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Dr Torsten Schmiedeknecht DipArch MArch PhD Architect ARB

Deputy Head of School, Reader in Architecture Architecture

    Publications

    Selected Publications

    1. The Rationalist Reader - Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920-1940 / 1960-1990 (Book - 2013)
    2. Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, editing and reconstructing in post-war Europe (Book - 2018)
    3. Absent Architectures: Post-War Housing in British Children’s Picture Books (1960-present) (Journal article - 2019)
    4. Architecture as Process: OJEU Tender and Procurement without Design (Chapter - 2017)
    5. Conventions of a competition system (Journal article - 2013)

    2019

    Absent Architectures: Post-War Housing in British Children’s Picture Books (1960-present) (Journal article)

    Hayward, E., & Schmiedeknecht, T. (2019). Absent Architectures: Post-War Housing in British Children’s Picture Books (1960-present). The Journal of Architecture, 24(4), 487-511. doi:10.1080/13602365.2019.1641736

    DOI: 10.1080/13602365.2019.1641736

    2018

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Turner, J. (2016). Introduction. In The Prison Boundary (pp. 1-25). Palgrave Macmillan UK. doi:10.1057/978-1-137-53242-8_1

    DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-53242-8_1

    Postwar Editorial Conversations in Germany: Baumeister and Baukunst und Werkform (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2018). Postwar Editorial Conversations in Germany: Baumeister and Baukunst und Werkform. In Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, editing and reconstructing in postwar Europe. Routledge.

    Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, editing and reconstructing in post-war Europe (Book)

    Schmiedeknecht, T., & Peckham, A. (Eds.) (2018). Modernism and the Professional Architecture Journal: Reporting, editing and reconstructing in post-war Europe (1st ed.). Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

    2017

    Architecture as Process: OJEU Tender and Procurement without Design (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2017). Architecture as Process: OJEU Tender and Procurement without Design. In J. Silberberger, & I. Strebl (Eds.), Architecture Competition Project Design and the Building Process (pp. 151-169). Routledge. Retrieved from https://www.routledge.com/

    2013

    The Rationalist legacy: complement and contradiction (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T., & Peckham, A. (2013). The Rationalist legacy: complement and contradiction. In T. Schmiedeknecht, & A. Peckham (Eds.), The Rationalist Reader. London: Routledge.

    Conventions of a competition system (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2013). Conventions of a competition system. ARQ, 17(2), 177-187.

    The Rationalist Reader - Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920-1940 / 1960-1990 (Book)

    Schmiedeknecht, T., & Peckham, A. (Eds.) (2013). The Rationalist Reader - Architecture and Rationalism in Western Europe 1920-1940 / 1960-1990. London: Routledge.

    2012

    Curating the mainstream (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2012). Curating the mainstream. Nordic Journal of Architectural Research, 22(1), 13-30.

    2011

    Contents (Journal article)

    Contents (2011). Architectural Research Quarterly, 15(2), 89. doi:10.1017/s1359135511000479

    DOI: 10.1017/s1359135511000479

    Routine and Exceptional Competition Practice (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2011). Routine and Exceptional Competition Practice. In M. Roenn, R. Kazemian, & J. Andersson (Eds.), The Architectural Competition - Research Enquiries and Experiences (pp. 153-177). Stockholm: Axl Books.

    2010

    Always in Moderation (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2010). Always in Moderation. Block, 1(1), 46-47.

    2009

    Routine and exceptional competition practice in Germany as published in Wettbewerbe Aktuell (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2009). Routine and exceptional competition practice in Germany as published in Wettbewerbe Aktuell. Nordic Journal of Architectural Research, 21(2/3), 151-165.

    Translating a practice from drawing to building (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2009). Translating a practice from drawing to building. ARQ-ARCHITECTURAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY, 13(1), 6-8.

    2007

    Karle / Buxbaum: the ordinary in procurement and design (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2007). Karle / Buxbaum: the ordinary in procurement and design. Architectural Research Quarterly, 11(1), 16-35. doi:10.1017/s1359135507000474

    DOI: 10.1017/s1359135507000474

    Dialogues with OMU (OM Ungers) (Journal article)

    Peckham, A., & Schmiedeknecht, T. (2007). Dialogues with OMU (OM Ungers). Architectural Design, 77(5), 62-67.

    Introduction: On The Threshold Of Rationalism (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T., Peckham, A., & Rattray, C. (2007). Introduction: On The Threshold Of Rationalism. Architectural Design, 77(5), 6-9.

    Rationalist Practice: Max Dudler (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2007). Rationalist Practice: Max Dudler. Architectural Design, 77(5), 60-61.

    Rationalist Traces (Book)

    Peckham, A., Rattray, C., & Schmiedeknecht, T. (Eds.) (2007). Rationalist Traces (Vol. 77). Chichester: Wiley - Academy.

    Selected Swiss projects (Training Centre Classroom Building, Technical College, Baden by Burkard Meyer, UVEK Administration Centre, Ittigen, Bern by GWJ Architekten AG, La Maladiere Primary School, Neuchatel by Andrea Bassi, Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers, Kreuzlingen, Thurgau by Beat Consoni) (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2007). Selected Swiss projects (Training Centre Classroom Building, Technical College, Baden by Burkard Meyer, UVEK Administration Centre, Ittigen, Bern by GWJ Architekten AG, La Maladiere Primary School, Neuchatel by Andrea Bassi, Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers, Kreuzlingen, Thurgau by Beat Consoni). Architectural Design, 77(5), 36-43.

    2006

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Wilks-Heeg, S. (2006). Introduction. In Unknown Book (Vol. 10, pp. 183-184). Informa UK Limited. doi:10.1080/13604810600869742

    DOI: 10.1080/13604810600869742

    2005

    A-List Architects (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2005). A-List Architects. In P. Davies, & T. Schmiedeknecht (Eds.), An Architect's Guide to Fame (pp. 273-276). Oxford: Architectural Press / Elsevier.

    An Architect's Guide to Fame (Book)

    Davies, P., & Schmiedeknecht, T. (Eds.) (2005). An Architect's Guide to Fame. Oxford: Elsevier / Architectural Press.

    Germany - (Un)edited architecture; Wettbewerbe Aktuell (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2005). Germany - (Un)edited architecture; Wettbewerbe Aktuell. In P. Davies, & T. Schmiedeknecht (Eds.), An Architect's Guide to Fame (pp. 121-142). Oxford: Elsevier / Architectural Press.

    How to become an A-List Architect (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2005). How to become an A-List Architect. Unknown Journal, 8(1), p90.

    Introduction (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T., & Davies, P. (2005). Introduction. In T. Schmiedeknecht, & P. Davies (Eds.), An architect's Guide to Fame (pp. xxvii-xxxv). Oxford: Architectural Press.

    2004

    Book Review: Neufert/Karle+Buxbaum, Ernst-Neufert-Bau, Darmstadt (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2004). Book Review: Neufert/Karle+Buxbaum, Ernst-Neufert-Bau, Darmstadt. Unknown Journal, p126.

    2003

    Art and architecture - a reciprocal relationship? (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2003). Art and architecture - a reciprocal relationship?. Architectural Design, 73(163), 86-96.

    Lies, Camera, Action (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2003). Lies, Camera, Action. Unknown Journal, p60.

    2002

    Let there be (day)light (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2002). Let there be (day)light. In L'Arca Edizioni (Ed.), Tombazis and Associates Architects - less is beautiful (pp. 5-6). Milan: L'Arca Edizioni.

    2001

    Fame and Architecture (Book)

    Chance, J., & Schmiedeknecht, T. (Eds.) (2001). Fame and Architecture (Vol. 71). Chichester: Wiley - Academy.

    Germany (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Germany. In L. Sheridan (Ed.), The Control and Promotion of Housing Quality in Europe (pp. 55-77). Delft: Delft University Press.

    Grossbritannien (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Grossbritannien. In J. Schneider -Raumbureau (Ed.), Architekturwettbewerbe in den Staaten des europaeischen Wirtschaftsraumes (pp. 15-16). Bonn: Bundesamt fuer Bauwesen und Raumordnung.

    Heinrich Klotz and Postmodernism in Germany (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Heinrich Klotz and Postmodernism in Germany. Architectural Design, 71(154), 79-84.

    Lanaras Residence; Single-Family-House; Two-Family House (Chapter)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Lanaras Residence; Single-Family-House; Two-Family House. In Phaidon Press (Ed.), The House Book (pp. p204; p465; p501). London: Phaidon.

    Practice Profile: Karle / Buxbaum (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Practice Profile: Karle / Buxbaum. Architectural Design, 71(150), 101-108.

    Site Lines - Paul McGeiver's 'Landscape Oblique' (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2001). Site Lines - Paul McGeiver's 'Landscape Oblique'. Architectural Design, 71(1), 111.

    2000

    Zamp Kelp - Expanding Space (Book)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (2000). Zamp Kelp - Expanding Space. Chichester: Wiley-Academy.

    1999

    Edible Architecture (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (1999). Edible Architecture. Architectural Design, 69(3-4), v.

    Projected Space and Labyrinthine Clarity (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (1999). Projected Space and Labyrinthine Clarity. Architectural Design, 69(7-8), 98-100.

    1998

    Cityscapes (Journal article)

    Schmiedeknecht, T. (1998). Cityscapes. Architectural Design, 9-10, VIII-IX.