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“But Where Are the People?” Grappling with Teaching New Approaches to Our Relationship with Place and the Past

Michelle Jolly

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Michelle Jolly is a professor of history at Sonoma State University. She teaches courses in 19th century U.S. history, U.S. women’s history, and California and the West, as well as a core course in SSU’s Cultural Resources Management Program. She has directed a community-based research project on the oral history of the women’s movement in Sonoma County. From 2002 to 2012, she served as a content coordinator for six Teaching American History Programs, working with teachers and faculty to improve history content knowledge in K-12 classrooms. Beginning in 2012, she took the lead on the creation of a Sophomore Year Experience program at SSU, including a second-year core course called “How to Think Like a Social Scientist.” Currently, she is developing a project on women, softball, and community in the mid-twentieth century California Central Valley. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Melinda Milligan

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Melinda Milligan is a professor of sociology at Sonoma State University. She specializes in the sociology and social psychology of the built environment with an emphasis on historic preservation. Her past research has focused on place attachment, nostalgia, organizational change and death, the architectural design process, and the New Urbanism. She teaches courses on public space, organizational ethnography, urban sociology, social interaction, and emotions. Currently, she is completing a book on the everyday experiences of preservation from the perspectives of both homeowners renovating historic houses and the preservation professionals they encounter. In addition, she is the president of the Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction (2018–2019). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Margaret Purser

Margaret Purser is a professor of anthropology at Sonoma State University. She is a past chair of the SSU Anthropology Department, and teaches courses in archaeology, cultural landscape studies, and contemporary heritage management studies. She has worked on community- based research projects on Nevada ranching, Sierra Nevada gold mining, maritime landscapes in the Sacramento River Delta, and coffee and sugar plantations in Pacific coastal Guatemala. From 2000 to 2010, she worked on the nomination of the nineteenth century Pacific port town of Levuka, Fiji, to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Her current project is called the “Santa Rosa Neighborhood Heritage Mapping Project,” which is creating an online interactive map of that city’s many diverse and vibrant neighborhoods designed to help celebrate the sesquicentennial celebrations in 2018. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Laura Alice Watt

Laura Alice Watt is a professor of environmental history and policy in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Planning at Sonoma State University. She also serves as a Graduate Coordinator for SSU’s Cultural Resources Management Masters program. Her research interests focus on the ways in which protection of ecological and historic landscapes affects the interactions of people and place over time. Her book, The Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore, was published by the University of California Press in 2017. She is currently starting a new project researching the environmental history of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, established on the site of an old silver mining town at Gothic, Colorado. She is also an avid photographer and sailor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Human-Centered Built Environment Heritage Preservation : Theory and Evidence-Based Practice

Routledge, 2019

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... “But Where Are the People?” Grappling with Teaching New Approaches to Our Relationship with Place and the Past Michelle Jolly, Melinda Milligan, Margaret Purser, and Laura Alice Watt Teaching together was an idea the four of us had...

Self-Assembly Line

Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is faculty at MIT's Department of Architecture, teaching graduate and undergraduate design studios and co-teaching How to Make (Almost) Anything, a seminar at MIT’s Media Lab. The Self-Assembly Lab, directed by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, focuses on self-assembly and programmable material technologies for novel manufacturing, products and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Self-Assembly Lab : Experiments in Programming Matter

Routledge, 2017

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... Skylar Tibbits, Arthur Olson and SEED Phyllotaxis Lab The Self-Assembly Line, completed for TED Long Beach 2012, is a project undertaken in collaboration with the molecular biologist Arthur Olson at the Scripps Research Institute...

Connections to the Outdoors

Kristi Gaines

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Kristi Gaines is the Director of the Graduate Programs in Interior and Environmental Design at Texas Tech University. She received her Ph.D. in Environmental Design with collaterals in architecture and special education. Dr. Gaines has a combined 20 years of professional interior design and teaching experience. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Angela Bourne

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Angela Bourne is an Interior Designer and Educator at Fanshawe College in Canada. Over her 30 plus years in the profession, she has kept current by regularly practicing interior design and most recently combined her PhD research in Environmental Design with her practice to form her holistic company, "Nero-Considerate Environments." Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michelle Pearson

Michelle Pearson is an Assistant Professor in the Interior Design Program at Texas Tech University. She received her PhD in Interior and Environmental Design. Her research focuses on built environments that promote health and wellness in children. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mesha Kleibrink

Mesha Kleibrink graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Interior Design and Master of Science in Environmental Design. She is an associate member of IIDA and currently works as an interior designer and analyst at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Roudledge, 2016

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... the outdoors 14 Direct access to nature can help individuals with autism spectrum disorders manage their behaviors, encourage learning, and improve their sense of well-being. According to University of Illinois environment and behavior...

Fluid Crystallization

Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is faculty at MIT's Department of Architecture, teaching graduate and undergraduate design studios and co-teaching How to Make (Almost) Anything, a seminar at MIT’s Media Lab. The Self-Assembly Lab, directed by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, focuses on self-assembly and programmable material technologies for novel manufacturing, products and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Self-Assembly Lab : Experiments in Programming Matter

Routledge, 2017

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... Self-Assembly Lab and Arthur Olson Fluid Crystallization, exhibited as part of the 2013 Architectural League Prize exhibition, is a project that investigates hierarchical and non-deterministic self-assembly with large numbers of parts...

The Possibility of an Authentic American Cuisine: Catherine’s Corn Pasta

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The process Peel about ten heads of garlic, cut each clove in half and pry out the bitter little green sprout. You must not smash the cloves of garlic, or they will oxidize and taste old. Cover and place...

Interviews—I

Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is faculty at MIT's Department of Architecture, teaching graduate and undergraduate design studios and co-teaching How to Make (Almost) Anything, a seminar at MIT’s Media Lab. The Self-Assembly Lab, directed by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, focuses on self-assembly and programmable material technologies for novel manufacturing, products and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Self-Assembly Lab : Experiments in Programming Matter

Routledge, 2017

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... Molecular Graphics Lab, goal of any commercial The Scripps Research Institute, endeavor is to be economically La Jolla, CA successful. This goal can drive and support some research (Skylar Tibbits) Given your activities, both within...

Airflow Analysis

Design Energy Simulation for Architects : Guide to 3D graphics

Routledge, 2014

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... 9 Airflow Analysis The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. —William Arthur Ward A chilling breeze on an otherwise pleasant wintery day, or the refreshing feeling of air...

Multi-branded Hotels

Richard H. Penner

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Richard H. Penner, a professor emeritus of Cornell University, taught hotel planning, development, and interior design at the School of Hotel Administration for over forty years. He brings together experience in architecture and hotel management, having spent year-long sabbatical leaves with international designer Hirsch Bedner Associates (Santa Monica, CA) and the architecture group of Starwood Hotels ∧ Resorts (White Plains, NY). He graduated from Cornell with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, and is an author of four books, two of which were co-authored with the late Walter Rutes, the lead author of the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development. In 1992 Hospitality Design magazine honored him with its Platinum Circle Award for his contributions to hospitality design as an author and teacher. His research has focused on planning criteria for different types of lodging properties, including the detailed comparative space allocation standards that have become benchmarks for measuring the efficiency of new hospitality projects. He has presented seminars on hotel development and planning throughout the world. A former director of graduate studies at the Hotel School, he also organized design seminars at the European Meeting on Hotel Interior Design in Rimini, Italy, and chaired five hospitality design roundtables sponsored by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lawrence Adams

Lawrence Adams, a vice president of ForrestPerkins, is a global authority on hotel and resort design. He earned a bachelor of architecture degree from Louisiana State University. He has managed and directed the design of large-scale development projects at major architectural and planning firms for the past thirty-five years. With a specialty in hotel design, Mr. Adams served as adjunct faculty at New York University for nine years teaching master’s degree courses on Hotel Design and Development. He co-authored the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development Hotel Design, Planning, and Development with Richard Penner and the late Walter Rutes. His projects include the Four Seasons Hotel New York, the RIGHA Royal Hotel, the Chambers Hotel, The Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort, and the national headquarters of the Marine Corps Reserve. Mr. Adams, who is certified by NCARB, is also a registered architect in New York, Massachusetts, Kansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephani K. A. Robson

Stephani K. A. Robson holds three degrees from Cornell University: a bachelor of science and doctorate in hotel administration and a master of science in facilities planning and management. Her professional career has included design work on a number of large hotel and hospitality projects in her native Canada. She joined the full-time faculty at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1993. A specialist in hospitality design psychology, she has numerous research publications in academic journals, including the Journal of Environmental Psychology and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, and frequently contributes to trade journals on topics related to design and development. She has taught and presented her research on hospitality environments worldwide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hotel Design : Planning and Development

Routledge, 2013

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... 5 Developers seeking to build branded lodging in urban areas often find it difficult to acquire suitable property due to the high cost of land. Building more than one brand on a single site, however, can create more feasible...

Warren Byrd

J. Michael Welton

J. Michael Welton writes about architecture, art, and design for national and regional publications. His news articles, feature stories, and op-ed criticisms have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, Dwell, Architectural Record, Ocean Home Magazine, Metropolis, Interior Design, Inform, and the Raleigh News & Observer. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Drawing from Practice : Architects and the Meaning of Freehand

Routledge, 2015

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... Warren Byrd: The Collaborative Sketch 1992. And here, in Charlottesville, he set up his landscape architecture practice in 1985. His career – one that started early with a distinct talent for drawing – seems to have fit together...

Specifically Generic Architecture

Kiel Moe

Kiel Moe is a registered architect and Assistant Professor of Architectural Technology at Harvard Graduate School of Design. At the GSD, he is co-director of the MDesS program and director of the Energy, Environments, & Design Lab. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Convergence : An Architectural Agenda for Energy

Routledge, 2013

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... Architecture “We live in a world populated by structures—a complex mixture of geological, biological, social, and linguistic constructions that are nothing but accumulations of materials shaped and hardened by history. Immersed as we...