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Peggy Deamer

Peggy Deamer is Professor of Architecture and Assistant Dean at Yale University, USA, and a visiting scholar at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Reprinted with permission of Perspecta, Yale School of Architecture. “Work,” Perspecta 47: Money (2014): 27–39.Trying to address architect’s blindness to the fact that they do labor, this chapter examines two of the underlying suppositions...

Utopia

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... U Utopia 251 From the Greek où that translates as ‘not’ and tópos that means ‘place’, the literal meaning is ‘nowhere’, as Utopia is the imagined ideal world or society. Many modernists believed that Utopia could be created through...

Utopia on Ice: The Sunny Mountain Ski-Dome as an Allegory of the Future

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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...The Weather of Utopia In the lead-up to the 2008 Beijing Olympics, media outlets reported that the Chinese government intended to use weather-modification techniques to ensure favourable conditions for the games. Playing on the story...

Metrofitting and urban design fictions

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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...Designing trades on fictions: the idea always prefigures the created. Likewise, the idea always has a historicity (an unnarrativized history) that draws on the past (the imaginary of, for instance, an object that draws on others...

“Ecotopia Now: Utopia Brought Down to Earth,” New Age, 1979

Sim Van der Ryn

Sim Van der Ryn is the president of EcoDesign Collaborative, a Northern California firm known for its pioneering work in integral design. For over 30 years he taught architecture and design at the University of California, Berkeley, inspiring a new generation to create buildings and communities that are sensitive to place, climate, and the flow of human interactions. As California State Architect in the seventies he was responsible for designing and building the first series of groundbreaking energy efficient, people-friendly, climate responsive government buildings. He is the author of six groundbreaking books about planning and design, which have helped inspire architects to see the myriad ways they can apply physical and social ecology to architecture and environmental design. Van der Ryn lives in the San Francisco Bay area. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Culture, Architecture and Nature : An Ecological Design Retrospective

Routledge, 2014

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... “Ecotopia Now: Utopia brought Down to Earth,” New Age, 1979 About the same time a few years ago, two different while radically decreasing its dependence on fossil visionary statements first appeared in print: Gerard fuel-derived forms...

The Expanded Field

Jane Rendell

Jane Rendell is Reader in Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University Collage London. She is the author of 'The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London' (Athlone Press, 2002) and co-editor of 'Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture and the City' (Routledge, 1995), 'Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction' (Routledge, 1999), 'Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories' (Routledge, 2000) and 'The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space' (MIT Press, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Art and Architecture : A Place Between

I.B. Tauris, 2006

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... The Expanded Field The field provides both for an expanded but finite set of related positions for a given artist to occupy and explore, and for an organization of work that is not dictated by the conditions of a particular medium.1...

Defining Arctic urbanism

Peter Hemmersam

Peter Hemmersam is Professor in Urban Design at the Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design and he directs the Oslo Centre for Urban and Landscape Studies, Norway. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Making the Arctic City : The History and Future of Urbanism in the Circumpolar North

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

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...While there are significant differences between Arctic states and territories, a set of common issues nevertheless materialize in particular notions about urbanism. Central to the construction of the Arctic City has been the idea...

Incomplete postmodernism

Second World Postmodernisms : Architecture and Society under Late Socialism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The fifteen-storey Hotel Santiago de Cuba looms above Cuba’s second largest city with bright colours and reflective glass and metal surfaces (Figure 8.1). Completed in 1991 and adjacent to the historical core of the city, its form...