Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

We are delighted to invite you to the Practice Private-View of the Landscape Architecture and Urbanism Show 2019 (University of Greenwich, School of Design) on Wednesday 12 June [5:00pm – 6:00pm, 1st Floor Studios, 10 Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD]. Come and meet our graduating students to be guided through their design projects. Please RSVP with the name of the company and of attendees. Following the Practice Private-View the School of Design Show 2019 will open, with networking and drinks … Continue reading Practice Private-View: Landscape Architecture and Urbanism: University of Greenwich

New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

A new design and research journal has been launched at the University of Greenwich. TESTING-GROUND, focuses on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories. It provides a platform to critique established urban theories and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political and ecological concepts. The journal will feature completed projects, speculative ideas and unfinished works which contribute to discourses around landscape. This first issue, TRAJECTORIES, began … Continue reading New design and research journal published at University of Greenwich

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Thursday 11th February 2016, 6.30pm Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003] Mike will be discussing his architecture book design work developed over the last few years, as well as ongoing research into the histories and theories of the architecture book canon. Through an exploration of artists’ books, topological texts, cybernetic and ergodic literatures, sequential art and graphic novels, visual language and digital post-print medias, the established … Continue reading The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Mike Aling :: Spatial Codices: On Architecture Book Design

Apply to be a Landscape Architect

Applications are open to study Landscape Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich, starting in September 2016. If you are interested to be a Landscape Architect contact us and we can arrange an informal visit, for you to meet other students and to see some of our great student work. For undergraduate studies the BA (Hons) Landscape Architecture programme is the ideal entry to become a Landscape Architect. This programme … Continue reading Apply to be a Landscape Architect

Whole Earth Fellowship

The University of Greenwich Sustainability Hub awarded Daisy Haywood, a Masters in Landscape Architecture student, a Whole Earth Fellowship to carry out a research project on a sustainability issue. Daisy’s project, London-Under-Sea, explores the future of London’s flood defences. She published a zine in time for the UN climate change conference in Paris, to initiate discussion about the role of landscape architects, architects and urban … Continue reading Whole Earth Fellowship

Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

Natura Militaris  Following the Greater London Authority’s All London Green Grid framework, Natura Militaris proposes additional green infrastructure combining both wildlife and new public programs in the Royal Artillery’s historic home of Woolwich. Echoing military training areas on the Salisbury Plain, Dartmoor, and Castle Martin – where endangered animal species have unexpectedly found an ideal habitat – Natura Militaris (militarized nature) designs a symbiosis between boot camps (paintball, military fitness and … Continue reading Natura Militaris: Advanced Landscape and Urbanism Portfolio

What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

Applications are open for the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism. The Masters programme supports students to develop inventive and speculative approaches to the design of cities, landscape and territories. It promotes distinct design and research methods and the integration of new and innovative technologies to explore the complexity of contemporary cities, including issues of urban growth, climate change, globalisation and social inequality. The programme is designed … Continue reading What is it to design the city? Find out on the Masters Advanced Landscape and Urbanism

Bosco Verticale Milan – The next step

About 20 years ago Patric Blanc left climbers behind and started to create highly designed and engineered green walls. Although intense in maintenance and not very sustainable they are fantastic if built at the right spot. Stefano Boeri took the vertical greening up another step. Two residential towers (80 m and 112 m) in the centre of Milan have been planted in 2013 with over … Continue reading Bosco Verticale Milan – The next step

MFO Park Zurich – The Park House

The dynamic relationship between structures and open spaces at the MFO Park is discussed by Christoph Fisher. Imagine a steel frame structure 100 m by 35 m and 17 m high in the city centre adjacent to office and residential blocks about the same size. Several levels and platforms are connected by grated stairs and bridges. This would make by itself a quite impressive object. … Continue reading MFO Park Zurich – The Park House