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Underneath it all

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Structure and Form in Design : Critical Ideas for Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Introduction In the context of the designed environment, geometry is a determining constraint. Euclidean geometry is that branch of geometry used to gain knowledge relating to the structural elements, figures, shapes and forms...

Hello, consumer! Skärholmen Centre from the Million Programme to the mall

Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...All translations from the Swedish are by the author. I would like to thank the editors and Helena Mattsson for their thoughtful comments on earlier drafts of this chapter.Barbro Salaj, ‘Hej konsument. Demokratin bakom Skärholmen’, Sveriges...

Martti Välikangas and the Puu Käpylä Garden Town

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Martti Välikangas (1893–1973) Today, Martti Välikangas is one of the least known of the architects who contributed to Nordic Classicism, and yet in his day, he was recognized as one of its most important protagonists. Born in 1893, he...

The Town Reassembled: Authenticity and Transformation in Kiruna, Sweden

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction It is technically possible to move buildings, for example, as a means of conservation, although the process raises important issues of authenticity and originality. But is it equally possible to move a town? That is the focus...

Oiva Kallio and the Villa Oivala

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Oiva Kallio (1884–1964) Oiva Sakari Kallio, to give him his full name, was one of the leading Finnish architects of the 1920s who, despite a number of grand city planning projects, is now best remembered for his own modest summer villa...

Edvard Thomsen and the Øregård Gymnasium

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Edvard Thomsen was an important architect within the Nordic Classical Movement who like his fellow Dane, Carl Petersen, is famous principally for one building – in Thomsen’s case – the Øregård School in Copenhagen.Its interior...

Reima Pietilä’s (Postmodern) Morphologies

Mediated Messages : Periodicals, Exhibitions and the Shaping of Postmodern Architecture

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...The original version of this essay was delivered as a paper at the bi-annual European Architecture History Network Third International Meeting in Turin in June 2014. A longer version was presented as a keynote speech at the Jaap Bakema...

Shadow Beginnings

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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...All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness. (John Ruskin, ‘The Lance of Pallas’, Modern Painters, vol. 5)E. T. Cook, and Alexander Wedderburn (eds), The Works of John Ruskin (London: George...

Alvar Aalto and the Jyväskylä Workers Club

John Stewart

John Stewart is an award-winning architect. He has acted as an external tutor at both the Oxford School of Architecture and the Mackintosh School of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nordic Classicism : Scandinavian Architecture 1910–1930

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Alvar Aalto (1898–1976) The Finnish architect Alvar Aalto is recognized as being one of the outstanding Modern architects of the twentieth century (Figure 50). His output was extraordinary, designing buildings throughout Finland...