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Niewiadomski, Jannik (author)
Embarking on a thesis exploring the transition of Brutalist university institutions in the Netherlands is a compelling endeavor driven by the intersection of architectural evolution, academic environments, and societal transformations. Brutalism, with its robust aesthetics and functionalist principles, has left an indelible mark on university...
student report 2024
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Bosman, Janek (author)
Being a highly earthquake-prone country, Nepal gets hit by a major earthquake roughly every 80-100 years. The recent major tremor in 2015 showed how the houses in the Kathmandu Valley were not ready: 9000 lives and half a million houses were lost. <br/>This thesis describes the changes in earthquake-resistant elements in the residential...
student report 2023
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Brandt, Thomas (author)
During the post-war period in the 1950s, brutalist architecture originated in Great-Britain as a reaction to previous architectural movements. It derived from an architectural style of building with exposed concrete called ‘béton brut’. It later became more popular when a new generation of modernist architects started using this exposed concrete...
student report 2023
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Footprint 32 looks into the many ways the digital turn has impacted the architecture of dwelling. The issue originates from a simple observation: After the digital turn, the house as a paradigm for the discipline seemed to have gone missing from architecture debates. Recent theorisations of the digital in architecture have almost exclusively...
contribution to periodical 2023
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van den Heuvel, D. (author), van Wijk, Martin (author)
The chapter contains a report of the ongoing research into queer voices and architecture at the Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, which holds the National Collection of Dutch Architecture and Urban Planning. After introducing the National Collection, the authors critically examine how its internal power dynamics and mechanisms privilege certain...
book chapter 2023
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Panigyrakis, Phoebus I. (author)
On December 5 1964, the Boston Architectural Center organized the first conference on the use and impact of the computer on architectural design and the architectural and engineering professions. Under the title “Architecture and the Computer” the conference centered around technical subjects of computer and design graphics as well as deeper...
abstract 2023
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van den Heuvel, D. (author)
This paper examines the case of Jaap Bakema (1914-81) as a precursor to participation and co-creation processes in city planning. Besides his architectural practice and prolific teaching, Dutch architect and Team 10 figurehead Bakema was deeply engaged in creating exhibitions to communicate his ideas to layman audiences. He played a role in de...
abstract 2023
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Proceedings of the tenth annual conference of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre, with 32 papers on developments in the field of architectural archives and institutions. Plus an introduction by Dirk van den Heuvel on the history of the Jaap Bakema Study Centre and future programme of the research collaborations between TU Delft and the Nieuwe Instituut.
book 2023
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de Beun, Martin (author)
Lebbeus Woods was an experimental architect best known for his visionary drawings. His entry into the field of experimental architecture was enabled by the conditions in which the field found itself in the 1970s. Through drawing, Woods explored ideas and hypotheses which were unbound from conventional limitations. The field of architecture has...
student report 2022
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Chen, Deying (author)
When looking into the delicate relationship between Aldo Rossi’s theoretical drawings and their implementations in reality, one would always find it fascinating that his projects that were expressive and vibrant on paper oftentimes were built and perceived in a completely different way. For all kinds of reasons, his projects were sometimes not...
student report 2022
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Westerbeek, Renzo (author)
This thesis will research Tel Aviv and more specifically its ‘White City Area’, which is Unesco World Heritage due to a great number of International Style buildings and urban heritage, which is unseen anywhere else in the world. The research uses the Zionist vision of Theodor Herzl, described in his book Altneuland as a framework, who wrote,...
student report 2022
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van den Heuvel, D. (author)
A critical discussion of the historical avant-garde, De Stijl and the work of Theo van Doesburg and its reception and re-interpretations through the years. For the occasion of an art installation at the Centraal Museum in Utrecht by the artist Antonis Pittas.
book chapter 2022
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Thomas, A.R. (author)
Today Richard Rogers + Partners’ Underwriting Room at Lloyd’s of London—known as “the Room”—is recognized as an icon of the High Tech movement, its modernity aestheticized through intersecting banks of escalators and a soaring twelve-story atrium. Yet on closer inspection, this interior represents a less satisfactory compromise. The product of...
journal article 2022
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van den Heuvel, D. (author)
A discussion of the interrelations between post-war Brutalism and Picturesque revival in the work of Alison and Peter Smithson, in response to the conference question of urban design urgencies of today, most notably the question of city repair.
conference paper 2022
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van den Heuvel, D. (author)
A discussion of the ground breaking teaching activities of the Dutch architect Jaap Bakema (1914-1981) at various institutions around the world.
book chapter 2022
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Thomas, A.R. (author), Novas, María (author)
Historically, the work of white Western male architects has dominated architectural history education. In recent decades a large body of scholarship has attempted to critically question this, highlighting and subverting mainstream disciplinary values, which are informed by gendered, racial, classist, and colonial biases. This chapter explores...
book chapter 2022
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Horan, Caley (author), Hudson, Peter James (author), Koehler, Maren (author), Ludewig, Jasper (author), Thomas, A.R. (author), Yates, Alexia (author)
This issue of ATR considers numerous instances in which economic historians and historians of capitalism have turned to architecture as evidence of the workings of economic and financial systems. This collective position paper stems from the attempt to engage more directly with these disciplines; an attempt that was first manifested in the...
journal article 2022
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Gorny, R.A. (author)
A Flat Theory presents a first step toward a yet-to-be-completed, larger project: a genealogy of apartments. While centering on the historical formation of apartments, it does not offer a straight-forward history of apartments or flats. Rather, as a contribution to a wider history of the present, it draws together the first synthetic study of...
doctoral thesis 2021
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De Castro, Oliver (author)
Market structures have taken many forms. To understand the organization and architecture of markets, the research will question to which extent markets require the architecture of market buildings by studying the markets of the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The street markets of Rotterdam have advanced at a steady pace and proved that...
student report 2021
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Lee, Rachel (author), Iyer Siddiqi, Anooradha (author)
In this collection, we examine people, places, and things as diffracted through migration. Migration is an event and a concept. Diffraction is what happens in the moment when energy meets an obstacle. The feminist histories collected here speak of that moment.
report 2021
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