Five Times Over – Landscape Architecture Exhibition

Five times over is an exhibition of student work from the Advanced Landscape Studio at the University of Greenwich. It presents a selection of Masters student design projects from the last five years [2013 – 2018], some award-winning works that have been published and exhibited internationally, including in: Representing Landscapes: Analogue (Amaroso 2018); OASE 98: Narrating Urban Landscapes (Havik et al. 2017); Strategies for Landscape … Continue reading Five Times Over – Landscape Architecture Exhibition

Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

The Landscape Citizenships symposium seeks to examine landscape citizenships through the lens of landscape justice and landscape democracy, bringing together international speakers in the diverse fields of politics, anthropology, sociology, geography and design among others. The symposium is being organized by Tim Waterman, Ed Wall and Jane Wolff. It is supported by the University of Greenwich, University of Toronto, Centre for Landscape Democracy (NMBU) and … Continue reading Landscape Citizenships: A Symposium

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

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

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

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

Comment on James Corner’s UoG lecture on 19th November

James Corner gave a very good lecture, ‘recovering’ one’s faith in the capability of landscape architects to do great projects which make cities better places. Also, he helped me understand what he means by ‘landscape urbanism’. I do not disagree with his view. But I tend to think of LU more as a design method than, perhaps, Corner does. The 2012 Queen Elizabeth Park illustrates the point: … Continue reading Comment on James Corner’s UoG lecture on 19th November

Landscape urbanism as an approach to development planning

It’s good that the University of Greenwich has a programme in Landscape & Urbanism.  The Wikipedia entry on landscape urbanism opens with the statement that ‘Landscape Urbanism is a theory of urban planning arguing that the best way to organize cities is through the design of the city’s landscape, rather than the design of its buildings‘. Personally, I find this more helpful than much of … Continue reading Landscape urbanism as an approach to development planning

ADVANCED LANDSCAPE STUDIO ::: An exhibition of design works by the MA Landscape Architecture and MSc Advanced Landscape and Urbanism graduates

ADVANCED LANDSCAPE STUDIO ::: An exhibition of design works by graduates of the MA Landscape Architecture and MSc Advanced Landscape and Urbanism programmes – Private View 25 September, 18:00hrs – University of Greenwich, 10 Stockwell Street, Greenwich, London The 2014/15 design works of the Advanced Landscape Studio (MALA / MScALU) was focused on site-based actions, interventions and infrastructures between Greenwich and Woolwich. Projects investigated the infrastructures … Continue reading ADVANCED LANDSCAPE STUDIO ::: An exhibition of design works by the MA Landscape Architecture and MSc Advanced Landscape and Urbanism graduates

What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

Applications are open for the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism. The Masters programme supports students to develop inventive and speculative approaches to the design of cities, landscape and territories. It promotes distinct design and research methods and the integration of new and innovative technologies to explore the complexity of contemporary cities, including issues of urban growth, climate change, globalisation and social inequality. The programme is designed … Continue reading What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism