Mike Christenson

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

2019

Theories and Practices of Architectural Representation

Christenson, M., Apr 1 2019, 1 edition ed. New York ; London: Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

building
painter
knowledge production
photography
new technology
2018

Energy Analysis of Public School Buildings Through Visualization

Christenson, M., Srivastava, M., Abdelhamid, N. & Dalton, B., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

On the Foregrounding of Photographic Biases in Architecture

Christenson, M., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2017

Critical Dimensions in Architectural Photography: Contributions to Architectural Knowledge

Christenson, M., 2017, In : Architecture_MPS. 11, 2, p. 1-19 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Photography
Decision making

Kinds of designing and their functions in analyzing

Christenson, M., Dec 1 2017, In : International Journal of Technology and Design Education. 27, 4, p. 611-626 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Studios
Architectural design
tactics
building
university teacher

Parasitical Analysis in the Built Environment: Scales of Complexity

Christenson, M., 2017, Proceedings, 2017 Conference of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium. p. 72-79

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photography in the Urban Renewal Toolkit: The Case of Pruitt-Igoe

Christenson, M., 2017, Proceedings, 2017 Conference of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC). p. 155-163

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

urban renewal
photography
housing project
field of view
programme
2016

Additive Manufacturing: A Convergence of Form and Material in the Digital Age

Christenson, M. & Srivastava, M., 2016, Communicating Speculative and Creative Thinking (Proceedings of the 2016 Design Communication Association Biennial Conference). p. 303-309 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Current Questions on Parasitical Analysis of Architectural Form

Christenson, M., 2016, Communicating Speculative and Creative Thinking (Proceedings of the 2016-2016 Design Communication Association Biennial Conference). p. 79-83 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Foreword

Christenson, M., 2016, Design Computing: An Overview of an Emergent Field. Johnson, B. (ed.). Routledge.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Le Corbusier’s Museum of Unlimited Extension: Spirals and Occlusion Maps

Christenson, M., 2016, Proceedings, 104th ACSA Annual Meeting.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

On the Construction of Digital Models and the (Non-)Significance of Gravity

Christenson, M., 2016, Communicating Speculative and Creative Thinking (Proceedings of the 2016-2016 Design Communication Association Biennial Conference). p. 185-189 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Passive House Design-Build: Generative Full-Scale Pedagogy

Christenson, M. & Srivastava, M., 2016, Proceedings, 2016 Passive and Low-Energy Architecture Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2 Citations (Scopus)

Research notes: The photographic construction of urban renewal in Fargo, North Dakota

Christenson, M., Sep 1 2016, In : Building and Landscapes. 23, 2, p. 116-128 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban renewal
Urban Renewal
2015

Architectural Science Review: Editorial

Christenson, M., Jul 3 2015, In : Architectural Science Review. 58, 3, p. 185-188 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Beginning Design Technology

Christenson, M., Dec 1 2015, 1 edition ed. New York: Routledge.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Texturing
Bibliographies
Glossaries
2014

Comprehensive parasites

Christenson, M., Jan 1 2014, Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2014. The Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), p. 771-780 10 p. (Rethinking Comprehensive Design: Speculative Counterculture - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia, CAADRIA 2014).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Studios
Dissection
Architectural design
Infiltration
Students

Design-Build as a Reversal of Professional Practice

Christenson, M., Srivastava, M. & Atwood, P., 2014, p. 628-636. 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Museums
museum
art
analysis
comparison

Making architecture ‘thinkable’: A drawing course in beginning design

Christenson, M., 2014, p. 31-36. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2013

A verbal communication game for architecture, engineering and construction students

Christenson, M., Ahmed, B. A. & Nassar, K., 2013, American Society for Engineering Education North Midwest Section Conference. p. 388-396 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Differentiation as a form of knowledge production in architecture

Christenson, M., Benke, B., Jarrett, C., Kim, K-H. & Senske, N., 2013, p. 207-213. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Expanding the learning experience: the integration of technology into architectural education

Christenson, M., Ahmed, B. A. & Crutchfield, D., 2013, p. 381-387. 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Scripting Parasites

Christenson, M., Armstrong, R. & Ferracina, S., 2013, Unconventional Computing: Design Methods for Adaptive Architecture.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Breaking the box: Beginning design technology

Christenson, M., 2012, p. 53-58. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Mixing algorithms in urban analysis and transformation

Christenson, M., 2012, Cities in Transformation: Research and Design. p. 578-581 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spherical Mapping of a Perforated-Wall Model

Christenson, M. & Foobalan, M., 2012, In : Architectoni.ca. 1, p. 14-22 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the architectural structure of photographic space

Christenson, M., Aug 3 2011, In : Architectural Science Review. 54, SPEC. ISSUE, p. 93-100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photography

Parametric variation revealing architectural untranslatability

Christenson, M., 2011, ACADIA Regional 2011: Parametricism: (SPC). p. 267-273 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Viewpoint: "From the unknown to the known": Transitions in the architectural vernacular

Christenson, M., Dec 1 2011, In : Building and Landscapes. 18, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Digitally cultivating the accident in urban analysis

Christenson, M., Hemingway, E. M. & Warren, A., 2010, Architecture in the age of digital reproduction: Proceedings of the 2008 West Central ACSA Conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture,.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Google Street View and the transition from the unknown to the known

Christenson, M. & Holliday, K., 2010, Chang[e]ing Identities: Design Culture Technology. p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Photography and the vicarious experience: Implications on urban safety?

Christenson, M., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

6 Citations (Scopus)
permeability
Visibility
visibility
building
matrix
2009

On the use of occlusion maps to examine additions to existing buildings

Christenson, M., Dec 1 2009, ACADIA 09: reForm(): Building a Better Tomorrow - Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture. p. 267-269 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing the relevance of parameterization to architectural epistemology

Christenson, M., Jun 1 2009, In : Architectural Science Review. 52, 2, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parameterization
Testing
Semantics
2008

Capabilities and limitations of Autodesk Revit in a construction technology course

Christenson, M., Oakley, D. J. & Smith, R. E., 2008, Proceedings of the 2006 Building Technology Educators’ Symposium. p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

On the relevance of parameterization to architectural epistemology

Christenson, M., Figen Gul, L., Gu, N., Ostwald, M. J. & Williams, A., 2008, Innovation, Inspiration, and Instruction: New Knowledge in the Architectural Sciences : Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Sciences Association. p. 1/7/2019

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Questioning the primacy of visual simulation in an epistemology of digital models

Christenson, M. & Muylle, M., 2008, Architecture 'in computro' - Integrating Methods and Techniques: 26th eCAADe Conference Proceedings. p. 889-895 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Structure, memory, and visibility

Christenson, M., Borden, G. P. & Meredith, M., 2008, Material Matters: Making Architecture: 2008 ACSA Fall Conference. p. 50-57 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2007

Ownership and media: The architectural case study as an articulation of theoretical stance

Christenson, M., Bove, C., Cruz, G. T. & Mounayar, M. A., 2007, DCA 20th Anniversary Conference: Flow, Filter, Function, Feeling, and Focus. p. 247-258 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Re-representation of urban imagery: Strategies for constructing knowledge

Christenson, M., Dec 1 2007, Expanding Bodies: Art, Cities, Environment - Proceedings of the ACADIA 2007 Conference. p. 212-219 8 p. (Expanding Bodies: Art, Cities, Environment - Proceedings of the ACADIA 2007 Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Navigation
Data storage equipment
Architectural design
Teaching
Positive ions

The good, bad, and ugly in architectural case studies

Christenson, M., 2007, Flux: Design education in a changing world: DEFSA International Design Education Conference 2007.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2005

A proposal for a cross-disciplinary design pedagogy: Generative full-scale investigations

Christenson, M. & Srivastava, M., 2005, p. 231-238. 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper