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Nasher Sculpture Center – Dallas, Texas

Ronnie Self

Ronnie Self is Associate Professor of Architecture at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston, USA. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and advanced degrees in Theories of Architecture from the École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin and Philosophy of Art from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is a registered architect practicing in Houston and previously worked in the Paris office of Renzo Piano Building Workshop for 12 years where, among other projects, he was the Architect in Charge of the Atelier Brancusi for the Centre Georges Pompidou. He writes regularly on recently completed projects throughout the United States for American and French magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art Museums : A Decade of Design: 2000–2010

Roudledge, 2014

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... Nasher Sculpture Center Dallas, Texas Figure 4.2 Plan sketch by Renzo Piano Renzo Piano sometimes refers to the artist Piet Mondrian’s the ceiling material with no other diffusing or softening layer Composition paintings – where...

Interdisciplinary Research Buildings

Jonathan Coulson

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Jonathan Coulson is Director of Turnberry Consulting, a development strategy consultancy created to help landowners to develop real estate projects driven by quality and functionality. They have extensive experience working within the university sector, preparing and delivering development proposals and master-planning initiatives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts is Director of Turnberry Consulting, a development strategy consultancy created to help landowners to develop real estate projects driven by quality and functionality. They have extensive experience working within the university sector, preparing and delivering development proposals and master-planning initiatives. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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lsabelle Taylor

Isabelle Taylor read history of art at the University of Cambridge and Courtauld Institute of Art. The three have also jointly authored University Planning and Architecture: The Search for Perfection (2015), a historical survey of the architecture of universities from the Middle Ages to the twenty-first century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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University Trends : Contemporary Campus Deslgn

Routledge, 2018

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... 108 UNIVERSITY TRENDS Uni Trends_2ndEd_aw5_Sept17.indd 108 25/09/2017 16:36 RESEARCH BUILDINGS CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY Pittsburgh, USA 2016 $82m 10,125m2 (109,000ft2) Architect: OFFICE 52 THE COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING IS ONE...

Kimbell Art Museum Extension

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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... 33°N 24 35 3532 30 27 Kimbell Art Museum 25 26 20 23 24 18 Extension 14 2113 19 13 15 14 14 LOCATION: DALLAS, TEXAS, USA 8 8 4 3 BUILT: 2013 2 ARCHITECT: RENZO PIANO BUILDING WORKSHOP ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING: ARUP 48 60 78 81 131 82 54...

The City: London’s Historic Core

Kenneth Allinson

Kenneth Allinson AADipl RIBA is the author of The Wild Card of Design (1992), Getting There by Design (1996), and Architects and Architecture of London (2008), as well as earlier editions of this guide. During his career Ken worked for and with, among others, Richard Rogers, John Winter, Archigram Architects, Terry Farrell, YRM and DEGW. He has taught design and professional practice at the UCL, Greenwich and Oxford Brookes Universities, has run his own practice consultancy and is currently a director of Architectural Dialogue. Together with Victoria Thornton he was a founding Trustee of Open House London. He is currently preparing a theoretical work entitled Meetings With Buildings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victoria Thornton

Victoria Thornton OBE is founding director of Open-City, founder of the Open House worldwide initiative and of Architectural Dialogue. In 2003 the RIBA awarded an Honorary Fellowship to Victoria Thornton in recognition of her contribution to architecture and the education of future generations and in 2005 she received an honorary MA degree from London Metropolitan University. She is also a fellow of the RSA and completed an MA relating to European architecture policy and young people (2009). In 2012 Victoria received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s Honours list for services to architecture and architecture education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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London's Contemporary Architecture : An Explorer’s Guide

Routledge, 2014

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... The City: London’s Historic Core Bank Leadenhall Willis Former CommericialUnion Barbican Moorhouse Gherkin Broadgate Former Commericial The symbolic and geographical heart of the City is at • The eastern geographic boundary...

The West End

Kenneth Allinson

Kenneth Allinson AADipl RIBA is the author of The Wild Card of Design (1992), Getting There by Design (1996), and Architects and Architecture of London (2008), as well as earlier editions of this guide. During his career Ken worked for and with, among others, Richard Rogers, John Winter, Archigram Architects, Terry Farrell, YRM and DEGW. He has taught design and professional practice at the UCL, Greenwich and Oxford Brookes Universities, has run his own practice consultancy and is currently a director of Architectural Dialogue. Together with Victoria Thornton he was a founding Trustee of Open House London. He is currently preparing a theoretical work entitled Meetings With Buildings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Victoria Thornton

Victoria Thornton OBE is founding director of Open-City, founder of the Open House worldwide initiative and of Architectural Dialogue. In 2003 the RIBA awarded an Honorary Fellowship to Victoria Thornton in recognition of her contribution to architecture and the education of future generations and in 2005 she received an honorary MA degree from London Metropolitan University. She is also a fellow of the RSA and completed an MA relating to European architecture policy and young people (2009). In 2012 Victoria received the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year’s Honours list for services to architecture and architecture education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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London's Contemporary Architecture : An Explorer’s Guide

Routledge, 2014

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... 189 as two maps In essence the West End is everything the City, as a mono-cultural trading area, is not. Here one not only finds the Monarch, Parliament and houses of government, but also places of shopping and entertainment that have...

Glass

David Dernie

David Dernie is an Architect and Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, UK. He is author of Victor Horta (1995), The Villa d’Este (1996) New Stone Architecture (2003), Exhibition Design (2007), and Architectural Drawings (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jacopo Gaspari

Jacopo Gaspari is a Researcher at the University of Bologna, Italy, where he teaches Materials and Construction Systems as well as Technologies for Energy Efficiency. His research fields include Climate Resilient Environment, Adaptation and Sustainable Renovation. He holds a PhD in Technology for Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Material Imagination in Architecture

Routledge, 2016

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... The fascination with see-through space and the recent development of glass and cladding technologies have combined to produce extraordinary feats of engineering, crystalline buildings of every imaginable shape, across the globe. In each...

Facilitating architectural qualities

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure as Architecture : A source book for architects and structural engineers

Routledge, 2015

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... Faci l i tat ing architectural qual it ies Introduction can convey either a hint of roughness or extreme roughness by the treatment of its surface finish. Whereas the previous chapter explored how structure can emphasize architectural...

Trusses

Mark R. Cruvellier

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Mark R. Cruvellier is the Nathaniel and Margaret Owings Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA. He teaches and conducts research in the area of structural form and behavior considered within the context of architecture; he is co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2011) with Bjørn N. Sandaker and Arne P. Eggen. Cruvellier is a professional structural engineer and has been involved in built projects from skyscrapers in New York City to wilderness footbridges in British Columbia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bjørn N. Sandaker

Bjørn N. Sandaker is Professor of Architectural Technology at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), Norway, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. His particular academic interest focuses on the borderline between architecture and structural engineering; he is author of On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture (Routledge 2008) and co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Luben Dimcheff

Luben Dimcheff is the Richard Meier Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA, where he teaches studio as well as courses that are focused on the visualization and analysis of space. He leads a design and architectural practice based in New York City with projects built internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Model Perspectives : Structure, Architecture and Culture

Routledge, 2017

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... Trusses The rule of the game for trusses is to fight bending, or to substitute 167 bending with tension and compression… You see, its beauty and simplification lie in composition, or the difficult art of taking one plus one and making...