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Cool materials and cool roofs: Potentialities in Mediterranean buildings

Advances in Building Energy Research Volume 4

Earthscan, 2010

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Architecture and Politics

Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva is a Reader in Architectural Studies at the University of Manchester, and Co-director of the Manchester Architecture Research Center. She holds a master degree in Sociology from École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (1997) and a doctoral degree from École des Mines de Paris (2001). Her research draws on Actor-Network-Theory to explore fieldworks in architecture, industrial design, contemporary art, and museum studies. She is the author of Mapping Controversies in Architecture (Ashgate, 2012), The Making of a Building: A Pragmatist Approach to Architecture (Peter Lang, 2009), and Made by the Office for Metropolitan Design: An Ethnography of Design (010 Publishers, 2009). She is the guest editor of Understanding Architecture, Accounting Society, 2008 (special issue of Science Studies) and Traceable Cities, 2012 (special issue of City, Culture & Society). In 2010 she received the RIBA President’s Award for Outstanding University-located Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Five Ways to Make Architecture Political : An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Architecture and politics: Asymmetric ontologies Architecture is not solely an artistic practice concerned with aesthetic form and semiotics. Instead, it is a cultural form that has long-standing and close links with dominant political...

The Holy Land (Israel/Palestine/Lebanon/Jordan) and Crusader States, 1095–1489

Denys Pringle

Denys Pringle is Emeritus Professor in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University, Wales, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

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

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...After the fall of Jerusalem to the First Crusade (1095–99) – which was launched by Pope Urban II to protect the Christians of the eastern Mediterranean from the Seljuq Turks – a Kingdom of Jerusalem and other dependent western Christian...