Kingston University present a workshop for their design and research collaboration Liverpool New York. Generously hosted by the Van Alen Institute, in New York City, the workshop will begin with a presentation by David Grahame Shane (Columbia University). Throughout the day there will be presentations and discussions between faculty and students from both Kingston University and New York Institute of Technology with a focus on landscape, architecture and urbanism proposals for Red Hook in Brooklyn, New York.
Responses will be offered by Mike Webb (Cooper Union), Giovanni Santamaria (NYIT), Pat Brown (Kingston University) and Ed Wall (Kingston University).
WATER / CITY / TERRITORY
Friday 1 March, 10:00 – 17:00, at the Van Alen Institute, 30 W 22nd St, 6th fl, NYC
The Liverpool New York project is a design and research collaboration considering the relations between distant cities. The project has been initiated by the MA Landscape & Urbanism and PG Diploma Landscape Architecture programmes in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University.
It was great to meet the graduate students at Kingston Landscape yesterday, albeit briefly. The Landscape Urbanism Theory lecture series will introduce another strand of our work on Liverpool and New York, and help situate it in the broader frames of urban and landscape histories and discourses as well as current debates. We’ll read texts, cities, images, films, maps, and diagrams. Here is a first taster, two maps that can be read as texts on their cities: