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Working globally: The human networks of transnational architectural projects

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter and its diagrams/images will elaborate on the expanded human networks that form around transnational building projects in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. The work that architects perform on these projects is situated...

The Dong, Building Types, and Building Rituals

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Dong people are a minority group living in South West China, a mountainous area shared between the provinces of Guizhou, Hunan and Guangxi, and they number around 3 million. The original migration patterns of their arrival are ancient...

Honey, I Shrunk the Nation-State: The Scales of Global History in the Thai Nationalist Theme Park

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Situated in a zone of industrial factories and slum housing outside of Bangkok, Muang Boran theme park invites visitors to leave behind the grimy environment of present-day globalization and step back in historical time. Walking through its...

Resistance

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...(Photo: Ceeseven, Creative Commons)Power corresponds to the human ability not just to act, but to act in concert. Power is never the property of an individual; it belongs to a group and remains in existence only so long as the group keeps...

Introduction

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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...This book is concerned with structure and form in art and design. It covers a range of topics potentially valuable to students and practitioners engaged in any of the specialist decorative arts and design disciplines common in educational...

Undelete: Recreating censored archives

The Politics of Parametricism : Digital Technologies in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Use of the internet in China is policed—watched over, censored, and punished—by a concerted government effort that has been nicknamed “The Great Firewall.” The aim is to keep politically unacceptable or “sensitive” content invisible...

Memory

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The city … does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows, the banisters of the steps …This chapter explores the ways in which the city embodies...

The Imperial Chinese Magistrate and His Yamen

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Just as Jordan witnessed and wrote about the Lord Mayor’s Show in London, on the other side of the world Liuhung Huang was ruminating over his experiences of acting as magistrate in two regions of China in preparation for his Complete Book...

Authority

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...No matter how democratically the members of the elite are chosen … they justify their existence and order their actions in terms of a collection of stories, ceremonies, insignia, formalities and appurtenances … that mark the centre...