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“Inject some positive emotion” - from Liverpool with LV
In a 2012 television commercial for the British financial services company LV, a grey Volvo drifts from the centre of a bright suburban road and glances against the side of an older parked car. The door crumples and the ...
Low Cost Approach to Energy Efficient Buildings in Nigeria: A Review of Passive Design Options
Energy consumption in buildings accounts for approximately 45% of the world’s total energy consumption, leading to a significant proportion of greenhouse gas emissions. This has led to an increasing effort towards reducing ...
Low-Middle Income Apartments in Urban Amman/Jordan: Energy Challenges and Motivations
see attached the full paper
The London Clearances
In this article we look at the origins of London’s housing crisis and how it is being used to justify a policy of estate regeneration that is demolishing the homes of the communities they house. Our argument is that ...
Driving Engagement in Heritage Sites Using Personal Mobile Technology
(Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, 2016-03-25)
In a recent UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded project researchers from De Montfort University, the University of Nottingham and the University of Durham have collaborated with two community heritage ...
Control of Daylight and Natural Ventilation in Traditional Architecture of Ghadames, Libya
Housing energy consumption accounts for almost 36% of total primary energy use in Libya of which cooling and lighting are the main source of demand. This study reviews passive control methods employed in traditional ...
One to one to one: a triumvirate of interpersonal relationships in beginning architecture education
This paper presents a critique of the implicit and explicit conceptions of one-to-one relationships in beginning architecture design education. Over the last two decades, higher education in the UK has undergone a period ...
RESPONSIVENESS OF MICROCLIMATE SIMULATION TOOL IN RECOGNISING DIVERSITY IN URBAN GEOMETRY
Recent studies have revealed that diverse urban geometry, as found in traditional urban areas, has positive consequences in ameliorating the urban microclimate in comparison to the more regular formal urban areas. The ...
Foundations of the vertical city in England: architectural theory and practice
High-rises are omnipresent typologies in the megapolices around the world, however they are often associated with complicated placemaking and destruction of the existing neighbourhoods. One viable opportunity to change ...
Hidden but not lost; Exploring the Great Hall at Boughton House
(University of Siena, Department of History and Cultural Heritage, 2016-03-26)
This is an abstract of a presentation delivered at CAA2015 in Siena which describes preliminary doctoral research on the creation of high resolution, textured digital reconstructions and novel visualisations of several ...