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Calculation of urban geometry parameters in an asymmetric street canyon: H/W ratio and SVF
Wordsworth’s Epistle to Sir George Beaumont: the road twice taken
(Oxford University Press, 2019)
Here, I investigate a later Wordsworth poem in its markedly different 1811 and 1842 versions – the verse epistle to Sir George Beaumont. This epistle, calling upon the country house poems developed by Ben Jonson and upon ...
“How came they here?” Longfellow’s “The Jewish Cemetery at Newport,” Slavery, and Proto-Zionism
(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019)
This article places Longfellow’s much-anthologised elegy in context, highlighting its engagement with contemporary debates about slavery, racial difference, and the restoration of the Jews to their ancestral homeland. The ...
“Am I Providing a Good Show for You?” Female Performance, Labor and Collaborative Agency in Niki de Saint Phalle and Peter Whitehead's Daddy (1973)
(Feminist Media Histories, 2019-04)
French artist, Niki de Saint-Phalle, and British counter-culture filmmaker, Peter Whitehead’s underground film collaboration, Daddy (1973), is a sexually explicit surrealist pop art Freudian rape revenge fantasy. It stems ...
Creating a map of the underground heritage in the Mediterranean area: A visual representation for a comprehensive research
(Springer Cam, 2019-02-18)
Interest in man-made (or artificial) cavities in the countries of the Mediterranean Basin led the Commission of the Italian Speleological Society to study and catalogue some of the most common troglodyte types in the region. ...
Tadeusz Kantor and Modernism
(Northwestern University Press, 2019)
This chapter will argue that in order to understand Tadeusz Kantor’s relationship to, and place in, twentieth-century Modernism, it is necessary to understand his inherently poetic and philosophical approach to his practice ...
Learning from built vernacular heritage
(Gangemi Editore International, 2019-06-01)
In the last three decades, scholars and professional architects have developed a keen interest in the architectural style, commonly known as vernacular. The reason for this attention is twofold: on the one hand, this style ...
Factors Influencing Upcycling for UK Makers
Changing consumer behaviour can reduce environmental impacts. Upcycling is one of the understudied yet promising, environmentally sustainable behaviours that has the potential to contribute to the reduction of waste and ...
Science, Art and the Business of Color
(de Gruyter Press, 2019)
What is Community-led Housing? Proposal for a Co-operative Housing Development
(Architects for Social Housing, 2019-01-31)
What is ‘community-led housing’? The phrase is used these days with increasing frequency, but what does it mean? How can it embrace the resource and advice hub set up by the London Mayor to build more affordable housing, ...