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Design aspects

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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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Design aspects Introduction THIS chapter focusses upon seismically isolated buildings with an emphasis upon theirunique design requirements as compared to the design of conventional buildings. We assume that architects are responsible...

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Brett Steele

Brett Steele is the Director of the Architectural Association School of Architecture, AA Publications, and AA Public Programs. He is the founder and former Director of the AA Design Research Lab MArch program at the Architectural Association. He is a Partner of DAL, desArchLab, an architectural office in London, and has taught and lectured at schools throughout the world. He is the editor of Negotiate My Boundary (London, 2002), Corporate Fields (London, 2005), D[R]L Research (Beijing, 2005), and Supercritical . He is Series Editor of the AA Words and AA Agendas series. His articles, interviews, and lectures have appeared in over 150 publications worldwide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... CONVERSATION 6 BRETT STEELE (BS) WITH TOM VEREBES (TV) TV This book aims to challenge the pervasive urban planning masterplanning concepts and methodologies which aim to project the final state of the city. In a context in which never...

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 Philippines

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... THE PHILIPPINES The Philippines consists of more than 7,000 islands, geographically separated from the rest of Southeast Asia by the South China and Celebes seas. It was thus largely left to develop on its own for centuries, removed from...

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...

An Embellishment: Purdah

Jane Rendell

Jane Rendell is Reader in Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University Collage London. She is the author of 'The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London' (Athlone Press, 2002) and co-editor of 'Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture and the City' (Routledge, 1995), 'Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction' (Routledge, 1999), 'Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories' (Routledge, 2000) and 'The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space' (MIT Press, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Site-Writing : The Architecture of Art Criticism

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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... For ,76 a two-part text installation for an exhibition, Spatial Imagination (2006), I selected twelve short extracts from ‘To Miss the Desert’ and rewrote them as ‘scenes’ of equal length, laid out in the catalogue as a grid, three...

Hiroshima: Notes on the Expanded Field

Writing Architectures : Ficto-Critical Approaches

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Kenzaburo Oe, Hiroshima Notes, trans. David L. Swain and Toshi Yonezawa (New York: Grove Books, 1996).Travellers are, almost without exception, unnatural and irresponsible.Gertrude Stein, Tender Buttons: The Corrected Centennial Edition. ed...

Introduction

Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... INTRODUCTION A clean sheet of paper has no blotches, and so the newest and most beautiful words can be painted on it. Mao Tse-tung, 19661 A pertinent introductory question may be: why write a book on the topic of adaptable masterplanning...

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Xu Weiguo

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Xu Weiguo is a Professor and Head of the Architecture Department in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He received his PhD from Kyoto University and in 2007 was a visiting scholar at MIT. He has published eight books on design methodologies and new digital technologies for architecture, and his papers have been widely published. He co-curated the Architecture Biennial Beijing 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010, together with Neil Leach. He has lectured widely in many countries, including the U.S., France, Germany, Israel, Russia, and Japan. Xu Weiguo is Principal of XWG Studio, based in Beijing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Xu Feng

Xu Feng is a Principal of XWG Studio, with projects including Kai Di Technology Park in Wuhan, Yunnan Cultural Center, and the recently completed Olympic Tower Interior. Xu studied at the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association, where he researched vector fields and fluid dynamics. He joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2007 to work on several towers and urban masterplanning projects in Cairo, Brisbane, and Melbourne. Since 2008, he has taught design studios in London, New York, Beijing, and Shanghai. In 2008 he curated the China Section of the Beijing Biennale 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gao Yan

Gao Yan is currently a Consulting Creative Director of dotA Architectural Design Ltd. in Beijing, and also Design Director at OCEAN CN in Hong Kong. Formerly Gao was Architectural Director of the Department of Research and Development at Crystal CG, London. He is Assistant Professor of architecture and the Program Director for the Digital Practice CPD program at the University of Hong Kong, and Director of the AA Beijing Visiting School (2010–2013), hosted at Tsinghua University. He has previously taught at the AA Design Research Lab and AA Shanghai Visiting School. His projects and writing have been published widely. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... CONVERSATION 2 XU WEIGUO (XWG), XU FENG (XF) AND GAO YAN (GY) GY Xu Weiguo, can we discuss your thoughts on the greatest successes, and also some of the failures, of China’s rapid urbanization during our era? XWG I believe the primary...

Brunei

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... BRUNEI Oil-rich Brunei, formally known as Brunei Darussalam or “the Abode of Peace,” is a compact and prosperous Muslim sultanate on the northern coast of Borneo. Without the monumental ancient architecture found elsewhere in Southeast...