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Symmetry, patterns and fractals

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Introduction Both natural and man-made environments are dominated by order. Order is apparent in the thought processes of most humans and in the behaviour of most living creatures. The perception of order is central to our...

The architect as entrepreneurial self: Hans Hollein’s TV performance “Mobile Office” (1969)

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This research was funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF): P 22448-G21.This chapter examines the post-Fordist “entrepreneurial subject,” an outstanding example of which is the TV-performance Mobile Office by Austrian architect Hans...

Enclosed by Images

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...I I am very honoured by your invitation to give the Reyner Banham memorial lecture. Honoured and moved, since Banham occupies a very important place in my formation as an architectural...

Warsaw Interiors: The Public Life of Private Spaces, 1949–65

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Fourier, the dreamer, charmingly foretold that lemonade would flow in the seas. Does it flow? They drink water from the sea, crying: ‘lemonade!’ returning home secretly to vomit.Warsaw, as the capital of the People's Republic of Poland...

Shopping as a part of a political agenda: The emergence and development of the shopping centre in socialist Croatia, 1960–1980

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction In (former) socialist countries the theme of consumerism has for a long time been neglected in sociological and anthropological research. A possible explanation for this dearth, which has also...

Redesigning for the Body: Users and Bathrooms

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Our needs are the needs of men. We all have the same limbs, in number, form, and size; if on this last point there are differences, an average dimension is easy to find. Standard functions, standard needs, standard objects, standard...

An Unknown Object of Four Dimensions

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...Editor’s note: What follows is a typotranslation by Richard Hamilton and Ecke Bonk of Marcel Duchamp’s notes in the infinitive translated from the French by Jackie Matisse, Richard Hamilton and Ecke Bonk. The talk was not written...

Architectural Theory: From May 68 to the ‘Real’ of the Market

Douglas Spencer

Douglas Spencer lectures in architecture, urbanism and landscape at the Architectural Association, London, UK. He is a PhD supervisor at the Royal College of Art, and also teaches at the University of East London. Spencer is co-editor of Critical Territories (2014) and of Urban Prototypes: Mentalities and Perspectives (2014). He is also a published essayist (The Journal of Architecture, AA Files, Domus, Topos, Radical Philosophy and Harvard GSD's New Geographies) and has contributed articles to many edited collections. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Neoliberalism : How Contemporary Architecture Became an Instrument of Control and Compliance

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Rem Koolhaas, pitching OMA’s project for a new office tower in Manhattan in 2012,‘425 Park Ave, competition: OMA’, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BIyEDuzxYBU [accessed 15 August 2013]. directs the attention of the competition panel to his...

Gentri-Fiction and Our (E)States of Reality: On the Fatigued Images of Architecture and the Exhaustion of the Image of Thought

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...How do we make ourselves worthy of what happens to us? (Deleuze, 1990, p. 149). Gilles Deleuze asks what it means to will the event, a question that can be addressed directly to architectural events. This question is also a question...

Shopping towns Europe, 1945–1975

Janina Gosseye

Janina Gosseye is a postdoctoral research fellow at TUDelft, the Netherlands. She has co-edited several books, including Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture 1945-1975 (2015), Water Urbanisms (2008), Reclaiming (the Urbanism of) Mumbai (2009) and The Specific and the Singular – Architecture in Flanders (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Avermaete

Tom Avermaete is professor of architecture at TU Delft, the Netherlands. He is the author of Another Modern: the Post-War Architecture and Urbanism of Candilis-Josic-Woods (2005), and co-editor of Colonial Modern: Aesthetics of the Past, Rebellions for the Future (2010) and Structuralism Reloaded: Rule-Based Design in Architecture and Urbanism (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The shopping center is one of the few new building types created in our time . … Because shopping centers represent groupings of structures and because of the underlying cooperative spirit involved, the need for environmental planning...