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Dynamic of the general intellect

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The Intellectual, the Merchant, and the Warrior have been the main characters of the fable that we call Modernity. The Merchant and the Warrior have repeatedly tried to subsume the Intellectual, and have generally succeeded, partly because...

From Production to Consumption in Twentieth-Century Design

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...Peter Reyner Banham has been an inspiration to me throughout my three and a half decades as a design historian (Figure 9.1). I was lucky enough to have his help and support when I was working on my Ph.D. in the 1970s and his unique approach...

Accelerated Beats of Global Time

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...We have seen how time is conceptualized, measured and managed through mathematical calculations, social institutions and physical infrastructure, all attempting to frame and manage change, engendering a sense of stability and continuity...

Kant, Modernity and the Absent Public

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...The word public has such strong colloquial usage that even philosophically we can forget that it ‘has a history’. And if we then try to trace that history we usually find our discussion expanding into issues of politics, law, governance...

Grids – Guidelines, Frameworks and Measuring Devices

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction As noted previously in Chapter 1, lines may be assembled to create grids, considered often to be those two-dimensional structures which consist of two sets of parallel lines, one superimposed on the other...

Posturing for Authenticity: Embodying Otherness in Contemporary Interiors of Modern Yoga

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In an article entitled “The Most Beautiful Yoga Studios in New York City” from January 2012, online magazine Well&Good NYC outlines the parameters that define a “pretty” yoga studio—something, the authors claim, that is undeniably important...

Three-dimensional Lattices and Other Constructions

Michael Hann

Professor Michael Hann (BA, M.Phil, PhD, FRSA, FTI) holds the Chair of Design Theory at the University of Leeds. He is also Director of the University of Leeds International Textiles Archive (ULITA). He has published across a number of subject areas, has made numerous key-note addresses at international conferences, and is an acknowledged international expert on the geometry of design. Previous publications with Berg are: Structure and Form in Design (2012) and Symbol, Pattern and Symmetry (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stripes, Grids and Checks

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Introduction Most humans perceive the world as a three-dimensional entity consisting of length, breadth and depth. Some visual-arts practitioners must acknowledge all three dimensions even when using a representational...

Theory And Design

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...I will start by confronting what I have called the ‘Banham factor’ – Banham’s approach to ‘Theory and Design’ – and its implications for design historians. This lecture was delivered at the V&A, London, on 14 March 1997...

The Great and The Good: Power and Influence

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Alongside the Council of Industrial Design (CoID), several other professional organizations and individuals wielded considerable power and influence within the post-war street furniture debate, some even on an official and semi-official...

The Council of Industrial Design: Official Articulations of Street Furniture Design

Eleanor Herring

Eleanor Herring lectures in design history at Glasgow School of Art, Scotland, in product design at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and in fashion and sustainability at ESMOD, Berlin, Germany. She has published articles in various edited volumes and conference proceedings. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Street Furniture Design : Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...By the early 1940s, the view that an official machine was necessary to ensure better standards in design was shared by many parties, both in and outside of government. Neither the Design and Industries Association nor the Council for Art...