Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

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Created: 2011-02-25 15:19
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 Haim Yacobi "From Terra Nullius to Terra Incognita and Back: Israeli Architect in Africa 1956-1973"

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ABSTRACT:
This presentation will critically explore Israel’s past involvement (1956-1973) in Africa, with a special focus on the involvement of three architects in planning and...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Tue 1 Mar 2011


Professor Paul Richens "Simulating Historic Landscapes - Beckford's Ride"

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When the eccentric and reclusive connoisseur William Beckford (1760-1844), having exhausted the largest inherited fortune in England, finally abandoned his doomed...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Tue 1 Mar 2011


Dr Patrick Malone "A Future for Urban Design"

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ABSTRACT:
This paper will examine how urban design might be defined, and how the current confusion of architectural and elemental approaches might be reformed as theorists...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Tue 1 Mar 2011


John Sergeant "Platforms and Displacement as Design Strategy"

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All buildings modify their sites, some radically. There will be other sites from which material came and to which it goes. Carbon and other costs now reward a strategy...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Tue 1 Mar 2011


Professor David Banister "The Sustainable Mobility Paradigm"

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ABSTRACT:
This presentation has two main parts. The first questions two of the underlying principles of conventional transport planning on travel as a derived demand and on...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Lent Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Thu 25 Aug 2011