Dr Christina Malathouni DipArch MSc PhD PGCert ARB IHBC FHEA

Lecturer in Architecture - Architectural Theories coordinator (MA), Dissertations supervisor (MArch), Architectural History coordinator (BA3) Architecture

Publications

Selected Publications

  1. Public Mental Health Facilities in Post-War Britain 1948-1973 (Book - 2023)
  2. Beyond the asylum and before the ‘care in the community’ model: exploring an overlooked early NHS mental health facility (Journal article - 2020)
  3. The Use of Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) in Preston Bus Station (Journal article - 2020)
  4. Preston Bus Station: architectural history, politics and democracy in a post-World War II designation saga (Journal article - 2018)
  5. Gradations of Consciousness and Claude Bragdon's 'Space-Conquest' (Chapter - 2016)
  6. Architecture is the pattern of human mind in space: Claude F. Bragdon and the spatial concept of architecture (Journal article - 2013)
  7. From Models to Drawings (Chapter - 2013)
  8. Claude Bragdon Reads Arthur Schopenhauer: 'architecture is in space alone' (Chapter - 2010)
  9. In Search of the Beauty of Conscious Life: Claude Bragdon's 'spatial' 'philosophy of architecture' and the 'fourth dimension' tradition (Thesis / Dissertation - 2010)
  10. “Higher” Being and “Higher” Drawing: Claude Bragdon’s “fourth dimension” and the use of computer technology in design (Conference Paper - 2005)

2023

Public Mental Health Facilities in Post-War Britain 1948-1973 (Book)

Malathouni, C. (2023). Public Mental Health Facilities in Post-War Britain 1948-1973. Routledge.

2020

Beyond the asylum and before the ‘care in the community’ model: exploring an overlooked early NHS mental health facility (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2020). Beyond the asylum and before the 'care in the community' model: exploring an overlooked early NHS mental health facility. HISTORY OF PSYCHIATRY, 31(4), 455-469. doi:10.1177/0957154X20945974

DOI: 10.1177/0957154X20945974

‘Design in Mind’ [Admission and Treatment Unit, Fair Mile Hospital] (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2020). ‘Design in Mind’ [Admission and Treatment Unit, Fair Mile Hospital]. C20: The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, (2), 46-47.

“Can flats be complete homes? What makes flats into healthy homes?” (Media)

Malathouni, C. (2020). “Can flats be complete homes? What makes flats into healthy homes?”. [Webinar]. Retrieved from https://www.thedeveloper.live/places/watch-the-talk-can-flats-be-complete-homes

The Use of Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) in Preston Bus Station (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (n.d.). The Use of Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP) in Preston Bus Station. DoCoMoMo Journal.

Post-war Admission Units for the NHS: inter-war mental healthcare in new clothes? (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2020, September 23). Post-war Admission Units for the NHS: inter-war mental healthcare in new clothes?. In Building Welfare States: New Approaches to Architecture, Community & Planning in Twentieth Century Britain. Warwick University [Online].

“Making the Case for Brutalism Now” (Media)

Malathouni, C. (2020). “Making the Case for Brutalism Now”. [ABCD [Architecture, Building, Contracting & Developing]]. Retrieved from http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1e2ee86c#/1e2ee86c/10

2019

Post-War Architectural Heritage for Contemporary Active Ageing (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2019, December 7). Post-War Architectural Heritage for Contemporary Active Ageing. In The European Conference on Aging & Gerontology 2019 (Egen2019). London, UK.

Modernist architectural heritage of psychiatry in post-war England: a speculative study of its potential for community remembrance and understanding of mental distress (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2019). Modernist architectural heritage of psychiatry in post-war England: a speculative study of its potential for community remembrance and understanding of mental distress. In The Material and Immaterial Heritage of Psychiatry. An Interdisciplinary Conference. Gothenburg University, Sweden.

2018

Historical Perspectives in Healthcare Architecture: mental healthcare facilities in post-WWII England (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2018). Historical Perspectives in Healthcare Architecture: mental healthcare facilities in post-WWII England. In Architecture, Design, Technology, and Palliative Care. University of Liverpool, UK.

Heritage prospects of mental healthcare facilities: a speculative study of a Chinese perspective (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2018). Heritage prospects of mental healthcare facilities: a speculative study of a Chinese perspective. In "Continuity and Celebration of Living Heritage of China" (2nd International Conference on Heritage of China). Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.

Mental healthcare facilities in post-WWII England: cross-border perspectives between architectural heritage and insiders’ experiences (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2018). Mental healthcare facilities in post-WWII England: cross-border perspectives between architectural heritage and insiders’ experiences. In "Heritage Across Borders", 4th Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS). Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.

Modern architecture at the service of mental healthcare in the post-war Welfare State (Poster)

Malathouni, C. (2018). Modern architecture at the service of mental healthcare in the post-war Welfare State. Poster session presented at the meeting of "Conformity, Dialogue and Deviance in Health and Medicine" (Society for the Social History of Medicine Conference). University of Liverpool, UK.

Preston Bus Station: architectural history, politics and democracy in a post-World War II designation saga (Journal article)

Malathouni, C., & Durkin, J. (2018). Preston Bus Station: architectural history, politics and democracy in a post-World War II designation saga. Fabrications: the journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, 28(2), 160-184. doi:10.1080/10331867.2018.1443568

DOI: 10.1080/10331867.2018.1443568

2017

Heritage criteria for post-war mental healthcare facilities and the potential of architectural heritage in the fight against stigmatisation (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2017). Heritage criteria for post-war mental healthcare facilities and the potential of architectural heritage in the fight against stigmatisation. In "Heritage Studies: Critical Approaches and New Directions" (AHRC Heritage Priority Area and ACHS UK Conference). British Academy, London, UK.

The launch of NHS and specialist design for post-war mental healthcare places (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2017). The launch of NHS and specialist design for post-war mental healthcare places. In 4th Annual British Environmental Psychology Society [BrEPS] Conference. UCL, London, UK.

2016

Claude Bragdon’s “Projective Ornament”: Mineral, Vegetable, Animal, Human (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2016). Claude Bragdon’s “Projective Ornament”: Mineral, Vegetable, Animal, Human. Architectural Theory Review, 20(3), 312-335. doi:10.1080/13264826.2016.1195419

DOI: 10.1080/13264826.2016.1195419

Gradations of Consciousness and Claude Bragdon's 'Space-Conquest' (Chapter)

Malathouni, C. (2016). Gradations of Consciousness and Claude Bragdon's 'Space-Conquest'. In J. S. Hendrix, & L. E. Holm (Eds.), Architecture and the Unconscious. Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

2015

A report on the 1st School of the Arts Learning & Teaching Symposium (December 2015): a new model for sharing good practice across departments and for encouraging an on-going interdisciplinary dialogue among colleagues (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2016, June 30). A report on the 1st School of the Arts Learning & Teaching Symposium (December 2015): a new model for sharing good practice across departments and for encouraging an on-going interdisciplinary dialogue among colleagues. In Annual Learning & Teaching Conference. University of Liverpool.

Disabling uniformity, enabling diversity: “reasonable adjustments” as a source of variation for learning and teaching methods for all (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2016, January 7). Disabling uniformity, enabling diversity: “reasonable adjustments” as a source of variation for learning and teaching methods for all. In Educational/Pedagogic Research Conference. University of Liverpool.

2014

Gradations of Consciousness and Claude Bragdon's 'Space-Conquest' (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2014). Gradations of Consciousness and Claude Bragdon's 'Space-Conquest'. In Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians (pp. .). Austin, Texas: Society of Architectural Historians.

2013

Preston Bus Station: Passionately Loved, Brutally at Risk (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2013). Preston Bus Station: Passionately Loved, Brutally at Risk. In K. Joshi, & R. Jigyasu (Eds.), Filling the Gaps: World Heritage and the 20th Century (pp. .). Chandigarh, India: Chitkara University.

Architecture is the pattern of human mind in space: Claude F. Bragdon and the spatial concept of architecture (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2013). Architecture is the pattern of human mind in space: Claude F. Bragdon and the spatial concept of architecture. The Journal of Architecture, 18(4), 553-569. doi:10.1080/13602365.2013.821666

DOI: 10.1080/13602365.2013.821666

Embodied/Disembodied Conjectures: Spatial Subjectivity and Architectural Aesthetics (Chapter)

Malathouni, C. (2013). Embodied/Disembodied Conjectures: Spatial Subjectivity and Architectural Aesthetics. In B. L. Rogers, & A. Sugiyama (Eds.), Space and Place 2 Conference Proceedings (pp. 15-25). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press.

From Models to Drawings (Chapter)

From Models to Drawings (n.d.). Routledge. doi:10.4324/9781315881386

DOI: 10.4324/9781315881386

2012

40 New Bond Street: an Italian grotto in London's Mayfair (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2012). 40 New Bond Street: an Italian grotto in London's Mayfair. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 46-47.

51 Campden Hill Road: what lack of interim protection can mean (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2012). 51 Campden Hill Road: what lack of interim protection can mean. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 37.

An Outstanding Comprehensive (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2012). An Outstanding Comprehensive. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 48.

Hemel Hempstead Mechanised Letter Office: 'It's like a bloody cathedral' (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2012). Hemel Hempstead Mechanised Letter Office: 'It's like a bloody cathedral'. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 46.

Preston Bus Station: a happy ending? (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2012). Preston Bus Station: a happy ending?. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 36-37.

2011

Back to Baroque: St Augustine's Church, Queen's Gate, Kensington (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2011). Back to Baroque: St Augustine's Church, Queen's Gate, Kensington. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 6-7.

Explorations: Neohellenic Architecture Archives, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece (Other)

Malathouni, C. (2011). Explorations: Neohellenic Architecture Archives, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece. (Iss. 2, pp. 12-21). [Internet (free access)]. European Architectural History Network (EAHN). Retrieved from http://www.eahn.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Newsletter_2011-2_lowres.pdf

Listing in context: Church of St Mary, West Twyford, Ealing NW10 (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2011). Listing in context: Church of St Mary, West Twyford, Ealing NW10. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 6-7.

News from abroad: Piraeus (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2011). News from abroad: Piraeus. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 21.

2010

German Idealism, New England Transcendentalism, and the early days of the modern discourse about “architectural space” (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2010). German Idealism, New England Transcendentalism, and the early days of the modern discourse about “architectural space”. In "Separateness and Kinship: Transatlantic Exchanges between New England and Britain 1600-1900" international conference. University of Plymouth, UK.

Church of the Ascension, Beaufort Road, Hanger Hill, London W5 (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2010). Church of the Ascension, Beaufort Road, Hanger Hill, London W5. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 7-8.

Claude Bragdon Reads Arthur Schopenhauer: 'architecture is in space alone' (Chapter)

Malathouni, C. (2010). Claude Bragdon Reads Arthur Schopenhauer: 'architecture is in space alone'. In E. V. Ellis, & A. G. Reithmayr (Eds.), Claude Bragdon and The Beautiful Necessity (pp. 3-8). Rochester, NY: Cary Graphic Arts Press, RIT.

In Search of the Beauty of Conscious Life: Claude Bragdon's 'spatial' 'philosophy of architecture' and the 'fourth dimension' tradition (Thesis / Dissertation)

Malathouni, C. (2010). In Search of the Beauty of Conscious Life: Claude Bragdon's 'spatial' 'philosophy of architecture' and the 'fourth dimension' tradition. (PhD Thesis, UCL, UK).

Sutton House: 'the Harrods of pawnbroking' (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2010). Sutton House: 'the Harrods of pawnbroking'. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 9.

Twentieth century 'Gothic': St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2010). Twentieth century 'Gothic': St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 8-9.

2009

22 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2009). 22 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 7.

Hereford Square: a controversial listing case (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2009). Hereford Square: a controversial listing case. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 6-7.

Preston Bus Station, Lancashire (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2009). Preston Bus Station, Lancashire. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 8.

The Spinney, 108 Westerfield Road, Ipswich, Suffolk (Journal article)

Malathouni, C. (2009). The Spinney, 108 Westerfield Road, Ipswich, Suffolk. The Magazine of the Twentieth Century Society, 8-9.

2008

Un-built Subjectivity: form, space, architecture and “higher” dimensions (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2008). Un-built Subjectivity: form, space, architecture and “higher” dimensions. In "Genealogies of the Un-Built". The Athens Byzantine and Christian Museum, Athens, Greece.

2007

Claude Bragdon’s [Un]folding Space (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2007). Claude Bragdon’s [Un]folding Space. In "Defining Space", International Conference. University College Dublin, Ireland.

Modern Architecture and the Fourth Dimension of Space: a brand new geometry for a brand new architecture? (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2007). Modern Architecture and the Fourth Dimension of Space: a brand new geometry for a brand new architecture?. In "Historicide and Reiteration: innovation in the sciences, humanities and the arts" Symposium. Maastricht University, The Netherlands.

2005

“Higher” Being and “Higher” Drawing: Claude Bragdon’s “fourth dimension” and the use of computer technology in design (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2005). “Higher” Being and “Higher” Drawing: Claude Bragdon’s “fourth dimension” and the use of computer technology in design. In "Models and Drawings: the invisible nature of architecture", 2nd annual Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA) conference. University of Nottingham, UK.

The Fourth Dimension of Space: a long journey from mathematics to architecture (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2005). The Fourth Dimension of Space: a long journey from mathematics to architecture. In 58th Annual Meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

2004

New Realities in Art and Life: Theo van Doesburg’s fourth dimension (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2004). New Realities in Art and Life: Theo van Doesburg’s fourth dimension. In "Geometrical and Perspective Themes in Architecture and Painting" symposium. Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, UCL, UK.

2003

Painting and Architecture: the question of space and its dimensions in the 1920s (Conference Paper)

Malathouni, C. (2003). Painting and Architecture: the question of space and its dimensions in the 1920s. In "The Modern Period Room: the construction of the exhibited interior 1870-1950" (5th Dorich House Annual Conference). Kingston University, UK May 2003.