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The Ethics of Open Types (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2019, November). The Ethics of Open Types. Paper presented at 16th Annual International Conference of the Architectural Humanities Research Association, Dundee, UK

A characteristic of the 21st century for some societies is the establishment of better healthcare systems, a reduction in infant mortality, and a growing number of adults living longer. However, these accomplishments can have a downside. For example,... Read More about The Ethics of Open Types.

Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2019, June). Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition. Paper presented at 4th Rencontres de l’EDAR - EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Architecture as a discipline and a profession continually deals with the making sense of reality and all its complexities. A fundamental tool used in this process is the use of physical models as a substitutional tool. For instance, they are not a me... Read More about Physical Models as a Teaching Tool in the Digital Condition.

The implications of a new paradigm of care on the built environment. The Humanitas© Deventer model: Innovative practice (2019)
Journal Article
Landi, D., & Smith, G. (2019). The implications of a new paradigm of care on the built environment. The Humanitas© Deventer model: Innovative practice. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301219845480

© The Author(s) 2019. As people live longer, rates of long-term conditions such as dementia are increasing and healthcare costs are exponentially increasing. Dementia services recognise there is a need for change; this paper provides an example of ho... Read More about The implications of a new paradigm of care on the built environment. The Humanitas© Deventer model: Innovative practice.

‘The open typology’: Towards socially sustainable architectural and care types (2019)
Journal Article
Landi, D., & Everett, G. (2019). ‘The open typology’: Towards socially sustainable architectural and care types. Architecture_MPS, 16(1), https://doi.org/10.1432....444.amps.2019v16i1.001

One aspect that characterises the twenty-first century is its accomplishments such as better health-care systems, improved economies, a reduction in infant mortality and a growing number of adults living longer. However, these accomplishments can hav... Read More about ‘The open typology’: Towards socially sustainable architectural and care types.

The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2018, November). The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City. Paper presented at 15th Architectural Humanities Research Association International Conference, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Since ancient times, the use of the analogy human body - buildings was central in architectural and urban design. On the one side, the Greeks used a “psychological understanding” of the body; on the other side, the Romans used their “geometrical un... Read More about The Hyper Reality Principles in the Age of the Post-Humanism: the Paradigm Post-Human Body -Hyper City.

Towards new architectural and urban typologies: Thinking, making and living as a post occupancy evaluation method (2018)
Journal Article
Penn, A., Carver, C., Landi, D., Uiterwaal, C., Van Der Gried, , Backman, K., …McStay, A. (2018). Towards new architectural and urban typologies: Thinking, making and living as a post occupancy evaluation method. Conscious Cities, 3(Conscious Cities Anthology 2018: Human-Centred Design, Science, and Technology), https://doi.org/10.33797/CCJ.03.01

Conscious Cities Anthology 2018: Human-Centred Design, Science, and Technology showcases individuals and groups that are contributing towards this new approach to creating a better built environment.

The Image of the Hyper City (2018)
Journal Article
Landi, D. (2019). The Image of the Hyper City. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, 32(3), 533-548. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11196-018-9583-8

© 2018, The Author(s). Since the nineteenth and twentieth century, information has been pivotal both in the cultural tradition and then in the economic tradition. While the Fordism economic model and its specialisation requirements originated a simpl... Read More about The Image of the Hyper City.

Why “Heterotopias”? (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. (2018, August). Why “Heterotopias”?. Paper presented at 14th International Federation on Ageing Global Conference on Ageing, Toronto, Canada

Living “Heterotopias”: The Gojikara Mura© Settings (2018)
Conference Proceeding
Landi, D. (2018). Living “Heterotopias”: The Gojikara Mura© Settings. In 5th International Conference on Architecture and Built Environment S.ARCH, (431-452)

People are living longer and being old is becoming the norm but the potential of acquiring a long-term condition such as dementia is increasing. The societal viewpoint has started to conceptualise the aging population phenomenon as an impending socia... Read More about Living “Heterotopias”: The Gojikara Mura© Settings.

“Open typology” as heterotopia: A comparative analysis between gojikara mura in nagakute (Japan) and humanitas in deventer (Netherlands) (2018)
Journal Article
Landi, D. (2018). “Open typology” as heterotopia: A comparative analysis between gojikara mura in nagakute (Japan) and humanitas in deventer (Netherlands). International Journal of Design in Society, 12(3), 41-71. https://doi.org/10.1884...5-1328/CGP/v12i03/41-71

© Common Ground Research Networks, Kin Wai Michael Siu, Oluwole Soyinka, All Rights Reserved. The twenty-first century norm is represented by people living longer. This new demographic structure creates a number of societal challenges. One such chall... Read More about “Open typology” as heterotopia: A comparative analysis between gojikara mura in nagakute (Japan) and humanitas in deventer (Netherlands).

The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness
Presentation / Conference
Landi, D. The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness

A number of studies highlights the importance of the relationship between people and spaces, and how environments can positively affect the wellbeing of people as they age in place (Kerr, Rosemberg and Frank, 2012). This study investigates the impact... Read More about The impact of aged people and dementia-friendly environments in users’ socio-economic inclusiveness.


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