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Brain Landscape: The Coexistence of Neuroscience and Architecture

John P. Eberhard

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195331721
eISBN:
9780199864058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331721.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

We know as architects that the ability to measure human response to environmental stimuli still requires more years of work. Neuroscience is beginning to provide us with an understanding of how the ... More


Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Ahmad Hamid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hassan Fathy, the Egyptian architect known for his recognition of the potential of vernacular forms as a vital force in contemporary architectural design, sought to integrate the traditions of ... More


Inventing Architecture

Matthew Walker

in Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198746355
eISBN:
9780191808913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746355.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

Here, I turn to the final application of architectural knowledge: to the design itself. But in keeping with the general direction of this book I will not, on the whole, look at examples of the ... More


The Micro-Architectural Framing of Sacred Space

Jelena Bogdanović

in The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465186
eISBN:
9780190465209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465186.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

A critical feature of canopies is their micro-architectural quality, which highlights the essence of design practices in Byzantine religious architecture. This chapter examines various canopies as ... More


Goethe and the Disappointing Site: Buildings That Do Not Live Up to Their Images

Daniel L. Purdy

in On the Ruins of Babel: Architectural Metaphor in German Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801476761
eISBN:
9780801460050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801476761.003.0009
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter details Goethe's consideration of “the unbuilt” in his aesthetic assessments of architecture. Although they are often taken as monumental units, complete and whole, buildings have ... More


Mission Architecture and Colonial Civility, 1904–1920

Charles Montgomery

in The Spanish Redemption: Heritage, Power, and Loss on New Mexico's Upper Rio Grande

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229716
eISBN:
9780520927377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229716.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter reviews the rise of Spanish colonial imagery in architectural design. Indians in the 1880s were ready to be observed, studied, and even glorified. Supported by the railroad, tourism in ... More


Normate Template: Knowing-Making the Architectural Inhabitant

Aimi Hamraie

in Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517901639
eISBN:
9781452958743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901639.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Chapter 1 uses images in architectural handbooks to study the history of architectural design for an average body.


Designing for luxury

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter draws on the analyses of the villas' characteristics to offer an overview of the architectural composition of the villas as a whole, and to assess the ideas underpinning their ... More


Conclusion: Sociology, Architecture and the Politics of Building

in The Sociology of Architecture: Constructing Identities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310768
eISBN:
9781846315930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315930.009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter summarizes the ways in which architecture has been mobilized in the context of state and political projects. It then discusses how architectural designs are utilized to ... More


Roman luxury villas: Introduction, historiography, and scope

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter outlines the cultural phenomenon of the luxury villa, assesses previous scholarship, and describes the study's scope. Roman luxury villas articulated a novel architectural language, ... More


Recreating Woolf’s Public and Private Spaces in Architectural Design Education

Sevinc Kurt

in Woolf and the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780984259830
eISBN:
9781781382226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780984259830.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter describes how Virginia Woolf's writing can be used in teaching architectural design. In a workshop called “TEXT SPACE,” students were asked to analyze and model spaces depicted in eight ... More


Architectural Typology of Historic Coptic Churches from Oxyrhynchos to Dayr al-Ganadla

Sami Sabri Shaker

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter seeks to correct the common notion that the architectural design of the typical Coptic Orthodox church either has a cruciform plan or is in the form of Noah's Ark, which reflects a lack ... More


Conclusion: Architecture, Learning, and Invention

Matthew Walker

in Architects and Intellectual Culture in Post-Restoration England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198746355
eISBN:
9780191808913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198746355.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Conclusion applies the arguments of the book to a single design: Wren’s western portico of St. Paul’s Cathedral. In the process, the chapter uses Wren’s own method of analysing ancient ... More


The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church

Jelena Bogdanovic

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190465186
eISBN:
9780190465209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465186.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The Framing of Sacred Space offers the first topical study of canopies as essential spatial and symbolic units in Byzantine-rite churches. Centrally planned columnar structures—typically comprising ... More


Wooden Structures and Cultural Symbolism in Ohio Hopewell

N’omi B. Greber

in Building the Past: Prehistoric Wooden Post Architecture in the Ohio Valley-Great Lakes

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060408
eISBN:
9780813050645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060408.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Many thousands of trees were harvested during the Hopewell Era to provide variously sized posts for construction and ritual uses. They served load bearing and architectural design functions in single ... More


Remarks on the Architecture of the Lichthof in TT 223, Karakhamun

Dieter Eigner

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the architecture of the Lichthof in the tomb of Karakhamun and its symbolic meaning. The term “Lichthof” refers to a sunken courtyard below surface level in the Late Period ... More


Triclinia and dining facilities

Mantha Zarmakoupi

in Designing for Luxury on the Bay of Naples: Villas and Landscapes (c. 100 BCE-79 CE)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199678389
eISBN:
9780191808548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199678389.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses triclinia and dining facilities as stages for the socio-political games played by the owners and their guests. It analyzes how their design accommodated theatrical and musical ... More


“Black Holes” in Ancient Space Exploring Hygiene and Sanitation Through Cros-Cultural Anthropology and Archaeological Theory

Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow

in The Archaeology of Sanitation in Roman Italy: Toilets, Sewers, and Water Systems

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469621289
eISBN:
9781469623269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621289.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at two influential theoretical frameworks. The first, “formation processes,” states that every archaeological feature, including a Roman toilet, is associated with human behaviors ... More


Technics and Towers

Josef Teboho Ansorge

in Identify and Sort: How Digital Power Changed World Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190245542
eISBN:
9780190245573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190245542.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter takes on the concept of the technics of politics as well as three distinct architectural designs—the obelisk or pillory, the panopticon, and a manual registry—in an attempt to present a ... More


Lines of Fight

Gibson Burrell

in Styles of Organizing: The Will to Form

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199671625
eISBN:
9780191806933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199671625.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter attempts to put the stylistic content of organizing laid out in Chapter 5 into a geometric form. The creation of the particular geometry of the cube is achieved through specific ... More


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