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The Tukanoan Maloca

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...With this chapter we move on to a permanent house, the sole home of a particular group and centre of their world. Tukanoans are Native South Americans living in the Amazonian rainforest, and this case study draws largely on the accounts...

Project 02 MuBE – Brazilian Museum of Sculpture, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1988

Grounds and Envelopes : Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

Routledge, 2015

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... MUBE – BRAZILIAN MUSEUM OF SCULPTURE Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1988 Paulo Mendes da Rocha Museums are typically designed as entirely discrete and of this project that it was ‘conceived as a garden’ (da Rocha prominent buildings of heightened...

The New Vernacular of Severiano Porto in the Amazon

Leticia Neves

Leticia Neves studied architecture at the University of São Paulo, Brazil and completed a Masters thesis on the work of the architect Severiano Porto. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

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... THE NEW VERNACULAR OF SEVERIANO PORTO IN THE AMAZON Leticia Neves Manaus BRASIL The architect Severiano Porto Severiano Porto was the pioneer architect who actuated these principles in the Amazonian region by using new ideas of space...

Informal City

Jorge Fiori

Jorge Fiori is a sociologist and urban planner. He is Director of the Housing and Urbanism Programme and Chairman at the Architectural Association Graduate School. He is also Senior Lecturer in the Development Planning Unit of University College London, and Visiting Lecturer at several European and Latin American universities. His teaching, research, and publications focus mainly on the interface of urban social policies and spatial strategies, with particular emphasis on issues of housing, irregular settlements, and scaling up in slum upgrading and poverty alleviation. He is also a consultant to several international and national agencies on issues of urban development planning and housing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning the Adaptive City : Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

Routledge, 2014

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... JORGE FIORI >INFORMAL CITY DESIGN AS POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT1 For decades now the debate around and approaches to the informal city have been profoundly despatialized. Since the mid-1990s, however, a new generation of policies, programs...

Post-Disaster Urban Regeneration

Lucy Bullivant

Lucy Bullivant PhD Hon FRIBA is Adjunct Professor of history and theory of urban design at Syracuse University, consultant, architecture curator, internationally published author and critic and the founder and Editor-in-chief of Urbanista.org. She has a PhD by Prior Output from CASS London Met (‘From Masterplanning to Adaptive Planning: understanding the contemporary tools and processes for civic urban order’) and was Heinz Curator of Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, in the early 1990s before curating a number of highly successful exhibitions for institutions including Vitra Design Museum, the Milan Triennale, the British Council and Roca London Gallery. She is the author of New Arcadians, Responsive Environments, 4dsocial, 4dspace and Anglo Files: UK Architecture’s Rising Generation and the co-author with Thomas Ermacora of Recoded City: Co-creating urban futures (Routledge, 2015). Lucy is an international correspondent to Domus, Platform, The Plan, Volume and Indesign.  Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning Futures

Routledge, 2012

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... Post-disaster urban regeneration Reconstruction Plan, Constitución, Chile Constitución, Chile’s second city, some 350km south of Santiago in the province of Talca, a seaside resort near the mouth of the River Maule in the Pacific Ocean...

The Urban Activist

Camila Bustamante

Camila Bustamante is a co-founder of La Factura, a Lima-based social enterprise operating across design, communication, strategy and transport. lafactura.com 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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... uRBaN actiViSt often assumed to be the exclusive preserve of trained architects and urbanists; with years of specialist education and certificates of profes- sional accreditation, these corridors of power are well defended from...

Social Equity

Lucy Bullivant

Lucy Bullivant PhD Hon FRIBA is Adjunct Professor of history and theory of urban design at Syracuse University, consultant, architecture curator, internationally published author and critic and the founder and Editor-in-chief of Urbanista.org. She has a PhD by Prior Output from CASS London Met (‘From Masterplanning to Adaptive Planning: understanding the contemporary tools and processes for civic urban order’) and was Heinz Curator of Architecture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, in the early 1990s before curating a number of highly successful exhibitions for institutions including Vitra Design Museum, the Milan Triennale, the British Council and Roca London Gallery. She is the author of New Arcadians, Responsive Environments, 4dsocial, 4dspace and Anglo Files: UK Architecture’s Rising Generation and the co-author with Thomas Ermacora of Recoded City: Co-creating urban futures (Routledge, 2015). Lucy is an international correspondent to Domus, Platform, The Plan, Volume and Indesign.  Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Masterplanning Futures

Routledge, 2012

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... Social equity Closing the wealth gap has not traditionally been one of the ideas at the heart of masterplanning, but the results of being socially instrumental in urban design strategies have been dramatic, especially in Latin America...