Tim Waterman to join University of Greenwich

We are delighted to announce that Tim Waterman has joined the University of Greenwich as coordinator of landscape theory. Tim will join a team of over 20 lecturers, tutors and professionals who teach the landscape architecture programmes at Greenwich. Tim is Chair of the Young Professionals’ Advocacy Working Group, Professional Practice and Policy Committee of the International Federation of Landscape Architects and the honorary editor of Landscape: The Journal … Continue reading Tim Waterman to join University of Greenwich

High Achievement Scholarships launched

University of Greenwich High Achievement Scholarship offers bursaries worth £6,000 The University of Greenwich is pleased to announce its High Achievement Scholarships for 2016/17 new entrants. We are committed to inspiring society through the discovery, application and dissemination of knowledge. These scholarships reward excellence and high achievement in students who seek to make a difference to society. Eligibility To be eligible for the High Achievement Scholarship, … Continue reading High Achievement Scholarships launched

Landscape Alumni Win International Competition

Four alumni from the MA Landscape Architecture programme at the University of Greenwich, Rowan Case, Ed Gant, Sarah Tolley and Arlene Decker, have won the Designing the Urban Commons competition, organised by Theatrum Mundi. Their proposal CarbonSync, which set out new spaces for urban commoning was selected by an international jury, including: Richard Sennett (Theatrum Mundi), Sarah Wigglesworth, Amica Dall (Assemble Studio), Francesca Ferguson (Make City Festival), Justin McGuirck (Strelka Press) and Ricky Burdett … Continue reading Landscape Alumni Win International Competition

Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

Natura Militaris  Following the Greater London Authority’s All London Green Grid framework, Natura Militaris proposes additional green infrastructure combining both wildlife and new public programs in the Royal Artillery’s historic home of Woolwich. Echoing military training areas on the Salisbury Plain, Dartmoor, and Castle Martin – where endangered animal species have unexpectedly found an ideal habitat – Natura Militaris (militarized nature) designs a symbiosis between boot camps (paintball, military fitness and … Continue reading Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

Gustafson Porter sponsor the MA / MSc Advanced Landscape Studio exhibition

University of Greenwich students on the MA Landscape Architecture and the MSc Advanced Landscape and Urbanism programmes are excited to invite you to the Practice Private View of our end-of-year exhibition. The evening opens at 17:00 on Tuesday 16th of June and will feature a variety of different landscape projects aiming to re-imagine South East London Sites for the 21st Century. As well as having opportunity to meet and … Continue reading Gustafson Porter sponsor the MA / MSc Advanced Landscape Studio exhibition

Sneak preview – landscape architecture student portfolios

Interested in the exceptional work of the Landscape Architecture students at the University of Greenwich? Below are a few in-progress drawings by the  MA Landscape Architecture students who are designing landscapes along the Thames river through exploring the relations between macro infrastructures and small-scale interactions. Well done all! To see more of the postgraduate and undergraduate students in the department, join us on Thursday 16th April for the private-view exhibition of in-progress works. You … Continue reading Sneak preview – landscape architecture student portfolios

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