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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...

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...

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...

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...

Labour Theory: Architecture, Work and Neoliberalism

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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...Zaha Hadid has found herself at the centre of recent controversies concerning the conditions of labour under which her projects are constructed.See, for example, James Riach, ‘Zaha Hadid defends Qatar World Cup role following migrant worker...

Conclusions: Frictions, Gaps and Blockages

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Andrews

Susan Andrews

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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...Domestic Frictions: Between Duty And Desire This book argues for the need to examine the messiness, ambiguity and frictions of everyday domestic practices in order to understand more fully the complex...

Civilizing Mission

Austin Williams

Austin Williams is Associate Professor of Architecture at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in China and Director of the Future Cities Project. He is the China correspondent for The Architectural Review and has written for a wide range of magazines and newspapers, from The Economist to the London Review of Books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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China’s Urban Revolution : Understanding Chinese Eco-Cities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From Wuxi, my flight takes me over Xi’an to Lanzhou in the center of China, and then I take a connecting flight for the long journey westward. I am flying to Kelamayi, also known as “Karamay” in the Uygur language, 300 km northwest...

Stuff and Storage

Inge Daniels

Inge Daniels is Lecturer in Social Anthropology, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Susan Andrews

Susan Andrews

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The Japanese House : Material Culture in the Modern Home

Berg, 2010

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...The Ideology Of Tidiness Miyawaki (1998: 51) What housewives desire most when they buy a house is ‘a lot of storage’: I Iike a storage room (nando), and a built-in closet (oshi-ire...

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...