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Considerate Contracting and Construction Impacts

Paul Appleby

Paul Appleby is a freelance consultant having recently retired from his role as Director of Building Sustainability at the URS Corporation Ltd. With a 40-year career in consultancy, academia and research, having numerous publications to his name, Paul has worked with some of the world's leading architects and developers and recently appeared in a Property Week list of 'Green Heroes' of the construction industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Integrated Sustainable Design of Buildings

Earthscan, 2011

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... Considerate Contracting and Construction Impacts Introduction A building site can be a hostile place and its impact on the environment and its neighbours in particular is likely to be orders of magnitude greater than the completed...

Rotwang and Sons

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...The evil design genius behind the modernist Metropolis was called Rotwang. This essay began life as the Reyner Banham Memorial Lecture given at the V&A Museum, London, on 17 October 2003. Reyner Banham was one of the first...

The dawning of the age of glass

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Glass technology As with so many other materials vital to modern architecture, the technological history of glass begins with a series of breakthroughs that shifted glass manufacture away from its artisanal roots into the urban world...

The Ordinary as the extraordinary

Modern Architecture and the Sacred : Religious Legacies and Spiritual Renewal

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...The importance of sacred architecture to the story of modern architecture is typically acknowledged only when churches (and more rarely synagogues or other buildings designed for worship) are the work of the most celebrated architects...