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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...

Choosing Furnishings and Accessories That are Multifunctional, Flexible and Adjustable

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 11 CHOOSING FURNISHINGS AND ACCESSORIES THAT ARE MULTIFUNCTIONAL, HOW MANY DIFFERENT WAYS CAN YOU USE HOUSEHOLD ITEMS? In small dwellings, space is at a premium. Using furniture and tools that provide more than one...

Building Systems, Controls and Automation

t russell Gentry

T. Russell Gentry is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology and a registered professional engineer. His research focuses on the development and performance assessment of building materials and systems, on the environmental impact of buildings, and on the representation of design and fabrication knowledge in computational environments. 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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... Building Systems, Controls and Automation t . r u s s e l l g e n t r y ABSTRACT: This chapter discusses the design, selection, and control of high-performance building mechanical systems used in single- and multiple-family dwellings...

Understanding Building Structures

Simon Dodsworth

Simon Dodsworth

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Stephen Anderson

Stephen Anderson is a lecturer at Portsmouth School of Architecture, University of Portsmouth, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fundamentals of Interior Design

Fairchild Books, 2015

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... 97814528537_txt_app.indd 10/15/14 4:17 PM Building Structures Besides familiarizing yourself with the plan form of the space, you should try to make yourself aware of the methods used in the construction of the building...