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Roland Cabin

Donna Kacmar

Donna Kacmar is a practicing architect and an Associate Professor at the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture at the University of Houston, USA, where she teaches Comprehensive Design Studio and directs the Materials Research Collaborative. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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BIG little house : Small houses designed by architects

Routledge, 2015

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... Roland Cabin Figure 12.2 Roland Cabin entry from the east The cabin, situated on Madeline Island, acts as a retreat for the David Salmela believes that rooms, especially living spaces, clients, a family of four who live full-time...

Wall Covering

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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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... W Wall Covering 260 Wall coverings are usually wallpapers or paint, but they can be made from many different materials: rubber, leather, plastics, metal, even fabric. They can help define the space and project an image of the function...

Transportation

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Transportation The average new car contains more than a thousand plastic parts. But all that plastic makes up just 17 percent of a car’s total weight. If that plastic were metal then in the U.S. alone, it would take an additional 88...

Designing for Durability

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher is the dean and a professor of architecture at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing to Avoid Disaster : The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design

Routledge, 2013

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... 22 Designing for Durability This does not mean that everything must become impermanent. Human societies have long made the distinction between temporary (and usually privately owned) buildings and enduring (and usually public) ones...

Post-Petroleum Manufacturing

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Post-Petroleum Manufacturing Material Sourcing Post-petroleum designers are changing the way we make our world—creating plastic-free products with little or no petroleum or waste. As we have seen, products like Izhar Gafni’s cardboard...

Second-generation deployable gridshells (post-Mannheim)

John Chilton

John Chilton is Professor of Architecture and Tectonics at the University of Nottingham, UK. With a special interest in the history, design and construction of innovative and non-conventional structures, he is an active member of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) and chaired their Working Group 12 – Spatial Timber Structures – from 1998 to 2015. He is the author of Space Grid Structures and Heinz Isler: The Engineer’s Contribution to Contemporary Architecture, a book on the work of the Swiss reinforced concrete shell-builder Heinz Isler. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gabriel Tang

Gabriel Tang is an architect and Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. He trained at the Bartlett, University College London, UK, and worked in the offices of Foster + Partners, London. Currently completing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh, UK, on the novel use of deployable gridshells as formwork for concrete shell construction, his research interests lie in technology culture, material tectonics and the innovation synergies between architecture, structure and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Timber Gridshells : Architecture, Structure and Craft

Routledge, 2017

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... be built after the Mannheim Multihalle, with newly improved methods of construction, the following decade saw the popularisation of steel and concrete as structural solutions, favouring exposed components and assemblies...

Electronics

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Electronics Virtually every electronic device on the planet contains plastic parts. Plastic is non-conductive and insulating, making it an excellent material for circuitry, batteries, and anything carrying electrical charge. But e-waste...

Sports and Recreation

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Sports and Recreation Plastic is ubiquitous in sporting goods. Fishing rods and tennis racquets once made from wood are now made from plastic, as are high-end bike frames, bowling balls, and a multitude of other equipment. Plastic has...

Shigeru Ban

Esther Charlesworth

Esther Charlesworth is the Founding Director of Architects without Frontiers (Australia), a design non-profit organization committed to working with communities in need. She is Associate Professor in Architecture and Design at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Humanitarian Architecture : 15 Stories of Architects Working After Disaster

Roudledge, 2014

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... FOUNDING DIRECTOR ARCHitECtS & voLUNtARY ARCHitECtS’ NEtWoRK www.shigerubanarchitects.com Shigeru Ban is internationally renowned for his innovative use of paper, and for his activist work within disaster zones around the world...