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About this product
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication22/06/2016
- Series TitleDesign and the Built Environment
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintAshgate Publishing Limited
- Content Note58 black & white illustrations, 5 black & white tables
- Weight703 g
- Width174 mm
- Height246 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Edited byAlexander von Lunen,Dr Sam Griffiths
- Series Edited byProfessor Matthew Carmona
- Table Of ContentsContents: Foreword, Richard Rodger; Preface, Sam Griffiths and Alexander von Lunen. Part I Spatial Cultures in the Ancient and Medieval: Ancient Rome: mobility in Europe's first metropolis, Ray Laurence; The ancient city and Huizinga's Homo Ludens, Hanna Stoger; 'Spatial culture' of an institution: preliminary thoughts on the Roman military base, Anna Walas; Approaching a lived experience of ancient domestic space, Hannah Platts; Space for neighbourhood: social identity and the built environment in medieval York, Gareth Dean. Part II Spatial Cultures in the Long Nineteenth Century: Thirdspace?: historians and the spatial turn, with a case study of political graffiti in late eighteenth and early nineteenth-century England, Katrina Navickas; From lines on maps to symbolic order in the city? Translating processional routes as spatial practice in nineteenth-century Sheffield, Sam Griffiths; Weaving patterns in the suburban fabric: carnival procession routes, mapping place and experiencing space on London's changing periphery, 1890-1914, Dion Georgiou; Plasticine cities: on young people and historical urban morphology, Simon Sleight; What has the future of urban parks to do with their past?, Katy Layton-Jones. Part III Historical Cities, Contemporary Spatial Cultures: Between urban and digital spaces, Vinicus Netto; Artefact and rhythm: reflections on the introduction of location-based services in the city, Frederik Weissenborn; Mediated spatial cultures: place-making in London neighbourhoods with the aid of public interactive screens, Wallis Motta and Ava Fatah gen Schieck; Commuting with others: infrastructures and interactions in public transport space, Anna Plyushteva; Grindr Guys #7: difference, traces, and spatial practices, Regner Ramos. Part IV Perspectives and Methods for Spatial Cultures Research: So long, and thanks for the GIS: digital spatial history, Alexander von Lunen; Making space for each other: reflections on disciplinary incommensurability in auto-ethnographic research, David Jeevendradrampillai; Reassembling Durkheimian sociology of space, Lasse Suonpera Liebst; Movement in adaptive architecture, Holger Schnadelbach; Mobilities design - towards an experimental field of research and practice, Ole B. Jensen and Ditte Bendix Lanng. Index.
- Author BiographySam Griffiths is Lecturer in Spatial Cultures and a member of the Space Syntax Laboratory at the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture. His research interests include the spatial cultures of industrial cities, processional culture, high streets, the representation of spatial cultures in literary and historical writing, and interdisciplinary spatial-morphological theory and methods. He teaches a range of topics in spatial cultures on UCL's Arts and Sciences BASc and MSc 'Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities' programmes. He has published widely on a range of urban and suburban topics. Alexander von Lunen is Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities at the University of Huddersfield. He holds a degree in computer science and a doctorate in history, both from the Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Germany. From 2007 to 2012 he was technical lead for the Great Britain Historical GIS and its website 'A Vision of Britain through Time'. He is co-editor, with Charles Travis, of History and GIS: Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections (2013).
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