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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...

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Brett Steele

Brett Steele is the Director of the Architectural Association School of Architecture, AA Publications, and AA Public Programs. He is the founder and former Director of the AA Design Research Lab MArch program at the Architectural Association. He is a Partner of DAL, desArchLab, an architectural office in London, and has taught and lectured at schools throughout the world. He is the editor of Negotiate My Boundary (London, 2002), Corporate Fields (London, 2005), D[R]L Research (Beijing, 2005), and Supercritical . He is Series Editor of the AA Words and AA Agendas series. His articles, interviews, and lectures have appeared in over 150 publications worldwide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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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...

Kaili Ethnic Cultural Compound, Guizhou, China

Shanghai Tongji

Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute , Shanghai Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute (TJUPDI) was established in 1996. Acting as a practice-based platform of Tongji University engaging in urban planning services, TJUPDI is comprised of over two hundred full-time urban planners, including Su Yunsheng as a Chief Planner. This team has completed over one thousand planning and research projects, including sixty-three prize-winning projects at a provincial and municipal level as well as twenty-nine at a national level in China. TJUPDI was the planning team for the World EXPO 2010 in Shanghai, and their work has been widely published and exhibited. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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Yan Jiao Hua Run 4D City, Hebei Province, China

Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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Xu Weiguo

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Xu Weiguo is a Professor and Head of the Architecture Department in the School of Architecture at Tsinghua University in Beijing. He received his PhD from Kyoto University and in 2007 was a visiting scholar at MIT. He has published eight books on design methodologies and new digital technologies for architecture, and his papers have been widely published. He co-curated the Architecture Biennial Beijing 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010, together with Neil Leach. He has lectured widely in many countries, including the U.S., France, Germany, Israel, Russia, and Japan. Xu Weiguo is Principal of XWG Studio, based in Beijing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Xu Feng

Xu Feng is a Principal of XWG Studio, with projects including Kai Di Technology Park in Wuhan, Yunnan Cultural Center, and the recently completed Olympic Tower Interior. Xu studied at the Design Research Lab at the Architectural Association, where he researched vector fields and fluid dynamics. He joined Zaha Hadid Architects in 2007 to work on several towers and urban masterplanning projects in Cairo, Brisbane, and Melbourne. Since 2008, he has taught design studios in London, New York, Beijing, and Shanghai. In 2008 he curated the China Section of the Beijing Biennale 2010. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gao Yan

Gao Yan is currently a Consulting Creative Director of dotA Architectural Design Ltd. in Beijing, and also Design Director at OCEAN CN in Hong Kong. Formerly Gao was Architectural Director of the Department of Research and Development at Crystal CG, London. He is Assistant Professor of architecture and the Program Director for the Digital Practice CPD program at the University of Hong Kong, and Director of the AA Beijing Visiting School (2010–2013), hosted at Tsinghua University. He has previously taught at the AA Design Research Lab and AA Shanghai Visiting School. His projects and writing have been published widely. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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Mixed-use Developments

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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Su Yunsheng

Su Yunsheng is a CEO of Etopia, a development company based in Shanghai. He is also a Chief Planner at Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning Design Institute (TJUPDI), established in 1996, and a Professor at Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning (CAUP). His TJUPDI team has completed over one thousand planning and research projects, including sixty-three prize-winningprojects at a provincial and municipal level, as well as twenty-nine at a national level in China. TJUPDI was the planning team for the World EXPO 2010 in Shanghai. He has taught at the AA Shanghai Visiting School, and is the co-founder and former co-editor of Urban China magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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The Imperial Chinese Magistrate and His Yamen

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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...Just as Jordan witnessed and wrote about the Lord Mayor’s Show in London, on the other side of the world Liuhung Huang was ruminating over his experiences of acting as magistrate in two regions of China in preparation for his Complete Book...

Resistance

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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...(Photo: Ceeseven, Creative Commons)Power corresponds to the human ability not just to act, but to act in concert. Power is never the property of an individual; it belongs to a group and remains in existence only so long as the group keeps...