water yellow river china

Edward Burtynsky’s latest series of photographs is currently exhibited at the Flowers Gallery in London. The series is about Water around the globe, how we shape it and how it shapes us.

pivot irrigation arizona

Burtynsky’s photographs of Irrigation systems in Texas look (un)surprisingly like James Corner’s drawings in ‘Taking Measures across the American Landscape’, which we’ve discussed in the Unit. Drawings on landscape with water.

(image James Corner, landscape architect, Taking Measures across the American Landscape)

Photographer Edward Burtynsky has published a series of books on his landscape photographs

the exhibition at the Flowers Gallery on Cork Street, London is on until the 23rd of November

Nic Clear will be presenting ‘A Strange Newness: Architecture as Science fiction’ this evening as part of the Open Lecture Series at Avery Hill Campus, Eltham, 6pm


This evening’s lecture:
Landscape architect Heather Rings presents: Wayward Plants. Urban Growing

  • Norbert Singer Lecture Theatre / M055
  • Mansion Site, Avery Hill Campus
  • Wednesday 9th October; 6PM
    Heather Ring discusses her unique approach to landscape architecture and urban growing through the creation of narrative environments and spaces of social exchange.

    Heather Ring CMLI is the founder and Creative Director of the London-based landscape architecture practice Wayward Plants. Their recent work includes the Queen’s Walk Window Gardens, a micro-city of allotments created for the Southbank Centre, and Borough Market Hall, a new entrance and interior garden for the celebrated food market. Wayward Plants is best known for projects that weave social exchanges and botanical narratives including the Urban Physic Garden, a community-built garden of medicinal plants that is touring internationally, and the Helsinki Plant Tram, commissioned by the British Council for the World Design Capital Helsinki 2012.