Book launch at Greenwich part of Hawksmoor lecture series

Professor Christophe Girot of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, will be speaking at the University of Greenwich on 24 November to launch his new book The Course of Landscape Architecture.

Girot will be joined in a debate by cultural theorist and landscape designer Charles Jencks, moderated by garden writer Tim Richardson. The event takes place from 6.30pm–7.30pm (with drinks afterwards) at the Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre, 11 Stockwell Street, London SE10.

The evening is part of the university’s 2016–17 Hawksmoor lecture series. Other forthcoming lectures in the series are Bryan Cantley on Postliminal Fuzz/Form-uLA (10 November); Eva Jiricna, Amanda Levete and David Nixon on Future Systems (16 November); and Iain Sinclair on Nicholas Hawksmoor (17 November). More information here.

The Course of Landscape Architecture: A History of our Designs on the Natural World, from Prehistory to the Present, is published by Thames & Hudson, £45.


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