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Tourist Geographies: Remapping Old Havana

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...A Souvenir On a recent trip to Havana I sat with a friend on the steps of the capitol. The building's dome, designed in 1929 to emulate that of Washington, DC, loomed behind us. We sat motionless for a few moments as an itinerant...

Re-sizing the Human Footprint

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher is the dean and a professor of architecture at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing to Avoid Disaster : The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design

Routledge, 2013

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... 8 1 Re-sizing the Human Footprint 23 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 How might we go about redesigning our ecological footprint as a 13 species in order avoid this fate? Rarely do design problems come 14 with such stark terms, as literally...

Earthwuake | Haiti

Esther Charlesworth

Esther Charlesworth is the Founding Director of Architects without Frontiers (Australia), a design non-profit organization committed to working with communities in need. She is Associate Professor in Architecture and Design at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Iftekhar Ahmed

Iftekhar Ahmed is a Research Fellow in the Humanitarian Architecture Research Bureau (HARB), School of Architecture and Design, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. His research interests span the areas of disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, urbanisation and community development. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Housing Reconstruction : Designing resilient housing after natural disasters

Routledge, 2015

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... aiti 49 The seismically active island of aiti has a long The challenges to housing reconstruction were history of natural disasters. n anuary , legion in such a context. For example, the huge a . -magnitude earthquake struck...

Special populations: children and adolescents, the aged, and the displaced

Stephen Verderber

Stephen Verderber is an award-winning scholar, researcher, and registered architect (US) whose core specialty is architecture, design therapeutics, and health. He is Professor at the John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design and at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, at the University of Toronto, Canada. He holds a doctorate in architecture from the University of Michigan, is cofounder of R-2ARCH, and is widely published. His books include Healthcare Architecture in an Era of Radical Transformation (2000), Compassion in Architecture: Evidence-Based Design for Health (2005), Innovations in Hospice Architecture (2005), Innovations in Hospital Architecture (2010), Sprawling Cities and Our Endangered Public Health (2012), and Innovations in Transportable Healthcare Architecture (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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... s P e c I a l P o P u l at I o n s Special populations: C H A P T E R children and adolescents, the aged, and the displaced 3 Every day, we are bombarded with an unprecedented amount of information, and for a young person this can...

Anna Wachtmeister

Esther Charlesworth

Esther Charlesworth is the Founding Director of Architects without Frontiers (Australia), a design non-profit organization committed to working with communities in need. She is Associate Professor in Architecture and Design at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Humanitarian Architecture : 15 Stories of Architects Working After Disaster

Roudledge, 2014

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... URBAN PROGRAMME MANAGER CoRDAiD (CAtHoLiC oRGANiSAtioN FoR RELiEF AND REDEvELoPMENt AiD) www.cordaid.org Anna Wachtmeister has worked for UN-Habitat, in the GTz Participatory Urban Program, and at the Urban- Think Tank, among others....

UPA in Cuba

Jorge Peña Diaz

Jorge Peña Diaz is one of the expert authors contributing to CPUL 1. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

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... JORGE PEÑA DIAZ UPA in Cuba: On recent developments Jorge Peña Diaz The first decades of the 21st century witnessed the start other elements. Approximately 10% of the around of the partial recovery of Cuba’s main economic indica- 300...

Maggie Stephenson

Esther Charlesworth

Esther Charlesworth is the Founding Director of Architects without Frontiers (Australia), a design non-profit organization committed to working with communities in need. She is Associate Professor in Architecture and Design at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Humanitarian Architecture : 15 Stories of Architects Working After Disaster

Roudledge, 2014

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... SENIOR TECHNICAL ADVISOR UN-HABitAt www.unhabitat.org Maggie Stephenson is currently the Senior Technical Advisor for Haiti at UN-Habitat. For the previous twenty years, in Europe, Asia and Africa, she has worked in architecture...

Get animated!

Ken McCown

Ken McCown, ASLA, Associate AIA, Past-President, CELA, serves as the Chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture at Iowa State University where he is a Professor in the College of Design. His background includes an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture and a graduate degree in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. These degrees provided a platform for integrative, interdisciplinary inquiry into the built environment through the integration of urban design, transition design/resilience and ergonomic/behaviour design in his collaborative works and teaching across disciplines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phil Zawarus

Phill Zawarus is a Visiting Professor of Landscape Architecture at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he provides knowledge and expertise in the field of landscape architecture analysis, synthesis, and design through performative measurements and dynamic visualizations. Zawarus uses advanced computational methods for data collection and visualization for comprehensive communication of social and environmental assessments. His exploration of parametric modeling and interactive media provides opportunities in cohesive demonstrations of responsive design processes, with an emphasis on stormwater management and performative design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Innovations in Landscape Architecture

Routledge, 2016

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... Get animated! Dynamic visualization and the site analysis process Ken McCown and Phil Zawarus Digital tools may help landscape architects rethink the site analysis process, allowing them to model sites and communicate how they work...

Sueños Utilitarios

Yuneikys Villalonga

Yuneikys Villalonga holds a BA in Art History from the University of Havana (2000) and is a curator and art critic working with Lehman College Art Gallery/ CUNY, New York. She is a contributor to the magazine Art Experience: New York and part of the curatorial team of the project Artist Pension Trust. Yuneikys worked as a curator at the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba (2000–2004) and as a lecturer at the Higher Institute of Art (2000–2004) and the Behavior Art Workshop, led by artist Tania Bruguera (2005–2006) in Havana. In 2004, she won the National Prize of Curatorship from the National Union of Cuban Writers and Artists. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

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... La Habana Yuneikys Villalonga Utilitarian Dreams was a multidisciplinary project city of Havana, as it ran upstairs from the exhibition examining past, present and future cityscapes. Focus- spaces below ground to their entrance at street...