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The Arts, Design and Culture in Cities

This series seeks to publish studies from a diverse range of art, design and cultural studies practitioners, ideally interested in the relationship between their disciplines and any aspect of the built environment. Examples of themes that we would welcome include, but are not limited to: graffiti art, urban music scenes, digital arts and locative media, cultural institutions in the city, dance in urban contexts, cityscape photography, and metropolitan graphic signage. Non-built environment studies are also welcome.

Dr Graham Cairns is Honorary Senior Research Associate at University College London, UK, and Visiting Researcher at Columbia University, New York. He has worked in architectural studios in London and Hong Kong and ran a multi-media performing arts company, Hybrid Artworks, with a specialism in video installation and performance art. The author and editor of eight books, he has presented papers at interdisciplinary conferences around the world and has published on architecture, urban design, film, interior design and advertising.

Critical Practices in Architecture: The Unexamined

Critical Practices in Architecture