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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...

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

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...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...

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

Book chapter

...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 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

Book chapter

...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

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...‘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...

Metrofitting, thinking otherwise and a new foundation of change

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remaking Cities : An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The city is the most visible expression of our living in a ‘world-within-the-world’. As such, it is totally a product of informal and formal design and artifice in time and space. Even most of the ‘natural’ elements of the city are managed...

Coda

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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...In the Introduction, I suggested that the natural–digital dichotomy is not an antagonism between equals or opposites, or between two sides of the same coin. Some oppositions do lie at either end of a spectrum, with gradations...

Metrofitting and the de-signing of design

Tony Fry

Tony Fry is Director of the sustainment consultancy Team D/E/S and Professor of Design, Griffith University, Queensland College of Art. He is also author of Design Futuring: Sustainability, Ethics and New Practice (Berg, 2008) and Design as Politics (Berg, 2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Remaking Cities : An Introduction to Urban Metrofitting

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Architecture, planning and urban design lack the intellectual means to remake the city. The constraints of their disciplines, the pragmatics of service provision, the perceptual limitations of functionalism, the aesthetic preoccupations...