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History . Society . Urban Energy - PhD Colloquium 2010 in Architecture

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Followed by wine reception

A half-day event showcasing the Department’s current PhD research to a wider audience and providing an opportunity for the PhD students to obtain feedback. This year, 5 final-year students are presenting their findings and 2 first-year students are presenting their initial research ideas for comments. Topics include:


Heba Mostafa – From Cosmic Kingship to God’s Caliph: The Rise of the Power Idiom in Early Islamic Architecture

Henrik Schoenefeldt – The Crystal Palace – a Pioneering Experiment with Appropriating the Horticultural Glasshouse Prototype for Human Purposes


Matthew French – Thermal Comfort in Lower Socio-Economic Argentine Dwellings: a Comparative Mixed Methods Study

Alastair Donald – The Integrated Metropolis: Mixed Use, Specialisation and Interdependence in Metropolitan Areas

3. URBAN CLIMATE & ENERGY (4:30-5:50pm)

Daniel Godoy-Shimizu – Urban Energy Performance Modelling

Juan José Sarralde Tassara – Modelling the Integration of Energy Strategies into the Design of Urban Clusters

Kam Shing Leung – Climate-Responsive Morphology for High-Density Tropical Housing

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