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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...

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...

Underneath it all

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Introduction In the context of the designed environment, geometry is a determining constraint. Euclidean geometry is that branch of geometry used to gain knowledge relating to the structural elements, figures, shapes and forms...

The Four Elements of Santorini’s Architecture

Thanos N. Stasinopoulos

Thanos N. Stasinopoulos is a freelance architect, researcher and lecturer in green architecture at the National Technical University of Athens and other schools of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

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... THE FOUR ELEMENTS OF SANTORINI’S ARCHITECTURE Thanos N. Stasinopoulos GREECE Introduction The four elements concept Santorini According to a long line of scholars, from the ancient Greek philosophers to the medieval alchemists, the very...