Michael Jansen is Professor and Director of the German Research Center Mohenjo-Daro at RWTH Aachen University, Germany, as well as a UNESCO Senior Expert. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...The time-space distribution of cultures on the Indian subcontinent is complex. One of its two largest rivers, the Indus, was the cradle of Harappan culture, one of the world’s three earliest civilizations in the third millennium BCE...
Kimberly Kramer is currently a Lecturer in the Faculty of Architecture at Chiang Mai University, Thailand. Her research focuses on vernacular architecture and social responsibility in architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Leena Thomas is Senior Lecturer at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she heads the environmental studies strand in the School of Architecture. She specialises in sustainable architecture, integrated design process and post-occupancy evaluation of user experience and environmental performance for buildings in Australia and India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
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.
...No matter how democratically the members of the elite are chosen … they justify their existence and order their actions in terms of a collection of stories, ceremonies, insignia, formalities and appurtenances … that mark the centre...
Jerry Yudelson is principal of Yudelson Associates, a sustainable design, research and consulting firm located in Tucson, Arizona, www.greenbuildconsult.com and cofounder of the largest green building trade show in the US, Greenbuild. The U.S. Green Building Council named him in 2011 to the inaugural class of 34 LEED Fellows, a singular honor. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Ulf Meyer has taught in the U.S. at Kansas State University and the University of Nebraska, where he held the Hyde Chair of Excellence in 2010-2011. He is a partner at Ingenhoven Architects in Düsseldorf, Germany, considered one of the pioneers of sustainable architecture in Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.