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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

Book chapter

...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

Book chapter

... 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...

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...

Khrushchev's Children's Paradise: The Pioneer Palace, Moscow, 1958–1962

Socialist Spaces : Sites of Everyday Life in the Eastern Bloc

Berg, 2002

Book chapter

...In this house the walls will teach.Should you ever be in Moscow, take a trip across the river to the green and pleasant area in the south-west of the city known today by its picturesque, traditional name, the Sparrow Hills (Vorob’evye...

The dawning of the age of glass

Stephen Eskilson

Stephen Eskilson is Professor of Art History at Eastern Illinois University. He is coauthor of Frames of Reference: Art History and the World (2003) and author of Graphic Design a New History (2007 & 2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Age of Glass : A Cultural History of Glass in Modern and Contemporary Architecture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Glass technology As with so many other materials vital to modern architecture, the technological history of glass begins with a series of breakthroughs that shifted glass manufacture away from its artisanal roots into the urban world...

Living with strangers

Emma Felton

Emma Felton is Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Widening Participation Program in the Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology. She has a PhD in Human Geography and has worked as a lecturer in media and cultural studies and as a senior manager in e-learning. She has also worked as a consultant in the fields of education and cultural planning. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Design and Ethics : Reflections on Practice

Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business, 2012

Book chapter

... 2 10 3 4 5111 LIVING WITH STRANGERS 6 7 Urban space, affect and civility 8 9 1011 Emma Felton 1 2 3111 4 5 The city can be seen . . . in terms of a kind of psycho-geography: it is the scene 6 of our collective emotional life. 7 (Robins...

The Middle East since 1914

Talinn Grigor

Talinn Grigor is Professor of Art History at the Art and Art History Department, University of California, Davis, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 2

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...Western colonialism and oil were the two major forces on the Middle East – or, more accurately, Egypt and West Asia. Socio-economic revolutions from Europe in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries were widely felt, including...