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Mirko Guaralda

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Thinking musically about garden design for a more immersive experience

This paper introduces the idea of ‘composing’ the soundscape of a space through a musical process. With a focus on aural experience in gardens, the project is establishing what types, combinations and intensities of sounds offer interest and distraction and capture unconscious and conscious attention.
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Building types to address the missing middle: a review of typologies to increase density in Australian inner-city suburbs

The question of how to best design this medium-rise, medium-density, mixed-used development is the focus of this paper, which reviews building typologies sourced from established medium-density global cities so as to propose alternative development paradigms for Australian cities.
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A new perspective on the design of pedestrian bridges, inspired by Baudelaire’s Flaneur

This paper focuses on human interaction with and on bridges, and investigates how people use bridges and bridge elements by analysing visual data from social media. This set of data helps to understand different groups of individuals, their needs, values, and abilities to use bridge...
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Toward a playable digital placemaking framework

This research's main focus is on the playable experience and new play opportunities (digital play) to the public space, and how the pleasure senses react to the placemaking.