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Nanomaterial + Super-Insulator = Aerogel

Franca Trubiano

Franca Trubiano is a Registered Architect (O.A.Q., Int. Assoc. AIA) and Assistant Professor at Penn Design, University of Pennsylvania, where she received her doctoral degree and conducts research in construction technology, emerging materials, tectonic theory, integrated design and architectural ecologies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes : Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice

Routledge, 2013

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... Nanomaterial + Super-Insulator = Aerogel f r a n c a t r u b i a n o ABSTRACT: This chapter discusses the adoption of nanotech materials in the development of high-performance building envelopes and the opportunity for innovation...

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...

Responsive Building Envelopes: Characteristics and Evolving Paradigms

Kathy Velikov

Kathy Velikov is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. They are principals of the research-based practice RVTR. Their design work, research and writing focuses on built environments and landscapes that are shaped and mediated by advanced materials, technologies and energies, within the context of complex ecological, economic, and social systems. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey Thün

Geoffrey Thün is an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning. They are principals of the research-based practice RVTR. Their design work, research and writing focuses on built environments and landscapes that are shaped and mediated by advanced materials, technologies and energies, within the context of complex ecological, economic, and social systems. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes : Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice

Routledge, 2013

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... Responsive Building Envelopes: Characteristics and Evolving Paradigms k at h y v e l i k o v + g e o f f r e y t h ü n ABSTRACT: A new generation of high-performance envelopes have contributed to the emergence of sophisticated...

Starting your design

Sue Roaf

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Sue Roaf (B.A.Hons, A.A. Dipl., PhD, ARB, FRIAS) is Emeritus Professor at Heriot Watt University, UK, and sits on the Architects Registration Board. An award winning architect, teacher, author and activist she has written and edited 20 books ice-houses, energy efficiency, ecohouse, solar and sustainable design, thermal comfort and climate change adaptation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Manuel Fuentes

Manuel Fuentes

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Stephanie Thomas-Rees

Stephanie Thomas-Rees

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Ecohouse : A Design Guide

Routledge, 2013

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... stArting Your dEsign Starting your ecohouse design with a blank piece of paper in front of you, is an exciting experience – all those endless possibilities! But coming up with the ‘right’ design for you, that is fit for your own...

Let Me Entertain You

Sherrill Baldwin Halbe

Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, PhD, is a professional interior designer and instructor of interior design at San Francisco State University and Montana State University’s, Gallatin College and School of Architecture. Dr. Baldwin Halbe has taught interior design for two decades and has presented and published interior work nationally. With firsthand experience of living in a 600 square feet home in the Napa Valley, California, her theoretical background, design experience and aesthetic sensibilities provide understanding of living smaller and simpler. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rose K. Mark

Rose K. Mark, MA, is an educator, learning specialist, writer and food professional. Her food and travel articles have been published internationally and in the United States. Her personal journey, planning a 624 square feet home, in addition to inhabiting a number of diverse small dwellings, have given her insight and lessons on how living smaller and simpler can provide a richer life style. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Interior Design for Small Dwellings

Routledge, 2019

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... CHAPTER 13 Figure 13.1. Sharing food with another person is an act of love. Source: C. Barry. ENTERTAINING IN SMALL SPACES A meaningful life includes people. When we connect with another person our life is enriched...

Picking up moves from social movements

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... Picking up moves from social movements Within design disciplines, design activism is often seen as “social” or “public interest” rather than political. It is viewed as a good deed rather than as a political struggle. By contrast, social...

Postscript

Victor Buchli

Victor Buchli is Reader in Material Culture at the Department of Anthropology, University College London, UK, and Editor of Home Cultures. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Anthropology of Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...1 Having considered the home and architectural form in fragments and ruins and the complex effects of the wider circulation of these disintegrated forms and their flows and shifting registers, how might we then consider the wider sense...

Pushing the building envelope

Sue Roaf

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Sue Roaf (B.A.Hons, A.A. Dipl., PhD, ARB, FRIAS) is Emeritus Professor at Heriot Watt University, UK, and sits on the Architects Registration Board. An award winning architect, teacher, author and activist she has written and edited 20 books ice-houses, energy efficiency, ecohouse, solar and sustainable design, thermal comfort and climate change adaptation. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Manuel Fuentes

Manuel Fuentes

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Stephanie Thomas-Rees

Stephanie Thomas-Rees

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Ecohouse : A Design Guide

Routledge, 2013

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... Pushing thE Building EnvEloPE In this chapter we give some detailed information on the thermal performance of specific elements of the construction of a house. These include the insu- lation, cold bridging in windows and walls...

Integrated Project Delivery: Contracting for High Performance

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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Jörg Rügemer

Jörg Rügemer 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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Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes : Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice

Routledge, 2013

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... Integrated Project Delivery: Contracting for High Performance r y a n e . s m i t h + j ö r g r ü g e m e r ABSTRACT: The design and construction of homes takes place in a fragmented, complicated and litigious industry; because...

Lumenhaus© and the Eclipsis Sun Control System©

Robert Dunay

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Robert Dunay, FAIA, is an ACSA Distinguished Professor, and three-time recipient of Design Intelligence’s Most Admired Educator. As Director of the Center for Design Research at Virginia Tech, he is chief protagonist exploiting the territories of opportunity that reside between disciplines. His research concerns the integration of energy Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Joseph Wheeler

Joseph Wheeler is an Associate Professor of Architecture at Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design and a Co Director of the Virginia Tech Center for Design Research. He pursues professional research in environmental and sustainable design and assumes leadership positions in the implementation of design theory and ideas. Recent awards include a National AIA Honor Award for Architecture, the NCARB Prize for creative collaboration between the academy and the profession, the Virginia Society AIA Research Prize, and the Xcaliber University Prize for Excellence in Outreach. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Robert p. Schubert

Robert P. Schubert is a Professor and member of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research is in the area of energy and building design with an emphasis on promoting architectural solutions that minimize the dependence on non-renewable energy sources and environmental degrading processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Construction of High-Performance Homes : Building Envelopes, Renewable Energies and Integrated Practice

Routledge, 2013

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... Lumenhaus© and the Eclipsis Sun Control System© r o b e r t d u n a y , j o s e p h w h e e l e r + r o b e r t p . s c h u b e r t ABSTRACT: Lumenhaus© is a grid-tied solar-powered house exemplary of the potential for digital...