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Assessing resilience and sustainability

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

Routledge, 2017

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... 10 Assessing resilience and sustainability ‘Every line is the perfect length if you don’t measure it.’ Marty Rubin This chapter, which is in three parts, describes two examples of using the concepts developed in Chapter 9 to measure...

Compact cities

Emilio Jose Garcia

Emilio Jose Garcia, originally from Argentina, is a Lecturer in Sustainability at the School of Architecture and Planning in the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current research is about the application of ecological resilience to the analysis of the morphology and context of urban landscapes. He is interested in the research of resilience in relationship with compactness, adaptability, and inequality in the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brenda Vale

Brenda Vale is a Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Wellington in Victoria, New Zealand. Since her first publication (with Robert Vale) in 1975, The Autonomous House, she has been an influential figure in the area of sustainability as it relates to the built environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Unravelling Sustainability and Resilience in the Built Environment

Routledge, 2017

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... 7 Compact cities ‘Just think of the millions, from all over the globe, who yearned to be on that island, in those towers, in those narrow streets!’ Tom Wolfe 7.1 Introduction Cities have always attracted people to them and compact...

The Campus Reception and Administration Building, Auckland University of Technology (Aut Akoranga), Auckland, New Zealand

George Baird

George Baird is a Professor of Building Science at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. A Fellow of the UK's Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and New Zealand's Institution of Professional Engineers, he is an experienced researcher and writer and has been involved in the teaching of architects and building scientists for 40 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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... The Campus Reception and Administration Building, Auckland University of Technology (AUT Akoranga) Auckland, New Zealand THE CONTEXT Completed in June 2001, this 992m2 building marks the main entrance to the Akoranga Campus...

Introduction

Andrew Charleson

Andrew Charleson is an Associate Professor at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. A structural engineer with many years' earthquake engineering experience, he now teaches Structures. He has previously authored two books, Seismic Design for Architects and Structure as Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adriana Guisasola

Adriana Guisasola is an architect and Associate Professor in Structures at the Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Mendoza University, Argentina. She is in the process of completing her doctoral thesis on "Architecture and Base Isolation". She has authored many papers for world conferences on earthquake engineering and seismic isolation, energy dissipation, and active vibration control of structures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Seismic Isolation for Architects

Routledge, 2017

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... Introduction Purpose and timing of the book MANY books and articles on the seismic isolation of buildings have been written forstructural engineers. However, these publications are highly technical in nature and therefore are unsuitable...

The Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Science (Mscs) Building, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand

George Baird

George Baird is a Professor of Building Science at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. A Fellow of the UK's Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and New Zealand's Institution of Professional Engineers, he is an experienced researcher and writer and has been involved in the teaching of architects and building scientists for 40 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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... The Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Science (MSCS) Building, Canterbury University Christchurch, New Zealand THE CONTEXT taken by Clifford to its development, and the ability of Fullbrook and Completed in time...

Integrating stormwater performance and architectural design

Daniel Roehr

Daniel Roehr is an Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Vancouver, Canada, a registered landscape architect in Vancouver and Berlin and a horticulturalist. Roehr has designed and researched living roofs for over twenty years with his most significant work being the ground-breaking water sensitive living roof design of the DaimlerChrysler project Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

Elizabeth Fassman-Beck is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Ocean Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. She has worked extensively with regulatory agencies to develop evidence-based technical and practical design criteria for stormwater control measures. Her former research team in Auckland, New Zealand developed the first living roof design guidance prioritizing stormwater management. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

Routledge, 2015

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... performance and architectural design In this chapter, each of the following sections addresses the engineering and landscape architectural purviews for the design of individual elements of exten- sive living roofs. The issues addressed...

Green roofs

Green Infrastructure for Landscape Planning : Integrating human and natural systems

Routledge, 2014

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... Green roofs Introduction When green roofs are located in, or adjacent to, open space they can contribute significantly to a green infrastructure network. The Academy of Sciences building in San Francisco, designed by architect Renzo...

The Landcare Research Laboratory, Auckland, New Zealand

George Baird

George Baird is a Professor of Building Science at the School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington. A Fellow of the UK's Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and New Zealand's Institution of Professional Engineers, he is an experienced researcher and writer and has been involved in the teaching of architects and building scientists for 40 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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... The Landcare Research Laboratory Auckland, New Zealand THE CONTEXT This three-storey 4400m2 building is located in Auckland, New Zealand. It accommodates two organisations – Landcare Research and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry...

The blending of institutions

Design for the Changing Educational Landscape : Space, Place and the Future of Learning

Routledge, 2014

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... The blending of institutions Part 2 has shown graphic evidence of the extent of change across curators work side by side with PhD and MA students accredited to the learning landscape, with schools and institutions of further...

Cultural data

Danelle Briscoe

Danelle Briscoe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture. She received a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University (2002) and Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin with Honors (1995). Her practice experience includes project designer for Frank Gehry Partners, LLP and Marmol+ Radziner LLP. In addition to numerous conference publications, she has more notably published a chapter in BIM in Academia (Yale School of Architecture 2011) and is also the key researcher using BIM for the Austin Green Wall Initiative. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond BIM : Architecture Information Modeling

Routledge, 2016

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... 2 Cultural data Not so long ago, “Data” was best known as the fully functional, futuristic android who served as the second officer aboard the starship Enterprise. As an extension of Isaac Asimov’s invention of the “positronic brain...