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Cinematic collage as architectural design research (2019)
Book Chapter
Carless, T., & Troiani, I. (2020). Cinematic collage as architectural design research. In H. Campbell, & I. Troiani (Eds.), Architecture FilmmakingBristol: Intellect

This chapter argues that cinematic representation can, and must, be understood as a method of developing a form of critical architectural enquiry and thinking in the same manner as text - a textual analysis and a communication means for practice-base... Read More about Cinematic collage as architectural design research.

A Critical Cinematic Survey of The Death and Life of UK Universities (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Carless, T., & Troiani, I. (2019, September). A Critical Cinematic Survey of The Death and Life of UK Universities. Paper presented at Slices of Everyday Life, Cambridge University Newnham College Department of Architecture

This presentation will screen and discuss extracts from a film which the authors are currently producing entitled The Death and Life of UK Universities. The film is a cinematic database survey being compiled of the changing space of all British unive... Read More about A Critical Cinematic Survey of The Death and Life of UK Universities.

Reading architecture: Re-drawing the line between consumption and learning (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Carless, T. (2018, February). Reading architecture: Re-drawing the line between consumption and learning. Paper presented at Process and Practice Across Design Disciplines PPADD 2018 AUS

This paper examines a pedagogic approach to architecture that re-instates the primacy of drawing as a site for examining the compliance of architecture with commodity form. It analyses a critical pedagogy that has emerged under the increasing commodi... Read More about Reading architecture: Re-drawing the line between consumption and learning.

‘in-between’ Architectural drawing as interdisciplinary spatial discourse (2015)
Journal Article
Carless, T., & Troiani, I. (2015). ‘in-between’ Architectural drawing as interdisciplinary spatial discourse. Journal of Architecture, 20(2), 268-292. https://doi.org/10.1080/13602365.2015.1027720

This essay discusses the role of non-normative architectural representational practices in architectural design-based research. From a reading of Michel Foucault’s concept of ‘discursive formations’, it sets out an interdisciplinary practice-based de... Read More about ‘in-between’ Architectural drawing as interdisciplinary spatial discourse.

Just painting. Performative painting as visual discourse
Book Chapter
Carless, T. (2018). Just painting. Performative painting as visual discourse. In S. Ewing, & I. Troiani (Eds.), Visual Methodologies in Architectural ResearchIntellect

This chapter considers the possibilities of using performative painting as a form of visual and spatial architectural research, where the act of painting is part of the research itself. The paintings are of specific sites and sights that are localise... Read More about Just painting. Performative painting as visual discourse.

Drawing
Book Chapter
Carless, T. (2019). Drawing. In M. Vellinga (Ed.), The Encyclopaedia of Vernacular Architecture of the WorldLondon: Bloomsbury. Manuscript submitted for publication

This is an encyclopaedia entry. It offers a contemporary review of the use and application of drawing as architectural research for vernacular and anthropological investigation and analysis.


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