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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

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...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...

Social Equity

Lucy Bullivant

Lucy Bullivant PhD Hon FRIBA is Adjunct Professor of history and theory of urban design at Syracuse University, consultant, architecture curator, internationally published author and critic and the founder and Editor-in-chief of Urbanista.org. She has a PhD by Prior Output from CASS London Met (‘From Masterplanning to Adaptive Planning: understanding the contemporary tools and processes for civic urban order’) and was Heinz Curator of Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, in the early 1990s before curating a number of highly successful exhibitions for institutions including Vitra Design Museum, the Milan Triennale, the British Council and Roca London Gallery. She is the author of New Arcadians, Responsive Environments, 4dsocial, 4dspace and Anglo Files: UK Architecture’s Rising Generation and the co-author with Thomas Ermacora of Recoded City: Co-creating urban futures (Routledge, 2015). Lucy is an international correspondent to Domus, Platform, The Plan, Volume and Indesign.  Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning Futures

Routledge, 2012

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... Social equity Closing the wealth gap has not traditionally been one of the ideas at the heart of masterplanning, but the results of being socially instrumental in urban design strategies have been dramatic, especially in Latin America...

Consumption Studies and the Home

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 In the postwar period, consumption-oriented approaches emerged with particular force. This large body of literature on consumption studies and the home emerged predominantly from an intersection of Marxist analysis, feminist critique...

Plug-in Urban Design

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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... Plug-in urban design involves the strategic building of specific infrastructure components of a city to shape its three- and four-dimensional built character and the behavior settings it affords. Infrastructure refers to elements...

Urban imperatives in the face of change

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remaking Cities : An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Unquestionably, the challenges cities will face in the future are going to be complex, huge and in some cases dangerous. They are beyond the means of any one organization, particular practice or profession to adequately engage and overcome....

Trusses

Mark R. Cruvellier

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Mark R. Cruvellier is the Nathaniel and Margaret Owings Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA. He teaches and conducts research in the area of structural form and behavior considered within the context of architecture; he is co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge, 2011) with Bjørn N. Sandaker and Arne P. Eggen. Cruvellier is a professional structural engineer and has been involved in built projects from skyscrapers in New York City to wilderness footbridges in British Columbia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bjørn N. Sandaker

Bjørn N. Sandaker is Professor of Architectural Technology at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO), Norway, and Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway. His particular academic interest focuses on the borderline between architecture and structural engineering; he is author of On Span and Space: Exploring Structures in Architecture (Routledge 2008) and co-author of The Structural Basis of Architecture, 2nd ed. (Routledge 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Luben Dimcheff

Luben Dimcheff is the Richard Meier Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cornell University, USA, where he teaches studio as well as courses that are focused on the visualization and analysis of space. He leads a design and architectural practice based in New York City with projects built internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Model Perspectives : Structure, Architecture and Culture

Routledge, 2017

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... Trusses The rule of the game for trusses is to fight bending, or to substitute 167 bending with tension and compression… You see, its beauty and simplification lie in composition, or the difficult art of taking one plus one and making...

Design Guidelines

Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

Dr. Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, AIA, ACHA, LEED AP, is a professor and director of the Center for Health Systems & Design at Texas A & M University. Dr. Shepley’s academic credentials include a B.A. and Master of Architecture from Columbia University, and an M.A. (psychology) and Doctor of Architecture from the University of Michigan. A registered architect with 25 years of experience in professional practice, she is the founder of ART + Science, a firm specializing in applied design research. Mardelle has conducted research and published extensively on the topic of healthcare facility design. Co-author of Healthcare Environments for Children and their Families, and a specialist in building evaluation and programming, she is the William Peña endowed professor at the College of Architecture at Texas A & M Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care

Routledge, 2014

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... Several organizations have developed guidelines that address pediatric and neonatal intensive care. This chapter will address some of the documents that focus on the physical environment. The majority of these organizations fully embrace...

On Redistribution Policies and their Impact on Good Urbanization

Joan Clos

Joan Clos, Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Quito Papers and the New Urban Agenda

Routledge, 2018

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... POLICIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON GOOD URBANIZATION JOAN CLOS When addressing the problem of urb- unemployment, retirement, pensions, particularly related to the delivery of anization, we tend to focus on the role affordable housing...