Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

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Created: 2011-08-24 16:33
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 Kiril Stanilov "Tracing the Growth of Cities: Investigations of Spatial Patterns and Determinant Forces"

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The presentation discusses methods of investigating urban growth patterns illustrated with a number of case studies from the UK, USA and Europe. These studies rely on...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Fri 26 Aug 2011


Peter Clegg "Pushing the Environmental Boundaries of Architecture: Three Recent Projects"

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ABSTRACT:
Theory · Research · Practice · Evaluation
As a practice we have always been interested in blurring the distinctions between research and practice, and in learning from...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Wed 31 Aug 2011


Professor Carlo Ratti "The SENSEable City"

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ABSTRACT:
The real-time city is now real! The increasing deployment of sensors and hand-held electronics in recent years is allowing a new approach to the study of the built...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Wed 31 Aug 2011


Professor Marialena Nikolopoulou "Thermal Delight in Open Spaces: Can It Enhance our Adaptive Capacity under Climate...

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Open spaces can play an important role in cooling our cities. By providing networks of clean air and helping us to escape the heat of the built environment, they can be...

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Wed 24 Aug 2011


Professor Remo Pedreschi "Fabric Formed Concrete: Studies of a Disruptive Technology"

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Disruptive technology relates to a technology that emerges from a non-traditional route that may evolve to supplant, challenge or ‘disrupt’ the original paradigm....

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sat 3 Sep 2011


Professor Thomas Chung "Learning from Hong Kong: On possibilities for a contemporary urban vernacular"

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This talk considers Hong Kongʼs contemporary vernacular through case studies, particularly on selected areas in Central and the historical fabric of adjacent precincts....

Collection: Martin Centre Research Seminar Series - 2011 Easter Term

Institution: Department of Architecture

Created: Sat 3 Sep 2011