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Ideal Ideation: A Framework for the Management of Sketch Inhibition Among Undergraduate Designers
Sketch inhibition among undergraduates is a growing but under-researched issue. Affected students avoid engaging with sketching during concept development, they also have little understanding of the benefits it offers ...
Supplementary material for: Effects of microclimatic and human parameters on outdoor thermal sensation in the high-density tropical context of Dhaka
(International Journal of Biometeorology, SpringerLink, 2018-09-12)
'According to John James: a Poem with Many Authors'
(Shearsman Books, 2018-10)
This sequence, In Memoriam John James, was initiated as a chain poem by Kelvin Corcoran. Contributors were invited to write two stanzas continuing the opening to James' poem 'A Theory of Poetry.'
A review of sustainable business models and strategic sustainable development
This paper summarizes sustainable business models by addressing definitions, archetypes and assessments. It then summarizes the framework for strategic sustainable development to highlight its systematic, scientific and ...
Thermally Comfortable Housing in Iraq—Prospects of the Courtyard Pattern in Achieving Energy Efficiency
(Proceedings of 3rd International Sustainable Buildings Symposium (ISBS 2017), 2018-03-29)
Iraq suffers from large housing problems. It is estimated that there is a shortage of around one million dwellings, which is equal to one-fourth of the total housing stock in the country. As a part of the solutions, the ...
Central Hill: A Case Study in Estate Regeneration
(Architects 4 social housing, 2018-04-10)
This report includes not only our designs for the estate’s refurbishment and increase in housing capacity by up to 50 per cent without the demolition of a single existing home, but also our account of why and how these ...
Furniture and Other Household Objects as Integrative Elements of the Indigenous House in East Mexico
(Editorial Universidad de Granada / Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development, 2018-06-15)
The Papaloapan River in East Mexico is a rich region historically, culturally and naturally. These characteristics are also reflected in the region’s vernacular architecture. This fascination with the built environment led ...
A social-environmental interface of sustainable development: A case study of Ghadames, Libya
(Springer International Publishing, 2018-04)
One of the key challenges in the spatial planning and design of urban settlements in desert housing is the trade-off between the harshness of the environment and meeting social needs concurrently. Hence, this chapter ...
Describing a Unique Urban Culture: Ibadi Settlements of North Africa
Abstract. This paper examines the urban structure and architecture of the North African regions, which are characterised by the historical presence of Ibadism. This topic has a definite cultural frame, albeit with some ...
Social Sustainability, Housing and Alienation
(Springer International Publishing AG, 2018-04-11)
This chapter considers the relevance of the sustainability agenda at a time when post-industrial capitalism dominates economic and social relations. It attempts to find links between the way housing is understood as a need ...