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.
...The term ‘urban’ is derived from the Latin word urbanus – ‘courteous’. Urban space is shared with people whom we do not know and who do not share our views or background. To be urban or urbane is to show courtesy, to respect difference...
After obtaining his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Minnesota and Master of Architecture from Yale University, Dewey Thorbeck won a Rome Prize Fellowship and studied in Italy for two years. The recipient of a number of architectural design awards, he is a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome, Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and past president of AIA Minnesota. Thorbeck is an adjunct full professor of architecture at the University of Minnesota and founder of the Center for Rural Design. Currently he is a Senior Research Fellow with the Minnesota Design Center in the College of Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Architecture and Agriculture: A rural design guide
When mankind first developed the skills to grow plants and raise animals for food
and fiber, a revolutionary change in human settlement took place. With the advent
of farming an entirely new way of life...
Geraint John RIBA Dip Arch (UCL) CISRM MILAM FRSA. Honorary Life President of the UIA (International Union of Architects) Sports and Leisure Programme. Former Chief Architect at GB Sports Council. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Rod Sheard Dip Arch (QUT) RIBA ARAIA FRSA. Stadium designer and Senior Principal of Populous. Author of The Stadium: Architecture for the New Global Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
1.1 a venue for watching sport
1.3 current requirements
1.1 a venue for watching sport 1
1.1.1 architectural quality
A sports stadium can be seen as a huge theatre for the exhibition of heroic feats...