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Retrofitting

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

Book chapter

... Retrofitting Introduction AS mentioned in Chapter 2, seismic isolation is a relatively new technology. The firstbuilding to incorporate all necessary engineering characteristics was completed in 1981. That building, the William Clayton...

Visual culture and interruption in global cities

Shirley Jordan

Shirley Jordan is Professor of French Literature and Visual Culture at Queen Mary University of London, UK, where she writes about contemporary women’s writing, displacement and hospitality, and city photography. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christoph Lindner

Christoph Lindner is Professor of Media and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, where he writes about cities, globalization, and visual culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...This critical introduction explores the reach of the book’s guiding concept – interruption – and its to concepts diversion, slowness and even inertia in global cities which will be picked up and further developed in subsequent chapters...

Heritage complexities in the socialist bloc

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies. He has published extensively on modernist and contemporary architecture and housing: his books include the award-winning Tower Block (with Stefan Muthesius), Modern Architect, on the life and times of Sir Robert Matthew, and Architecture’s Evil Empire, a polemical evaluation of contemporary ‘iconic modernism’. His current research projects include an in-depth investigation of mass housing in Hong Kong and Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation : Antiquity to modernity

Routledge, 2013

Book chapter

... Heritage complexities in the socialist bloc 1945–89 The function of preservation is transformed into a medium for planning a tradition-conscious renewal of the urban environment in a socialist society. Emanuel Hruška, 19751 Conservation...

Total Urban Design

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

Book chapter

... Total urban design occurs when an entire project is completed under one auspice by one design team. It is carried out as a single work, from property development, to design, and to implementation. The concern ranges from the broadest...

Eastern Europe, 1900–1970

Murray Fraser

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Murray Fraser is Professor of Architecture and Global Culture at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, UK. Trained both as an architect and architectural historian, in 2018 he received the RIBA Annie Spink Award for Excellence in Architectural Education. He is also Chair of the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain. The new Banister Fletcher edition is the product of a five-year partnership project between the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), the University of London and Bloomsbury Publishing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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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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Nataša Koselj

Nataša Koselj is an architect who teaches in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and is also Chair of DOCOMOMO Slovenia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Europe’s eastern border is difficult to define, given the region’s complexities and long-standing influences from countries to the east. Hence there developed a structural division between Eastern Europe and Western Europe. The early...