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Stockwell Street Drone Demonstration April 28, 2016

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Visiting lecturer / aerial surveyor / landscape architect Peter Wilder demonstrated the Inspire 1 drone in the Stockwell Street crit pit; showing how it is able to provide stable indoor flight using its optical flow sensors.

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The flight time of the Inspire 1 is dictated by its battery life of 20 minutes with larger surveys packaged into chunks of that time.  It can stream live video back to the base station at 4K resolution.

Other interesting applications of drone technology include firefighting – with thermal imaging showing the hottest part of the fire so this location can be transmitted to “smart” fire engines, and crop dusting with the drone indicating any gaps in coverage of the insecticide, fungicide etc.

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Exhibition :: LOST AND FOUND :: Curated by Marko Jobst and Nic Clear April 14, 2016

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Student Texts:
Bowen Ng, Clare Flawn-Thomas, Daniel Terziev, Egle Packauskaite, Nathalie Harris, Paul Walker, Paul-Andrei Burghelea, with Sian-Emma Gaskin.

Student Photographs:
Ana Catalina, Andreea Luca, Beatrice Cernea, Clare Flawn-Thomas, Dominic Ng, James Millar, Kevin Shivaraj, Nathalie Harris, Philip Gardner, Rihana Alakija, Simona Moneva.

The exhibition presents the work of Year 1 students from the Department of Architecture and Landscape, University of Greenwich. It was conceived in collaboration with the local historian Mary Mills and represents the first step in an ongoing project focused on the little known, and often industrial, heritage of Greenwich. The aim is to bring important spaces, buildings and histories to the attention of the general public, while also enabling the students to forge deeper connections with the area the University is situated in.

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Landscape as Urbanism by Charles Waldheim – Lecture at University of Greenwich April 12, 2016

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  • An International Public Open Lecture at University of Greenwich
  • Tuesday 24th May, 2016 / 6:30pm
  • Lecture Theatre 11_0004, University of Greenwich, Stockwell Street, London SE10 9BD


“Landscape as Urbanism” proposes a general theory for thinking the city through the medium of landscape. The lecture rehearses recent claims for the landscape architect as the urbanist of our age and describes landscape as a medium of design from a variety of disciplinary formations and professional identities. It surveys the emergence of various professions responsible for the shape of the city across the nineteenth and twentieth centuries including landscape architecture, urban planning, and urban design.

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An AVATAR Exhibition :: Negative Equity :: House Projects by Neil Spiller and Nic Clear April 11, 2016

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Private View Thursday 14th April – 6 > 9pm

  • Exhibition open 15th April > 14th May
  • Monday > Friday 11am > 5pm
  • Saturday 11am > 4pm


Project Space
Ground Floor
11 Stockwell Street
London SE10 9BD

The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Jinny Blom :: Land: A Psychology of Dislocation March 11, 2016

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  • Thursday 17th March 2016, 6.30pm
  • Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003]


Jinny’s work as a landscape and garden designer arose from her career as a psychologist and psychotherapist working therapeutically with people afflicted by schizophrenia, PTSD and acute anxiety. These days she is known for creating beautiful landscapes. Both careers have confirmed the effect landscape has on our health. As a result her work is perennially rooted in health as it relates to humans and our wider environment. In our session we will explore the symbiotic influence of our relationship to the world we inhabit and the schism Jinny believes we are currently living through.

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The Hawksmoor International Lecture Series 2015-16 :: Carlo Diaco :: Fracture in Forming March 7, 2016

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  • Thursday 10th March 2016, 6.30pm
  • Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre [11_0003]


Over the last two decades, technological innovation has dramatically changed the way architects and engineers work. The software tools available today have inspired the generation, modelling and optimisation of shapes with a level of complexity that could hardly have been imagined just a few years ago. With ever-expanding research on materials, innovative products have been developed, which allow for constructions that are stronger, lighter and more challenging. Nevertheless, we are still waiting for the advancement of 3D printing, robotics and digital fabrications, so that they can become a real, economical alternative to traditional construction methods.

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