The Cass news archive: October 2017
All news from The Cass during October 2017
Remembering Chris Jennings
The former Senior Lecturer at London Met Chris Jennings is remembered for his teaching, friendship, humour and inspirational ways.
London Met students to plant over 400 trees
Each tree planted by students from the School of Art, Architecture and Design could offset one tonne of carbon over its lifetime.
Nourishing disruptions: new mural on London Met's Aldgate campus
The artwork on Pomell Way is part of the upcoming Petticoat Lane Art Trail.
Africa Fashion: shifting the geography of global fashion
London Met's Professor Wessie Ling will take part in a conference at the Victoria & Albert Museum, in conjunction with their Africa Fashion exhibition.
Major grant for London Met rewilding research
The research project, which seeks to increase urban biodiversity through transformative design for streets, has been granted over £58,000 by the Kusuma Trust.
Guardian League Tables 2023: London Met interior design courses rank third in UK
London Met’s Interiors courses cover an exciting range of future-thinking projects, with a particular emphasis on sustainable and environmental design.
London Met course leader to host a roundtable discussion in partnership with The Line and Mind
Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, Deputy Director of CREATURE and Course Leader on the Public Art & Performance MA set to host Inside Out Public Art, Nature and Mental Wellbeing discussion.
Generosity and architecture
London Met academics Sian Moxon and Jane Clossick publish chapters in a new book exploring how generosity in architecture operates in, and questions, socioeconomic and political systems
Ecological Dialogues: Sustainable Communities and the Question of Nature
New talks series from the London Met Lab explores some of the biggest environmental challenges facing the world today.
Hundreds of trees to be planted by London Met community
Students and staff will plant a range of tree species as part of the annual event at Mudchute City Farm to promote sustainability and biodiversity.
Yinka Ilori named as one of 12 artists shaping the world
The London Met design alumnus adds another accolade to an already successful year.
Architecture lecturer creates immersive pavilion at V&A museum
Brando Posocco, co-founder of Nebbia Works, has created an installation as part of the London Design Festival.
The Public Art Experiment
London Met collaborates with British Council Hong Kong for Spark Festival 2021.
HomeGrownHouse: London Met housing project to be highlighted at COP26
A research project led by London Met’s George Fereday which offers sustainable, low-cost solutions to UK construction, will be showcased at the major climate conference COP26.
Super Space: Visual Communication students transform Central House
Students worked with architecture firm AHHM to produce eye-catching designs for the hoardings at London Met’s former Aldgate campus.
Architecture grad set to transform Finsbury Circus Gardens and Pavilion
Studio Weave, an architecture practice co-founded by London Met alum Je Ahn, together with firm Architecture00 won a competition to deliver the £2.8 million restoration.
London Met grad programmes ambitious new exhibition
Visions in the Nunnery, Bow Arts, explores the often-hidden impact of new technologies.
Textiles student shortlisted for major design award
Nanci Byrne-Lynch is in the running for the Best Emerging Designer category at the Carpet Design Awards.
Photography grad shortlisted for major award
Angela Blažanović, who creates compositions of found objects from the bed of the River Thames, was shortlisted for the Emerging Photographer of the Year award.
New film documents the struggles of homeless veterans
'Unknown Soldier' by London Met alum David Tovey highlights the shocking lack of resettlement and support for those leaving the armed forces.
From Mars with Love
A new gallery launched by London Met grad Vanja Bazdulj showcases wearable art, jewellery and objects for extraordinary times.
Architecture department to plant hundreds of trees to promote sustainable design
The project will create 100 metres of hedge for the important tasks of providing food and shelter for wildlife, addressing carbon emissions, air quality and biodiversity loss.
Grace Jones: a short story
As part of Black History 365, we share an extract of an award-winning story by London Met alumna Irenosen Okojie which explores the experience of being Black and African in London.
London Met grad wins prestigious international Young Talent Architecture Award
Monika Marinova’s project was one of four winners of the award.
London Met grad recognised as screen star of tomorrow
Matilda Ibini, who studied Creative Writing and English Literature at London Met, received the accolade from British film magazine Screen International.
Symposium: The Animal Gaze Constructed
International symposium and exhibition announced at The School of Art, Architecture and Design for March 2020.
Cass alumna creates new work for publication exploring public life through art
MArch alumna Jess Philips a piece exploring the Becontree Estate for ‘We’ve Got This: ethics, public service and art’
Visiting lecturer’s environmental project features in British Design Council video.
Josie Tucker's work with Richard Ashton produced design-focused work about environmental issues.
New Play by Cass Creative Writing Alumna to open at Bunker Theatre
3 to 21 December 2019
Creative Writing and English Literature graduate Matilda Ibini's play 'Little Miss Burden' is a coming-of-age story with a difference.
A New Life Awaits Hitchcock Academic
Cass lecturer Nick Haeffner retires from University to resume life as a cult recording artist over 30 years since his acclaimed debut album.
Series of insightful Visual Communications lectures launch this month
Each lecture takes place at lunchtime at The Cass, with a different leading industry creative
seedS pod returns home
Innovative therapy space designed by Cass alumnus to stay at The Cass until autumn 2020
London Met alumnus shortlisted for RIBA President’s research award
Dr Paulo Moreira has been shortlisted for his study on urban development in Angola and how architects can work in complex urban environments
Furniture restoration graduate star of BBC’s The Repair Shop
Will Kirk has won the hearts of the nation with his talent for breathing new life into old furniture.
Enough - The Architecture of De-growth
Until 24 November 2019
Cass Architecture alumni are co-curators Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019.
Professor Peter St John and Moe Reddish named among London's most influential people
Cass lecturer and rising star alumnus join London Met Vice-Chancellor Professor Lynn Dobbs on the Progress 1000 list.
Cass to host prestigious Interior Educators’ conference
Keynote speakers include Marcus Engman, former Head of Design at IKEA
EVENT: Ways to Wander the Gallery
Cass lecturer launches latest book with sold out performative talk event at Tate Modern
Goldsmiths’ Company honour Cass graduates
Work of Naama Haneman and Callum Partridge amongst pieces specially selected by judges at the prestigious Goldsmiths' Fair.
Cass alumnus wins London Festival of Architecture award
Cass alumnus Yinka Illori wins second London Festival of Architecture award.
Cass graduate designs first ever Starbucks in Italy
Cass Alumna co-lead of the design team behind Starbucks's most ambitious project.
London Met Alumna is changing lives in Dehli
Architecture graduate Julia King has recently completed her PhD by practice project in Savda Ghevra, Delhi.
Cass graduate wins national design award
London Met graduate is announced the winner at the National Association of Shopfitters Design Partnership Awards.
Cass metalsmiths unite to exhibit in Europe
A group of female artist-metalsmiths have recently exhibited at the inaugural TRESOR Contemporary Craft in Switzerland.
London Met Tutor to design British Pavilion at Venice Biennale
London Met’s The Cass Architecture tutor, Peter St John, is to design the British Pavilion at next year’s Venice Biennale.
The Joy of Sound
London Met PhD student founds charity, providing bespoke music instruments and workshops where disabled people make a new kind of community music.
Great Dryer design wows at London Design Festival
Furniture and Product Design graduate, Mandie Beuzeval, has had a great success at the 2017 London Design Festival with her 'Great Dryer'.
Fine Art Alumnus presents solo exhibition at Beers London
A Cass Fine Art alumnus presents a solo exhibition, called Real Reality, at Beers London.
Architecture tutor appears on Channel 4’s Grand Designs
An architect who lectures at London Met’s Art, Architecture and Design school, The Cass, appeared on Grand Designs earlier this month.
Theatre Arts senior lecturer exhibits in Venice
Senior lecturer, Dr Jacek Ludwig Scarso, exhibited Precarious Balance / Equilibrio Precario at ArteSpazioTempo in Venice.