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Title: The diagrams of workspace neighbourhood : hidden patterns and new relationships of innovation environments
Author: Aw, Chye Eng Arthur
ISNI:       0000 0004 5992 6967
Awarding Body: Open University
Current Institution: Open University
Date of Award: 2016
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The thesis aims to expand the contribution of architecture in developing innovation environments; it explores the issues confronting the subject through the lens of architectural urbanism, and proposes to instigate architecture as a strategic tool for the effective materialisation of the city of innovation. Although the thesis topic is mainly concerned with the scale of the urban quarter, It is nonetheless recognizes the convergence of key ideas and their interdependency across the three scales of innovation environments, namely the regional scale, the scale of the urban quarter, and the scale of the individual building. The thesis alms to open up the current debate on what diagrams and types mean to architecture as theory and as practice, so as to exploit the Inventiveness of architecture for the planning of a new generation of large-scale innovation environments.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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