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Place and Its Mediated Re-Placements

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...In touch with my place It’s late one night. I’m on the ground floor of my home in Durham, New Hampshire, near the southeastern corner of this New England state, which sits north of Massachusetts, and which – except for its 17 miles...

‘Flash Gordon’ and American Auto Design in the 1950S

The Banham Lectures : Essays on Designing the Future

Berg, 2009

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...Prologue Peter and I first met at ‘Expo ’67’ in Montreal. He was a special guest of ICSID (International Council of Societies of Industrial Design) and I was the organizer...

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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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...This chapter examines the institutional blocks that prevent true creativity and innovation in schools of architecture and proposes solutions for making architecture, as a discipline, a less “professional” organization even as it proves...

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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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...Urban advertising is the use of public space to generate publicity. It is an integral part of urbanism because cities are fundamentally markets in ideas and products. Advertising is a production of desire for a particular product...

The Possibility of an Authentic American Cuisine: Catherine’s Corn Pasta

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The process Peel about ten heads of garlic, cut each clove in half and pry out the bitter little green sprout. You must not smash the cloves of garlic, or they will oxidize and taste old. Cover and place...

Craftsmanship and Quality in Artisanal Cheesemaking

Food and Architecture : At the Table

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A few years ago, a wine shop opened in Cambridge, Massachusetts, featuring a cheese counter specializing in domestic artisanal wares. Walking into the shop one afternoon, I found the cheesemonger surrounded by co-workers seeking to learn...

Place and Sensory Composition

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...When everything else has come and gone from my brain – the President’s name, the state capitals, the neighborhoods where I lived, and then my own name and what it was on earth I sought, and then at length the faces of my friends...

The Oglala Sioux and the Four Directions

Peter Blundell Jones

Peter Blundell Jones is Professor of Architecture at the University of Sheffield, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture And Ritual : How Buildings Shape Society

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The sun was almost setting when we came to the hill, and the old man [the mentor Few Tails] helped me to make the place where I was to stand. We went to the highest point of the hill and made the ground there sacred by spreading sage upon...

Place and Edge

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Boundary (horos) is the primary cause of bodies.That edges belong properly to things is a commonly held view that is as ancient as Socrates, who claimed that an edge is ‘the limit of a solid’. Plato, Meno 76a, in The Collected...

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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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...Trilogy at Vistancia is a typical gated community on the outskirts of Phoenix, about two square kilometres of winding suburban streets designed around a golf course and country club, restricted to residents over fifty-five years of age. All...