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Solar Air Systems : A Design Handbook

Earthscan, 2000

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... 1.1 Introduction WHY A SOLAR AIR SYSTEM? A SHORT HISTORY* Solar air systems have found use in single and multi- The first patented solar air heater was designed and built family residences, institutional buildings, sports facili...

Modernism

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... M Modernism 168 A movement in design, architecture and society that defined the modern world and flourished between 1890 and 1960. Modernism’s golden age was in the inter-war period in Europe (1920–1939), when it produced some...

Cityscape with Ferris Wheel: Chicago, 1893

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...A View from Above Would you really feel any pity if one of those dots stopped moving for ever? If I offered you £20,000 for every dot that stopped, would you really, old man, tell me to keep my money? Or would you calculate how many dots...

Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Vidar Lerum

Vidar Lerum is an Associate Professor at the Illinois School of Architecture at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA. He teaches design studios and design seminars at the undergraduate and graduate levels. His teaching experience includes design studios exploring the path to net zero energy building design, design seminars addressing minimalism in the age of conspicuous consumption and environmental control systems courses. Lerum’s research focuses on energy performance, human comfort and user satisfaction in buildings. He is a licensed architect in Norway and a member of the Norwegian Society of Architects (NAL). He is also a Co-opted Committee Member of the CIBSE Heritage Group and an International Associate member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Building Design : Learning from nineteenth-century innovations

Routledge, 2016

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... 52°N 12 22 21 18 Birmingham Children’s 16 17 1412 10 Hospital 13 97 6 11 79 9 7 6 3 4 4 LOCATION: 138–139 STEELHOUSE LANE, 2 1 2 BIRMINGHAM, UK BUILT: 1897 ARCHITECT: WILLIAM HENMAN 66 49 50 48 49 60 44 60 62 63 62 70 J F M A M J J A S O...

The emptying of the interior: Luxury, space, and the hotel effect in contemporary life

The Third Realm of Luxury : Connecting Real Places and Imaginary Spaces

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The environment in which Lily found herself was as strange to her as its inhabitants. She was unacquainted with the world of the fashionable New York hotel—a world over-heated, over-upholstered, and over-fitted with mechanical appliances...

Architecture of the mind

Experiencing Architecture in the Nineteenth Century : Buildings and Society in the Modern Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In 1885, Leland and Jane Stanford decided to devote the majority of the fortune they had amassed from building the Transcontinental Railroad to the creation of a new university (Figure 3.1). The university would be named in memory...

What you see is what you get: key elements of library architecture

Ken Worpole

Ken Worpole is Emeritus Professor at the Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University, and adviser on public policy to the UK government, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, and the Heritage Lottery Fund. He is also the author of many books and studies on architecture, landscape and urban design. The Independent newspaper wrote that ‘for many years Ken Worpole has been one of the shrewdest and sharpest observers of the English social landscape.' Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Contemporary Library Architecture : A Planning and Design Guide

Routledge, 2013

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... What you see is what you get: key elements of library architecture The first Victorian public Libraries were monuments to the ideal of municipal reform and the rise of civic culture. In the great cities they often took the form...

The Fin-De-siècle Poster: A Healthy Modern Stimulus in the French Interior

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Initiated by the success of designs by Jules Chéret, the fin-de-siècle proliferation of commercial color posters in French (above all, Parisian) streets had, by the 1890s, provoked affichomanie (poster mania...

Beyond the Commercial: Corporate Patronage Reconsidered

Monica E. Jovanovich

Monica E. Jovanovich is Assistant Professor of Art History, Golden West College, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melissa Renn

Melissa Renn is Collections Manager, HBS Art and Artifacts Collection, Harvard Business School, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Corporate Patronage of Art & Architecture in the United States, Late 19th Century to the Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...After all, the chief business of the American people is business.Although corporations have been one of the most significant sources of art and architecture patronage in the United States since the nineteenth century, their commissions have...

The Decadent Interior as Modern Lesbian Aesthetic

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...When Winnaretta Singer (1865–1943), the American heiress to the Singer Sewing Machine fortune, wished to secure a place for herself in Parisian high society in the late 1880s, she turned to Count Robert de Montesquiou for advice...