Publications

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The project with leave a legacy of publications. Given the multi-disciplinary nature of the project and its diverse elements, several related publications are planned.

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The two publishers engaged in this programme are:

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ucil press logo1UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON PRESS

UCL Press is the first fully Open Access University Press in the UK. It uses modern technologies and 21st-century means of publishing/dissemination radically to change the prevailing models for the publication of research outputs. It makes its published outputs available to a global audience.
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LIBRI_LOGOLIBRI PUBLISHING

Libri’s titles in the main fall into the areas of: art and design, management, policy and professional development; popular culture; and music and performing arts. It specialises in titles aimed at the researcher/practitioner interface, specifically ‘communities of practice’ which can contribute to continuing professional development activities.

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THREE SPECIAL HOUSING SERIES

Together with these two publishers, AMPS and its own journal, Architecture_MPS are engaged in the following publications as part of the Housing – Critical Futures programme:

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AMPS UCL SIP–           Special Journal Issues

As the originator of this project the scholarly journal Architecture_MPS will publish a series of special issues dedicated to a range of sub-issues drawn from each conference. These themed publications will deal with issues that emerge from across the conference so as to complement other proposed publications resulting from this program. These Special issues will draw together the work of between three and six authors into a coherent thematic analysis.

.As the official publisher of the Architecture_MPS journal from October 2015, UCL Press will publish these Special Issue Publications. These issues will be open access and available on the UCL Press website. All abstracts will remain available through this platform. The first issue is scheduled for 2016.

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Housing the Future cover–          Housing the Future. Book Series 1.

This book series is focused on the design of housing for affordable, sustainable solutions. Three books are planned in the initial series and each is split into three sections: The documentation of the work of established design studios; essays on the practice of residential design and its teaching from researchers and academics; the documentation of  student projects from across the world. The aim of this series is to forefront the practical and innovative analyses and solutions from the realm of design and highlight the issue of housing for the next generation of architects and planners.

Developed in conjunction with Libri Publishing, the series Housing the Future is launched in December 2015 with the title: Housing The Future – Alternative Approaches for Tomorrow. ISBN 978-1-907471-69-3. The next book is the series is scheduled for June 2016. Submissions are via the associated conference series in the first instance.

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–          Housing – Critical Futures. Book Series 2.

The Housing – Critical Futures Book Series is a scholarly engagement with the issues of housing from leading academics internationally. These multi-authored edited books offer a series of theoretical explorations of the range of geographically specific issues that emerge from the related conference series. Based, in part, on selected materials stemming from each of this program’s international conferences they make up an innovative book series on the issue of providing affordable and sustainable housing in a global context.

This series will be published by UCL Press.

Current titles in development include: Housing:Art Engagement and Political Activism  |  Affordability – The Economics of Housing, Planning and Practice. Submissions of papers to these series is via the conference series.

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BOOK PUBLICATIONS

Since its inception AMPS has had an on-going publishing arrangement with Libri Publishing. Previous AMPS book Publications with Libri include:

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cover image.Housing The Future – Alternative Approaches for Tomorrow.

ISBN 978-1-907471-69-3 (December 2015)

Design for a Complex World – challenges in practice and education.

ISBN 978-1-907471-65-0. 

Deciphering Art, Architecture and Advertising: selling to the sophisticated consumer.

ISBN 978-1-907471-15-5.

 

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Staring in 2014 AMPS has also developed a publishing arrangement with Intellect Books. Upcoming AMPS book Publications with Intellect include:

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Imaging the city1.Digital Futures and the City of Today:  New Technologies and Physical Spaces.

ISBN: 978-1-78320-560-8 (April 2016)

Filming the City: Urban Documents, Design Practices & Social Criticism Through the Lens.

ISBN: 978-1-78320-554-7 (April 2016)

Imaging the City: Art, Creative Practices and Media Speculations.

ISBN: PB: 978-1-78320-557-8 (April 2016)

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