Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

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Created: 2010-10-25 17:51
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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Dr Andong Lu "Cinematic Mapping: the Observation and Documentation of Urban Space"

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Since early use of its documentary power (e.g. Mumford 1939), in the 1970s film has become a primary tool for observing and analyzing the real city (e.g. Banham 1972;...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Charlie Peel "Facing up to rising sea levels: Retreat? Defend? Attack?"

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The work looks at the long-term future of our coastal cities, and different strategies to react positively to the problem of rising sea-levels. We took three different...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Alex Ely "Patterns and Parameters"

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There are certain universal conditions of a city and of housing that, if codified, can help architects and planners achieve a successful outcome. 'Urbanity', by...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Dr Karl Kropf "Urban Morphology and Design Theory: open up from the inside out"

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We have reached a point where the whole of the built environment has been claimed as the historic environment and all development is subject to the standards of...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Dr Runming Yao "Urban Microclimate Studies - Numerical and Experimental"

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This presentation introduces a research project involving numerical and experimental studies carried out at the University of Reading, UK, which is funded by the UK...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Professor Tom Spector "In Search of Democratic Architecture -Towards a Working Thesis on the Public Good as the Ethical...

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Deriving the ethical justification of the architects actions in the resulting public welfare is a longstanding article of faith amongst architects in most democratic...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011


Dr Jason Palmer "UK Housing Policy: Putting Carbon to the Fore?"

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ABSTRACT:
For forty years the Government has tried to cut energy use in UK homes. Energy efficiency in housing has always jockeyed with other priorities, but recent concerns...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2010 Michaelmas Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 28 Feb 2011