#100 reasons to study Landscape Architecture at the University of Greenwich

Over the next few months we will be Tweeting (@landscape_gre) 100 Reasons why it is great to study Landscape Architecture at the University of Greenwich. From award winning graduates, such as Marti Franch, to our international lecture series and from hosting the Landscape Institute Conference and IFLA Europe congress to our unique work experience for students with the Royal Parks, we will be sharing many of … Continue reading #100 reasons to study Landscape Architecture at the University of Greenwich

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Thursday 11th February 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Mike will be discussing his architecture book design work developed over the last few years, as well as ongoing research into the histories and theories of the architecture book canon. Through an exploration of artists’ books, topological texts, cybernetic and ergodic literatures, sequential art and graphic novels, visual language and digital post-print medias, the established … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at Greenwich

The Landscape Architecture programmes at the University of Greenwich will continue to celebrate their 50th anniversary with a lecture by Martin Rein-Cano, founder of Topotek1. Martin will deliver a Hawksmoor International Lecture on Thursday 18th February at 6:30pm. In his lecture Martin Rein-Cano will be presenting a Topotek 1 project, Superkilen in Copenhagen. Superkilen is a public park in the cultural diverse neighbourhood of Nørrebro, Copenhagen. As a reflection … Continue reading Topotek1’s Martin Rein-Cano to speak at 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

Missed the James Corner lecture? Watch it online

Last week landscape architect James Corner delivered the weekly Hawksmoor International Lecture at the University of Greenwich. If you missed it you can watch it online: http://gre.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=415f777f-3b5d-4881-aed2-9dc2b8394c4a The weekly series of open public lectures attracts leading voices in architecture, art and landscape architecture. Last year the series included lectures by, among others, Will Alsop, Eelco Hoftman, Peter Wison and Michael Sorkin. This year’s speakers also include landscape architects, such as Marti Franch … Continue reading Missed the James Corner lecture? Watch it online

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 Observer reviews the new building

Rowan Moore, writing in The Observer, describes the confidence of the new Stockwell Street building at the University of Greenwich and the opportunities of the green roofs for the landscape architecture students: ‘A significant part of the school is its programme of landscape architecture, and these spaces are intended to be open-air laboratories for testing ideas, while also being outdoor extensions of the grand playground … Continue reading The Observer reviews the new building

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

‘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