Architecture (MArch)

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

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Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Welcome and Introduction to the course

AB 4.05, Abercrombie Building, Headington Campus.

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Library Introduction Session

Live online

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Brookes Talks

JHB 2.08, Chakrabarti Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

Introduction to Ethics

JHB 1.08, Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Introduction to Academic Integrity

JHB 1.08, Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus.

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Workshop Induction

Architecture Workshop, John Payne Building, Headington Campus.

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Marta Solsona studentsupport-Arch-BE@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Joel Chappell jchappell@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead  Scott Sworts ssworts@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Caroline Tindale ctindale@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian  Geoff Morgan g.morgan@brookes.ac.uk
     

 

Reading lists

Specialisation Choice  

Advanced Architectural Design

(AAD)0

The Ongoing Moment: Dyer, G.(2005),


In the Blink of an Eye: Murch,W (1992),


From A to B and back again. A. Warhol


The Whole Earth Catalogue - Access to
Tools


Metamorphosis


A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of
Our Ideas of the sublime and Beautiful:
Burke, E (1757)

Development & Emergency Practice


(DEP)

Clapham Andrew (2007), Human Rights: A Very Short Introduction, OUP 2007

 

Davis Ian (2015), Shelter After Disaster, IFRC 2015

 

http://www.ifrc.org/Global/Documents/Secretariat/201506/Shelter_After_Dis
aster_2nd_Edition.pdf

 

Frediani, A., De Carli, B., Ferrera, I.N., Shinkins, N., 2014. Change by
Design. New Spatial Imaginations for Los Pinos. Blurb.

 

Hamdi N (2014) The Spacemaker’s Guide to Big Change (Tools for
Community Planning), Earthscan, London

 

Sen Amartya (2001) Development as Freedom, Oxford University Press,
Oxford

 

Verdirame, Guglielmo and Harrell-Bond, Barbara (2005), Rights in exile:
Janus-faced humanitarianism (Oxford: Berghahn).

 

Wisner, B; Blaikie, P.; Davis, I.; and Cannon, T. (2004), At Risk: natural
hazards, peoples’ vulnerability and disasters, Second edition. Routledge

International Architecture
Regeneration & Design


(IARD)

Orbasli, A. and Vellinga, M. (eds) (2020) Architectural Regeneration,
Blackwell Wiley

 

Latham, D., (2000) Creative Reuse of Buildings. Vols. 1 and 2, Donhead

 

Stone, S. (2020) UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory,
Routledge

 

Orbasli, A., (2008) Architectural Conservation: Principles and Practice.
Oxford, Blackwell Publishing

 

Vellinga, M. & Asquith, L. (2006) Vernacular Architecture in the 21st
Century: Theory, Education and Practice. Taylor & Francis

Research Led Design     


(RLD)

Peña, William M., and Steven Parshall. Problem Seeking: An Architectural
Programming Primer. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012.

ISBN-13: 978-1118084144

 

Zeisel, John. Inquiry by Design: Environment, Behavior, Neuroscience in
Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, and Planning. New York, NY: Norton,
2009.

ISBN-13: 978-0393731842

 

Why Architects Matter: Evidencing and Communicating the Value of
Architects by Flora Samuel

 

The Aesthetics of Equity: Notes on Race, Space, Architecture, and Music by Craig L. Wilkins

Sustainable Architecture:Evaluation & Design


(SA:ED)

Zero Carbon Policy
http://www.zerocarbonhub.org/zero-carbon-policy/zero-carbon-policy

 

Passivhaus the route to zero carbon?
https://www.passivhaustrust.org.uk/guidance_detail.php?gId=40#.XH2Q
u_lzw2w

Urban Design

(UD)

Barton, H., Grant, M., & Guise, R., (2010) Shaping Neighbourhoods. 2nd
edition, Routledge.

 

Carmona M, and Tiesdell S (2006) The Urban Design Reader. Routledge

 

Gehl, J., (2006) New City Life. Danish Architectural Press, Copenhagen.

 

Core Modules

 

Management, Practice and Law

Ostime, N., Stanford, D., (2010) Architects Handbook of Practice Management. 8th Edition, RIBA Publishing

 

Forlati, S., Isopp, A., (2011) Wonderland Manual for Emerging Architects: How to establish and run an architecture practice in Europe. Springer Press

 

Defining Contemporary Professionalism: For Architects in Practice and Education by Jones, Alan; Hyde, Rob

Research Methods for Design

Key texts:

Bryman, Alan (2016) Social researchmethods (5th edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 

Niezabitowska, Elżbieta Danuta (2018) Research Methods and Techniques in Architecture, Abindgon, Oxon.: Routledge.

 

Zeisel, John. (2009) Inquiry by Design: Environment, Behavior, Neuroscience in Architecture, Interiors, Landscape, and Planning. New York, NY: Norton.

 

Also useful:

Groat, Linda and Wang, David (2002) Architectural Research Methods, New York: John Wiley & Sons.

 

Lucas, Ray (2016) Research Methods for Architecture, London: Laurence King Publishing.

 

Rose, Gillian (2016) Visual Methodologies (4th edition), London: SAGE.

 

Walliman, Nicholas (2011) Research Methods: the basics, Abingdon, Oxon.: Routledge.

Representation

Foget, T., (2012) The Construction of Drawings and Movies: Models for Architectural Design and Analysis. Routledge

 

Klanten, R., Bourquin, N., Ehmann, S.,(2008) Data Flow: Visualising Information in Graphic Design. Die Gestalten Verlag

Perez-gomez, A., (2010) Architectural Representation and the Perspective Hinge. MIT Press