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Bachelor Quarters: Spaces of Japonisme in Nineteenth-century Paris

Oriental Interiors : Design, Identity, Space

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of the façade of the Musée Cernuschi in 2012. Photograph: Christopher Reed. Today, this house is the Musée Cernuschi, the Asian art museum of the City of Paris. The architecture and preserved decorative scheme of the ceilings evoke...

Space for living in: shape, form, space and life

Christopher Day

Christopher Day is an eco-architect, self-builder and sculptor. He designs buildings in line with the ecological principles of his books and has won several awards, including a Prince of Wales award. A former visiting professor at Queen’s University, Belfast, he has also designed, consulted, taught and lectured in over twenty countries across the world, from California to Siberia, Sweden to New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Places of the Soul : Architecture and environmental design as healing art

Routledge, 2014

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... the world in exotically curvilinear automo- biles and hallucinatory drugs. Nonetheless, rectangularity is practical. Thatching reed grows straight; so (theoretically but rarely in practice) do trees. Although these used to make European...

Eco-cities: achievable or utopian dream?

Christopher Day

Christopher Day is an eco-architect, self-builder and sculptor. He designs buildings in line with the ecological principles of his books and has won several awards, including a Prince of Wales award. A former visiting professor at Queen’s University, Belfast, he has also designed, consulted, taught and lectured in over twenty countries across the world, from California to Siberia, Sweden to New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Places of the Soul : Architecture and environmental design as healing art

Routledge, 2014

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... (sequential containers in tropical-climate greenhouses), reed-beds, wetlands, lagoons, and even artistic water-gardens in parks, or (at larger scale) anaero- bically to produce bio-gas. Separating toilets enables unpolluted urine to be collected...

Building for human health

Christopher Day

Christopher Day is an eco-architect, self-builder and sculptor. He designs buildings in line with the ecological principles of his books and has won several awards, including a Prince of Wales award. A former visiting professor at Queen’s University, Belfast, he has also designed, consulted, taught and lectured in over twenty countries across the world, from California to Siberia, Sweden to New Zealand. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Places of the Soul : Architecture and environmental design as healing art

Routledge, 2014

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... mercury-based – in wallpaper paste! 30. A system pioneered by Gaia Lista (originally Cobolt) Arkitekter in Norway. 31. Indeed, Norfolk reed thatch can outlast fibre-cement roofing! 32. Perhaps half of all British houses are built of solid brick...

The building in the landscape

Roderick Kemsley

Roderick Kemsley is founding Director of the award-winning architectural practice studioKAP, www.studioKAP.com, whose built work has been published in Germany, Japan, Italy, Scandinavia and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christopher Platt

Christopher Platt is founding Director of studioKAP and Head and Professor of Architecture at the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Glasgow. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dwelling with Architecture

Routledge, 2012

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... to another. That same building’s roof would be tilted and clad with reed or thatch or stone, as this was the easiest way of shed- ding rainwater off with the most waterproof materials available. In West Africa, the same logic explains why rural...