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Working globally: The human networks of transnational architectural projects

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter and its diagrams/images will elaborate on the expanded human networks that form around transnational building projects in Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. The work that architects perform on these projects is situated...

Courtyards and Transitional Spaces in Turkish Traditional Architecture

Saadet Armağan Güleç

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Saadet Armag˘an Güleç are architects undertaking research on sustainable architecture and the restoration of historical buildings at the Department of Architecture, Selcuk University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fatih Canan

Fatih Canan and Mustafa Korumaz are architects undertaking research on sustainable architecture and the restoration of historical buildings at the Department of Architecture, Selcuk University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mustafa Korumaz

Mustafa Korumaz are architects undertaking research on sustainable architecture and the restoration of historical buildings at the Department of Architecture, Selcuk University, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

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... COURTYARDS AND TRANSITIONAL SPACES IN TURKISH TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE Saadet Armağan Güleç, Fatih Canan and Mustafa Korumaz Introduction Appropriate solutions that are sensitive to the climate, materials, construction techniques...

Shadow Carpets

Stephen Kite

Stephen Kite is Professor of Architecture at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK. His previous publications include Building Ruskin’s Italy: Watching Architecture (2012), Adrian Stokes: An Architectonic Eye (2009), and An Architecture of Invitation: Colin St John Wilson (2005, co-authored with Sarah Menin). He is an Editor of the journal Architectural Research Quarterly. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shadow-Makers : A Cultural History of Shadows in Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Tanizaki’s statement from In Praise of Shadows (see Chapter 2) as to how ‘in making for ourselves a place to live, we first spread a parasol to throw a shadow on the earth’ applies forcefully to the stark desert lands of the Middle East...

Globalization

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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...Globalization, in the most general sense, is the long slow movement towards an understanding of our planet as a whole system with an integrated ecology and economy. While there is legitimate resistance to existing forms of global capitalism...

Interviews—II

Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is faculty at MIT's Department of Architecture, teaching graduate and undergraduate design studios and co-teaching How to Make (Almost) Anything, a seminar at MIT’s Media Lab. The Self-Assembly Lab, directed by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, focuses on self-assembly and programmable material technologies for novel manufacturing, products and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Self-Assembly Lab : Experiments in Programming Matter

Routledge, 2017

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... Shelly Linor and Carlos Olguin Nike Inc. Design, my background in archi- tecture gave me the (Skylar Tibbits) Nike has fundamental understanding of positioned itself at the fore - how to problem solve from the front of technology...

Egypt (Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom), c. 3100–2150 BCE

Dieter Arnold

Dieter Arnold is an archaeologist and Emeritus Curator of Egyptian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...During prehistoric times in Egypt, and certainly from around 5000 BCE onwards, humans entered the Nile valley and began to form settlements there. From this developed one of the greatest ancient cultures of humankind, peaking in what...

Babylonia (Iraq), c. 1800–539 BCE

David Kertai

David Kertai is a post-doctoral scholar within the Martin Buber Society of Fellows in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...Babylon is located around 90 kilometres (55 miles) south of Baghdad in the alluvial plain between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, in what was then central Mesopotamia and today is Iraq. The region receives relatively little rain...