CALAIS: Flooding as Spatial Control

In January 2016 the Eurotunnel group decided to flood the landscape surrounding the Eurotunnel tracks and check-in facilities. Since the group owns the ditches, drains and their vortex control valves they decided to intentionally shut those in order to accumulate water surrounding the terminal. The above Landsat 8 images, published by NASA and manipulated by

FORTRESS EUROPE

The above [work-in-progress] map of Fortress Europe takes into account all spatial borders surrounding fortress Europe; including fences, walls, policed roads, the militarised mediterranean sea and the architecture of the institutionalised camp itself. We will update it but wanted to share this draft with you at this stage. Fortress Europe Map by pnevma is licensed under a Creative

WEAPONISED LANDSCAPE SEMINAR

PRESENTATION  Jens Haendeler and Alex Ioannou presented their work-in-progress maps and analysis of weaponised landscapes at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster last week, inviting architects, landscape architects and students in politics and international relations to debate the ongoing militarisation of Europe’s ubiquitous borders, both at the border and

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