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...In Western culture, a meal is typically consumed when sitting not only ‘at a table’ but also ‘on a chair’. Behind this statement lies a long tradition of table manners and design heritage, both of which provide a proper or appropriate...

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...

Historical overview

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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... Historical overview 2.1 Prehistoric and pre-modernism Prehistoric shelters were Figure 2.1 exemplifies the primeval form of architecture as the primitive hut, ‘functional responses which can be decomposed into two components – branches...

The Death of Masterplanning in the Age of Indeterminacy

Tom Verebe

Tom Verebes is Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) in the Faculty of Architecture and Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Formerly Co-Director of the Architectural Association Design Research Lab (DRL) in London, where he taught from 1997–2009, he has been the Director of the AA Shanghai Visiting School since 2007, and is a former Guest/Visiting Professor at ABK Stuttgart. Tom is the founder and Creative Director of OCEAN CN, a network of specialist design consultants based in Hong Kong, with links to Beijing, Shanghai, and London. He has written, published, exhibited, and lectured extensively in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East, and serves on several editorial and advisory boards. 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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... TOM VEREBES >THE DEATH OF MASTERPLANNING IN THE AGE OF INDETERMINACY This chapter explicates the discursive foundation for speculations on alternatives to teleological modes of development, with principles of uncertainty, complexity...

Modern History and Interior Design

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...From the Victorian era on, the modern dominates the history of interior design. The modern began as a dismissive label for contemporary interiors, then became the style of mainstream interior design, which in turn came under critical...

Form Follows Function

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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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... F Form Follows Function 106 A phrase first used in the late nineteenth century and associated with the American architect Louis Henri Sullivan, ‘form forever follows function’ came to embody the philosophy of the modern movement. Its...

The Modernist Hospital

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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...The Hospital is a great white concrete structure with regular square windows and a flat roof. It was built not long ago and pictures of it appeared in the architectural reviews. There are a number of wings or transepts which jut out...

The Climate Control Project: Modernism and Microclimatology, 1947–1952

Daniel A. Barber

Daniel A. Barber is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Penn Design. He is an architectural historian with a research interest in the relationship between the design fields and the emergence of global environmental culture across the twentieth century. He is a leading voice in the field’s increasing interest in environmental concerns on both historical and theoretical terms. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Energy Accounts : Architectural Representations of Energy, Climate, and the Future

Routledge, 2017

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... The Climate Control Project: Modernism and Microclimatology, 1947–1952 Daniel A. Barber In October 1949, the shelter magazine House Beautiful launched the Climate Control Project, a two-and-a-half year long series of articles intended...