Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

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Created: 2010-09-26 20:59
Institution: Department of Architecture
Description: The Martin Centre for Architectural and Urban Studies is the research division of the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture, honoring in its title the late Sir Leslie Martin, Emeritus Professor of Architecture. Since 1970, the Centre has held open lectures once a week during full term. The talks are intended for non- specialist audiences, and all are welcome.
 

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Professor Martin Morris "Sustainability and the Traditional Architecture of Japan: Cities That Could Revert to Summer...

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This talk considers the traditional architecture of Japan from the standpoint of sustainability. With its preference for renewable biodegradable timbernot masonryas...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 25 Oct 2010


Professor Matthew Carmona "The Isle of Dogs: Four Development Waves, Five Planning Models, Twelve Plans, Thirty Five...

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The story of the redevelopment of London’s Isle of Dogs is one that has only partially been told. Most academic interest ceased following the property crash of the...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 25 Oct 2010


Professor Phil Jones "A Future Zero Carbon Built Environment?"

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ABSTRACT:
Government policy in the UK and abroad is pushing hard the carbon agenda, with buildings as a main target. The current focus, to achieve zero carbon operating...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 25 Oct 2010


Dr Ken Yeang "Ecological Design and Planning"

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The premise is that there is no one single best approach to achieving green design, but a number of ways to arrive at the same goal. The presentation presents five...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sun 26 Sep 2010


Professor Nabeel Hamdi "The Placemaker's Guide to Building Community"

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Drawing on four decades of practical and teaching experience worldwide, Nabeel Hamdi offers fresh insight into the complexities faced by practitioners when working to...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sun 26 Sep 2010


Dr Felipe Hernandez "Housing the Poor in Latin America: Changing Attitudes towards Urban Informality"

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This seminar will examine four case studies that show the innovative ways in which contemporary architects throughout Latin American are responding to the challenge of...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sun 26 Sep 2010


Dr Peter Kellett "Constructing the Contemporary City: Informal Housing Processes in Latin America"

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Our understanding of how cities are planned and produced is being challenged by the expanding cities of Latin America. Here the majority of new construction is in the...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sun 26 Sep 2010


Professor Bill Hillier "A New Theory of the City"

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Cities can be thought of as socio-technical systems. In contrast to previous theories, here I propose a more complex and, I believe, true-to-life model based on the...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sun 26 Sep 2010