AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

  8,000 metres above the sea level exists what climbers call the ‘death zone’. This altitude marks the limit for human habitation, above which our species cannot survive. We thrive in the ‘life zone’ – the earth’s land surfaces and oceans, its geological layers beneath, the dynamic atmosphere above – all affected by gravitational magnetic forces beyond. This living world is constantly being transformed by … Continue reading AA, Greenwich and Westminster collaborate on international symposium

Honorary degree for Marti Franch Batllori

Renowned landscape architect and Greenwich graduate, Marti Franch Batllori, was honoured by the University of Greenwich yesterday. He received an honorary doctorate in graduation ceremonies taking place at the Greenwich Campus. The university awards honorary degrees to individuals of distinction who have made an outstanding contribution to activities related to their field. Marti, described by Harvard Design Magazine as one of the most influential contemporary landscape architects of … Continue reading Honorary degree for Marti Franch Batllori

The Dark Side ::: Subverting Architecture and Landscape ::: University of Greenwich, Opening Conference

The University of Greenwich will open the academic year with a one-day conference to include landscape architect Martí Franch (Estudi Martí Franch: Arquitectura del Paisaje) and architect Ian Ritchie (Ian Ritchie Architects). Franch won the Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize at the European Biennial of Landscape Architecture in 2012 for the Cap de Creus project in Cadaqués. The conference is free and open to the … Continue reading The Dark Side ::: Subverting Architecture and Landscape ::: University of Greenwich, Opening Conference

Marti Franch to speak at Greenwich – marking the 50th anniversary of Landscape Architecture education

Award winning landscape architect Marti Franch (Estudi Marti Franch: Arquitectura del Paisaige) will speak at the University of Greenwich in September to mark the beginning of the new academic year. Marti, who is a former alumni of the MA Landscape Architecture programme at Greenwich, has a landscape architecture studio in Spain from where he works internationally. Marti won the Rosa Barba European Landscape Prize at the 7 European Biennial of … Continue reading Marti Franch to speak at Greenwich – marking the 50th anniversary of Landscape Architecture education

Leading lecturers and alumni featured in Kerb 21

University of Greenwich alumni Martí Franch and lecturer Elizabeth Anne Williams write for the latest issue of Kerb. Practitioners of landscape architecture tread the line between creator and curator. Kerb 21 explores how the global condition is influencing practitioners, their methods and the dynamic that exists in the discipline between the established and multidisciplinary practices. This issue of Kerb aims to initiate a diverse discourse on how … Continue reading Leading lecturers and alumni featured in Kerb 21

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