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Interaction design, mass communication and the challenge of distributed expertise

John Hartley

John Hartley, AM, is Distinguished Professor of Queensland University of Technology’s Creative Industries Faculty, of which he was the founding dean in 2000. He was an ARC Federation Fellow (2005–2010). Previously, he was Founding Head of the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies at Cardiff University in Wales. The author of over 20 books and 200 papers in the fields of communication, cultural, media and journalism studies, his most recent books are: Communication, Cultural and Media Studies: The key concepts (Routledge, 2011), Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and The Uses of Digital Literacy (UQP/Transaction, 2009). He is Editor of the International Journal of Cultural Studies (Sage). His current research interests are in the role of consumer co-creation as ‘micro-productivity’ and social learning in digital media, and in ‘cultural science’ – the convergence of arts and science in the study of cultural and economic systems. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Ethics : Reflections on Practice

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2012

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... 2 9 3 4 5111 INTERACTION DESIGN, MASS 6 7 COMMUNICATION AND THE 8 CHALLENGE OF DISTRIBUTED 9 1011 EXPERTISE1 1 2 John Hartley 3111 4 5 6 7 8111 9 Introduction 20111 This chapter considers some implications of the rise of design...

Place and Singularity

Jeff Malpas

Jeff Malpas is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Singularity . . . The state, fact, quality, or condition of being singular . . . A peculiarity or odd trait . . . A point at which a function takes an infinite value . . . Middle English: from Old French singularite, from late Latin...

Western Australia: Curating the City

Beth George

Beth George how taking into account the latest thinking about mapping the reality of the urban situation of a city may open up new possibilities for the integrated exercise of innovative architecture in an urban terrain that has not been well understood before. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Procuring Innovative Architecture

Routledge, 2010

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... 5 WAes: tern CAursatrtainliga : tChuer aCtitnyg Western Australia: curating the city Deep urban knowledge example, as streets are drawn as positive extrusions and entire territories of grid and built fabric are expressed...

A Bioclimatic Design Approach to Retrofitting Commercial Office Buildings: What are the ‘Rule of Thumb’ Passive Strategies for Retrofitting?

Marci Webster-Mannison

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Marci Webster-Mannison commenced her architectural career in 1979. After three decades working in architectural practice in Noosa Heads, Sydney, Canberra, regional NSW and Brisbane, Marci joined the University of Queensland in 2008 and is the Director of the University’s Centre for Sustainable Design. Marci is known for state-of-the-art, ecologically inspired architecture as a practising architect, speaker and writer. Among over twenty state, national and international awards for her architecture, Marci received a Special Jury Award (RAIA) for her contribution to the advancement of architecture and commitment to environmentally sensitive design in 2001. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Brett Beeson

Brett Beeson is an ESD consultant and mechanical services engineer. His expertise is in building physics, computer simulations (energy, day-lighting, fluid dynamics) and low-energy mechanical systems. He sees Australia’s widely varying climate and unique culture as a challenge to produce technically sound and people-focused designs. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kat Healey

Kat Healey is an engineer and PhD candidate with the Centre for Sustainable Design within the School of Architecture at the University of Queensland, undertaking research focusing on qualitative aspects of thermal comfort. Her industry experience includes sustainability leadership, mechanical services design, renewable energy systems and building simulation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings : Warm Climates

Routledge, 2013

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... A BIOCLIMATIC DESIGN APPROACH TO RETROFITTING COMMERCIAL OFFICE BUILDINGS What are the ‘rule of thumb’ passive strategies for retrofitting? Marci Webster-Mannison, Brett Beeson and Kat Healey INTRODUCTION The urgency and rationale...

40 Albert Road, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Monica Vandenberg

Monica Vandenberg is principal of Encompass Sustainability which specialises in assisting organisations to incorporate sustainability into their business planning process, through strategic planning, culture change, innovation, and learning. She is Executive Director of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council and her recent postgraduate studies focused on foresight in the Built Environment. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leena Thomas

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.

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Sustainable Buildings in Practice : What the Users Think

Routledge, 2010

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... 40 Albert Road South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Monica Vandenberg and Leena Thomas THE CONTEXT The climate of Melbourne is characterised as warm–temperate Szencorp’s refurbishment of 40 Albert Road, which is located on with warm...

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s Mordant Wing

Georgia Lindsay

Georgia Lindsay is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Environmental Design Program at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is co-editor of Revisiting "Social Factors": Advancing Research into People and Place. She received her PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The User Perspective on Twenty-First-Century Art Museums

Routledge, 2016

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... Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s Mordant Wing At the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, the building fades into the background in the galleries, helping visitors focus on the art. While some critics wanted a more iconic façade,...

Design and ethics in digital mental health promotion

Oksana Zelenko

Oksana Zelenko is a design researcher and academic at the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Oksana has recently completed her PhD on the use of new media and Interaction Design to pro mote children’s resilience. She has worked as the interface designer and researcher on ARC-funded projects, including developing a world first in online visual counselling as part of the QUT Online Visual Counselling Tools project. Oksana’s broader practice includes the design of interactive and educational pro grammes for cross-cultural training of medical staff working in remote regions across the Pacific, development of interactive modules for the Queensland Government and, more recently, the design of rich media resources for training health workers at World Vision, China. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Ethics : Reflections on Practice

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2012

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... 2 8 3 4 5111 DESIGN AND ETHICS IN 6 7 DIGITAL MENTAL HEALTH 8 PROMOTION 9 1011 1 Oksana Zelenko 2 3111 4 5 6 7 8111 The role of design in promoting resilience 9 20111 Following developments in digital technologies, online promotion...

Western Australia: Case Study

Leon van Schaik

Leon van Schaik is Professor of Architecture (Innovation Chair) at RMIT, from which base he has promoted local and international architectural culture through design practice research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey London

Geoffrey London is Government Architect for Victoria, having previously been Government Architect for Western Australia and Professor of Architecture at the University of Western Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Procuring Innovative Architecture

Routledge, 2010

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... 4 Western Australia: Western Australia: case study Introduction Remote and thinly populated, and with an economy prone to the boom-and-bust cycles of the mining and wheat industries, WA Western Australia (WA),1 the western third...

Character

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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...The concept of urban or neighbourhood ‘character’ is a close cousin of ‘place’ and one that often emerges in urban design debates. The concept is often evoked to defend part of a city that is deemed to be under threat of transformational...

The Double Agent

Mel Dodd

Mel Dodd is a member of the sociallyengaged art and architecture collaborative muf, and the founder of muf_aus, operating across socially engaged art practice, urban design, research, education and the public realm. She holds a PhD from RMIT University, where she is Associate Professor. muf.co.uk Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Practice : Conversations from the Edge of Architecture

Routledge, 2013

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... DouBle aGeNt thorny question. we are surrounded by build- ings, yet few of these will find their way into architectural journals, and in the case of houses, few are even designed by architects. Historian Nikolaus pevsner attempted...