Loading
Loading

Results

  • Cuba
Sort By:  1-10 of 10 (1 page)
Results per page:
         

Tourist Geographies: Remapping Old Havana

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...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.

Search for publications

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

Routledge, 2013

Book chapter

... 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...

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.

Search for publications

Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... 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...

An introduction

Katrin Bohn

Katrin Bohn is an architect and visiting professor at the Technical University of Berlin. For the past 12 years, she has also taught architecture and urban design, mainly as a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton. Together with André Viljoen, she runs Bohn&Viljoen Architects, a small architectural practice and environmental consultancy based in London. Bohn&Viljoen have taught, lectured, published and exhibited widely on the design concept of CPUL City (Continuous Productive Urban Landscape) which they contributed to the international urban design discourse in 2004. Katrin's projects on productive urban landscapes include feasibility and design studies as well as food growing installations and public events, mainly for UK and German clients. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

André Viljoen

André Viljoen is an architect and principal lecturer at the University of Brighton and, with Katrin Bohn, contributes to the work of Bohn&Viljoen Architects. The publication, in 2005, of Bohn&Viljoen's book CPULs Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing urban agriculture for sustainable cities consolidated a body of research making the case for urban agriculture as an essential element of sustainable urban infrastructure. This book and the associated design concept had a significant international impact, resulting in invitations to consult, exhibit and lecture widely. In 2012, André jointly edited the book Sustainable Food Planning: Evolving theory and practice. This collection was the first of its kind to bring the disciplines of planning, design, public health and governance into dialogue to address the global challenge of food security. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Katrin Bohn and André Viljoen In 2011, Joe Nasr inaugurated the Jac Smit Memorial Library of Urban Agriculture. The library is housed within Food Share Toronto (FoodShare n.d.) and holds about 4,000 paper-based items collected during...

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.

Search for publications

Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... 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...

Utilitarian Dreams

André Viljoen

André Viljoen is an architect and principal lecturer at the University of Brighton and, with Katrin Bohn, contributes to the work of Bohn&Viljoen Architects. The publication, in 2005, of Bohn&Viljoen's book CPULs Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes: Designing urban agriculture for sustainable cities consolidated a body of research making the case for urban agriculture as an essential element of sustainable urban infrastructure. This book and the associated design concept had a significant international impact, resulting in invitations to consult, exhibit and lecture widely. In 2012, André jointly edited the book Sustainable Food Planning: Evolving theory and practice. This collection was the first of its kind to bring the disciplines of planning, design, public health and governance into dialogue to address the global challenge of food security. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Katrin Bohn

Katrin Bohn is an architect and visiting professor at the Technical University of Berlin. For the past 12 years, she has also taught architecture and urban design, mainly as a senior lecturer at the University of Brighton. Together with André Viljoen, she runs Bohn&Viljoen Architects, a small architectural practice and environmental consultancy based in London. Bohn&Viljoen have taught, lectured, published and exhibited widely on the design concept of CPUL City (Continuous Productive Urban Landscape) which they contributed to the international urban design discourse in 2004. Katrin's projects on productive urban landscapes include feasibility and design studies as well as food growing installations and public events, mainly for UK and German clients. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Second Nature Urban Agriculture : Designing Productive Cities

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Food growing in urban landscapes André Viljoen and Katrin Bohn Three basic natural resources – sunlight, water and Apart from compostable resources, other criteria land – are essential for the success of plants and build- including...

Case studies, part 2

Herbert Girardet

Prof. Herbert Girardet is a prolific author, conference speaker and international consultant in the field of cultural and urban ecology. He is a recipient of a UN ‘Global 500 Award for Outstanding Environmental Achievements', a member of the Club of Rome, and the World Academy of Art and Science, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is a former chairman of the Schumacher Society, UK, and a trustee of the charity Artists Project Earth. He is a co-founder, former programme director and honorary member of the World Future Council. In 2003 he was inaugural ‘Thinker in Residence’ in Adelaide, developing regenerative development strategies for South Australia which have been largely implemented. Most recently he has been working extensively in the Middle East and also in Bristol. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Creating Regenerative Cities

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

... Case Studies, part 2 Concentrated solar power near Seville, Spain Across Europe, regional peri-urban RE installations are rapidly growing in number and size. Southern Spain, with its almost permanently blue skies, is pioneering...

Community

Gundula Proksch

Gundula Proksch is a licensed architect and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle, USA. With over 15 years of professional practice and teaching experience in London, New York City, and Seattle, her design, research, and scholarly work explores novel, sustainable design practices in architecture and landscape architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Creating Urban Agricultural Systems : An Integrated Approach to Design

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... Proksch Book.indb 230 03/10/2016 16:15 Community Education and Social Integration ABSTRACT Urban agriculture has the potential to reestablish lost connections between food production and consumption and to restore the social...

Central and South America, 1920–Present Day

Felipe Hernández

Felipe Hernández is a Colombian-born architect and academic who teaches in the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Central and South America, also known as ‘Latin America’, covers a vast continental territory as well as the islands of the Caribbean. All regions have very different geographical and environmental characteristics. They also have diverse...