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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...

Logistics and Project Management

Ian Eggers

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Ian Eggers’s career development saw him join Mace, having previously worked for Bovis on various prestigious projects, including Broadgate. During his time at Mace, Ian rose to the position of Managing Director of Construction Management and the subsidiary business Mace Living. Some of the highlights of Ian’s career at Mace include the successful negotiation of the contract to build the Shard at London Bridge Tower and also the accolade of having been the youngest ever winner of the coveted Construction Manager of the Year Award. Having left Mace, Ian is currently enjoying success running his own construction business, Rise. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Phil Solomon

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Phil Solomon is the Operations Director within Mace leading the Construction Management and Major Projects planning teams. He has a wide background of planning and preconstruction engineering experience on projects with a high public profile and where quality is important. He has contributed to many complex projects, including several of the skyline towers in the City of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Warren Alexander-Pye

Warren Alexander-Pye is a Senior Project Manager and a core member of the Mace Construction Management team. He spent three years working on the Shard at London Bridge Tower and also has experience on a number of project management, construction management and pre-construction commissions, including two years of construction delivery at Canary Wharf, London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Malcolm Hannon

Malcolm Hannon is Managing Director of MLogic. He has successfully managed numerous construction logistics commissions in the open market for a variety of clients. Malcolm has brought his experience and expertise to the management of collaborative construction logistics on a host of complex projects including the Shard at London Bridge Tower and Heathrow Terminal 5A. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Tall Buildings Reference Book

Routledge, 2013

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... Logistics and Project Management Ian Eggers, Phil Solomon, Warren Alexander-Pye and Malcolm Hannon Introduction Planning, Programming and Scheduling Almost inevitably the decision to develop a tall building When embarking upon creating...

Urban morphology phenomena

Laura Lovell-Anderson

Laura Lovell-Anderson is a Doctoral Candidate in Design at North Carolina State University, researching urban deindustrialization phenomena and the emergence of landscapes of adaptation and residency. She holds Bachelor and Master degrees in Industrial and Sustainable Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, as well as a Master’s degree in Law from Wake Forest University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Innovations in Landscape Architecture

Routledge, 2016

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... Urban morphology phenomena Post-industrial urban landscapes Laura Lovell-Anderson Deindustrialization phenomena imperils urban form and infrastructure caused by the acute alteration of topographies that are vulnerable to ecological...

A Ubiquitous Urban Space for People

Vikas Mehta

Vikas Mehta, PhD, is the Fruth/Gemini Chair, the Ohio Eminent Scholar of Environment/Urban Design and Associate Professor at the School of Planning, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Street : A Quintessential Social Public Space

Routledge, 2013

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... A Ubiquitous Urban Space for People Think of a city and what comes to mind? Its streets. If a city’s streets look interesting, the city looks interesting; if they look dull, the city looks dull. —Jane Jacobs The city is a unique human...

The whereabouts of play

Rodrigo Pérez De Arce

Rodrigo Pérez de Arce is a Chilean architect. He is Associate Professor in Architecture at the Catholic University of Chile, and has taught as Visiting Professor at Harvard GSD, Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Architectural Association, UK, among other universities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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City of Play : An Architectural and Urban History of Recreation and Leisure

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...Everywhere Once upon a time, all places were ready for play; the issue was just how to seize their unique ludic opportunities, whether embedded in water, ice, snow, sand or rock, forest or clearance, meadows, gorges or plains, mountain...

Anima Urbis

Jennifer Wolch

Jennifer Wolch is William W. Wurster Dean and Professor of City and Regional Planning at UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design. She has authored or co-authored several books, including Landscapes of Despair: From Deinstitutionalization to Homelessness (with M. Dear, Princeton, 1987), The Shadow State: Government and Voluntary Sector in Transition (Foundation Center, 1990), and Malign Neglect: Homelessness in an American City (with M. Dear, Jossey-Bass, 1993), and she has edited or co-edited The Power of Geography: How Territory Shapes Social and Animal Geographies: Place, Politics and Identity in the Nature/Culture Borderlands (with J. Emel, Verso, 1998). 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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... Jennifer Wolch In the spring of 2002 the Huntington Library in Los Angeles held a conference the theme of which was “Los Angeles: nightmare or paradise?” The day of the conference dawned so blue, balmy, and glorious that there could...

The built environment

Holger Koch-Nielsen

Holger Koch-Nielsen is Director of the architectural consultancy Development Advisory Group, based in Denmark. Trained both as an architect and as an engineer, he has many years' experience in infrastructure projects, urban planning, administrative and industrial buildings, urban settlements as well as in construction programmes for schools, training centres and low-cost housing, working with development projects for UNESCO, UNOPS, UNDP, UNICEF and National Donors and NGOs. He has also been lecturing in building design issues both in Europe and in developing countries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stay Cool : A Design Guide for the Built Environment in Hot Climates

Earthscan, 2007

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... 3. The built environment The built environment can be designed to take advantage of the beneficial aspects of the climate and modify those aspects that are unfavourable. It should focus on creating comfort not only for internal...

Metabolic Urbanization: The Making of Cyborg Cities

Erik Swyngedouw

Erik Swyngedouw is Professor of Human Geography at the University of Manchester in its School of Environment and Development. Swyngedouw has authored several major works on political ecology, radical politics, economic globalization, regional development, finance, and urbanization, including Can Neighbourhoods Save the City? with eds. Gonzalez, Martinelli and Moulaert (Routledge, 2010), In the Nature of Cities with eds. Heynen and Kaika (Routledge 2005), Social Power and the Urbanization of Water (Oxford University Press, 2004), The Globalized City with Moulaert and Rodriguez, (Oxford, 2003) and The Urbanization of Injustice with ed. Merrifield (Lawrence and Wishart, 1996). His forthcoming book will be on Modernization, Water and Social Power in Spain, 1898–2010 (MIT Press). 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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... The Making of Cyborg Cities Erik Swyngedouw A cyborg is a cybernetic organism, a hybrid of machine and organism, a creature of social reality as well as a creature of 1 fiction. Haraway (1990) Cities are constituted through dense...

Events and Prospects

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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...So far, we have seen how concepts and institutions have been created to give a logical sense and a degree of predictability to practices and events, and how global modernity tends to unsettle the drive for continuity and stability inherent...