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Structural moves in Norlands (2023)
Book Chapter
Carless, T. (2023). Structural moves in Norlands. In Possible Futures. (10). University of the Arctic’s Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design thematic network (ASAD), Yukon University, and University of Lapland: Insea Publications

This chapter is derived from an interdisciplinary panel group who were participants of an online symposium Relate North 10: Possible Futures hosted by Yukon University Canada January 27-28 2023. The participants included Magnus Mårtesson (MM), Hous... Read More about Structural moves in Norlands.

Bamboo construction inspired by vernacular techniques for reducing carbon footprint: A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) (2023)
Journal Article
Rincón, C. E., Montoya, J. A., & Archila, H. F. (2023). Bamboo construction inspired by vernacular techniques for reducing carbon footprint: A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). Sustainability, 15(24), Article 16893. https://doi.org/10.3390/su152416893

Whilst upcoming innovations on digital technology and renewable energy can have a significant impact on the reduction of operational carbon emissions in the construction industry, readily available fast-growing building materials like bamboo are alre... Read More about Bamboo construction inspired by vernacular techniques for reducing carbon footprint: A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).

Unsettling in Norrland (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Carless, T. (2023). Unsettling in Norrland. In 8TH SOPHIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Book of Abstracts

Short abstract from conference proceedings of the 8th Sophia International Conference Landscapes of care, photography, film, Modern Architecture and Landscape Heritage

Solar street art for a participatory energy transition (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Nicoletti, E. (2023, December). Solar street art for a participatory energy transition. Paper presented at Local Cultures – Global Spaces: Communities, People and Place, Virtual: New York, Hong Kong, Melbourne

The need to reduce global carbon emissions drives the renewable energy transition which can deeply transform cities. Façade retrofit plays an important role in improving the energy performance of the existing building stock. In renovation projects, t... Read More about Solar street art for a participatory energy transition.

Let’s play together (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Lovesmith, G., & Rasbash, Z. (2023, November). Let’s play together. Presented at Sustainability and health: the nexus of carbon-neutral architecture and well-being. The 56th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia

Throughout 2022-23 Watershed (cultural cinema & creative technology centre) have been working with an architect & socially-engaged artist on plans to adapt their building for the Climate Emergency. Watershed leads within its communities with a proud... Read More about Let’s play together.

Belonging in place/-making tools to creatively cultivate belonging in processes of public placemaking (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Lovesmith, G. (2023, November). Belonging in place/-making tools to creatively cultivate belonging in processes of public placemaking. Paper presented at Architecture 101: Questioning the Fundamentals, Newcastle

Beyond our most basic needs, Maslow, posited belonging (alongside love) as our most significant psychological need. Belonging noun “the feeling of being comfortable and happy in a particular situation or with a particular group of people, and bein... Read More about Belonging in place/-making tools to creatively cultivate belonging in processes of public placemaking.

Digital commons and architecture's self-image (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Banou, S. (2023, October). Digital commons and architecture's self-image. Presented at AHRA International Conference 2023: Situated Ecologies of Care, Portsmouth

The research frames an emerging visual culture of display and observation that relies on the staging of architecture and the city not ‘as’ but ‘for’ the image. This does not concern strictly the building as visual object (Jencks 2006; Brigden 2019),... Read More about Digital commons and architecture's self-image.

Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize exhibition 2023 (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Chamberlain, I. Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize exhibition 2023. [Works on paper]. Exhibited at Trinity Buoy Wharf, London, UK. 29 September 2023 - 15 October 2023. (Unpublished)

Known as the UK’s most prestigious annual open exhibition for drawing, the Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize received 3,000 submissions from 1,450 candidates located across the world for its 2023 edition. A total of 124 works by 111 drawing practit... Read More about Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize exhibition 2023.

Unsettling in Norrland (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Carless, T. (2023, September). Unsettling in Norrland. Paper presented at Landscapes of Care: Photography, Film, Modern Architecture and Landscape Heritage, Porto University School of Architecture

This presentation is of research using film, photography and projection to develop analysis of the changing space and architectures of Northern Sweden (Norrlands). This peripheral region is one of the most rapidly reconfiguring spaces in Europe, with... Read More about Unsettling in Norrland.

The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Banou, S., & Hynam, M. (2023, September). The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence. Paper presented at Architecture of Alterity: Body, Media, Space, Cardiff, Wales

At the beginning of the 2023-24 academic year, the architectural design community in the United Kingdom, is cautiously anticipating the Architect’s Registration Board, to provide the new guidelines and regulations for the delivery of architectural ed... Read More about The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence.

WIDE LOAD A House Moved (The Move: Teg to Degernäs, 10 Km) EXHIBITION 'CASA COLECTIVA' (COLLECTIVE HOUSE) (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Carless, T. (2023). WIDE LOAD A House Moved (The Move: Teg to Degernäs, 10 Km) EXHIBITION 'CASA COLECTIVA' (COLLECTIVE HOUSE). [Photography]. Exhibited at Lisbon and Algarve Portugal. 30 August 2023 - 25 November 2023. (Unpublished)

Photography exhibition, with the theme COLLECTIVE HOUSE, included in the programming of the Arroios Photography Festival (from August 30th to September 15th) and in the Algarve Photography Festival (from October 21st to November 25th) The image is... Read More about WIDE LOAD A House Moved (The Move: Teg to Degernäs, 10 Km) EXHIBITION 'CASA COLECTIVA' (COLLECTIVE HOUSE).

The question concerning types: A review (2023)
Book Chapter
Landi, D. (2023). The question concerning types: A review. In S. Richards, . R. Schmidt, C. Sanliturk, & F. Palaiologou (Eds.), Region (28-43). Taylor & Francis

A characteristic of the 21st century for architecture as a discipline and profession is dealing with contemporary challenges such as a failure of traditional economic models, an urban and architectural density, technological literacy, migration pheno... Read More about The question concerning types: A review.

SOL-ART Visions (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Nicoletti, E., & Upfest. (2023). SOL-ART Visions. [Exhibition]. Exhibited at Tobacco Factory, Bristol. 17 July 2023 - 31 July 2023. (Unpublished)

Building-Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) technology enables the replacement of conventional building envelope materials with photovoltaics (PVs) that generate electrical energy from sunlight. PVs can be integrated visibly or invisibly into roofs and f... Read More about SOL-ART Visions.

Next (re)generation architectural education: Disrupting design pedagogy through social lab processes (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Jones, M. (2023). Next (re)generation architectural education: Disrupting design pedagogy through social lab processes.

This paper reflects on collaborative live architectural design projects between Birmingham School of Architecture and Design (BSoAD) students and social lab, CoLab Dudley in Dudley, UK. CoLab Dudley is an experimental form of social and imagination i... Read More about Next (re)generation architectural education: Disrupting design pedagogy through social lab processes.

Borders (2023)
Journal Article
Devereux, M. (2023). Borders. UOU Scientific Journal, 05, 18-23. https://doi.org/10.14198/UOU.2023.5

An editorial for UoU Scientific Journal #05 on the theme of borders commentating on the breadth of the term (and associated terms) in architecture and urbanism, along with a reflective commentory on the articles in this edition of the journal, for w... Read More about Borders.

Wide Load A House Moved (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Carless, T. Wide Load A House Moved. [Book Paperback limited edition prints and posters]. Exhibited at Smedjan Studio Umeå University. 16 June 2023 - 18 June 2023. (Unpublished)

This is an exhibition of cut books, supported by large scale display posters of the archive of Wide Load. The book includes essays by Tonia Carless & Robin Serjeant, James Benedict Brown, Matthew Hynam. Design by Paula Roush. Limited edition publicat... Read More about Wide Load A House Moved.

Brixham Immersed (2023)
Exhibition / Performance
Reed, L. Brixham Immersed. [MetaQuest VR]. 14 June 2023. (Unpublished)

This immersive experience for MetaQuest presents a combination of still point cloud renders of public and hidden spaces captured with LiDAR cameras that are brought to life by 2nd Order Ambisonic (Core Octomic) and spot field recordings (conventional... Read More about Brixham Immersed.

How not to become an ‘axiom human’ – The paradox of energy efficiency and human behaviour (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Zhao, J. (2023, June). How not to become an ‘axiom human’ – The paradox of energy efficiency and human behaviour. Presented at Un/Building the Future: The Country and The City in the Anthropocene, University of Warwick

Buildings are the UK’s second-largest source of emissions. The household sector in particular, contributes to more than a quarter of the overall energy consumption and GHG emission, with space heating contributing to 63% of household energy consumpti... Read More about How not to become an ‘axiom human’ – The paradox of energy efficiency and human behaviour.

Passivhaus standard as a social housing model in the UK: Barriers and opportunities (2023)
Book Chapter
Zhao, J. (2023). Passivhaus standard as a social housing model in the UK: Barriers and opportunities. In W. Leal Filho, M. Alzira Pimenta Dinis, S. Moggi, E. Price, & A. Hope (Eds.), SDGs in the European Region. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-91261-1_87-1

The reliance on fossil fuels and the high amount of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions remain to be the most critical barriers for the European region to achieve its net-zero targets. Energy used in the household sector contributes to more than a quarte... Read More about Passivhaus standard as a social housing model in the UK: Barriers and opportunities.