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Acropolis Museum – Athens, Greece

Ronnie Self

Ronnie Self is Associate Professor of Architecture at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston, USA. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin and advanced degrees in Theories of Architecture from the École d’Architecture Paris-Villemin and Philosophy of Art from the Université de Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne. He is a registered architect practicing in Houston and previously worked in the Paris office of Renzo Piano Building Workshop for 12 years where, among other projects, he was the Architect in Charge of the Atelier Brancusi for the Centre Georges Pompidou. He writes regularly on recently completed projects throughout the United States for American and French magazines. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Architecture of Art Museums : A Decade of Design: 2000–2010

Roudledge, 2014

Book chapter

... Acropolis Museum Athens, Greece Figure 15.2 Sketch by Bernard Tschumi Figure 15.4 Sketch by Bernard Tschumi Figure 15.3 Sketch by Bernard Tschumi Department stores and museums have one thing in common: was abandoned after important...

Slaughtering the Pig in Kéa

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Setting out From the very first winter we spent on the island of Kéa, one of the northernmost islands in the Greek Cyclades, I had spread the word that I was interested in pig-slaughtering. I was longing to witness the age-old...

Early Travelers in Greece and the Invention of Medieval Architectural History

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

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...Introduction Travel to Greece in the tourist forms that we recognize today began in the nineteenth century with the creation of a modern nation state. Before this time, Greek landscapes such as Arcadia were fabricated not on the basis...

Urban silence and informational noise: A study of Athens’s invisible structures

The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Media noise A quick image search using the words ‘Athens’, ‘crisis’, ‘austerity’ and ‘streets’ in various combinations on an internet search engine reveals a very busy and loud landscape: gatherings in public squares, mass demonstrations...

Xenakis, Iannis

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... X Xenakis, Iannis 267 A Greek interior designer who was also known as a composer. Xenakis (1922–2001) worked most notably with Le Corbusier on La Tourette, the monastery constructed in Eveux-sur-l’Arbresle, France, in 1960 (pictured...

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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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...Typology is the classification of any field into typical subsets; in the case of urban design it is generally a quest to understand the basic building blocks of the city and the language of urban morphology. I want to begin with two...

Silence, paradox and religious topography

Christos Kakalis

Christos Kakalis is an architect and Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of Newcastle University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...As distinct from the total absence of sound, silence is a material condition incorporated in the experience of both architecture and natural landscape. Its occurrence involves a multi-sensory interaction with the environment...