• Anchored by Hüppauf and Umbach’s notion of Vernacular Modernism and focusing on architecture and urbanism during Franco’s dictatorship from 1939 to 1975, this thesis challenges the hegemonic and Northern-oriented narrative of urban modernity. It develops arguments about the reciprocal...

  • KLABS 5

    sustainable and resilient building design approaches, methods and tools

    Saja Kosanović (ed), Tillmann Klein (ed), Thaleia Konstantinou (ed), Ana Radivojević (ed), Linda Hildebrand (ed)
    1 September 2018

    The challenges to which contemporary building design needs to respond grow steadily. They originate from the influence of changing environmental conditions on buildings, as well as from the need to reduce the impact of buildings on the environment. The increasing complexity requires the...

  • KLABS 4

    energy resources and building performance

    Thaleia Konstantinou (ed), Nataša Ćuković Ignjatović (ed), Martina Zbašnik-Senegačnik (ed)
    15 August 2018

    The use of energy in buildings is a complex problem, but it can be reduced and alleviated by making appropriate decisions. Therefore, architects face a major and responsible task of designing the built environment in such a way that its energy dependence will be reduced to a minimum, while at...

  • KLABS 3

    integrated urban planning directions, resources and territories

    Enrico Anguillari (ed), Branka Dimitrijević (ed)
    1 August 2018

    The purpose of the book on integrated urban planning (IUP) is to present ongoing research from the universities involved in the project Creating the Network of Knowledge Labs for Sustainable and Resilient Environments (KLABS).

    Although sustainability and resilience have been largely...

  • KLABS 2

    realms of urban design mapping sustainability

    Nevena Novaković (ed), Janez P Grom (ed), Alenka Fikfak (ed)
    15 July 2018

    The traditional thematic realms of urban design, such as liveability, social interaction, and quality of urban life, considered to be closely related to urban form and specifically to public space, have long since been recognised as important, and have given the discipline a certain identity....

  • Nishiyama Uzo-, educated as an architect between 1930 and 1933, was a key figure in Japanese urban planning. He was a prolific writer who influenced a whole generation of Japanese urban planners and his interpretations of foreign planning and local practice still influence Japanese planning...

  • KLABS 1

    sustainability and resilience socio-spatial perspective

    Alenka Fikfak (ed), Saja Kosanović (ed), Miha Konjar (ed), Enrico Anguillari (ed)
    1 July 2018

    Sustainability and resilience have become indispensable parts of the contemporary debate over the built environment. Although recognised as imperatives, the complexity and the variety of interpretations of sustainability and resilience have raised the necessity to again rethink their notion in...

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