Books – The Unknown City. Contesting Architecture and Social Space (2000), by Iain Borden et al.

Pictures taken on 15 August 2017

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Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Art or Atrocity? Side note: Etymology "Atro" adjective (feminine singular atra, masculine plural atri, feminine plural atre) dark, black bleak, brooding Atro-City?   Oasia Downtown, Singapore by WOHA (Singapore-based architecture practice, established in 1994 by Wong Mun Summ and Richard Hassell; click here for more information about WOHA) The hotel-in-the-tower has sprouted ever taller since … Continue reading Articles – Architecture – Oasis Downtown

Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

"Grenfell fire: criminal charges with long prison terms not ruled out," Caroline Davies In: The Guardian, 7 August 2017 About 80 people are believed to have died in the fire in west London. Gross negligence manslaughter is among offences prosecutors could consider if police find sufficient evidence. The offence carries a maximum sentence of life in prison for … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture – Grenfell Tower Fire

Articles – Architects

"Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't: What is the Moral Duty of the Architect?", Charlotte Skene Catling In: The Architectural Review, 22 September 2014 PDF: Damned if You Do, Damned if You Don't_ What is the Moral Duty of the Architect_ _ Thinkpiece _ Architectural Review Source: www.architectural-review.com/8669956.article?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=AR_EditorialNewsletters.Widget:%20Send%20-%20The%20Architectural%20Review%20Viewsletter&mkt_tok=eyJpIjoiT1RBeE56SmpZelUzTWpBdyIsInQiOiJSWFwvNFEwaHFWYWJXMG5QZUV0bkZZdTlaejV6SXVvV2lEZTU0ZmJyaUpLanJpd09xblFDdmNURnk1M3ZoSVBRRUh3VUltN3pBY01ibXlFVkdrZktjazdWSWlQOW9MOXN0eFZPUjN1QmtwdllDZjA0MitoeGNPWnptMGJRcmhpWEUifQ%3D%3D Accessed 13 July 2017

Theory – Space – Organic Space – Shape

Wednesday, 1 February 2012 Organic and geometric shapes ORGANIC and GEOMETRIC SHAPES___________________________________ A shape is an element of art. Specifically, it is an enclosed space, the boundaries of which are defined by other elements of art (i.e.: lines, colours, values, textures, etc.). Shapes are limited to two dimensions: length and width.     1. Geometric shapes: … Continue reading Theory – Space – Organic Space – Shape

Summaries – “The Cognitive Theory of Character Reception” (2013), Ralf Schneider

Schneider, Ralf. “The Cognitive Theory of Character Reception: An Update Proposal.” Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies, vol. 2, 2013, edited by Renate Brosch, Universitätsverlag Heidelberg, pp. 117-134. Selected information: Schneider - The Cognitive Theory of Character Reception - Summary 20150625 Date: 25 June 2017

Summaries – “Reconceptualizing foregrounding – Identifying response strategies to deviation in absorbing narratives”, Bálint et al. (2016)

Bálint. Katalin, Frank Hakemulder, Moniek Kuijpers, Miruna Doicaru, and Ed S. Tan. “Reconceptualizing Foregrounding - Identifying Response Strategies to Deviation in Absorbing Narratives” Scientific Study of Literature, vol. 6, no. 2, 2016, pp. 176-207. Summary (Part 1): Balint et al. Identifying response strategies to deviation in absorbing narratives (2016) - summary part 1 response strategies Date: … Continue reading Summaries – “Reconceptualizing foregrounding – Identifying response strategies to deviation in absorbing narratives”, Bálint et al. (2016)