Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2003.
|Contributions||Oxford Brookes University. School of Planning.|
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Design Studio, London, UK and Claudia Pasquero, Architectural Association and EcoLogic Design Studio, London, UK The book investigates the subject of urban ecology from the perspective of architectural design, engaging its definition at multiple levels, the biological, the informational and the social. • In contrast to architecture, which focuses on the design of individual buildings, urban design deals with the larger scale of groups of buildings, streets and public spaces, whole neighbourhoods and districts, and entire cities, with the goal of making urban areas functional, attractive, and sustainable. Urban Design is the art of creating and shaping cities and towns, giving form and character with the design of buildings, public spaces, transport systems, and amenities. Applied Urban Communication Research Grant. The Applied Urban Communication Research Grant is an annually endowed prize given to foster and promote significant inter-disciplinary communication research contributions that extend the boundaries of “applied research” by investigating real-life communication phenomena affecting urban communities.
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