Dr Phil Askew lectures at University of Greenwich :: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – Design & Delivery

Open Lecture Series 2013/2014 Norbert Singer Lecture Theatre / M055 Mansion Site, Avery Hill Campus Wednesday 22nd January; 7PM The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is the largest new urban park built in this country for over a century. As the centrepiece for the London 2012 Olympic Games, it became one of the stars of the event and demonstrated a new approach to urban parks. Following … Continue reading Dr Phil Askew lectures at University of Greenwich :: The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – Design & Delivery

Landscape dressed as architecture

The Guardian newspaper has given landscape issues significant coverage over recent days. Look past the headlines and see some great Landscape Architects and other disciplines at work across London. 1. Exterior Architecture progress their proposals for London’s Skyride by including Normal Foster in their team. Although many questions remain, check out these links to how London may accommodate bicycling in the future: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/architecture-design-blog/2014/jan/02/norman-foster-skycycle-elevated-bike-routes-london 2. Public space … Continue reading Landscape dressed as architecture