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Children's acting senses in place-making: mapping and analysing children's reflective individual and collective sensepointscapes in a primary school playground renewal co-design project with architecture students. (2021)
Thesis
UGALDE GABELLANES, I. 2021. Children's acting senses in place-making: mapping and analysing children's reflective individual and collective sensepointscapes in a primary school playground renewal co-design project with architecture students. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.48526/rgu-wt-1447386

Children's preferences for place-responsive architecture and place-making are not easy to explain. Conversing effectively about these subjects is also a challenge, not just for children but also design professionals and the general public more broadl... Read More about Children's acting senses in place-making: mapping and analysing children's reflective individual and collective sensepointscapes in a primary school playground renewal co-design project with architecture students..

Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. (2020)
Book
MAIR, N. and ZAMAN, Q.M. 2020. Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. Springer geography. Cham: Springer [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51449-5

This book is a companion to an earlier book ("Potsdamerplatz: the reshaping of Berlin") also by Quazi Mahtab Zaman. Political meaning in architecture has been a subject of interest to many critics and writers. The most notable of these include Charle... Read More about Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity..

Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CIMADOMO, G. (ed.) 2019. Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. Book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at borders global conference, 23-25 October 2019, Málaga, Spain. Málaga: Universidad de Málaga.

This is the book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at Borders global conference, held 23-25 October 2019 at the University of Málaga, Spain. Robert Gordon University was acknowledged as a co-organiser of this event.

Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis. (2019)
Book Chapter
ARNELL, P. and LYONS, C. [2019]. Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis. In Zaman, Q.M. and Hall, G. (eds.) Urbanism at borders: a discourse analysis. Basel: Springer Verlag [online], (forthcoming).

The migration crisis has posed fundamental questions for European institutions. Amongst these are whether EU human rights reality matches its rhetoric. The answer is a resounding no. The reaction of the EU to the crisis has entailed an abdication of... Read More about Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis..

Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
ZAMAN, Q.M., TROIANI, I., ALTENBERGER, I. and CERVERA, R. 2018. Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. Presented at the 7th World meeting of UNESCO chairs in communication international symposium: communication, city and public space, 8-10 May 2018, Lima, Peru.

Fear is an intrinsic human response to social insecurity and epitomises the perceived disparity in anticipation and engagement with the 'other'. Fear of other ethnic minority groups and their involvement or not in the city's social and labour markets... Read More about Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study..

Introduction: transdisciplinary urbanism and culture. (2017)
Book Chapter
ZAMAN, Q.M. and TROIANI, I. 2017. Introduction: transdisciplinary urbanism and culture. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_1

This book originates from the contemporary research approach and ideology centred on inter-disciplinarity to examine issues in urbanism and culture. The crux of that research lies at the heart of academic institutions, in particular the way in which... Read More about Introduction: transdisciplinary urbanism and culture..

Reflection 2 shifting research paradigms: urbanism and culture. (2017)
Book Chapter
LAING, R. 2017. Reflection 2 shifting research paradigms: urbanism and culture. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 17-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_3

The themes of this book are important and timely, and reflect the increasingly cross-discipline manner in which challenges faced in the built environment must be addressed. This has been reflected of course in the calls and projects supported by majo... Read More about Reflection 2 shifting research paradigms: urbanism and culture..

Reflection 1 the city: a shift in mindset? (2017)
Book Chapter
MCCLEAN, D. 2017. Reflection 1 the city: a shift in mindset? In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 13-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_2

Human migration to urban centres is at an unprecedented level, prompting searching questions about their design and enablement, politically, economically, technologically, or socially. Rapid urban development is laying challenge to existing paradigms... Read More about Reflection 1 the city: a shift in mindset?.

Pursuing resilience in architectural design through international experimental projects: exploring new boundaries in the design studio pedagogy. (2017)
Book Chapter
BASSANESE, S., RODEGHIERO, B. and ESPANYOL, A. 2017. Pursuing resilience in architectural design through international experimental projects: exploring new boundaries in the design studio pedagogy. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 23-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_4

In response to the current global crisis, there is a growing demand for responsible behaviour in designing and building that can accommodate user needs through the design process. This chapter describes an innovative approach to the design process ai... Read More about Pursuing resilience in architectural design through international experimental projects: exploring new boundaries in the design studio pedagogy..

Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland. (2016)
Thesis
FARSHIDI, A. 2016. Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Over the last few decades, the emergence of various social problems within the urban neighbourhoods of cities, especially in developed countries such as the UK, has called for further research into the relationship between the built environment and t... Read More about Impact of design on social interaction within urban residential developments in Scotland..

Explorations of an urban intervention management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. (2016)
Book Chapter
MIGUEL, M.A.G., LAING, R. and ZAMAN, Q.M. 2016. Explorations of an urban intervention management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. In Caldwell, G.A., Smith, C. and Clift, E. (eds.) Digital futures and the city of today: new technologies and physical spaces. Bristol: Intellect [online], chapter 11, pages 193-214. Available from: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/D/bo23353147.html

Concerns over how we plan and manage urban development have grown as a result of unpredictable and rapid conditional changes in postmodern cities. This chapter explores the shifting contexts of urban environments which change in an increasingly frequ... Read More about Explorations of an urban intervention management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change..

Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. (2015)
Thesis
MIGUEL, M.A.G. 2015. Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. Robert Gordon University, MPhil thesis.

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 and practice urban plannin... Read More about Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change..

Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. (2013)
Journal Article
ZAMAN, Q.M.M. and LAING, R. 2013. Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. Urban studies research [online], Article ID 783792. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/783792

This paper presents principles and praxis of sustainable approach to maintaining targeted residential regeneration by density yet achieving innovations in urban form in a contextual scenario of Dhaka City, the capital of Bangladesh. It is evident fro... Read More about Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka..

Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration. (2011)
Journal Article
ZAMAN, Q.M.M. 2011. Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration. Open house international, 36(2), pages 45-58.

At a time, when there are world-wide calls for sustainable building design and construction focusing on building adaptation and remodeling rather than demolition and replacement, a local system of remodeling and functional adaptation has been applied... Read More about Adaptive re-use and urban regeneration in Dhaka - a theoretical exploration..