DIRTY REALITY: Exploring Landscape Practice, Theory and Reality

 ESSAYS  The essay ‘Placing Identity’ questions the contemporary status quo encountered in the landscape architectural profession. It opens a discussion about the interrelationship between identity, the designer and the landscape and its importance as a vital connection within the landscape architectural process. ‘Dirty Reality’ presents a new model which would expand the relationshs, processes and

ARTISTIC PRACTICE: Working with Displaced and Peripheral Communities

WORKSHOP  WORKSHOP: ARTISTIC PRACTICE – WORKING WITH DISPLACED AND PERIPHERAL COMMUNITIES Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou participated in a workshop to facilitate conversations around artistic and cultural practices that explore and work with communities affected by peripheralisation and marginalisation at Arts Catalyst. http://www.artscatalyst.org/workshop-artistic-practice-working-displaced-and-peripheral-communities Processes of peripheralisation and marginalisation are consequences of an imbalance of power.

REPRESENTING IRREGULAR URBANISM: Roundtable at the ICA London

WORKSHOP  25.03.2017 PNEVMA Collective were invited to attend and comment on the brilliant work presented by some very interesting people! From space syntax approaches within the favelas of Rio to describing the localised complexities in Mumbai the presentations left us fascinated and inspired. The speakers took us further on to learn about the triad of informalities found within Valparaiso and  opened our eyes to the negotiated typologies found in

WEAPONISED LANDSCAPES: MAPPING ‘THE JUNGLE’ – Research Seminar at the Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD)

PRESENTATION  Date:  Wednesday 26/10/2016 6pm to 8pm Title:  Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping ‘the Jungle’ – research seminar at Centre for the Study of Democracy (CSD), University of Westminster Description: Anushka Athique, Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou of landscape research design collective PNEVMA [and recent MA Landscape Architecture graduates at the university of Greenwich] have carried out

MAPPING THE ‘JUNGLE’: A Critical Socio-spatial Analysis Seeking to Understand Formal and Informal Migrant Settlements in Northern France

PROJECT IN PROGRESS  This workshop aims to look at the formal and informal migrant camps of Calais and Grande-Synthe through the lens of landscape. First by tracing and documenting the settlements’ historic development and then by revealing and mapping their socio-economic flows a well as the endo- and exogenic forces forming their architectural form. We will explore

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REALISING SIGNIFICANCE IN A ‘DEAD ZONE’: A Unifying Investigatory Study and a Propelling Design Workshop in a Divided Island

PROJECT IN THE BOOKS  The UN Buffer Zone is a human creation with a ‘complex system’ of elements. The workshop will try to understand the historical events which were responsible for the construction of a long narrative of division on the landscape which has led to recorded separation on maps and to poignant collective perspectives

LE:NOTRE INSTITUTE: ‘The Akamas Landscape Between Science and Myth’

COMPETITION  As a collaborative pitch PNEVMA, along with the ecological expertise of  Louise Ioannou, entered the LE:NOTRE Student Competition 2016. The intervention, ‘Landscape of Constellations’, intended to make existing and ongoing narratives, within both the landscape and the sky-scape, intelligible. Through the inclusion of minimal elements of design form, along the transect, an interpretation is