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Based in Greenwich, UK, for the last fourteen years the projects undertaken by bptw partnership are models of socially and environmentally conscious design. Renowned for its work with a range of clients, including private developers, housing associations, local authorities and community groups, bptw's Celebrating Differences presents the work of the practice in all its diversity. Interspersed throughout Celebrating Differences are case studies of projects including award-winning public housing developments such as the Pepys Estate, commercial buildings and bptw's masterplanning of housing projects and mixed-use tenures. With a host of awards affirming their success, including Best Architectural Practice from Building Awards in 2005, this volume is a timely look at the beliefs and attitudes that make bptw one of the more innovative architectural practices working within the housing sector today.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 10.5" Height: 10.5" Weight: 3.1 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2008
Publisher Black Dog Publishing
ISBN 1906155429 ISBN13 9781906155421
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More About Nick Raynsford
Duncan McCorquodale was born in Birmingham, England in 1962. He grew up in England and then Canada, where he pursued his own studies in etching, sculpture and filmmaking. From 1985 to 1989 McCorquodale undertook undergraduate studies in Architecture and Art History at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. From 1989 to 1993 he pursued post-graduate studies in the History and Theory of Architecture at the Architectural Association (AA), London. While at the AA, in 1992, Duncan published his first magazine, ARCH-TEXT. On graduating from the AA in 1993 Duncan began teaching the History and Theory of Architecture to second and third year students at the Bartlett School of Architectcure, London. He also established Black Dog Publishing Limited (BDP) in the same year. He relinquished his teaching post at The Bartlett in 2000 to focus full-time on publishing, developing BDP's now extensive list of titles to include architecture, art, design, music, photography and printmaking.