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Airflow Analysis

Design Energy Simulation for Architects : Guide to 3D graphics

Routledge, 2014

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... 9 Airflow Analysis The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. —William Arthur Ward A chilling breeze on an otherwise pleasant wintery day, or the refreshing feeling of air...

Free water surface constructed wetlands

Gary Austin

Gary Austin is the author of Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning (Routledge 2014). He is a landscape architect who studied under John Lyle and taught at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, USA. He has practised in the public and private sectors and has taught landscape architecture at the University of Washing ton, USA, and the University of Idaho, USA. His teaching and research focus on community revitalization, urban biological diversity and treatment of wastewater and stormwater for water quality improvement. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kongjian Yu

Kongjian Yu is co-author of the influential book The Art of Survival (2007). He is Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture at Harvard University, USA, and the principal of Turenscape, a large landscape architecture firm in China. The many constructed and monitored wetland projects that his firm has designed appear in this book. He is also Professor and Dean at Beijing University, China. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Constructed Wetlands and Sustainable Development

Routledge, 2016

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... Free water surface constructed wetlands Introduction This and the next two chapters introduce three types of constructed wetlands. The designs and treatment performance presented for these wetlands are based on remediation of domestic...

Casino Hotels

Richard H. Penner

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Richard H. Penner, a professor emeritus of Cornell University, taught hotel planning, development, and interior design at the School of Hotel Administration for over forty years. He brings together experience in architecture and hotel management, having spent year-long sabbatical leaves with international designer Hirsch Bedner Associates (Santa Monica, CA) and the architecture group of Starwood Hotels ∧ Resorts (White Plains, NY). He graduated from Cornell with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, and is an author of four books, two of which were co-authored with the late Walter Rutes, the lead author of the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development. In 1992 Hospitality Design magazine honored him with its Platinum Circle Award for his contributions to hospitality design as an author and teacher. His research has focused on planning criteria for different types of lodging properties, including the detailed comparative space allocation standards that have become benchmarks for measuring the efficiency of new hospitality projects. He has presented seminars on hotel development and planning throughout the world. A former director of graduate studies at the Hotel School, he also organized design seminars at the European Meeting on Hotel Interior Design in Rimini, Italy, and chaired five hospitality design roundtables sponsored by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lawrence Adams

Lawrence Adams, a vice president of ForrestPerkins, is a global authority on hotel and resort design. He earned a bachelor of architecture degree from Louisiana State University. He has managed and directed the design of large-scale development projects at major architectural and planning firms for the past thirty-five years. With a specialty in hotel design, Mr. Adams served as adjunct faculty at New York University for nine years teaching master’s degree courses on Hotel Design and Development. He co-authored the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development Hotel Design, Planning, and Development with Richard Penner and the late Walter Rutes. His projects include the Four Seasons Hotel New York, the RIGHA Royal Hotel, the Chambers Hotel, The Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort, and the national headquarters of the Marine Corps Reserve. Mr. Adams, who is certified by NCARB, is also a registered architect in New York, Massachusetts, Kansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephani K. A. Robson

Stephani K. A. Robson holds three degrees from Cornell University: a bachelor of science and doctorate in hotel administration and a master of science in facilities planning and management. Her professional career has included design work on a number of large hotel and hospitality projects in her native Canada. She joined the full-time faculty at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1993. A specialist in hospitality design psychology, she has numerous research publications in academic journals, including the Journal of Environmental Psychology and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, and frequently contributes to trade journals on topics related to design and development. She has taught and presented her research on hospitality environments worldwide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hotel Design : Planning and Development

Routledge, 2013

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... 8 While the Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado, briefly experimented with gaming at the turn of the nineteenth century, it wasn’t until 1947 that the first successful casino hotel, The Flamingo, was built in Las Vegas...

Place and Edge

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Boundary (horos) is the primary cause of bodies.That edges belong properly to things is a commonly held view that is as ancient as Socrates, who claimed that an edge is ‘the limit of a solid’. Plato, Meno 76a, in The Collected...

Emergent convergent

Ben Spencer

Ben Spencer is an Associate Professor in the University of Washington’s Department of Landscape Architecture, an Adjunct Associate Professor in the University of Washington Department of Global Health, a director at Architects w/o Borders-Seattle, Architects Designers and Planners for Social Responsibility– USA and ARC-Peace International, and the co-founder of the Informal Urban Communities Initiative. Ben’s work integrates research, practice, service, and teaching, explores the relationship between the built environment, ecology, and human well-being in developing urban communities and champions design as a vehicle for environmental regeneration and social justice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Bolton

Susan Bolton is a Professor in the School of Environmental and Forest Sciences, an Adjunct Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and an Adjunct Professor in Global Health at the University of Washington. She has worked on innovative sustainable development infrastructure projects in Costa Rica, Bolivia, Peru, and Guatemala since 2000. She enjoys being a member of interdisciplinary, project-oriented teams and brings a rare combination of ecology, hydrology, engineering, and community development skills and experiences to her work. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Innovations in Landscape Architecture

Routledge, 2016

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... Emergent convergent Technology and the informal urban communities initiative Ben Spencer and Susan Bolton Emergent Convergent: Technology and the Informal Urban Communities Initiative discusses the University of Washington, Department...

Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building

Georgia Lindsay

Georgia Lindsay is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is co-editor of Revisiting "Social Factors": Advancing Research into People and Place. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

Routledge, 2016

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... Denver Art Museum’s Hamilton Building Art can be seen at the Denver Art Museum in two main buildings: the 1971 North Building by Gio Ponti and the 200 Hamilton Building by Daniel Libeskind. Additionally, the staff are housed in a nearby...

The Bullitt Center

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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... 48°N 22 35 35 32 The Bullitt Center 302725 26 20 24 LOCATION: SEATTLE, WA, USA 23 18 14 21 13 19 13 BUILT: 2010 1514 6 ARCHITECT: THE MILLER HULL PARTNERSHIP 8 8 4 3 TARGETING LIVING BUILDING CHALLENGE 2 CERTIFICATION 137 101 90 59 43 38...

Informal learners—Turin, Portland and Charlotte

Tim Campbell

Tim Campbell has worked for more than 35 years in urban development with experience in scores of countries and hundreds of cities in Latin America, South and East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. His areas of expertise include strategic urban planning, city development strategies, decentralization, urban policy, and social and poverty impact of urban development. He is chairman of the Urban Age Institute, which fosters leadership and innovation between and among cities in areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy and management, sustainable environmental planning, and poverty reduction. Campbell retired from the World Bank in December 2005 after more than 17 years working in various capacities in the urban sector. Before joining the Bank, he worked for over 13 years as a private consultant and university professor. His consulting clients included private sector firms, governments, and international organizations. He taught at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. He lived in rural and small town Costa Rica for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond Smart Cities : How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

Earthscan, 2012

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... Charlotte1 The gamut of learning styles explored in the previous chapters suggests that cities go about their business of learning in very different ways. Even the most assiduous among them, those proactive learners, have built up city...

Cohousing for Seasoned Folks, Portland, OR

Mary James

Mary James is a science writer who specializes in covering building energy efficiency. She has written several books about passive buildings in North America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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James Bill

James Bill is president of Zero Impact Architecture and a founding member of Passive House California. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Passive House in Different Climates : The Path to Net Zero

Routledge, 2016

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... Courtesy Jon Jensen Cohousing for Seasoned Folks, Portland, OR Across the country there’s a large swath of aging baby boomers living in houses that were the right size for their families when their kids lived at home but are now too large...

New Columbia Villa

Designed for Habitat : Collaborations with Habitat for Humanity®

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2013

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... New Columbia Villa Portland, Oregon Paul McKean Architecture, LLC and Habitat for Humanity® Portland/Metro East (OR) Key Partnerships Kim Pannan, intern, Boora Architects, LLC Paul McKean, principal, Paul McKean Architecture, LLC Sky...