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Upcycling for teaching and learning in higher education: Literature review
Upcycling is creation or modification of any product from used materials, components and products which is of equal or higher quality or value than the compositional elements. Upcycling, in principle, increases material ...
Treading Old Ground in New Spaces: Authenticity in Performance Walking
This article discusses the politics of home and displacement and authenticity in autobiographical and familial performance (performing with family) through the inclusion of real (hi)stories. In 1945 Ildiko Rippel’s grandmother ...
Material cultures of writing in the medieval Indian Ocean world. On the reception of a palm leaf letter at the Mamluk court
This contribution centres on writing technologies in the western Indian Ocean before 1500; more particularly it explores the communicative role of writing supports in long distance, transcultural interactions through a ...
Some New Uses of the Geniza Mercantile Letter – On the Materiality of Writing in the Indian Ocean World.
(Gingko Library, London., 2020-10-31)
This contribution centres on the materiality of writing in exchanges between the Eastern Mediterranean and India’s western seaboard in the period before 1500. More specifically it focuses on the writing supports and marking ...
The Marquis of Anglesey: Working and Social Relationships on a Dorset Estate, c. 1812-1844
(Cambridge University Press, 2020-01-31)
The Marquis of Anglesey on his Dorset estate was an absentee landlord who maintained close relationships with his estate through extensive correspondence with his land agent William Castleman. The surviving letters are a ...
HOURGLASS: MARK-MAKING IN AND AS PERFORMANCE
(Cambridge Scholars Publishers, 2020-01-01)
In 2015, the author was commissioned by Dance4 to make an improvised dance performance, titled Hourglass, in response to artefacts from Robert Wilson’s seminal opera Einstein on the Beach (1976) exhibited at Backlit Gallery, ...
The Fugitive and the Vanishing Man
(Angry Robot Books, 2020-01-14)
"Ladies and gentlemen, for the very final time, Elizabeth and Edwin Barnabus will perform the grand illusion of the Vanishing Man." Elizabeth Barnabus is a mutineer and a murderer. So they say. The noose awaits in ...
Testing of natural textile fibres
(Elsevier Ltd, 2020-01)
A review of retrofit interventions for residential buildings in hot humid climates
Buildings consume 40% of resources around the world, low energy building is fast becoming a major component of sustainable development. However, limiting the concept of low energy buildings to new builds will only undermine ...
La representación urbanística de los espacios informales. Las villas miseria de Buenos Aires (1947-1965)
(Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2020)
In this article we aim to redefine the notion of informal space through the analysis of their cartographic representations as produced by urban planners. To this end we undertake a historical review of three key planning ...