New Futures for Architecture
By (author) Leon Van Schaik
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Spatial Intelligence by Leon Van Schaik
Book DescriptionThe book is organised into three distinct sections that in turn highlight the significance of spatial intelligence for architecture: the first section provides an overview of spatial intelligence as a human capability; the second section argues how the acknowledgement of this capability in architectural education and the profession should enable the demystification of the practice of design, forming the basis of a more democratic interface between society and practice; the final section explores exciting new opportunities for practice in the linking of real and virtual environments in the information age.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470723234
(220mm x 170mm x 13mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Leon Van Schaik
Pavilions, Pop Ups and Parasols, Paperback (April 2015)
A progressive architecture is being commissioned to promote open-ended, undetermined, lightly programmed or un-programmed interactions between people. This book shows the impact of social relationships flowing from social media such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on pysical space.
Practical Poetics in Architecture, Paperback (April 2015)
Integrate poetics into real-world spaces by bringing theory down to earth Practical Poetics in Architecture takes poetics out of the theory class and into the design studio, showing architects how the atmospheric and experiential qualities of built structures can be intentionally considered and planned.
Vertical Ecoinfrastructure, Paperback (April 2010)» View all books by Leon Van Schaik
Ecoinfrastructure is the continuous 'green' subculture which runs throughout a building intergrating inorganic mass with the organic content of the green ecoinfrastructure, imitating the balance of biotic with the abiotic constituents present in an ecosystem.
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Author Biography - Leon Van Schaik
Leon van Schaik is Professor of Architecture (Innovation Chair) at RMIT, Melbourne, Australia. From his base in Melbourne, he has promoted local and international architectural culture through practice-based research. In 2006 he was awarded an Order of Australia, Officer (AO) in the General Division, for service to architecture as an academic, practitioner and educator, and to the community through involvement with a wide range of boards and organisations related to architecture, culture and the arts. He is the author of Mastering Architecture: Becoming a Creative Innovator in Practice (John Wiley & Sons, 2005), and Design City Melbourne, (John Wiley & Sons, 2006).
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