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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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...The postmodernist Piazza d’ Italia by Charles Moore in New Orleans, USA, relies on mimicry to give meaning through powerful associations with the past.The antithesis of and reaction to modernism, postmodernism rejects high-modernist culture...

Ornament and Decoration

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...In the lobby of the Brooklyn Museum hangs a giant equestrian portrait in an elaborate gilt frame. Kehinde Wiley’s Napoleon Leading the Army over the Alps (2005; Fig. 86) riffs on a celebrated painting by Jacques-Louis David that two...

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...

Coates, Nigel

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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...The Living Bridges Exhibition, designed by Nigel Coates, consisted of a series of models linked by a river, displayed in the main halls of the Royal Academy in London.A British architect and interior designer who has worked for most of his...

Hetero-Architecture: The Style of ‘Whatever’ in Art, Architecture and Fashion

The Missed Encounter of Radical Philosophy with Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Introduction Charles Jencks was already well-known as an architectural theorist when he came to write Heteropolis: Los Angeles, The Riots and the Strange Beauty of Hetero-Architecture in 1993. As early as 1977 he had written...

Heritage in the age of globalisation

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies. He has published extensively on modernist and contemporary architecture and housing: his books include the award-winning Tower Block (with Stefan Muthesius), Modern Architect, on the life and times of Sir Robert Matthew, and Architecture’s Evil Empire, a polemical evaluation of contemporary ‘iconic modernism’. His current research projects include an in-depth investigation of mass housing in Hong Kong and Singapore. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation : Antiquity to modernity

Routledge, 2013

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Milton Keynes’ Centre: The apotheosis of the British post-war consensus or, the apostle of neo-liberalism?

Janina Gosseye

Janina Gosseye is a postdoctoral research fellow at TUDelft, the Netherlands. She has co-edited several books, including Hot Modernism: Queensland Architecture 1945-1975 (2015), Water Urbanisms (2008), Reclaiming (the Urbanism of) Mumbai (2009) and The Specific and the Singular – Architecture in Flanders (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Shopping Towns Europe : Commercial Collectivity and the Architecture of the Shopping Centre, 1945–1975

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction A longer version of this chapter has been published in Janina Gosseye, ‘Milton Keynes’ Centre: The Apotheosis of the British Post-war Consensus or, the Apostle of Neo-Liberalism?’, History...

How to Study Ecology of Practice

Albena Yaneva

Albena Yaneva is a Reader in Architectural Studies at the University of Manchester, and Co-director of the Manchester Architecture Research Center. She holds a master degree in Sociology from École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (1997) and a doctoral degree from École des Mines de Paris (2001). Her research draws on Actor-Network-Theory to explore fieldworks in architecture, industrial design, contemporary art, and museum studies. She is the author of Mapping Controversies in Architecture (Ashgate, 2012), The Making of a Building: A Pragmatist Approach to Architecture (Peter Lang, 2009), and Made by the Office for Metropolitan Design: An Ethnography of Design (010 Publishers, 2009). She is the guest editor of Understanding Architecture, Accounting Society, 2008 (special issue of Science Studies) and Traceable Cities, 2012 (special issue of City, Culture & Society). In 2010 she received the RIBA President’s Award for Outstanding University-located Research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Five Ways to Make Architecture Political : An Introduction to the Politics of Design Practice

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The past decade has seen a renewal of attention towards the practice of architecture and we have witnessed its evolution from the Architects and Firms of Judith Blau (1984) and The Story of Practice of Dana Cuff (1992) to recent studies...

Transformations in Modern Architecture

Charles Rice

Charles Rice is Professor of Architecture at the University of Technology Sydney, Australia. He has previously taught at Kingston University London, UK, the Architectural Association, London, UK, and the University of New South Wales, Australia. Rice’s research considers key questions of modern architecture through the interior. His book The Emergence of the Interior: Architecture, Modernity, Domesticity (2007) established the domestic interior as a category of the nineteenth century, charting its impact on key developments in architecture and design into the twentieth century. He is co-editor of The Journal of Architecture (Routledge & RIBA), and has co-edited several collections of essays. His own essays have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, and he has lectured at universities and cultural institutions internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Interior Urbanism : Architecture, John Portman and Downtown America

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In 1979 Arthur Drexler, Director of the Department of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art, declared that John Portman had constructed ‘among the few buildings of the last two decades that can claim to have a genuine popular...