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

You are invited ::: End-of-year Landscape and Architecture exhibition at the University of Greenwich

Join us for our end-of-year exhibition, at the University of Greenwich, Department of Architecture and Landscape. Practice Private View ::: Tuesday 16 June ::: 5:00pm ::: Stockwell Street ::: University of Greenwich The exhibition opens ::: Friday 12 June ::: 6:30pm ::: Architecture and Landscape ::: Stockwell Street ::: University of Greenwich Continue reading You are invited ::: End-of-year Landscape and Architecture exhibition at the University of Greenwich

Teaching at Greenwich

Peter Wilder, a guest lecturer and former student at the University of Greenwich, offers his first impressions of the new building at Stockwell Street. I recently had the pleasure of teaching at the new University of Greenwich campus in Stockwell Street. Having been a student and lecturer at the Dartford and Avery Hill Campus, it was great to see the School of Architecture and landscape … Continue reading Teaching at Greenwich

William Hague MP opens Greenwich building with “biggest learning green roof in Europe”

First Secretary of State, the Rt Hon William Hague MP praised Britain’s universities as “one of our nation’s most distinctive contributions to the world” as he officially opened the university’s new Stockwell Street building on Tuesday 9 December. The former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs toured the building’s facilities, discussing the 24-Hour East of Eden project with Nic Clear, Head of Department Architecture and … Continue reading William Hague MP opens Greenwich building with “biggest learning green roof in Europe”

The Observer reviews the new building

Rowan Moore, writing in The Observer, describes the confidence of the new Stockwell Street building at the University of Greenwich and the opportunities of the green roofs for the landscape architecture students: ‘A significant part of the school is its programme of landscape architecture, and these spaces are intended to be open-air laboratories for testing ideas, while also being outdoor extensions of the grand playground … Continue reading The Observer reviews the new building

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 Masters programme in Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

The University of Greenwich have launched a new Masters programme in Advanced Landscape and Urbanism. The programme encourages students to develop advanced and speculative approaches to the design of cities, landscape and territories. It promotes high design values and the integration of new and innovative technologies to address the challenges facing contemporary cities, such as: urban growth, climate change, globalisation and social inequality. The new MSc … Continue reading New Masters programme in Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

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