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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community architecture

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

English housing movement involving participation in design of users of buildings. The term was probably coined by Charles Knevitt (1952– ), in an article in Building Design in 1975. Walter...

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Community Architect

Kristin E. Larsen.

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of Architecture. 360 pages.

This biography of Clarence Samuel Stein comprehensively examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the “Garden City” for a modern age. This...

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Communities Lost and Found

Eric Avila.

in The Folklore of the Freeway

May 2014; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 10427 words.

Chapter Three considers the role of historical memory in politics of fighting freeways. While some communities successfully blocked highway construction by insisting upon the historical...

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community architecture

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 134 words.

English housing movement involving participation in design of users of buildings. The term was probably coined by Charles Knevitt (

community architecture

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 111 words.

English housing-movement involving participation in design of users of buildings. The term was probably coined by Charles Knevitt (1952–2016...

Messy Urbanism and Space for Community Engagement in China

Daniel Benjamin Abramson.

in Messy Urbanism

September 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Theory of Architecture. 8369 words.

In China, political leaders, professional planners and designers, and the public at large typically view the modernization of cities as a matter of ordering them. Many outside observers,...

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Religion, Architecture, and Community in the Celebrated Suburb of Park Forest, Illinois

Gretchen Buggeln.

in The Suburban Church

December 2015; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Architecture. 11933 words.

Case study of the religious life of Park Forest, Illinois, a suburban boom town made famous by William Whyte’s, TheOrganization Man. Reads church buildings as an expression of both the...

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coenobite

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 14 words.

Member of a religious community as opposed to an anchorite living in solitude.

Team Zoo

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 66 words.

Japanese architectural cooperative, founded 1971 by Atelier Zo and others. Responding to regional features, works include the Village Community Centre,

Ottoman Empire

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 2977 words.

The breakdown of *Saljuq power meant that all over Anatolia leaders of small communities set about forming petty lordships

Erskine, Ralph (1914–2005)

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 251 words.

Drawing from notions of Swedish empiricism and British community planning, Erskine designed a great number of houses, housing units, schools,

mark

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 107 words.

1 Land held in common by, e.g., a village community.

2 Proper name of certain principalities, e.g., Mark of Brandenburg.

mark

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 110 words.

1. Land held in common by, e.g., a village community.

2. Proper name of certain principalities, e.g., Mark of Brandenburg....

Nasatyr, Max (1934–2003)

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 90 words.

of Russian descent, he was a significant figure in the *conservation and *community architecture movements, saving the Oxo Tower (1928—by ...

Rhamnous

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Site of Ancient Greek culture on the north-east coast of Attica. It was one of the rural demes (communities) of the city-state of Athens and flourished from about the 6th ...

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Regionalism

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

A contemporary architectural movement promoting use of local materials, respect for local natural, social, and cultural idiosyncrasies, and preservation of community ties. As a movement...

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Ralph Erskine

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

 (1914–2005) British architect, active in Sweden and Britain.

Drawing from notions of Swedish empiricism and British community planning, Erskine designed a great number of houses,...

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Team Zoo

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Japanese architectural cooperative, founded 1971 by Atelier Zo and others. Responding to regional features, works include the Village Community Centre, Nakijin (1975), the Town Hall, Nago...

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SAR

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

(Stichting Architecten Research).

Dutch foundation for architectural research and design that sought to give the inhabitants of urban housing a collective and individual say in its...

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Stein, Clarence Samuel

Kermit C. Parsons.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 1245 words.

Stein, Clarence Samuel (19 June 1882–07 February 1975), architect and community planner, was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Leo Stein, a casket manufacturer, and Rose Rosenblat. In...