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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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... R Roman 216 The art, architecture and culture associated with the Ancient Roman Empire, which lasted from the ninth century BC to the fifth century AD across Europe. Roman architecture is essentially based upon the round arch and the dome;...

Urbanity

Kim Dovey

Kim Dovey is an architectural critic and Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Melbourne, Australia, where he has served as Associate Dean, Head of Urban Design and Head of Architecture. He has worked with government, industry and community groups and has written and broadcast widely in the mass media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design Thinking : A Conceptual Toolkit

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term ‘urban’ is derived from the Latin word urbanus – ‘courteous’. Urban space is shared with people whom we do not know and who do not share our views or background. To be urban or urbane is to show courtesy, to respect difference...

Harbingers of heritage

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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... Harbingers of heritage Antiquity, Christendom, Renaissance Some people were talking about the temple and the fine stones and votive offerings with which it was adorned. He said, ‘Those things you are gazing at – the time will come when...

Monolithic bearing walls – masonry, stone, concrete

Mayine L Yu

Mayine L. Yu is a senior associate at Davis Brody Bond Architects in New York and was an adjunct associate professor in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures : Concepts for designing building exteriors

Routledge, 2014

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... Monolithic bearing walls – masonry, stone, concrete Masonry is the collective term used to describe wall construction using brick, stone, concrete block, or other stacked modular elements. Each component part is set upon another. Using...

Republican Rome, c. 509–44 BCE

Penelope J.E. Davies

Penelope J.E. Davies is Professor in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

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...Having expelled the last of their kings, during the fifth century BCE, Romans slowly developed a new system of government, a Republic, administered by elective magistrates and an advisory senate. At first patricians dominated...