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The Leicester Arch and the Temple of Janus
(Leicester Mercury Media Group Ltd, 2007-12)
Sir Edwin Lutyens was one of the foremost English architects of his day and was invited in 1919 to design a war memorial for the city of Leicester. For Lutyens the architectural challenge was to express in stone the profound ...
Sniffing space II: the use of artificial ant colonies to generate circulation patterns in buildings.
(Les Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2009)
Exploring the Effect of Micro-climate Data on Building Energy Performance Analysis
A limitation in the current research is most studies on energy performance of buildings concentrate on individual buildings while its interaction with neighbouring urban context remains largely unexplored. Buildings are ...
Microclimatic modelling in assessing the impact of urban geometry on urban thermal environment
Diversity in urban geometry can create significant variation in microclimatic conditions. Especially, in tropical warm-humid context, deep urban canyons with variable building heights perform better than uniform canyons, ...
The architecture of urban life: 67 rue des Meuniers
The McGruer Lorne Class Yachts - Their History and Architecture
(Carnegie Publishing Ltd., 2013-06-22)
Established in 1911 on the river Clyde, the family-run firm of McGruer & Company Ltd created some of the finest sailing yachts ever built in Scotland. The smallest of these were the Lorne Class, designed in the 1960's by ...
Exhibition Brochure: the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates - A 3D Printed Model
(The Author, 2010)
In October 2010, the author’s 2 ft high, 3D printed model of the famous Greek, fourth century BC Choragic Monument of Lysicrates was selected for exhibition as one of the centerpieces of the Royal Scottish Academy’s Open ...
McGruer - Why Art Matters in Yacht Design
(Gordon Drysdale, 2013-06-22)
This 3000 word symposium paper was presented at the first ever classic yacht design symposium to be held in the UK, "Clyde Classic", at the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club in June 2013. The paper deals with issues of ...