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Urban Art as a Popular Expression in the Historic Centre of Mexico City
(Springer Link, 2020-10-20)
The public space is one of the main features that shape the urban landscape of most cities. Trying to define it seems a complex task, due to the number of elements that characterize it, leading researchers to set up ...
Conceptual Drawings as Explorative Tools: Tracing the Evolution of the Extended and Nuclear Family Houses in Kuwait
(Springer CAM, 2020-09-01)
This paper examines the evolution of the layout and occupancy of family houses in Kuwait, using conceptual drawings as a tool to study, describe and understand their transformations. Through the analysis of the political ...
Impact of migration on architecture and urban landscape: the case of Leicester
In the last five decades, Leicester has been a destination for communities of migrants coming from different parts of the world, becoming one of the most significant examples of a plural city in Europe. The current ...
Repurposing the Green Belt in the 21st Century
(UCL Press, 2020-11-01)
The green belt has been one of the UK’s most consistent and successful planning policies. Over the past century, it has limited urban sprawl and preserved the countryside around our cities, but is it still fit for purpose ...
Spaces of Absence in the European City: Stitching Urban Infrastructureto Contemporary Collective Life
(Routledge Taylor and Francis, 2021-02-19)
This paper examines spaces in the European City that are often defined as peripheral, empty and absent. “Spaces of absence” – as Koolhaas defined them in an interview with Hans Ulrich Obrist – can have a stronger presence ...