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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 ...
Sustainable design responses for residential high-rises
Sustainable design responses for residential high-rises is a viable topic with multiple answers. There are many separate types of researches in the literature on building envelope and applicable green technologies, but the ...
W1A: production sites and production sights
(Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, 2015-11-10)
This paper claims that the use of the computer as generative methodological tool for designing urban and building scenarios (when perceived systematically) is a misnomer, because the typical approach does not account for ...
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 ...
(Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, 2014-04-01)
Creativity in the natural and human worlds is distinct. Designers have always looked to nature as a source of inspiration and in recent decades the computer has been used as a tool to engage with the self-organising and ...
The architecture of the periphery: two views of Madrid’s periphery seen through Aldo Rossi’s work.
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-11-14)
Bringing together two aspects of Aldo Rossi’s urban theory (roughly characterised by knowing and feeling), reading them against recent urban peripheral development in Madrid.
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 ...
(Composers Edition, 2015)
http://composersedition.com/composers/craigvear/ce-cv1fs1 The title of this piece is borrowed from a Jasper Johns painting from 1959. Johns' works have been a point of inspiration for many decades, due to his abstraction ...
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 ...