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Designing for Sustainability: A Framework for Interior Designers to Design for Efficiency and Beyond

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Why? And Why Interior Design? Interior designers need to question more broadly what role they play and become involved in the evolution of the design proposal/brief itself. This chapter suggests that the discipline of service...

Commentary for Part Two: Sustainability

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe

Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe is a Lecturer at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin, Ireland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Book chapter

...Sustainability is the slipperiest of terms. Championed, co-opted, adapted, defended and abused, it is as much a designation as it is a way of life. As such, its pervasiveness across assorted disciplines and professions has rendered...

The book of nature

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Walk through banks of wildflowers, feel the chill of the setting desert sun, marvel at the horizon from the seashore, and rub your flesh against the textures of wild landscapes. People experience nature under many conditions...

Refuge

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...A natural orientation seeks balance, and the restoration of balance. In Chapter 1 I referred to the sense of balance and wholeness that communion with nature brings. I...

Transit Urbanism

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

Book chapter

...‘Sustainability’ is one of the great empty signifiers of our era; it is difficult to debate because no one is suggesting an unsustainable city. Yet in so many cases over the past century we have designed and built a car-dependent city...

Numinous nature

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Who can deny that there are places whose ‘numinous nature’ is best sensed in the peace and tranquility of the atmosphere that surrounds them, simply by sitting still and quietly letting the energy...

Zoo-space

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Imaginative play and computer games derive much of their character from the presence of animals. According to cultural theorist Randy Malamud, animals are ‘painted, written...

The book of stones

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Communicative structures and processes pervade life systems. Biosemiotics promotes the interconnection of all living things. But are rocks, mountains, magma, and the material worlds of earth-bound...

Natural selection

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Unlikely worlds attract video gamers. What could be more artificial, less natural, less grounded, than sitting in front of a computer screen or gazing down at a smartphone? Can...

Nature unplugged

Richard Coyne

Richard Coyne is Professor of Architectural Computing at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Network Nature : The Place of Nature in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Self-reliance is one of the signs of mature adulthood. By most accounts self-reliance takes time to develop. It is in the company of health, well-being, morality, aesthetic quality and other virtues...