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Structural Intelligence in Flexible Materials

Edward Allen

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Edward Allen is an architect, educator and author. Over the past 30 years he has lectured at many schools of architecture in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America. He has been a faculty member at Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of several bestselling texts on architectural technology, including: Architectural Detailing, The Architect’s Studio Companion, Form and Forces: Designing Efficient, Expressive Structures and Fundamentals of Building Construction. He is the recipient of the 2005 Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education, awarded by the American Institute of Architects and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Ochsendorf

John Ochsendorf is a structural engineer and the Class of 1942 Professor of Architecture and Civil and Environmental Engineering at the MIT, where he directs the Structural Design Lab and the Masonry Research Group. He is a founding partner of Ochsendorf, DeJong & Block LLC. He is the author of the 2010 book Guastavino Vaulting: The Art of Structural Tile. He won the Rome Prize and was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2008. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark West

Mark West is an artist, builder, professor of architecture, and inventor of numerous flexible mould techniques for concrete construction. He was the founding Director of the Centre for Architectural Structures and Technology (CAST) at the University of Manitoba, and is currently a visiting professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as well as teaching at other schools of architecture and engineering internationally. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fabric Formwork Book : Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

Routledge, 2017

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... STRUCTURAL INTELLIGENCE IN FLEXIBLE MATERIALS Edward Allen, John Ochsendorf, and Mark West The term funicular, as it is used here, means “tension-only”  or “compression-only” for a given loading. This is typically...

743 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland

Mark Thompson

Mark Thompson is an Architect and ESD Consultant who became the Corporate Sustainability Principal for the Australian Schiavello Group of Companies in February 2010. Prior to this, he was a Director of Brisbanebased Architects, The TVS Partnership, for 18 years. Since 2007 he has been President of the Australian Green Development Forum, where he actively pursues practical solutions to ESD implementation and education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings : Warm Climates

Routledge, 2013

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... 743 ANN STREET, FORTITUDE VALLEY, QUEENSLAND Mark Thompson INTRODUCTION The retrofitting of a commercial building is often undertaken to provide a building with a new lease of commercial life. In the case of 743 Ann Street, Fortitude...

An introduction to silence

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Christos Kakalis

Christos Kakalis is an architect and Lecturer in Architecture at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape of Newcastle University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Place of Silence : Architecture / Media / Philosophy

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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... silence’, opens with Mark Dorrian’s study of the Silent Witnesses project (1976) by the architect John Hejduk. Reading this in relation to Roland Barthes’s reflections on the ‘neutral’ and to Hejduk’s own commentaries, he proposes...

Cityscape with Ferris Wheel: Chicago, 1893

Mark Dorrian

Mark Dorrian holds the Forbes Chair in Architecture at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-director of Metis, an atelier for art, architecture and urbanism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Writing on the Image : Architecture, the City and the Politics of Representation

I.B.Tauris, 2015

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... is obscure or even – like the ubiquitous and unstable piles of rubble – in motion. If the film gives us cityscapes, they are more akin to Jean-François Lyotard’s ‘scapelands’ of sensory disorientation, where interpretation misses its mark...

Echo Chamber: The International Style and its Deviations

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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... Tradition’, in Peter Galison and Emily Thompson (eds), The Architecture of Science, Cambridge, Mass and London: MIT Press, 1999, pp. 167–8. or – perhaps even more appositely – like the textile walls of Gottfried Semper’s Carib hut,...

Well-Ventilated Utopias: Le Corbusier, CIAM and European Modernism in the 1920s

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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... by the allied powers: as in the Rue des Nations, a lesser status (in China’s case, if not Japan’s) meant fewer delegates and no seat in the first rank.See the diagram of seating arrangements for the plenary of the conference: Charles Thompson T,...

The Architectonic of Community

Mark Crinson

Mark Crinson is Professor of Art History at Birkbeck, University of London. He is a board member of ABE Journal (Architecture Beyond Europe) and also vice-president of the European Architectural History Network. His previous books include Stirling and Gowan: Architecture from Austerity to Affluence (2012; winner of the Historians of British Art Prize, 2014) and Modern Architecture and the End of Empire (2003; winner of the Spiro Kostof Prize, 2006). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rebuilding Babel : Modern Architecture and Internationalism

I.B. Tauris, 2017

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... hence the calls in the 1851 Universal Peace Congress in London, contemporary with the Great Exhibition, to create a Code of International Law, as well as the establishment of the Institute of International Law in Ghent in 1873. Mark Mazower,...

Greenspace and Urban Greening Benefits for Health and Wellbeing Across the Life-Course

Owen Douglas

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Owen Douglas is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin. He holds a BA (Mod) in Economic and Social Studies and is a Qualified Planner. His research explores spatial planning, sustainable development and population health and well-being. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Scott

Mark Scott is Professor of Planning in the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin with research interests spanning green infrastructure, ecosystem approaches in spatial planning, greenspaces and health. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mick Lennon

Mick Lennon is a Lecturer in Planning and Environmental Policy in the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College, Dublin. His research interests include the planning of salutogenic environments, green infrastructure and sustainable development. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pathways to Well-being In Design : Examples from the Arts, Humanities and the Built Environment

Routledge, 2019

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... GREENSPACE AND URBAN GREENING BENEFITS FOR HEALTH AND WELL- BEING ACROSS THE LIFE-COURSE A pathway for the operationalisation of the green infrastructure approach Owen Douglas, Mark Scott and Mick Lennon Introduction The importance...

The Fin-De-siècle Poster: A Healthy Modern Stimulus in the French Interior

Designing the French Interior : The Modern Home and Mass Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... in his 1863 “Le peintre de la vie moderne” (Baudelaire 2009: 20)). Despite these different emphases, both perspectives are in many ways two sides of the same coin, united by a sense of uncertainty, flux, and excess as the mark of modernity....

Natural burial: new endings, old habits?

Andy Clayden

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Andy Clayden is a senior lecturer and landscape architect in the Department of Landscape, Sheffield University. His research focuses on the temporal and dynamic nature of landscape, which has had a major influence on his design teaching and how people experience and engage with the natural burial and cemetery landscape. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Trish Green

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Trish Green is a Research Fellow at the University of Hull. Her main academic interests lie in the relational aspects of life course transitions, ageing and gendered subjectivities, and the emotional meanings of time, space and place. She has conducted research and co-authored several articles on natural burial. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jenny Hockey

Jenny Hockey trained as an anthropologist and is Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Sheffield University. Widely published in Death Studies, she was founding president of the Association for the Study of Death and Society and remains a member of the editorial board of Mortality, the European Journal of Death Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Mark Powell

Mark Powell trained in social anthropology at the Queen’s University, Belfast. His research focuses on the relationship between social identity, cultural belonging and environments. Based at the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, he works across disciplines to investigate the social and cultural dimensions of hard infrastructural environments. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Natural Burial : Landscape, practice and experience

Routledge, 2015

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... (Dennis Thompson) Evidently our celebrant research participants tailored a mix of religious and non-religious services to meet the needs of their bereaved clientele, as well as the deceased,18 and often accommodated choices that appeared...