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Light frame construction

Mayine L Yu

Mayine L. Yu is a senior associate at Davis Brody Bond Architects in New York and was an adjunct associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures : Concepts for designing building exteriors

Routledge, 2014

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... Light frame construction The last of the three bearing wall systems we will consider is light frame con- struction. This method of construction is still commonly used in places where wood and framing materials are readily available...

hMa (Hanrahan Meyers Architects)

Sherin Wing

Sherin Wing received her Ph.D. in the Humanities from UCLA, USA. In addition to being a published scholar, she also writes for several publications including Architecture Magazine, ArchDaily.com, the Huffington Post, and Metropolis Magazine on a wide range of issues surrounding the cultural, economic, and social aspects of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing Sacred Spaces

Routledge, 2016

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... hMa (Hanrahan Meyers “I always wanted to be an architect from the time I could talk,” says Ms. Meyers. “I read most of Frank Lloyd Wright’s writings before I even got to high school. I worked from about thirteen or fourteen just...

An Account of the Prison of Newgate

The Great Public Buildings of London Volume II : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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Agropolis, the city in its local landscape

Herbert Girardet

Prof. Herbert Girardet is a prolific author, conference speaker and international consultant in the field of cultural and urban ecology. He is a recipient of a UN ‘Global 500 Award for Outstanding Environmental Achievements', a member of the Club of Rome, and the World Academy of Art and Science, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is a former chairman of the Schumacher Society, UK, and a trustee of the charity Artists Project Earth. He is a co-founder, former programme director and honorary member of the World Future Council. In 2003 he was inaugural ‘Thinker in Residence’ in Adelaide, developing regenerative development strategies for South Australia which have been largely implemented. Most recently he has been working extensively in the Middle East and also in Bristol. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Creating Regenerative Cities

Routledge, 2015

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... Agropolis The city in its local landscape Figure 2.1 Agropolis: The ‘isolated’ traditional town with minimal transport connections to the outside world,, self-reliant in food and forest resources from its local hinterland. Source: J.H...

Project Rhythms: Álvaro Siza’s Swimming Pools at Leça da Palmeira

David Leatherbarrow

David Leatherbarrow is Professor of Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught architectural design, history, and theory since 1984. He lectures widely and holds guest professorships in Denmark and China. His previous publishing includes 20th Century Architecture, Architecture Oriented Otherwise, Topographical Stories, Surface Architecture (with Mohsen Mostafavi), Uncommon Ground, Roots of Architectural Invention, and On Weathering: The Life of Buildings in Time. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building Time : Architecture, Event, and Experience

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...At every moment of the present there is always a hidden element whose emergence could alter everything: this is dizzy-making thought, but one which gives us comfort.Álvaro Siza, Leça da Palmeira Pools, Porto, preliminary sketch. Courtesy...

An Account of the College of Physicians, Warwick Lane

The Great Public Buildings of London Volume II : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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