publication . Other literature type . 2018

The Urbanism of Material

LAURA MARY HARPER;
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  • Published: 14 Feb 2018
Abstract
This thesis investigates how the urban environment is constructed over time. The aim of this research is to understand the relationship between the decisions, logic and methods used at the scale of an individual site to the wider organisation and form of the urban environment. The thesis draws on the concept of bottom up systems to investigate ideas of collective organisation and characteristics in the urban environment. Using a series of architectural and urban case studies in Melbourne and Victoria, the research establishes a set of design techniques aimed at systematically influencing the way buildings are constructed and which have the potential for a wider ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Construction Materials, Architectural Design, Architectural History and Theory, History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture), Urban Design, Melbourne, Victoria, Gold, Bluestone, Brick, Colonisation, Property, Mining, Concrete, Design research, Infrastructure, Hole, Factory, Detail, Construction system, Cut Paw Paw, Stawell, 120103 Architectural History and Theory, 120502 History and Theory of the Built Environment (excl. Architecture), 90503 Construction Materials, 120101 Architectural Design, 120508 Urban Design
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publication . Other literature type . 2018

The Urbanism of Material

LAURA MARY HARPER;