The Sustainable Landscapes Research Group anticipates that living … Continue reading Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

New Exhibition shows Jellicoe’s ambitions for Soho

Almost Lost: London’s Buildings Loved and Loathed opened this month at Wellington Arch. The exhibition by English Heritage presents striking designs for London by leading designers and planners. Included in the exhibition is a 1954 scheme for Soho by the landscape architect and former lecturer at the University of Greenwich (then Thames Polytechnic), Geoffrey Jellicoe. If you see the exhibition let us know what you … Continue reading New Exhibition shows Jellicoe’s ambitions for Soho

Double Awards for Greenwich Landscape Graduate

Greenwich graduate Bethany Gale has been recognised in two prestigious awards this year. In November Bethany was highly commended in the 2013 Landscape Institute Awards for her outstanding design portfolio, while earlier in the year her project, Reclaiming the Canalside, was shortlisted for the RIBA Forgotten Spaces 2013 Competition. Bethany Gale graduated from the MA Landscape Architecture programme in 2012 and currently works for BDP. Continue reading Double Awards for Greenwich Landscape Graduate

Unnatural Futures

From genetically modified foods to zombie apocalypse, concerns about the future are increasingly reflected in contemporary media, policy and culture. An unnatural future is being shaped by rapidly escalating anxieties about the social, cultural, environmental and technological risks that now pervade everyday life. This climate of fear and uncertainty about the future requires careful consideration around how best to respond and intervene in debates, discussion … Continue reading Unnatural Futures

Trenton wins appeal to remain in the UK

In April 2012 Trenton Oldfield stepped into the Thames to protest at elitism in British society. His protest in the public space of the river Thames disrupted the 158th annual university boat race. He was duly arrested, imprisoned and was due to be deported back to Australia. Today he won his appeal against the ruling by the home secretary, Theresa May, who claimed that he was “not conducive to … Continue reading Trenton wins appeal to remain in the UK