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Iain Borden

Iain Borden Director of Architectural History and Theory and Reader in Architecture and Urban Culture at the Bartlett, University College London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skateboarding and the City : A Complete History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Youth cultural styles may begin by issuing symbolic challenges, but they must inevitably end by establishing new sets of conventions; by creating new commodities, new industries or rejuvenating old ones.Hebdige, Subculture, p. 96.Yochim...

Against Program

William J. Mitchell

William J. Mitchell, Professor of Architecture and Media Arts and Sciences at MIT, held the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. (1954) Professorship and directed the Media Lab’s Smart Cities research group. He was formerly Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning and head of the Program in Media Arts and Sciences, both at MIT. His recent books include Placing Words: Symbols, Space, and the City (MIT Press DATE), Me++: The Cyborg Self and the Networked City (MIT Press, 2003), e-topia: Urban Life, Jim—But Not As We Know It (MIT Press, 1999), and City of Bits: Space, Place, and the Infobahn (MIT Press, 1995). These books explore the new forms and functions of cities in the digital electronic era and suggest design and planning directions for the future. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architectural Theories of the Environment : Posthuman Territory

Routledge, 2013

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... William J. Mitchell As continuous fields of presence are overlaid on architectural and urban space, the ancient distinction between settlers and nomads—long the bedrock of our thinking about cities—is eroding in subtle but important...

Labor, architecture, and the new feudalism: Urban space as experience

The Architect as Worker : Immaterial Labor, the Creative Class, and the Politics of Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...This chapter examines how the new economy and the new uses of entertainment are rapidly changing the manner in which the act of labor is understood in urban space. In an era when the power of labor unions and of labor theories of value...

Artistry

Iain Borden

Iain Borden Director of Architectural History and Theory and Reader in Architecture and Urban Culture at the Bartlett, University College London Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Skateboarding and the City : A Complete History

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...There’s something one-of-a-kind about the creative impulse and skateboarders, The two seem to go together quite well, like soundwaves and air.Rose, Weaver and Holmes, Dysfunctional, p. 22.Rose, Weaver and Holmes, Dysfunctional, p. 22...

The Multiple Times of the City

Ali Madanipour

Ali Madanipour is professor of urban design and director of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU) at Newcastle University, UK. In 2010 he was the City of Vienna senior visiting professor at the Technical University of Vienna, and in 2011 the Wits-Claude Leon Distinguished Scholar, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. He has published numerous books on planning, design, development and management of cities, which have been translated into many languages. His more recent publications include Critical Concepts in the Built Environment: Planning Theory (2015), Reconsidering Localism, (2015), Urban Design, Space and Society (2014) and Knowledge Economy and the City: Spaces of knowledge (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cities in Time : Temporary Urbanism and the Future of the City

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...From pop-up shops to street festivals, from mobile buildings to temporary gardens, the temporary construction and use of urban space is widely discussed and practised, as part of a growing international trend that can be found in different...

Setting the scene of the fiction

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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Writing Design Fiction : Relocating a City in Crisis

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...We arrive in a strange city; we look out of a train, bus, or car window as we move through its outer suburbs towards its centre. We are yet to smell the city, feel its air on our face, listen to its sound. Nevertheless, we look...

Introduction

Leon van Schaik

Leon van Schaik is Professor of Architecture (Innovation Chair) at RMIT, from which base he has promoted local and international architectural culture through design practice research. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Geoffrey London

Geoffrey London is Government Architect for Victoria, having previously been Government Architect for Western Australia and Professor of Architecture at the University of Western Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Procuring Innovative Architecture

Routledge, 2010

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... Introduction Introduction A drive to beauty underpins the annual renewal of the mud plastering of traditional indigenous homesteads Does architecture matter? This is the concern that lies at in the Counter-Reformation, transforming...

Context

Ed Wall

Ed Wall is a landscape architect based in London. He teaches landscape architecture at Kingston University. His recent projects have focussed on the definition of the urban public realm in South London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tim Waterman

Tim Waterman has worked on numerous large-scale strategic and master planning projects in central London and southeast England. He lectures in landscape architecture at the Writtle School of Design, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Landscape Architecture 01: Urban Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

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... 1st Proof Title: BLA:Urban Design Text Job No: D709-102 / 4272 Black 2 Context 38 — 39 Urban contexts are about relationships. The legibility of these often complex relationships allows us in turn to make sense of the city...

Future directions

Richard Laing

Richard Laing (PhD MRICS) is Professor of Built Environment Visualisation at Robert Gordon University, where his research has concerned the use and effects of visualisation within architecture, construction and public engagement. His work has included numerous projects with colleagues from across Europe, as well as the supervision of research students in fields such as collaborative design, environmental economics and built heritage conservation. He was born in Vancouver and grew up in Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Participation and Collaboration in Architectural Design

Routledge, 2019

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... Future directions Given the widespread development and application of smart city technol- ogy, the need for architecture to embrace the reality and possibilities of data visualisation is likely to emerge as a key driver in future urban...

Methods, metaphors and the interdisciplinary terrain of urban research

Matthew Gandy

Matthew Gandy is a geographer and urbanist. He is Professor of Geography at University College London (UCL) and was Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory from 2005–11. His publications include Concrete and Clay: Reworking Nature in New York City (MIT Press, 2002), The Return of the White Plague (Verso, 2003) and Urban Constellations (Jovis, 2011). His research on urban infrastructure has involved the production of a documentary film, Liquid City (2007), that explores the complexity of water politics in Bombay/Mumbai. He is currently working on three themes: urban metabolism (how cities function and the ecological dynamics of urban space); cyborg urbanization (how our bodies are connected to urban space); and cinematic landscapes (how cities and landscapes are represented in moving images). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Engaged Urbanism : Cities & Methodologies

I.B. Tauris, 2016

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...Just as the city itself is not a discrete object of analysis or critical reflection, we also find that urban research cannot be contained within the intellectual domain of just one or even a few academic disciplines. In this sense, ‘the...