Journal / Testing-Ground #2

The full issue of TESTING-GOUND is available online and in bookshops in London. excerpt from: Wall, Ed, and Alex Malaescu. “Editorial.” Testing Ground, no. 2 (2019). “What resides on the other side can cause fear, concern, intrigue, delight and fascination. Neighbouring and distant lands are destinations to visit, invade, occupy and separate ourselves from. Many national borders are marked

Report / Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping the Calais 'Jungle'

Haendeler, Jens, Alex Ioannou, and Anushka Athique. “Weaponised Landscapes: Mapping the Calais ‘Jungle.’” Edited by Ed Wall and Alex Malaescu. Testing Ground, no. 2 (2019): 16–23. [download full article as pdf] This article traces the socio-spatial transformation of the landscape in which the Calais ‘Jungle’ sat. Through mapping the endo- and exogenic forces that shaped the

TESTING_GROUND: Issue 02 Other Sides

JOURNAL  Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou will be guest editors of the forthcoming TESTING-GROUND journal issue 02: Other Sides TESTING-GROUND: journal of landscapes, cities and territories, published at the University of Greenwich, is open for contributions for its second issue, Other Sides. ‘What resides on the other side can cause fear, concern, intrigue, delight and fascination. Neighbouring and

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