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Prefabricated housing in architectural culture

Mathew Aitchison

Mathew Aitchison, PhD, is Associate Professor in Architecture at the University of Sydney, Australia, where he directs the Innovation in Applied Design Lab. He is currently performing funded research on prefabrication and advanced manufacturing. His book publications include Visual Planning and the Picturesque (Getty, 2010), the first publication of Nikolaus Pevsner’s treatise on urban design and architecture, and, more recently, The Architecture of Industry: Changing Paradigms in Industrial Building and Planning (Ashgate, 2014), of which he is editor and contributing author. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Macarthur

John Macarthur is Director of the Research Centre for Architecture, Theory, Criticism and History (ATCH) at the University of Queensland, Australia, where he also teaches architectural design. His research focuses on the intellectual history of architecture. He has edited four books and published over 120 papers including contributions to the journals Assemblage, Transition, Architecture Research Quarterly, OASE, and the Journal of Architecture. His major work, The Picturesque: Architecture, Disgust and Other Irregularities, was published by Routledge in 2007. Two books edited with colleagues were published in 2015: The Baroque in Architectural Culture, 1880–1980 (Ashgate) and Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture 1945–1975 (Artifice). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Offsite Architecture : Constructing the future

Routledge, 2017

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... Prefabricated housing in architectural culture Mathew Aitchison and John Macarthur Introduction Architects have long been fascinated by the promise of prefabricated and modular building, in particular housing, and even more so...

Materials and Dematerialization

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...I have always held Banham and his work in great esteem. This is the transcript of the lecture given at the V&A Museum, London, on 28 February 1992. During the 1950s and 1960s, he...

Offsite construction industry meta-analysis

Talbot Rice

Talbot Rice is an Emeritus Research Associate in the School of Architecture at the University of Utah, USA. His research expertise is in offsite design and construction and the business of offsite construction manufacturing, working with government and private companies to answer questions relating to prefabrication markets, products, business operations, design for manufacture, and factory development and layout. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ryan E. Smith

Ryan E. Smith are Directors of an interdisciplinary design and engineering research group called the Integrated Technology in Architecture Center (ITAC) at the University of Utah. They research, write, teach and speak on the integrated paradigm, and develop processes and products that lead to sustainable and energy-efficient design and construction. Their work has been funded by federal, public and private organizations. They are recipients of the ACSA Collaborative Practice Award (2006), ACSA Creative Achievement Award (2009, 2011) and the ARCC Research Award (2011) for their innovative industry collaborative teaching, research and outreach. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Offsite Architecture : Constructing the future

Routledge, 2017

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... Offsite construction industry meta-analysis Industry survey results Talbot Rice and Ryan E. Smith Introduction Instruments of labor not only supply a standard of the degree of development which human labor has attained...

Industrial lighting

Lighting: Interior and Exterior

Routledge, 2014

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... 16 The distinguishing feature of industrial lighting is the great variety of tasks and situations to be accommodated. The large range of illuminance levels, limiting Glare Rating values and special require- ments, such as colour...

Strands of designing for adaptability

Robert Schmidt

Robert Schmidt III is an architect and academic. He is Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Loughborough University, UK, a visiting researcher at Chongqing University, China, and the founder of Idapu, a design and research practice. His recent work has focused on urban transformation strategies, architectural education and practice models. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simon Austin

Simon Austin is Professor of Structural Engineering at Loughborough University, UK. His research interests include 3D printing, concrete materials and structures, building systems, workplace design and design management. He co-founded Adept Management, an international consultancy specializing in design and engineering management Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptable Architecture : Theory and practice

Routledge, 2016

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... Strands of designing for adaptability We have identified eight strands of thought in the literature that are mapped on a timeline (Figure 3.1) and identify links between influential projects, approaches and individuals. They offer...

A typology of adaptability

Robert Schmidt

Robert Schmidt III is an architect and academic. He is Senior Lecturer in Architecture at Loughborough University, UK, a visiting researcher at Chongqing University, China, and the founder of Idapu, a design and research practice. His recent work has focused on urban transformation strategies, architectural education and practice models. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Simon Austin

Simon Austin is Professor of Structural Engineering at Loughborough University, UK. His research interests include 3D printing, concrete materials and structures, building systems, workplace design and design management. He co-founded Adept Management, an international consultancy specializing in design and engineering management Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Adaptable Architecture : Theory and practice

Routledge, 2016

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... A typology of adaptability The notion of literal The concept of universal adaptability is a myth, it ‘is both technically and adaptability presents economically unachievable’ (Finch, 2009) and as Leaman and Bordass (2004) problems when...

Offsite construction in education

Ryan E. Smith

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Ryan E. Smith are Directors of an interdisciplinary design and engineering research group called the Integrated Technology in Architecture Center (ITAC) at the University of Utah. They research, write, teach and speak on the integrated paradigm, and develop processes and products that lead to sustainable and energy-efficient design and construction. Their work has been funded by federal, public and private organizations. They are recipients of the ACSA Collaborative Practice Award (2006), ACSA Creative Achievement Award (2009, 2011) and the ARCC Research Award (2011) for their innovative industry collaborative teaching, research and outreach. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jonathan W. Elliott

Jonathan W. Elliott, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Construction Management at Colorado State University, USA. He performs quantitative and qualitative research on socio-technical aspects of construction delivery. Specifically, he investigates construction employment skills training, training for underrepresented populations and developing nations, renewable energy and pedagogy, and interdisciplinary construction education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kevin Grosskopf

Kevin Grosskopf, PhD, is Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Nebraska, USA. His research expertise is in building safety and sustainability with extensive funding from the US Department of Labor. More recently, he has been studying offsite construction delivery and labor. He is widely published in top journals in civil engineering including the ASCE, ASTM, and ASHRAE. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Offsite Architecture : Constructing the future

Routledge, 2017

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... Offsite construction in education A survey of prefabrication in design and construction academia Ryan E. Smith, Jonathan W. Elliott, and Kevin Grosskopf During the fall of 2014, the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site...

Conclusion

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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...(The form of ruins) ‘must be respected as integrity, embodying a history that must not be denied. In their damaged states they suggest new forms of thought and comprehension, and suggest new conceptions of space that confirm the potential...

Constructing dialogues

Charlotte Bundgaard

Charlotte Bundgaard, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark. She is the author of many publications including Montage Revisited (Arkitektskolens Forlag, 2013). She has contributed to a large multiinstitutional research project on tectonics, sustainability, and industrialization, disseminated in the publication Towards an Ecology of Tectonics: The Need for Rethinking Construction in Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Offsite Architecture : Constructing the future

Routledge, 2017

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... Constructing dialogues On architectural potentials of montage Charlotte Bundgaard The changing landscape of industrial production contains the seeds of a radically different architecture than the one known from previous waves...

Machine Aesthetic

Michael Coates

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... M Machine Aesthetic 155 THE HOUSE IS A MACHINE FOR LIVING IN THE ADVENT OF INDUSTRIALISATION, MECHANISATION AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THINGS BY MACHINES IN THE LATE NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURIES, WHICH LED TO A NEW AESTHETIC BEING...