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From modern construction to postmodern social constructivism: defining the live project in architectural education
(Brookes eJournal of Learning and Teaching, 2016-04)
This paper presents an historical survey of the live project in architectural education, proposing that the live project can be conceptualised within three distinct periods: a modern period, a transitional period, and a ...
Proportional Systems in the Design of the Cathedral of St. George of the Greeks, Cyprus
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-11)
The cathedral of St. George of the Greeks was built in the 14th – 15th c. in Famagusta, Cyprus to accommodate the religious needs of the Greek orthodox community living under a Frankish aristocracy. Its design is a hybrid ...
Driving Engagement in Heritage Sites Using Personal Mobile Technology
(Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2016-03-25)
In a recent UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project researchers from De Montfort University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Durham have collaborated with two community heritage ...
Hidden but not lost; Exploring the Great Hall at Boughton House
(University of Siena, Department of History and Cultural Heritage, 2016-03-26)
This is an abstract of a presentation delivered at CAA2015 in Siena which describes preliminary doctoral research on the creation of high resolution, textured digital reconstructions and novel visualisations of several ...
“Inject some positive emotion” - from Liverpool with LV
In a 2012 television commercial for the British financial services company LV, a grey Volvo drifts from the centre of a bright suburban road and glances against the side of an older parked car. The door crumples and the ...
One to one to one: a triumvirate of interpersonal relationships in beginning architecture education
This paper presents a critique of the implicit and explicit conceptions of one-to-one relationships in beginning architecture design education. Over the last two decades, higher education in the UK has undergone a period ...
A Gendered Profession
(RIBA Publishing, 2016-11-01)
The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession’s discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in architectural education and practice remains a difficult subject. This book ...
Developing a research by design project
(Reading University, 2016)
Leveraging nature to envision (functional) space:
The word “sight” is typically associated with the visual sense of seeing, or observing, with one’s eyes. At base, the word is fundamentally concerned with “perception” in terms of perceiving what is, is to come or might ...