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  • The doocots of Moray: a holistic approach to their evolutionary development. 

    Brown, Nicholas A. (Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-08)
    This study concerns a particular building type; the doocot. Consequently the work has an architectural bias. In stark contrast to large-scale, 'high culture', urban buildings erected for human occupation, the mere doocot ...
  • Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. 

    Miguel, Marta Alexandra Godinho (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015)
    How we plan and manage urban development has become an increasingly complex challenge due to unpredictable and rapid conditional changes in postmodern cities. This in turn calls for a paradigm shift in the way we understand ...
  • Improving building function: an analysis of design management processes and operational planning in the development of hospital food service systems. 

    Parks, Clare A. (The Robert Gordon University School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2000-06)
    The complexity of future societies will be reflected not only in the buildings that are created but also in the processes that evolve such buildings. Within the construction industry, and specifically in relation to ...
  • Natural landscape scenic preference: techniques for evaluation and simulation. 

    Wherrett, JoAnna Ruth (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1998-12)
    The aesthetic beauty of a landscape is a very subjective issue: every person has their own opinions and their own idea of what beauty is. However, all people have a common evolutionary history, and, according to the ...
  • The role of artists in the public realm: an investigation into artists' generative processes in context. 

    Silver, Susannah (The Robert Gordon University Gray's School of Art, 1999-06)
    A shift in practice towards a process-orientated and collaborative art practice within the strands of art practice in the public realm raises the question, ’what is the practical contribution artists make to society?’ ...
  • Stone cleaning: a value assessment. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 1999-03)
    LAING, R. A. and URQUHART, D. C. M., 1997. Stone cleaning and its effect on property market selling price. Journal of Property Research, 14, pp. 329-336.
     
    LAING, R. A. and URQUHART, D. C. M., 1999. Cleaning of stone buildings: the applicability of established value assessment methodologies. In: M. S. JONES and R. D. WAKEFIELD, eds. Aspects of stone weathering, decay and conservation: Proceedings of SWAPNET '97. London. Imperial College Press.
     
    Buildings are an important record of a country's history and cultural heritage, and make an important contribution to modern cultural identity. Any intervention which changes their appearance, or the manner in which they ...