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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 ...
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 ...
Editorial : In Pursuit of Luxury
Science fiction could save us from bad technology
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 ...
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 ...
Virtual workshops on the road : Co-designing with drivers, within context in real-time
(Springer Verlag, 2019-07-25)
An investigation was performed of the characteristics of real-time, virtually present, contextual inquiry between automobile drivers and automotive designers. 28 participants were remotely interviewed while they were in ...
Clothes as Pseudo-Events : Ballyhoo, Rapture Bombs and Reginald Perrin
Empty bundles of clothes have the power to signify a variety of events, including voluntary undressing and forcible denuding. In empty clothes, the human body is notable in its absence, and the use of discarded shoes and ...
The Road to Vertigo : The Suppression and Eventual Rise of Mature Comics and Their Readers
The legacy of Vertigo recalls the very idea of comics finally being allowed to mature; letting people swear, drink, openly take drugs for recreation, and bringing in some serious ambiguity as to what it means to be a good ...