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Prospect Refuge Theory

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The concept of refuge is embedded in our evolutionary mind-sets. Places of refuge are as important as places of prospect and often work together usually at an interface. The refuge concept provides opportunities for prospect viewing as well...

Landscape Urbanism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Introduction Landscape urbanism is an emergent discourse adopting landscape as a reference point to observe the city and urban life. It attempts to think beyond the binary manifestation of man-nature and architecture-landscape and employs...

Space, Spatiality

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Western philosophy and science since the Greeks developed the notion of space as something abstract, empty, measurable, and neutral. This was integral to the development of mathematics, physics, cartography, and much more. Alongside...

Jencks, Charles (1939–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Charles Jencks is an American architectural historian, theorist, and landscape designer, best known for his writing on postmodern architecture. He completed his PhD at University College London in 1970, under the supervision of Reyner...

Prospect Theory

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The combination of being able to see without being seen is the basis of the idea of prospect theory. It manifests itself in people’s preference for sides rather than centers, covered spaces within reason, and open spaces with views, all...

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Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor is Head of School of Architecture and the Built Environment at The University of Newcastle, Australia. Mark is an editorial board member for Architectural Design Research and Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture. He is co-author of Moments of Resistance (2002), editor of Surface Consciousness (2003), co-editor of Intimus: Interior Design Theory Reader (2006) and editor of Interior Design and Architecture: Critical and Primary Sources (Bloomsbury, 2013). Recent book chapters have appeared in The Handbook of Interior Design (Bloomsbury, 2013), Performance Fashion and the Modern Interior (Bloomsbury, 2011) and Diagrams of Architecture (2010). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...A key concept of Flow revolves around notions of the frame or framing and the way it has been used to select or parenthesize various elements in order to divide or separate thoughts, ideas, and territories. The artistic response often...

Urban Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Since its inception, the definition of urban design has varied as priorities have changed. In the 1950s, Clarence Stein, an architect and an urban planner, defined urban design as the art of relating structures of human settlements to one...

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Gini Lee

Gini Lee is a landscape architect and interior designer. She is the Elisabeth Murdoch Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Melbourne. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Flow : Interior, landscape and architecture in the era of liquid modernity

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...Mobility theory espouses a social and a spatial practice where the flow in its many forms appears as a constant and underpinning dynamic confirming the understanding that people, and the places they live in, are subject to constant change...

Landscape Architecture

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Landscape architecture primarily involves the judicious yet aesthetic designing of outdoor areas, which includes private gardens, public parks, sites for campuses or residential or commercial estates, and riverfronts or lakefronts....

Savannah Preference

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Also referred to as the “savanna hypothesis,” the Savannah Preference is a tendency for people to unconsciously prefer habitats with features characteristic of tropical African savanna landscapes (depth, openness, uniform grassy coverings...