The World Landscape Architect World Blog plublished a series of articles on the latest AA Landscape Urbanism Graduates Thesis. You can find all, an introduction and 3 projects in the following links: Landscape architecture Insights | The next generation | Introduction Landscape architecture Insights | The next generation | Part 1 – New Coastal economies Landscape architecture Insights | The next generation | Part 2 – Urban Rewilding Landscape architecture Insights | The next generation | Part 3 – Our Future Woodlands Each part is a discussion between the AA Landscape Urbanism Graduating Student working group and Angus Bruce, HASSELL Head of Landscape Architecture. Thanks to Angus Bruce for supporting […]
Expanding Horizons Check the participation of AALU co-director Jose Alfredo Ramirez in this AA seminar HERE: Series: Global ForumsDate: Wednesday 22 April 2020Time: 18:00Venue: Global Forums Running time: 63 mins On the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day on April 22nd, the AA launches an open call for submissions of drawings that depict the earth today. At a time when the planet is united in the experience of combatting the COVID-19 pandemic, we are physically separated while digitally connected. How does this impact the way we visualise Earth as a whole? From the Cantino Planisphere to Buckminster Fuller’s dymaxion map to one of the oldest maps – the Bedolina Petroglyphs […]
AA Landscape Urbanism graduates, Yasmina Yehia and Elena Suastegui has contributed to Tribune Magazine with the article: The British Government is Fuelling Climate Disaster The article is based on their AA Landscape Urbanism project thesis: Just Transition which you can access in full here: Thanks to the New Economics Foundation to allowing theprogramme to contribute with ideas and drawings to this outlet.
Landscape as Territory Book was launched at @aaschool November 20th, collecting best @aalandscapeurbanism design thesis and contributions from Douglas Spencer, Stuart Elden, Mark Duffield, M. Perán & liam Mouritz. Supported by @grahamfoundation and published by @actar_publishers Buy the book at: https://aabookshop.net/?wpsc-product=landscape-as-territory
AA Landscape Urbanism Co-director Jose Alfredo Ramirez will be a key note speaker in the Seminar on Governance and Urban Growth organized by the Inter-american Development Bank in Bogota Colombia on 5th December 2018. The event will focus on a couple of metropolitan studies the Inter-american Development Bank has developed recently in the region to promote metropolitan coordination, including study cases in Colombia and Chile, and will discuss the idea of Metropolitan Landscapes and the future of Metropolis presented by Jose Alfredo Ramirez as part of an ongoing research on Metropolitan structures. Schedule of event:
The Graham Foundation has announced the award of $609,500 for grants to organizations including innovative projects led by eminent and emerging architects, artists, curators, filmmakers, historians, and publishers, among other professionals. Selected from over 200 proposals, the 53 awarded projects support work that continues to advocate for engaging original ideas that advance our understanding of the designed environment. The AA’s Landscape and Urbanism Graduate Design Programme has been awarded for its publication Landscape as Territory. It is a cartographic book project that critically addresses the agency of architects in the so-called “urban age,” through an understanding of territory as a design praxis through which consequential landscapes are produced. Territory, understood as […]
Series: Conference Date: Friday 26 October 2018 Time: 10:00 Venue: AA Lecture Hall 8,000 meters above sea level exists what climbers call the ‘death zone’. This altitude marks the limit for human habitation, above which our species cannot survive. We thrive in the ‘life zone’ – the earth’s land surfaces and oceans, its geological layers beneath, the dynamic atmosphere above – all affected by gravitational and magnetic forces beyond. This living world is constantly being transformed by our social, economic and political interactions revealing our intricate dependencies on the the earth and its systems. Terms such as ‘Anthropocene’ and ‘Capitalocene’ have drawn attention to the role of political economy in transforming these earth systems […]
Grounded Series: Positions Date: Monday 5 November 2018 Time: 18:30 Venue: Lecture Hall watch the event HERE To be ‘Grounded’ is to be rooted in place, whether that be a type of landscape, a defined territory, a politicised site, or a locally-specific culture. How can place contribute to the making of space? This conversation will debate different strategies on how to answer this question through mapping intangible flows, generating a productive landscape and introducing stability into conflict zones or struggling economies. Following on from the What’s Next series that was a platform for AA graduates to present their unique forms of practice, this year a new series of five conversations on critical Positions will […]
The First AA Landscape Urbanism Alumni meeting happened last 23rd June 2018 with several AALU graduates presenting their professional work. Great to see how the AALU alumni develops their professional careers and we look forward to strengthening the links among alumni and the programme in the near future.