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Lessons learnt from design, off-site construction and performance analysis of deep energy retrofit of residential buildings
The article introduces the process of deep energy retrofit carried out on a residential building in the UK, using a ‘TCosy’ approach in which the existing building is completely surrounded by a new thermal envelope. It ...
A series of eight sculptures made of laser-cut plywood and cor-ten steel exhibited and commissioned in England and Australia exploring and honing a visual/spatial language of emergence, relationship and becoming, an interplay ...
Human and data-driven design fictions: : Entering the near-future zone
Modelling Computational Fluid Dynamics with Swarm Behaviour
(International Building Performance Association (IBPSA), 2018-09-11)
The paper looks at replacing the current top-down approach to modelling, predominantly used in dynamic simulation tools, with a nature inspired bottom-up approach based on principles of swarming. Computational fluid dynamics ...
Non-human Intention and Meaning-Making: An Ecological Theory
Social robots have the potential to problematize many attributes that have previously been considered, in philosophical discourse, to be unique to human beings. Thus, if one construes the explicit programming of robots as ...
The poster session as fusing theory and practice in art and design education: : Exhibiting an occluded genre
While the academic poster has been used extensively in the sciences, its particular pertinence in art and design education remains unrecognized. Posters (outputs) and the poster sessions that accompany them (processes) ...
Modeclix. The additively manufactured adaptable textile
Creating flexible materials using additive manufacturing techniques continues to be both challenging and rewarding. Our research project, Modeclix addresses the challenges through combining both traditional construction ...
Your personal space is no longer physical – it’s a global network of data
In the digital world, any action we do generates data – whether browsing the internet, answering emails or messaging our friends. Translated into radio waves, this information can travel almost effortlessly through space ...
‘Put on your boots and Harrington!’: The ordinariness of 1970s UK punk dress
In 2013, the Metropolitan Museum hosted an exhibition of punk-inspired fashion entitled Punk: Chaos to Couture. The exhibition emphasized the ‘spectacular’ elements of the subculture, reflecting a narrative that dominates ...
Don’t be stupid : The role of social media policies in journalistic boundary-setting
Social media are now firmly embedded in professional newsrooms, and policies and guidance within these newsrooms have evolved to include social media activities. These policies articulate and expose the underlying assumptions ...