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(Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, 2015-11-10)
This paper claims that the use of the computer as generative methodological tool for designing urban and building scenarios (when perceived systematically) is a misnomer, because the typical approach does not account for ...
The Spatiality of Being
(Springer Science, 2015-01-15)
Space is a product of semiosis. It is a condition pertinent to an organism’s semiotic freedom, which is articulated by the organism as a consequence of its capacity to manipulate the world in the course of its unfolding ...
Authenticating Anastylosis: Para Data in the Digital Reconstruction of Greyfrairs Church Leicester and the Tomb of King Richard III
(University of Siena, Department of History and Cultural Heritage, 2015-03-30)
Creating visualisations of historic buildings and interiors from partial evidence requires realistically implementable strategies for managing the evidence upon which they are based and for documenting the decisions taken ...
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing., 2015-04-01)
Taking the basic unit of existence to be the organism-in-its-environment, which is coupled to the world through its capacity to sense, and thus interpret its surroundings, this paper argues (from an evolutionary perspective) ...
Analysis of microclimatic diversity and outdoor thermal comfort perceptions in the tropical megacity Dhaka, Bangladesh
The study has observed microclimatic conditions in residential, commercial and educational areas in Dhaka city. Comfort surveys were carried out along with microclimatic measurements. Findings suggest, urban forms that ...
On otherness - Looking at (different ways of) inculcating diversity
Social Sustainability and the Housing Problem
The issue of sustainability which started as an environmental concern has gained currency in research and media for a number of years, and it has been defined in a number of ways, each reflecting a particular approach or ...
Sustainable high-rises in a sustainable development-the case of Salford Quays
The purpose of this research is to analyse the design approaches towards creating a sustainable and viable environment. The research questions presented in this study are what is the quality of high-rises and their ...
Undergraduate student involvement in Fashion and Textile research
(Intellect Journals, 2015-11)
This work provides an insight into a functioning partnership between one academic member of staff and one student. The student was effectively paid to learn in an area that benefitted their interests and employability, as ...
Overcoming Barriers to Green Business Models in the UK Construction Industry
The environmental potential for green business models is considerable if current barriers can be identified and ways of overcoming them developed. Barriers to green business models are investigated by conducting a qualitative ...