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Practiceopolis: Journeys through the contemporary architectural profession
(Interstices Journal of Architecture and related arts, 2017-05)
The contemporary architectural profession is dominated by a technical-rational culture of practice. The term refers to commercially-driven practices that are often associated with the production of buildings by or for ...
Libya’s Vernacular of Berber Taddart
(Thames & Hudson, 2017-11)
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 ...
"Hey amigo! do you want to go on a trip? do you want mushrooms?"
(Intellect Journals, 2017-03-01)
The Mazatec people from the northern highlands of the Mexican State of Oaxaca are known for the syncretism of their religion, which combines pre-Hispanic culture and Catholic religion introduced with Spanish colonization ...
Producing design objects from regular polyhedra: A Practical approach
In the last few years, digital modeling techniques have played a major role in Architecture and design, influencing, at the same time, the creative process and the way the objects are fabricated. This revolution has ...
Green business models transformation: Evidence from the UK construction sector
(Emerald Group, 2017)
Purpose – Sustainability has the potential to bring enormous benefits to our built environment. To release this potential, a change in business models is required. Green business models (GBMs) transformation is investigated ...
Optimising Residential Courtyard in Terms of Social and Environmental Performance for Ghadames Housing, Libya
Vernacular architecture comes from a wealth of knowledge and experience of humans who were able to adjust to the surroundings and adapt to even extreme climate conditions. In fact many old traditional settlements may fail ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...