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Resilient Communities: A Novel Workflow
This study presents a novel workflow to define how resilient communities can be analysed and improved through the optimisation of sustainable design principles through quantitative methods. Our model analyses successful ...
First as Farce, then as Tragedy: art, vaudeville and modern painting after the French Revolution
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2021-07-29)
What might art history look like if it was reconstructed using only primary sources? What structures, practices and discursive conventions might crop up, how would we reconcile them with existing art historical narratives ...
User-defined semantics for the design of IoT systems enabling smart interactive experiences
Automation in computing systems has always been considered a valuable solution to unburden the user. Internet of Things (IoT) technology best suits automation in different domains, such as home automation, retail, industry, ...
Design Implications of Model-Generated Urban Data
The staggering complexity of urban environment and long timescales in the causal mechanisms prevent designers to fully understand the implications of their design interventions. In order to investigate these causal mechanisms ...
Editorial : In Pursuit of Luxury
Reifying luxury, gold to golden: how the showroom became a digital showreel : From object (gold) to experience (golden): experiencing luxury by abstracting the object
This article focuses on the notion of space of luxury. It explores the passage of time; in how showrooms and flagship stores, embedded in the tradition of symbolism and paradigms of symbolic elements, intersect with ...
Opportunities for financing sustainable development using complementary local currencies
Financing building retrofit projects that contribute to climate change mitigation has always represented a significant barrier. With 28% of global emissions coming from existing buildings, it is of paramount importance to ...
Reducing Procrastination while Improving Performance: A Wiki-powered Experiment with Students
(ACM Press, 2019-08-22)
Students in higher education are traditionally requested to produce various pieces of written work during the courses they undertake. When students' work is submitted online as a whole, both the ethically questionable act ...
Investigation of the dependency of the drivers’ emotional experience on different road types and driving conditions
The growing sophistication of technologies and sociological advances are major causes for the dramatic change the automotive sector is currently undergoing. To address changes from a human-centered design perspective an ...
LOFAR first look at the giant radio galaxy 3C 236
We have examined the giant radio galaxy 3C~236 using LOFAR at 143 MHz down to an angular resolution of 7", in combination with observations at higher frequencies. We have used the low frequency data to derive spectral index ...