Sugar Tax? No need at Greenwich – just honey from the roofs

Pure Greenwich honey is for sale today in the Stockwell Street cafe. The honey is from the apiary on the roofs of Stockwell Street, the new University of Greenwich building in London. The building incorporates 14 innovative landscape roofs which create a living laboratory where the sustainability of new ideas in landscape architecture are tested. The 14 different landscape roofs, equivalent in size to 12 tennis courts, include … Continue reading Sugar Tax? No need at Greenwich – just honey from the roofs

Wish you were here? Our brand-new Stockwell Street opened today! 

We have finally moved to our new home and we wish you were here with us! If you are not here already do get in touch for a tour of the amazing facilities and our 14 green roofs. The Stockwell Street building includes the UK’s largest landscape roofs dedicated to research and teaching. They have been designed to encourage new thinking and creativity and have been awarded … Continue reading Wish you were here? Our brand-new Stockwell Street opened today! 

New green roofs and studio spaces

Check out the video featuring the new roof gardens and studio spaces that are currently under production. The University of Greenwich is leading the global discourse on green roofs in their new Stockwell Street building that will be home to the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism programmes from September. The green roofs are one of the most comprehensive multi-functional green roofs in the world, with 14 … Continue reading New green roofs and studio spaces

Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

Project Manager – Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre School of Architecture, Design and Construction Location:  Avery Hill campus Salary:   £24,766 to £29,541 plus £3,337 London weighting per annum, pro rata Contract Type:  Fixed Term – 16 weeks maximum up to 31 July 2014 Closing Date:   Sunday 05 January 2014 Interview Date:   To be confirmed Reference:  453 The Sustainable Landscapes Research Group anticipates that living … Continue reading Project Manager for Living Walls and Green Roofs Centre – Job of the week

Heneghan Peng shortlisted for another school

After their success in designing the new Stockwell Street building (above), for the University of Greenwich, the architects Heneghan Peng have been shortlisted to design the Global Centre for Social Sciences at the London School of Economics. A shortlist of five teams have been selected for the building. Heneghan Peng’s new building for the School for Architecture Design and Construction at the University of Greenwich will open in … Continue reading Heneghan Peng shortlisted for another school

New building and roof gardens for Landscape at Greenwich

From 2014 the Landscape Architecture programmes will be based in the heart of Greenwich by the river Thames. The University of Greenwich is investing £76 million in a new building to house the campus library, TV studios and academic facilities for disciplines including landscape architecture, architecture, design and construction. The building has been designed by Heneghan Peng, currently shortlisted for the prestigeous Stirling Prize, and has 14 roof … Continue reading New building and roof gardens for Landscape at Greenwich