Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

We are delighted to announce that this coming Friday, 3 July 2020, at 11am Advanced Urban of the School of Design is holding a special Research Webinar with one of the world’s leading theorists of digital culture Lev Manovich. This is a free event requiring registration. Everybody is welcome, but we limit capacity, so register early to avoid disappointment. To register, please send a note with your … Continue reading Lev Manovich presents in Advanced Urban series

Phase 1 of Governors Island design completed

Last month the first phase of Governors Island was officially completed. The master plan, designed by West 8 following an international competition, is being built out in several phases. The Trust for Governors Island is leading this ambitious redevelopment of the 180 acre island on the southern tip of Manhattan – with public space and parks at the core of the plan. West 8 beat … Continue reading Phase 1 of Governors Island design completed

Gilles Clement, Entropy by Design and Matthew Gandy

If you haven’t read it already, check out the paper by geographer Matthew Gandy about Gilles Clément’s project in Lille. The paper, Entropy by Design, explores the Parc Henri Matisse in Lille by Clément – the renowned French designer, landscape architect, ecologist and philosopher. Once you have read the paper, and if you happen to be in New York in October, Gilles Clément presents ‘The Planetary Garden: Paris … Continue reading Gilles Clement, Entropy by Design and Matthew Gandy