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Rachel Sara

Associate Professor in Low Energy Design in Architecture


Design leap! Developing a divergent tool through film for use within the architectural design process (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Hynam, M., Sara, R., Mosley, J., & Gething, B. (2017, April). Design leap! Developing a divergent tool through film for use within the architectural design process. Paper presented at CA²RE (CONFERENCE FOR ARTISTIC AND ARCHITECTURAL (DOCTORAL) RESEARCH)

This paper and accompanying short films (www.designleap.org/478/) have been produced to inform the development of a wider design research based PhD. The aim of the PhD is to develop a divergent tool to help designers be more creative within the early... Read More about Design leap! Developing a divergent tool through film for use within the architectural design process.

Carnival: Performed transgressions (2012)
Book Chapter
Sara, R. (2012). Carnival: Performed transgressions. In L. Rice (Ed.), Architecture + Transgression, 60-67. Architecture Centre, Bristol

Within a book on architecture and transgression, this chapter explores the way in which urban acts of transgression such as zombie walks, urban beaches, street parties, illegal raves, street interventions (sofas, cushions on streets), pop-up cinemas,... Read More about Carnival: Performed transgressions.