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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 ...
Effects of microclimate and human parameters on outdoor thermal sensation in the high-density tropical context of Dhaka
(Springer Nature, 2018-09-12)
A thermal comfort questionnaire survey was carried out in the high-density, tropical city Dhaka. Comfort responses from over 1300 subjects were collected at six different sites, alongside meteorological parameters. The ...
"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 ...
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 ...
Virtual Roman Leicester (VRL): An interactive Computer Model of a Romano-British City
(Computer Applications in Archaeology, 2010 - Fusion of Cultures, 2010)
This paper describes the background, development and use of a new Virtual Reality (VR) model of the built fabric of Roman Leicester (Ratae Corieltauvo-rum) which has been based upon direct archaeologi-cal evidence, literary ...
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 ...
Focus on lived spaces and Identity: the Paradigm of the urban design with residential high-rises in England
Residential high‐rises find more and more often their place in central parts of the big British cities. Due to intrinsic characteristics of the typology, they are bound to be observed, evaluated and discussed. Therefor the ...
Desert Architecture Review of Ghadames Housing in Libya
see attached the full paper.
The Spatiality of Being
(Springer Science, 2015-01-15)
Space is a product of semiosis. It is a condition pertinent to an organism’s semiotic freedom, which is articulated by the organism as a consequence of its capacity to manipulate the world in the course of its unfolding ...
Authenticating Anastylosis: Para Data in the Digital Reconstruction of Greyfrairs Church Leicester and the Tomb of King Richard III
(University of Siena, Department of History and Cultural Heritage, 2015-03-30)
Creating visualisations of historic buildings and interiors from partial evidence requires realistically implementable strategies for managing the evidence upon which they are based and for documenting the decisions taken ...