TESTING-GROUND is a design research journal focused on research, experimentation and design of landscapes, cities and territories.  It provides a platform to critique established urban theory and a place to investigate emerging architectural, political, and ecological concepts. The focus of each issue emerges from collaborative workshops which explore specific ideas and concerns.

Contributors to TESTING-GROUND have included: Eyal Weizman [Forensic Architecture], Léopold Lambert, Carmel Keren, Matthew Skjonsberg, Iulia Fratila, Suzanne O’Connell, Thomas Mical, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Tim Waterman, and Ed Wall.

TESTING-GROUND was first published by Advanced Landscape and Urbanism at the University of Greenwich, London.

TESTING-GOUND is available online and in bookshops in London.

Editorial board:

  • Emily Charlton
  • Altan R. Dervish
  • Iulia Fratila
  • Mais Kalthoum
  • Alexis Liu
  • Alex Malaescu
  • Rebecca McDonald-Balfour
  • Ed Wall
  • Meredith Will

To contact the editors please email: testinggroundjournal@gmail.com


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The works and opinions expressed in the journal are those of the individual contributors alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of the TESTING-GROUND or its editors.