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A nursery brief

Mark Dudek

Mark Dudek is a Research Fellow at the School of Architecture, University of Sheffield and is a practising architect. Mark runs his own London-based architectural practice, Mark Dudek Architects. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Nurseries : A Design Guide

Routledge, 2013

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... A nursery brief A machine for learning Adjacency diagrams and rooms list This brief relates to a specific project we are working on in the town of Jurgow, Poland. There is not – or should not be – a standard brief for every nursery...

Reconstruction of Historic Monuments in Poland after the Second World War – the Case of Warsaw

Authentic Reconstruction : Authenticity, Architecture and the Built Heritage

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction There is a long list of towns and cities in Europe that were damaged or virtually destroyed during the Second World War. While many were destroyed more or less by accident and chance, the situation for Polish towns, especially...

Warsaw Interiors: The Public Life of Private Spaces, 1949–65

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

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...Fourier, the dreamer, charmingly foretold that lemonade would flow in the seas. Does it flow? They drink water from the sea, crying: ‘lemonade!’ returning home secretly to vomit.Warsaw, as the capital of the People's Republic of Poland...

I hear sounds inside my head

Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

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...I am stone deaf in my left ear and see practically nothing through my left eye. Therefore, I do not have stereophonic hearing; all sounds from the outside world reverberate inside my own head. I internalise most stimuli, including visual...

20th-Century architectural lighting pioneers

Samuel Mills

Samuel Mills is a retired architect and lighting designer with a career focused on the coordination of lighting and architecture With over forty years of experience with his own architectural firm, he also held the position of Director of Lighting for two large architectural firms. He was an Associate Professor of architecture at Kent State University, and an adjunct instructor at Oklahoma State University School of Architecture. His work experience includes graphic design, technical writing and illustration for architectural and lighting-related publications, as well as writing a monthly column for Architectural Lighting magazine. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting

Routledge, 2018

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... CHAPTER920TH-CENTURYARCHITECTURALLIGHTINGPIONEERS Thehistoryofarchitecturallightingallowsustocurrentpracticeoflightingdesignisinvolvedin understandwhatisgenerallyacceptedas“good”theunderstandingthatarchitectureandlighting...

One size fits all

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Alicja Gzowska

Alicja Gzowska is an art historian at the National Institute of Architecture and Urban Planning in Warsaw, as well as a lecturer at the University of Warsaw, both in Poland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Second World Postmodernisms : Architecture and Society under Late Socialism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...If, following Robert Venturi, complexity and contradiction are the defining qualities of postmodernism, then Polish architecture in the years between 1970 and 2000 might be one of its finest examples. This complexity is especially visible...

Climatic change and the built environment

Advances in Building Energy Research Volume 4

Earthscan, 2010

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... Climatic change and the built environment Federico M. Butera Abstract The energy metabolism of developed countries’ cities is the main cause of climate change. If developing countries’ cities follow the same development path and reproduce...

Holy Roman Empire (Central and Eastern Europe), 1075–1450

Jana Gajdošová

Jana Gajdošová is a lecturer at the University of Cambridge in Gothic art and architecture in Bohemia, France and Germany, and a medieval specialist for the Sam Fogg gallery in London, UK. 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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...The Holy Roman Empire was composed of a complex system of territories and occupied most of Central Europe. Although the head of this system was the emperor, heir to Charlemagne’s throne and crowned in Aachen, he was often only regarded...