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Displaced Homo Viatores/Liminal Personae - Emilio Pettoruti & Lina Bo Bardi. Defying Classification in the Cultural Spaces between the Old & New Worlds
‘The attributes of liminality or of liminal personae (“threshold people”) are necessarily ambiguous, since this condition and these people elude or slip through the network of classifications that normally locate states ...
SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATIONS FOR DELIVERING SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN UNITED KINGDOM
This research study identifies the key elements, the drivers and barriers which impact on the innovative supply chain practices of the building products suppliers and therefore the sustainability of the UK construction ...
Better Buildings. Learning from Buildings in Use
(RIBA / Routledge, 2017-03)
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-09-17)
This article provides a summary of the contributions to the book edited by Hannah Ewence and Tim Grady on 'Minorities and the First World War'
Refugees and the End of Empire
(Oxford University Press, 2017-08)
The major Empires that collapsed during the twentieth century produced successor states which developed new forms of exclusivist nationalist ideologies which identified, and often expelled, sectors of their populations ...
Social and Environmental Sustainability for Better Quality of Life in Residential High-Rises
The quality of life in residential high-rise buildings is an understudied area which is important due to the large proportion of the population inhabiting them. The approaches that link sustainability with the quality of ...
Passive Design Strategies for Energy Efficient Housing in Nigeria
The varying manifestations of climate change are greatly impacting our lives and livelihoods principally due to the activities of industries that pollute the atmosphere and use up non-renewable resources to fuel our growth ...
Barriers to MNEs green business models in the UK construction sector: An ISM analysis
The environmental and economic benefits of green business models (GBMs) are considerable if current barriers can be identified and ways of overcoming them developed. In this study, barriers to GBMs are identified by ...
Libya’s Vernacular of Berber Taddart
(Thames & Hudson, 2017-11)
The Truth about Grenfell Tower: A report by Architects for Social Housing
On Thursday, 22 June, 2017, in response to the Grenfell Tower fire the previous week, Architects for Social Housing held an open meeting in the Residents Centre of Cotton Gardens estate in Lambeth. Around 80 people turned ...