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Loos (1870–1933): Not the Material But What Is Done with It

Nathaniel Coleman

Nathaniel Coleman is a reader in History and Theory of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He previously taught in the US, and practiced architecture in New York City and Rome. He is the author of Lefebvre for Architects (2015), Utopias and Architecture (2005), and editor of Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materials and Meaning in Architecture : Essays on the Bodily Experience of Buildings

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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138

... contemporary design and architecture should be free of newly invented ornament (art nouveau), his own interiors were lavished with rich materials and echoes of classical ornamentation. The paradoxes mount up when one considers Loos’s...

Materials and Place

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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69

... Materials and Place .1 Cutting wood for Haus am Moor in Vorarlberg, Austria. exploited the associations between materials the local context without actually engaging it. and local culture, history, and terrain to achieve The large-scale...

Material as Reality Preserve: History, Theory, Design

Nathaniel Coleman

Nathaniel Coleman is a reader in History and Theory of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He previously taught in the US, and practiced architecture in New York City and Rome. He is the author of Lefebvre for Architects (2015), Utopias and Architecture (2005), and editor of Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materials and Meaning in Architecture : Essays on the Bodily Experience of Buildings

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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146

... Newman and John Smith (trans.), Oppositions, 17 (Summer 1979): 31–41. Originally presented to the German Werkbund, 1965.In the balance between case studies of buildings and readings of theories, the material reality of architecture...

Plant Materials

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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132

... Plant Materials .1 Traditional Japanese minka house in Japan. locally available. Our current understanding of building materials Weaving and binding were the first methods as durable or resistant is challenged by the employed to shape...

Geologic Materials

Elizabeth M. Golden

Elizabeth M. Golden is a registered architect in the United States and in Germany. She has contributed her expertise to the design and construction of the Gohar Khatoon Girls’ School, the largest institution of its kind in Afghanistan, and to Niamey 2000, an urban housing proposal for the rapidly expanding capital of Niger. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, she teaches courses focused on design, materials, and building technology, with an emphasis on sustainable systems. She is also co-director of the Philippines Bamboo Workshop. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Building from Tradition : Local Materials and Methods in Contemporary Architecture

Routledge, 2018

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86

... Geologic Materials . Mud brick ice house in Iran. period. This newfound material formed the basis Earth is an essential resource: the Urstoff, for sedentary living, and its malleable qualities or primary matter, of human existence....

Bituminous Materials

Geoffrey Griffiths

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Robert Langridge

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Robert Langridge

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Bob Cather

Bob Cather aduated in Materials Science from the University of Bath. He initially worked with The Marley Tile Co. Ltd on product development and subsequently spent more than 30 years with Ove Arup & Partners. Bob has considerable expertise in the selection, design and performance of materials in the built environment. This expertise has enabled specialist contribution to projects and for clients worldwide, covering all areas of construction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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David Doran

David Doran graduated in 1950 with an external BSc (Eng). He then undertook National Service with the Royal Engineers in Malaya from 1953 to 1955. He is a Fellow of ICE and IStructE, a former member of Council of IStructE and Chairman of five Task Groups. From 1965 to 1985 he was Chief Engineer with George Wimpey plc, where he was Manager of the Civil & Structural Design Department with a staff of 300, and Head of QA for Wimpey Construction. Upon leaving Wimpey, David became an independent consultant and is retained by GBGeotechnics, Cambridge. He has been involved in several important publications since 1988. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

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268

... Geoffrey Griffiths FICE, FIAT Associate Director UK Infrastructure, Arup Robert Langridge BSc MIAT Asphalt Quality Advisory Service Bob Cather BSc CEng FIMMM Consultant, formerly Director of Arup Materials Consulting David Doran FCGI...

Fire and Wind: The Appeal of Baking Bricks

Nathaniel Coleman

Nathaniel Coleman is a reader in History and Theory of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He previously taught in the US, and practiced architecture in New York City and Rome. He is the author of Lefebvre for Architects (2015), Utopias and Architecture (2005), and editor of Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materials and Meaning in Architecture : Essays on the Bodily Experience of Buildings

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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82

... and theorist Gottfried Semper (1803–79). Although solid and cool, brick begins with clay to form a dough-like substance. Its subsequent material presence records the captured heat (of a kiln, or earlier, the sun), light and air required to harden it....

Human Touch: The Enduring Warmth of Wood

Nathaniel Coleman

Nathaniel Coleman is a reader in History and Theory of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He previously taught in the US, and practiced architecture in New York City and Rome. He is the author of Lefebvre for Architects (2015), Utopias and Architecture (2005), and editor of Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materials and Meaning in Architecture : Essays on the Bodily Experience of Buildings

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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213

... whether or not intended, recollects the ancient place of trees and wood in the invention of architecture. When use reveals its source, wood, like other natural materials, leather for example, confronts us with the dual nature of human...

Imaging Rationality: The Resolute Modernity of Steel

Nathaniel Coleman

Nathaniel Coleman is a reader in History and Theory of Architecture at Newcastle University, UK. He previously taught in the US, and practiced architecture in New York City and Rome. He is the author of Lefebvre for Architects (2015), Utopias and Architecture (2005), and editor of Imagining and Making the World: Reconsidering Architecture and Utopia (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Materials and Meaning in Architecture : Essays on the Bodily Experience of Buildings

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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89

... Thames. Richard Turner, Manufacturer; Decimus Burton, Architect. Primary materials: wrought iron and glass. [Photo: Nathaniel Coleman, 1979].But, as with all of the materials discussed in this book, steel has no essence. What is done...

Materiality in the Ruin: Waste, Excess and Sensuality

Tim Edensor

Tim Edensor is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Manchester Metropolitan University. He is the author of National Identity, Popular Culture and Everyday Life. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Industrial Ruins : Spaces, Aesthetics and Materiality

Berg, 2005

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138

...In this chapter, I will explore how objects in ruins are ideally placed to rebuke the normative assignations of things, foregrounding questions about materiality, value and the apprehension of the material world. As I discussed...