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Density and Openness Revisited

Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... ROCKER-LANGE ARCHITECTS >DENSITY AND OPENNESS REVISITED: RECODING BUILDING BULK IN HONG KONG 2012 Design team: Christian J. Lange and Ingeborg M. Rocker (Principals); with Matthew Waxman, Lauren Gerdeman, Patrick Hamon, Winnie Tang, Benny...

Lives in Large Interiors

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The author wishes to acknowledge the assistance of photographer Justin Zhuang, who has patiently captured a slice of interior lives within Changi Airport and the underground subway stations in Singapore. Background...

Public-Spheres

Jonathan D. Solomon

Jonathan D. Solomon is Associate Dean at the School of Architecture at Syracuse University. His work explores public space and the contemporary city, through design projects such as Ooi Botos Gallery in Hong Kong; research projects such as his 2004 book 13 Projects for the Sheridan Expressway (Princeton Architectural Press); curatorial projects such as Workshopping in the U.S. Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2010; and publication projects through 306090 books, of which he is a founding editor and where he has served since 2001. His latest book, Cities without Ground (with Adam Frampton and Clara Wong), explores the relationship between climate and public space in the unique three-dimensional urbanism of Hong Kong. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... JONATHAN D. SOLOMON >PUBLIC-SPHERES ATMOSPHERE AND ADAPTABLE SPACE IN HONG KONG “This is truly a surreal place,” begins the Discovery Channel’s special on Ski Dubai, a 22,500-square-meter indoor ski arena in Mall of the Emirates.1 Ski...

Endurance and Obsolescence Toolbox

Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG >ENDURANCE AND OBSOLESCENCE TOOLBOX: STUDIES OF ADAPTABLE MASTERPLANNING 2009–2011 Principal Investigator: Tom Verebes Research Assistants: Nathan Melenbrink, Li Bin, Kenneth Sit Hoi Chang This University...

Serial Systems

Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... OCEAN CN >SERIAL SYSTEMS: REMODELING HONG KONG HOUSING VENICE BIENNALE 2010 OCEAN CN: Gao Yan, Tom Verebes, Felix Robbins (Scripting), Andrew Tirta Atmadjaja In collaboration with: C:A+D Carlow Architecture + Design; Rocker-Lange...
...Introduction In accordance to a 2006 report presented by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the demographics of those greater than age 65 in Singapore, it is reported that by 2030, one in five Singapore residents will be greater...

Efficient Urban Forms in the Pearl River Delta, China

Stefan Al

Stefan Al is a Dutch architect, urban designer, and Associate Professor of Urban Design at the University of Pennsylvania. His books include Factory Towns of South China, Villages in the City, and Mall City. As a practicing architect, Al has worked on the 2,000-feet high Canton Tower in Guangzhou. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Energy Accounts : Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

Routledge, 2017

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... Efficient Urban Forms in the Pearl River Delta, China Stefan Al figure 24.1: Xiasha Village, Shenzhen This chapter analyzes two highly efficient and common urban forms in the Pearl River Delta: urban villages and podium-tower...

International Commerce Centre (ICC), West Kowloon, Hong Kong

The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Case Study 8 Project Description International Commerce Soaring 490 meters above Victoria Harbor, the tower is Centre (ICC) the essence of Hong Kong in one destination: high-pow-ered finance, global tourism, luxury shopping, and world...

The People’s Republic of China

John H. Stubbs

John H. Stubbs is Christovich Senior Professor of Architectural Preservation Practice and Director of the Master of Preservation Studies program in the School of Architecture, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Formerly Vice President for Field Projects for the World Monuments Fund, he is an international architectural conservation consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert G. Thomson

Robert G. Thomson is trained as a historical archaeologist and preservation planner. He is currently the Federal Preservation Officer for the Presidio Trust, San Francisco, California, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Conservation in Asia : National experiences and practice

Routledge, 2017

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... THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Few, if any, modern nations share the wealth of cultural heritage paired with centuries of relative cultural continuity as does the People’s Republic of China (PRC). China boasts an impressive roster...

Conversation 3

Matthew Pryor

Matthew Pryor is a Landscape Architect, and Past President of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects. He is Assistant Professor, Head of the Division of Landscape Architecture, and Director for the BA (Landscape Studies) program at the University of Hong Kong. His research focusses on decision making and public opinion in the design of urban infrastructure, strategic landscape planning, and technical aspects of subtropical planting design in Hong Kong. He has extensive experience in strategic planning, masterplanning, design, documentation, and contract administration on landscape projects, megaprojects, and environmental remediation projects throughout China and Southeast Asia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tom Verebes

Tom Verebes is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and tenured Professor in the School of Architecture & Design at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He is also the Director of his practice, OCEAN CN, based in Hong Kong. He has been the director of the AA Visiting School Shanghai (2007–2018), and AA Visiting School in Shenzhen (2018). His former roles include Provost of Turenscape Academy (Beijing; Huangshan, Anhui Province), Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning (2011–2014) and Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong (2009–2016), Co-Director of the Design Research Lab at the AA in London, where he had taught from 1996 to 2009, and Guest Professor at Akademie der Buildenden Künste (ABK), Stuttgart (2004–2006). Recent visiting roles include Visiting Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Practice at RPI, Visiting Critic at Syracuse University, RMIT, Singapore University of Technology & Design, and the University of Tokyo. Among over 150 publications, he has published Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2013), a guest-edited issue of Architectural Design entitled “Mass Customised Cities” (2015), and Shanghai Ten Folio (ORO, 2017). Verebes’ work has been exhibited in over 50 venues worldwide, and he has lectured extensively in Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... CONVERSATION 3 MATTHEW PRYOR (MP) WITH TOM VEREBES (TV) TV This book’s core thesis questions the legitimacy of conventional masterplanning techniques to address the complexities of urban growth and transformation, and in particular...