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The Tukanoan Maloca

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

Book chapter

...With this chapter we move on to a permanent house, the sole home of a particular group and centre of their world. Tukanoans are Native South Americans living in the Amazonian rainforest, and this case study draws largely on the accounts...

Project 02 MuBE – Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1988

Grounds and Envelopes : Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... MUBE – BRAZILIAN MUSEUM OF SCULPTURE Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1988 Paulo Mendes da Rocha Museums are typically designed as entirely discrete and of this project that it was ‘conceived as a garden’ (da Rocha prominent buildings of heightened...

The New Vernacular of Severiano Porto in the Amazon

Leticia Neves

Leticia Neves studied architecture at the University of São Paulo, Brazil and completed a Masters thesis on the work of the architect Severiano Porto. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

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... THE NEW VERNACULAR OF SEVERIANO PORTO IN THE AMAZON Leticia Neves Manaus BRASIL The architect Severiano Porto Severiano Porto was the pioneer architect who actuated these principles in the Amazonian region by using new ideas of space...

AECOM

Pavel Hladik

Pavel Hladik is an architect and researcher. In his professional career he specialized in stadium design in the international design and consultancy firm AECOM (Global Sports). He worked on stadium concepts and on-site projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America. Among current on-site projects is Singapore National Stadium, where his focus was mainly on the large-span shell roof structure. He also worked on the Aquatics Centre for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Pavel Hladik is a member and board member of the OCEAN Design Research Association. His research focuses on complex systems and advanced computing methods in architectural design, with an interest in close collaboration with teams across building design disciplines. He has participated in projects where fast data communication was established, especially with lighting, environmental and structural designers. His interest in design of architectural form is always connected with real-time feedback and performative concepts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Changing Shape of Practice : Integrating research and design in architechure

Routledge, 2016

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... AECOM AECOM global sports: Rio Olympic Games Barra Park Pavel Hladik AECOM GLOBAL SPORTS such as the Olympic Games and FIFA World CupTM – sports is a catalyst to renewal and is as much about place-making With nearly 100,000 employees –...

Project 01 Brazilian Pavilion, Osaka World Expo 1970, Osaka, Japan, 1969

Grounds and Envelopes : Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

Routledge, 2015

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... PROJECT 1 BRAZILIAN PAVILION Osaka World Expo 1970, Osaka, Japan, 1969 Paulo Mendes da Rocha World Expos and similar high-profile venues appear not to be shelter and burrow and the spatial transition and fusion via the the first places...

Urban Design Procedural Types and Processes

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

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... Many urban design schemes have been brought from the glimmer of an idea in somebody’s head to being a completed development. Thousands of proposals remain unimplemented. Some were simply explorations of possibilities. Many were...

Technical learning: Curitiba and city think tanks

Tim Campbell

Tim Campbell has worked for more than 35 years in urban development with experience in scores of countries and hundreds of cities in Latin America, South and East Asia, Eastern Europe, and Africa. His areas of expertise include strategic urban planning, city development strategies, decentralization, urban policy, and social and poverty impact of urban development. He is chairman of the Urban Age Institute, which fosters leadership and innovation between and among cities in areas of strategic urban planning, urban policy and management, sustainable environmental planning, and poverty reduction. Campbell retired from the World Bank in December 2005 after more than 17 years working in various capacities in the urban sector. Before joining the Bank, he worked for over 13 years as a private consultant and university professor. His consulting clients included private sector firms, governments, and international organizations. He taught at Stanford University and the University of California at Berkeley. He lived in rural and small town Costa Rica for two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond Smart Cities : How Cities Network, Learn and Innovate

Earthscan, 2012

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... tanks1 In contrast to the informal approach described in the last chapter is a more tech- nical mode of learning, as seen in places like Curitiba. The chief distinguishing characteristic is the presence of some form of semi- or wholly...