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Urban Design Product Types

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

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... 2 Urban Design Product Types Design professionals usually think of urban design in terms of product types and much of the literature defining the field focuses on them. Projects have been categorized in many ways. It seems impossible...

Site and Master Planning

Richard H. Penner

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Richard H. Penner, a professor emeritus of Cornell University, taught hotel planning, development, and interior design at the School of Hotel Administration for over forty years. He brings together experience in architecture and hotel management, having spent year-long sabbatical leaves with international designer Hirsch Bedner Associates (Santa Monica, CA) and the architecture group of Starwood Hotels ∧ Resorts (White Plains, NY). He graduated from Cornell with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in architecture, and is an author of four books, two of which were co-authored with the late Walter Rutes, the lead author of the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development. In 1992 Hospitality Design magazine honored him with its Platinum Circle Award for his contributions to hospitality design as an author and teacher. His research has focused on planning criteria for different types of lodging properties, including the detailed comparative space allocation standards that have become benchmarks for measuring the efficiency of new hospitality projects. He has presented seminars on hotel development and planning throughout the world. A former director of graduate studies at the Hotel School, he also organized design seminars at the European Meeting on Hotel Interior Design in Rimini, Italy, and chaired five hospitality design roundtables sponsored by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lawrence Adams

Lawrence Adams, a vice president of ForrestPerkins, is a global authority on hotel and resort design. He earned a bachelor of architecture degree from Louisiana State University. He has managed and directed the design of large-scale development projects at major architectural and planning firms for the past thirty-five years. With a specialty in hotel design, Mr. Adams served as adjunct faculty at New York University for nine years teaching master’s degree courses on Hotel Design and Development. He co-authored the first edition of Hotel Design, Planning, and Development Hotel Design, Planning, and Development with Richard Penner and the late Walter Rutes. His projects include the Four Seasons Hotel New York, the RIGHA Royal Hotel, the Chambers Hotel, The Westin Ft. Lauderdale Beach Resort, and the national headquarters of the Marine Corps Reserve. Mr. Adams, who is certified by NCARB, is also a registered architect in New York, Massachusetts, Kansas, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephani K. A. Robson

Stephani K. A. Robson holds three degrees from Cornell University: a bachelor of science and doctorate in hotel administration and a master of science in facilities planning and management. Her professional career has included design work on a number of large hotel and hospitality projects in her native Canada. She joined the full-time faculty at Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in 1993. A specialist in hospitality design psychology, she has numerous research publications in academic journals, including the Journal of Environmental Psychology and the Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, and frequently contributes to trade journals on topics related to design and development. She has taught and presented her research on hospitality environments worldwide. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Hotel Design : Planning and Development

Routledge, 2013

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... Master Planning 13 A hotel project becomes real once the site is selected. Up until that point, the developers and architects may have an idea of the hotel they plan to construct, but developing the exact physical concept and design...

An Evolving Typology of Urban Design Projects

Jon Lang

Jon Lang, B.Arch (Rand), MRP, PhD (Cornell), is an Emeritus Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, where he has been since 1990. Prior to that he taught for 20 years at the University of Pennsylvania in the United States. He has published extensively on architectural theory, urban design, and architecture in India. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Urban Design : A Typology of Procedures and Products

Routledge, 2017

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... The word “typology” is ambiguous. Here typology refers to the categorization of specimens into groups whose members are similar to each other (Jacob 2004). “We think, conceive, represent, and talk of places in and through categories...

Fracture-Critical Developments

Thomas Fisher

Thomas Fisher is the dean and a professor of architecture at the College of Design at the University of Minnesota. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing to Avoid Disaster : The Nature of Fracture-Critical Design

Routledge, 2013

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... 19 Fracture-Critical Developments Infrastructure remains a relatively abstract idea, something that most people not only do not see, but also do not have much of an opportunity to affect in our daily lives. So let’s look at another...

Halligan House, St Albans

Graham Bizley

Graham Bizley studied architecture at Bath University and ESTAB in Barcelona.He has worked for various architects in the UK, India and Zimbabwe. In 2005, he set up Prewett Bizley Architects with Robert Prewett. He is a regular contributor to Building Design and since 2004 has prepared a regular working detail feature under the title ‘In Detail’ . A first volume of Architecture In Detail was published by the Architectural Press in 2007. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture in Detail II

Architectural Press, 2010

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... Photo: Tom Ebdon Halligan House St Albans Architect: Simon Conder Associates Structural Engineer: Built Engineers A restricted budget has encouraged expedient use of inexpensive materials to make a new house in a sub-urban...

The Arhitect as Public Intellectual

Conrad Hamann

Conrad Hamann is a widely-published architectural historian and lecturer and foremost expert on the work of Australian Modernist architects Robin Boyd, Roy Grounds and Frederick Romberg, the subjects of his doctorate. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Future Practice : Conversations from the Edge of Architecture

Routledge, 2013

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... aRcHitec t aS puBlic iNtellect ual conrad contested one, ranging from Richard posner’s uselessly polite ‘intellectuals who opine to an educated public on questions of … political or ideological concern’, to edward Said...

“Uglying Out”: Shag Carpet and the Twists of Popular Taste

Archi.Pop : Mediating Architecture in Popular Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...If you grew up in the United States during the 1960s or 1970s there is a distinct chance you learned to crawl on shag carpet (see Figure 2.1). Baby photos may show you adrift on a surface of avocado or sea foam shag that blurs out of focus...

Suburbia, interrupted: street art and the politics of place in the Paris Banlieues

Cities Interrupted : Visual Culture and Urban Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The primary research for this chapter was kindly funded by the British Academy and the Modern Humanities Research Association.In the last decade, issues of mixité sociale, sustainable housing and the cultural ‘rehabilitation...

De Muzen

Julia Williams Robinson

Julia Williams Robinson, PhD, FAIA, is Professor of Architecture at the University of Minnesota, a registered architect, and author of articles and books. She has become familiar with Dutch housing through many short and long visits to the Netherlands over the past twenty years, during which time she completed a doctoral degree at Delft University of Technology. Educated in architecture and also anthropology, her work focuses on cultural aspects of architecture, on design theory, and on the discipline of architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Complex Housing : Designing for Density

Routledge, 2018

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... 2 De Muzen Location of De Muzen in the Netherlands Location of De Muzen in Almere Location of De Muzen within its neighborhood D e Muzen is located in Almere, a polder city within a half hour train ride east of Amsterdam. The land...

Built for mass consumption: Shopping centres in West Germany’s boom years

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In Germany today, it seems that no other building type from the late modern age has fallen into such disrepute as the Einkaufszentrum or ‘shopping centre’. Once euphorically hailed by German city planners as the path to ‘additional...