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Place and Singularity

Jeff Malpas

Jeff Malpas is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Singularity . . . The state, fact, quality, or condition of being singular . . . A peculiarity or odd trait . . . A point at which a function takes an infinite value . . . Middle English: from Old French singularite, from late Latin...

Character

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 concept of urban or neighbourhood ‘character’ is a close cousin of ‘place’ and one that often emerges in urban design debates. The concept is often evoked to defend part of a city that is deemed to be under threat of transformational...

Hunter-Gatherer Architecture: The Australian Aboriginal People

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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...As an example of the practical and spiritual life of the hunter-gatherer, the rich anthropological literature on the Australian Aboriginal People provides a suitable case to engage the question of whether and in what sense...

Discourse

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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...Cities, like dreams, are made of desires and fears, even if the thread of their discourse is secret, their rules are absurd, their perspectives deceitful, and everything conceals something else.The image of the city is not simply present...

Towards Sustainable and Resilient City-regions

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira is a reader in architecture and urbanism at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His research interests include urban design theory, modern architecture history and exploring the relationship between modern planning ideas and landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Green Wedge Urbanism : History, Theory and Contemporary Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...This chapter analyses the roles of green wedges in leading contemporary city-region visions for sustainable and resilient urban futures. The case studies selected are Stockholm, which won the first award of European Green Capital in 2010...

Shadow Futures

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A strong intellect will have pleasure in the solemnities of storm and twilight, and in the broken and mysterious lights that gleam among them, rather than in mere brilliancy and glare, while a frivolous mind will dread the shadow...

Interface

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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...Having discussed the crucial role of the edges of public space, I now want to focus on the design of this public–private interface – the between zone where private becomes public and architecture becomes urban design. I begin here...

Architecture and Politics

Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva is Professor in Architectural Theory at the University of Manchester, UK, Director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre, UK and Visiting Professor at the Princeton School of Architecture, USA. She is the author of Mapping Controversies in Architecture (2012), The Making of a Building: A Pragmatist Approach to Architecture (2009), and Made by the Office for Metropolitan Design: An Ethnography of Design (2009). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Five Ways to Make Architecture Political : An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Architecture and politics: Asymmetric ontologies Architecture is not solely an artistic practice concerned with aesthetic form and semiotics. Instead, it is a cultural form that has long-standing and close links with dominant political...

Polycentrism and Regional Planning

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira

Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira is a reader in architecture and urbanism at the University of Portsmouth, UK. His research interests include urban design theory, modern architecture history and exploring the relationship between modern planning ideas and landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Green Wedge Urbanism : History, Theory and Contemporary Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...By the 1940s, emphasis on spacious planning, reduction of urban population density and the introduction of greenery on a large scale to the interior of cities was axiomatic in Western planning theory. In the post-war period, special...

Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania, 1400–1780

John N. Miksic

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John N. Miksic is Professor of Southeast Asian Studies in the National University of Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Memmott

Paul Memmott is Director of the Aboriginal Environments Research Centre, and Professor in the School of Architecture and Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Queensland, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deidre Brown

Deidre Brown is a Professor of Architecture at the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

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...Covering over one-third of the world’s surface – when one takes into account also the oceans and seas – the vast region of Southeast Asia, Australia and Oceania is historically, culturally and architecturally diverse. Its many landscapes...