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Hacking design: novelty and diachronic emergence.
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-07)
The concept of emergence has had a significant effect on architectural theory, instigating a paradigmatic change in design and affecting the way buildings are perceived. In practice the practicalities of building procurement ...
Reducing Waste to Landfill in the UK: Identifying Impediments and Critical Solutions
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
Purpose – The UK construction industry produces up to one third of all waste to landfill. This study aims to identify specific project practices impeding the reduction of waste in construction projects as well as uncovering ...
Sustainable rehabilitation of the built environment in Lebanon
This paper reviews the results from a field survey of the impact of the built environment on the physicalenvironment in the coastal area of Zouk Mosbeh (ZM), Lebanon. This area suffered extensive infrastructure damage and ...
The impact of fabric construction methods on energy performance and costs in English dwellings
(Kuwait University, 2012)
This paper investigates the impact of six different fabric construction methods (three Standard methods; three Alternative methods) on energy performance and costs, for a typical English four bedroom detached dwelling. The ...
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 ...
The likely effect of sustainable landscape on the quality of life through tourism: focus on Nigeria
Increase in leisure time, improved rising standard of living and concerns for healthy life style has geared people into taking part in tourism activities and landscape, play a very important role in the choice of the tourist ...
Introduction: Explicating city air
Robert Smithson and the Anglo-American Picturesque
(Getty Publications, Los Angeles, 2011)