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Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Source: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/big-data/3/steps/169923 Excerpt: What will you learn? We increasingly rely on networked computer systems and smart cards to support our everyday activities, and everything we do generates data – whether buying bread at the supermarket, taking a ride on public transport, or calling a friend for a chat. This data is opening up a new … Continue reading Courses – Big Data: Measuring and Predicting Human Behaviour, by The University of Warwick

Articles – Brutalist Architecture

"Channel 4's Aylesbury estate ident gets a revamp – starring the residents", Christopher Beanland In: The Guardian, 14 March 2014 Source: https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2014/mar/14/channel-4-aylesbury-estate-ident-revamped Accessed: 26.4.2016   The Aylesbury itself is one of London's largest estates and its long construction throughout the 1960s and 70s was overseen by architects Derek Winch and Hans Peter Trenton of Southwark council. Full … Continue reading Articles – Brutalist Architecture

Articles – Urban Planning

LISTED BUILDINGS Listing helps us acknowledge and understand our shared history.  It marks and celebrates a building's special architectural and historic interest, and also brings it under the consideration of the planning system so that some thought will be taken about its future. The older a building is, the more likely it is to be … Continue reading Articles – Urban Planning

Articles – Signs in the City

"Reading the Signs in the Streets with Marshall Berman", Michael Walzer In: Dissent, 12 April 2017 Excerpt: One of the best essays Marshall ever wrote illustrates this failure; it’s his reply to Perry Anderson’s savage review of All That Is Solid; its title: “Signs in the Street.” The piece, originally from New Left Review, is reprinted … Continue reading Articles – Signs in the City

Articles – Signs of the City

"Semiology and Urbanism", Roland Barthes In: Architecture Culture 1943-1968: A Documentary Anthology, ed. Joan Ockman. Publication: New York: Rizzoli, 1993, 413-418. Source: http://ftp.columbia.edu/itc/architecture/ockman/pdfs/dossier_4/barthes_2.pdf Accessed on: 05.04.2017. "Thematic Section: City of Signs/Signs of the City" In: Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, extraction from volume 1, 2009. Source: http://www.cultureunbound.ep.liu.se/v1/cu09v1_thematic_section_city_of_signs.pdf Accessed on: 05.04.2017. "Structural Analysis of the … Continue reading Articles – Signs of the City