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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...

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...

Fibre-Reinforced Polymer Composite Materials

Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

58

... 32 Polymer Composite Materials Stuart Moy BSc PhD CEng FICE Southampton University Contents 32.1 Introduction 366 32.2 Fibre-reinforced polymer composites? 366 32.2.1 A definition of fibre-reinforced polymer composites 366 32.2.2...

Gypsum and Related Materials

Construction Materials Reference Book

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

9

... of a number of materials that are mineralogical For many applications, such as plaster of Paris and the manufacture forms of the chemical compound calcium sulfate. These forms of of plasterboard, the raw material required is hemihydrate,...

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...

Improving the material

Michael Dickson

Michael Dickson, C.B.E., F.R.Eng, F.I.StructE., F.I.C.E., Hon. F.R.I.B.A., was a Founding Partner of Buro Happold and Chairman 1996–2005. Buro Happold is an international multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy practice with offices in Europe, the Middle and Far East, and the USA. Michael is a Visiting Professor of Engineering Design at Bath University, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and was President of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2006. He continues as a consultant to Buro Happold and a trustee of BRE. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Parker

Dave Parker, B.Sc., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.R.S.A., F.I.Q.A., was Technical Editor of New Civil Engineer magazine for 12 years before leaving in May 2006 to become a freelance author and journalist. He is a former Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, and his interests include renewable energy and the history of construction. In 2014 NCE asked him to return as technical editor emeritus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

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11

... Improving the material 3.1 Responsible preservation Some timber-framed buildings have survived for many centuries. Almost without exception the timber Structural durability is as important to the success of used in their construction...

Programmable Materials

Skylar Tibbits

Skylar Tibbits is faculty at MIT's Department of Architecture, teaching graduate and undergraduate design studios and co-teaching How to Make (Almost) Anything, a seminar at MIT’s Media Lab. The Self-Assembly Lab, directed by Skylar Tibbits and Jared Laucks, focuses on self-assembly and programmable material technologies for novel manufacturing, products and construction processes. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Self-Assembly Lab : Experiments in Programming Matter

Routledge, 2017

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20

... Christophe Guberan, Athina Papadopoulou, Carrie McKnelly, Chris Martin, Filipe Campos, Hannarae Annie Nam, David Costanza Programmable Materials consist of material compositions that are designed to become highly dynamic in form...

Understanding the material

Michael Dickson

Michael Dickson, C.B.E., F.R.Eng, F.I.StructE., F.I.C.E., Hon. F.R.I.B.A., was a Founding Partner of Buro Happold and Chairman 1996–2005. Buro Happold is an international multidisciplinary engineering and consultancy practice with offices in Europe, the Middle and Far East, and the USA. Michael is a Visiting Professor of Engineering Design at Bath University, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, and was President of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2006. He continues as a consultant to Buro Happold and a trustee of BRE. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dave Parker

Dave Parker, B.Sc., C.Eng., F.I.C.E., F.R.S.A., F.I.Q.A., was Technical Editor of New Civil Engineer magazine for 12 years before leaving in May 2006 to become a freelance author and journalist. He is a former Visiting Professor of Civil Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast, and his interests include renewable energy and the history of construction. In 2014 NCE asked him to return as technical editor emeritus. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Timber Design

Routledge, 2015

Book chapter

13

... Understanding the material 1.1 Types of timber Side by Timber is obtained from the trunks of commercially Side by available trees, with the branches and root wood being Side by increasingly used for their fibre products or reduced Side...