Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

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Created: 2012-12-17 16:32
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. Marco Iuliano "The Other Cambridge"

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Abstract: This lecture explores the steel, brick and ferro-concrete Cambridge built in the late 50s and 60s: the almost invisible ‘Other Cambridge’, that today is not part of the...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Jonathan Hendry "Observational Abstraction"

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Abstract: Jonathan Hendry Architects is an award winning, chartered practice based on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, with a reputation for making architecture that is well...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Nicholas Ray "Rafael Moneo and the Problem of the Arbitrary"

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Abstract: Rafael Moneo (born 1937) is one of the most thoughtful current architects, whose work has inspired a younger generation in Spain and internationally, since he has taught...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Prof. Colin Porteous "Solar 'Affordances' - Research and Observation Retrospective"

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Abstract: Passive solar architecture, with some active assistance, will be viewed through the lens of James J Gibson’s theory of ‘affordances’, 1977, Jay Appleton’s...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Prof. Darren Robinson "Towards Urban Energy Micro-simulation - the Primordial Role of the Urbanite"

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Abstract: This lecture will discuss alternative approaches to urban energy modelling, suggesting that the most powerful and flexible approach is one of micro-simulation in which...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Prof. Dr. Ing. Frank Petzold + Gerhard Schubert "Collaborative Design Platform"

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Abstract The motivation behind the interdisciplinary research project "Collaborative Design Platform" (CDP) is to resolve the current discrepancy between analogue ways of working...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Prof. Sonia Hirt "Iron Curtains: Gates, Suburbs and Privatization of Space in the Post-socialist City"

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Abstract: This lecture explores the human dimension of new city-building that has emerged in East Europe. Utilizing firsthand research culled from more than 100 interviews...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012


Richard Murphy OBE "Of Its Time and Place"

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Abstract: The title of this lecture is explained by Richard Murphy Architects' location between two different points pf view. There is little in our work that might be called...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2012 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Mon 17 Dec 2012