Architecture Fringe 2019

The Architecture Fringe festival is back for 2019 with a whole host of events based around design, planning and place. Below is a list of festival events that the LIS believes will interest landscape architects specifically.

For the full programme of events at the festival, see the Architecture Fringe website

Using Real Spaces – Lego Serious Play workshop: Using the innovative Lego Serious Play method, we will explore how we use real spaces to engage the public

Balance: An exhibition of linocut prints exploring our everyday reliance on the symbiotic balance of the natural environment; looking at how our own living spaces might honour that

Love at First Sight: For her first commission in Scotland, Morag Myerscough brings her signature graphic style to create a structure that will reference the history of Aberdeen’s historic Mercat Cross as a point of public gathering and chance encounter

Space is a Place: Simultaneously exploring through found materials, Brutalism, Lines, The Sun and Fife’s industrial past

Past Forward – Stories of Urban Scotland: An interactive exhibition exploring Scotland’s Urban Past

Backstage Production: Infrastructures for culture exhibition

A Guide to Being Unsustainable: In a world where sustainability is an impossible ambition, the team at A Guide to Being Unsustainable will answer your questions on subjects ranging from fashion to gardening, travel to relationships and whether is God sustainable

Enlightening Candlemaker Row: A rediscovery of the human scale and public life of Candlemaker Row

Waste Street Art: Artistic installations in the urban environment to promote waste awareness in Glasgow

Shieling/Àirigh – Reclaiming the Commons: Explore the shieling (Gaelic: àirigh) as an ecological building typology and central motif for learning and education in context, reconnecting with the land and building community

The Edinburgh Playscape: Transforming unused pockets of Edinburgh public life into an informal playscape – family event aimed at rediscovering play outside of playgrounds in the City of Edinburgh

Marketcture: A real life community use of public empty spaces

Arcadia: The Circular Economy of Construction: Repurposing our built environment in a circular economy of construction: industrial heritage renewed

Sites/Sights: Secret photographs from an in-progress construction site

Custom Land Summer Pavilion 2019: Over the 8th and 9th June, participants from all backgrounds are invited to join Custom Lane residents and collaborators to build the Custom Lane Summer Pavilion on The Shore in Leith.

Voices of Experience – Mementos of Working Life: Exhibition highlighting women that worked within the differing built environment disciplines during mid-20th Century

Test Unit: Test Unit is an art, design and architecture summer school and events programme – a hands-on learning environment engaging with ideas, materials, people and place.

Drawn to Social Spaces: Using the gallery walls, collage and mixed media, Lucy Jones will create a site specific documentation of the local neighbourhood’s social spaces

Memories on Paper: Memories on Paper is an exhibition exploring how we retrieve collective memories which we used to share in the neighbourhood.

Irvine New Town – Scotland’s Lost Utopia: A walking tour through the central area of Scotland’s fifth New Town

Where is Glasgow Going?: Let’s discuss the direction of Glasgow’s urban renewal and how to make our city better

Play in Urban Space: Street Play around Garnetbank Primary School

Florence – Portrait of a City: What is the recipe for a good public space? A series of pastel studies of the Florentine urban fabric

Fearann/Land 2: Join us for day of short talks, workshops and discussion exploring a creative response to contemporary land debates in the Highlands

Never Mind the Bollards – A Guided Walk Around Inverness: An artist-led walk exploring Inverness city centre’s gathering spaces, public art and hidden places of interest

Your Space | Take Notice: We inhabit a range of interior and exterior spaces every day – however as a society are we noticing and being critical of how our surroundings make us feel?

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