Urbanism in Evolution: New Urbanism and Beyond
Juliana ORourke

This essay outlines an evolutionary interpretation of urbanism, and suggests implications for New Urbanism. It argues that it is useful to understand urbanism in evolutionary terms, and suggests how an evolutionary perspective can articulate some of the challenges faced by New Urbanism. Here, we first interpret the organic and evolutionary nature of cities – outlining some arguments that are more fully elaborated in another work, Cities Design and Evolution – before directing attention and application towards New Urbanism, and beyond.... continue

15 Nov 2007RUDI Intelligence Education

Microclimatic effects of a large urban forest on the surrounding thermal environment in cities of the hot arid zone
Juliana ORourke

The cooling effect of vegetation is a well known phenomenon.  Trees do not only provide shade by intercepting solar radiation but also soak up groundwater, which cools the surrounding air through evapotranspiration from the leaves.  The purpose of this study is to give a detailed... continue

29 May 2006RUDI Intelligence Education

The use of virtual reality in urban design: enhancing the image of Al-Ain City, UAE
fdanthon

This study aims at exploring the rapid growth of the use of Virtual Reality techniques in the field of uban design with application to the Al-Ain City in Dubai, UAE. Currently, Virtual Reality and Virtual Environments are the most growing fields of information technology and have a great media... continue

29 May 2006RUDI Intelligence Education

Mathematical Theory of the Urban Web
carey baker

A paper which applies mathematical modelling to urban design at the level of patterns, nodes and interconnections. Published on RUDI on September 18, 1997. Introduction Architecture and urban design have so far resisted a scientific formulation in part because of their underlying complexity.... continue

28 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education
Urban Design and Urban Policy in Colombia.

Urban Design and Urban Policy in Colombia.
carey baker

An original paper which considers recent planning and urban design in Bogota, capital of Colombia. Available in English and... continue

22 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education

Ecology and the Fractal Mind in the New Architecture: a Conversation
carey baker

A conversation between two scientists which blends results fom mathematics, psychology and philosophy to reveal a profound link between the human mind and its environment. Published on RUDI on March 30, 2000. 1. Fractals NS For the past few years, I have been applying the analytic... continue

21 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education

Deconstruction in Urban Design
carey baker

A paper which proposes a means of using deconstruction as a theory to generate a new understanding of urban design. Published on RUDI in 1997. Introduction Deconstruction, in its broadest sense, challenges the certainty of rational logic, the basis of the western intellectual tradition since... continue

21 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education
Interstitial Layers

Interstitial Layers
carey baker

An account of a programme of urban analysis set up for... continue

21 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education
America

America
carey baker

A paper by a... continue

9 Nov 2005RUDI Intelligence Education
The Tony Garnier Urban Museum, Lyon, France

The Tony Garnier Urban Museum, Lyon, France
RUDI

Documents the UNESCO funded project on the work of early 20th century architect Tony Garnier whose Cité Industrielle anticipated... continue

25 Sep 2005RUDI Intelligence Education
Market Towns: Their People and Prospects

Market Towns: Their People and Prospects
RUDI

A paper presented to the Town and Country Planning Association's regional conference on 'The Future of Market Towns' in... continue

24 Sep 2005RUDI Intelligence Education

The process and significance of townscape change in the historic town centre of Potsdam, Germany 1871 - 1914
RUDI

This paper describes morphological changes occurring in the German baroque town centre between the wars of 1871 and 1914. Published on RUDI on September 3, 1998. Introduction A key to the understanding of historic townscapes is an appreciation of their genius loci. As the inhabitants of a... continue

24 Sep 2005RUDI Intelligence Education

Quantum Environments: Urban Design in the Post Cartesian Paradigm
rkiddle

From an MA dissertation presented to the Joint Centre for Urban Design, OBU, September 1998. Published on RUDI on February 18, 1999. Introduction Incomparable scientific and technological development has transformed our culture and our lifestyles in ways we fail to comprehend totally.... continue

18 Feb 1999RUDI Intelligence Education

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