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Reproducing nature

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...The forms, structures and functions of leaves, flowers, insects, mosses and other elements in nature survive harsh competition. Why not copy them? In this chapter, I will review...

La Maison Suspendue: Imaginary Solutions For an Everyday Domestic Machine

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Known as an American architect in France and a French architect in America, Paul Nelson (1895–1979) was well born, educated, and connected. While spending much of the 1920s studying at the École des Beaux-Arts and in Auguste Perret...

Daylight rules the modern building

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

Book chapter

...One of the essential components of early modern architecture was the windows that served as a gateway for natural light and ventilation. Because these elemental functions of the window were largely superseded by electric lighting...

Spain and Portugal, 1830–1910

Jorge Correia

Jorge Correia is Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the University of Minho in Guimarāes, Portugal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pablo González Tornel

Pablo González Tornel is Associate Professor in the Department of History, Geography and Art at Universitat Jaume I in Castellón de la Plana, Spain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...In Spain, political instability after the death of Bourbon king, Fernando (Ferdinand) VII in 1833 led the Spanish parliament to depose Queen Isabella II in 1868: she abdicated two years later. Parliament offered the Spanish crown to Amadeo...

Canada and the United States since 1914

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe

Rhodri Windsor Liscombe is Professor Emeritus in Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michelangelo Sabatino

Michelangelo Sabatino is Professor of Architecture and Interim Dean at the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Canada and the USA share a remarkably large and diverse geography and climate, with their relatively open border along the 49th Parallel reflecting economic, social and cultural overlap. The greatest differences lies in their scales...

Indian Subcontinent, 1947 to Present

Kaiwan Mehta

KAIWAN MEHTA teaches architecture at CEPT University in Ahmedabad, India, and is also currently Managing Editor of DOMUS India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947 was followed by partition between India (mainly Hindu) and Pakistan (Muslim); East Pakistan (Bangladesh from 1971) was Islamic; while Ceylon (Sri Lanka from 1972) was Buddhist. Due...

Central and South America, 1920 to Present

Felipe Hernández

FELIPE HERNÁNDEZ is a Colombian-born architect and academic who teaches in the Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

Bloomsbury Visual Arts (UK), 2018

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Central and South America, also known as ‘Latin America’, covers a vast continental territory as well as the islands of the Caribbean. All regions have very different geographical and environmental characteristics. They also have diverse...