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Windows On The World: The Aesthetics Of Difference In Neoliberal New York, Nicholas Gamso 2016 Graduate Center, City University of New York

Windows On The World: The Aesthetics Of Difference In Neoliberal New York, Nicholas Gamso

All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects (2014-Present)

This dissertation seeks to refine critical methods for interpreting global cities and their cultures, charting an aesthetic history of neoliberal New York — from the 1929 regional plan to the present. Surveying a range of literature, art criticism, and planning discourse, I argue that the global has served as the dominant motif of spatial production and political power during this watershed era. I trace this argument through analyses of midcentury planning’s global spatial imaginings, gentrification and imperial metaphor, transnational encounter in World literature, and the city’s contemporary waste and recourse imaginaries. While I follow the Marxist account of the ...


Reviews: The Architecture Of Happiness By Alain De Botton (New York: Pantheon, 2006) And From A Cause To A Style, By Nathan Glazer (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007), Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Reviews: The Architecture Of Happiness By Alain De Botton (New York: Pantheon, 2006) And From A Cause To A Style, By Nathan Glazer (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007), Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

One might reasonably expect that Nathan Glazer, in his From a Cause to a Style: Modernist Architecture’s Encounter with the American City, and Alain de Botton, in The Architecture of Happiness, would take many similar positions. Like Jane Jacobs and Robert Venturi in the 1960s, and like many architectural theorists since, both Glazer and De Botton take issue with Modern architecture. However, both books are something other than theory, and neither author is a designer. And unlike Venturi or Aldo Rossi, Colin Rowe or Charles Moore, neither proposes architectural solutions to his concerns.


Betimlenemeyen Nasıl Fotoğraflanır / How To Photograph The Ineffable, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Betimlenemeyen Nasıl Fotoğraflanır / How To Photograph The Ineffable, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Mimarisinin fotoğraflariyla, Le Corbusier perspektif mekanın otoritesini sorgulayabiliyor. Fotoğraf makinesi perspektif ile görür. Fotoğraf makinesi asla yalan söylemez? Peki ya doğruyu yansıtan bir imge perspektiften yoksun ise? Bir fotoğraf bir mekan hakkında baska türlü tahayyül edilemeyecek bir doğruyu söyleyebilir mi?

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With photographs of his architecture, Le Corbusier could call into question the authority of perspectival space. The camera sees in perspective. The camera never lies. But what if the truth-telling image were a-perspectival? Can a photograph tell a truth about a space that cannot otherwise be known?


Pitstop Confessional, Cayce Davis 2016 University of Tennessee - Knoxville

Pitstop Confessional, Cayce Davis

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

This conceptual project considers the region of the South to be a vibrant historical artifact with a valuable future tense. The Pitstop Confessional positions the cultural lineage of the saloon and roadside diner typologies within their contemporary highway context and critiques the morphology of the Southern dining experience from the one-room house to the asphalt edgescapes of suburbia. Waffle House is designed as a truer version of itself – a roadside sanctuary. An assertion is made through spatial gestures, allusions to religious rituals, and the written word that the Waffle House dining experience – however detached from the presuppositions society has about ...


Architecture In The Humanities: A Biography Of Architect James Hoban, Eileen Gray, Scott Tallon Walker Architects, Mariah J. Tobin 2016 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Architecture In The Humanities: A Biography Of Architect James Hoban, Eileen Gray, Scott Tallon Walker Architects, Mariah J. Tobin

UCARE Research Products

Architecture In The Humanities is an online database through University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s website. It strives to connect architecture to works of literature, film, theatre and art either through a historical or fictional event that is portrayed as having taken place in or around the architecture. Every year a UCARE student picks an area of interest to research. This year I have chosen to focus on modern architecture specifically designed by Irish architects or Irish architecture firms.


Review: Saving Place: 50 Years Of New York City Landmarks, Jeffrey A. Kroessler 2016 John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Review: Saving Place: 50 Years Of New York City Landmarks, Jeffrey A. Kroessler

Publications and Research

This piece is a review of "Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City Landmarks" at the Museum of the City of New York from April 2015 to January 2016. It discusses the presentation of the history of preservation in New York City and how the landmarks law has been implemented and challenged over its first half century.

Article of record is at http://jsah.ucpress.edu/content/75/1/119.abstract


The Cerdà Plan For The Expansion Of Barcelona: A Model For Model City Planning, Judith Urbano 2016 Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

The Cerdà Plan For The Expansion Of Barcelona: A Model For Model City Planning, Judith Urbano

Focus

Modern city planning started with the Industrial Revolution and the scientific advances of the 􀀔􀀜19th Century. At the time, Catalan engineer Idelfons Cerdà coined the word "urbanism” as a new and necessary science to deal with cities, having three major preoccupations:􀀝 hygiene, traffic, and equality. In this article, Judith Urbano discusses Cerda's plan for the expansion of Barcelona and why it is considered an icon of modern planning􀀑


James Joyce's Model Dublin, Barry Sheehan 2016 Dublin Institute of Technology

James Joyce's Model Dublin, Barry Sheehan

Academic Articles

“You are walking through it howsomever. I am, a stride at a time. A very short space of time through very short times of space.” (Joyce,1986, p.31).

James Joyce wrote about Dublin from a position of exile. He created a model Dublin, one in which he mixed people and places, events and activities, real and imagined and combined them into a city that suited his own ends.

This imagined city has been examined remotely in a multiplicity of ways, and by people in a way that the real city has not. One can ask whether it is Dublin ...


Lithuania: Vilnius's Choral Synagogue, Samuel Gruber 2016 Syracuse University

Lithuania: Vilnius's Choral Synagogue, Samuel Gruber

Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Brief illustrated account of history, architecture and historic preservation of the Choral Synagogue in Vilnius, Lithuania.


Arts 344, Padma Kaimal 2016 Colgate University

Arts 344, Padma Kaimal

Faculty Syllabi

From rock-cut halls carved into cliffs to elaborately ornamented constructions with multiple interior spaces, the buildings that have housed worship of the Goddess, Shiva, Vishnu, and other deities of the Hindu pantheon honor the ideals of the divine palace and of the silent cave embedded in a mountain. This course will explore what characteristics the wide range of Hindu temples share, how they vary from one region to another, and how they changed from the 3rd century BCE to 12th century CE. What do they share with structures for Buddhist, Jaina, and Muslim worship? How did ritual shape buildings and ...


Betimlenemeyen Nasıl Fotoğraflanır / How To Photograph The Ineffable, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Betimlenemeyen Nasıl Fotoğraflanır / How To Photograph The Ineffable, Daniel Naegele

Architecture Publications

Mimarisinin fotoğraflariyla, Le Corbusier perspektif mekanın otoritesini sorgulayabiliyor. Fotoğraf makinesi perspektif ile görür. Fotoğraf makinesi asla yalan söylemez? Peki ya doğruyu yansıtan bir imge perspektiften yoksun ise? Bir fotoğraf bir mekan hakkında baska türlü tahayyül edilemeyecek bir doğruyu söyleyebilir mi?

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With photographs of his architecture, Le Corbusier could call into question the authority of perspectival space. The camera sees in perspective. The camera never lies. But what if the truth-telling image were a-perspectival? Can a photograph tell a truth about a space that cannot otherwise be known?


Synagogues Of The South: A Groundbreaking Online Exhibit, Samuel Gruber 2015 Syracuse University

Synagogues Of The South: A Groundbreaking Online Exhibit, Samuel Gruber

Samuel D. Gruber Dr.

Announces the planning of an upcoming online exhibit by the College of Charleston.


The Gamification Of Conflation Of Practices Of Fable And Game, Lisa Chan 2015 Syracuse University

The Gamification Of Conflation Of Practices Of Fable And Game, Lisa Chan

Architecture Thesis Prep

This thesis contends that urban planning as a mass-multiplayer game will create counter narratives through the mechanisms of projection, amplification and reorganizations of and spatial systems.


Architecture On Parade: Rejuvenating Venice Biennale, Fan Fang 2015 Syracuse University

Architecture On Parade: Rejuvenating Venice Biennale, Fan Fang

Architecture Thesis Prep

This thesis is interested in speculating on new ways to exhibit architecture. As it is a culturally relevant event, the thesis will borrow strategies in other forms of popular cultural production to determine how to rejuvenate architecture exhibition. Parade and traveling circus are cultural rituals that have unique formats that give actual shape to culture. They present in a live and lively manner, and they travel among places to enlarge a wider audience.This thesis project seeks to learn from these cultural rituals such as the parade and the traveling circus to improve and expand current formats of exhibition and ...


Divided Cyprus, Nicola Kyverniti 2015 Syracuse University

Divided Cyprus, Nicola Kyverniti

Architecture Thesis Prep

Creating urban interventions in the city at different scales and sites strategically chosen to attract the city population would have the potential to expose the state of the urban fabric. Nodes designed to alter the perspective of the occupant. Exposure created through the language of architecture. Revealling dividing elements emphasizes the need for a true symbol of dialogue and freedom of discussion between the separated communities. At a global scale, conflict is not something that can truly be resolved or diminished. The notion of conflict occurs in certain locations at different periods, following the evolution of political, social, economic, and ...


Housing Projects And Cityscape In Vienna: Apartment Buildings As Fortresses From Metaphor To Reality, Michael J. Zeps S.J. 2015 Marquette University

Housing Projects And Cityscape In Vienna: Apartment Buildings As Fortresses From Metaphor To Reality, Michael J. Zeps S.J.

History Faculty Research and Publications

No abstract provided.


Into Instrument: A Case For The Musical Tectonic, Alex Lievens 2015 Syracuse University

Into Instrument: A Case For The Musical Tectonic, Alex Lievens

Architecture Thesis Prep

This thesis will observe and investigate the relationship between musical objects and architectonic construction. It will begin to test relationships between musical notational systems and architectural notational systems. Musical instruments can provide key insights into how architecture might possess the same qualities of interactivity, action and personal value that musical instruments inherently own.


Space: Notes On The Thought Of Luce Irigaray, Andrea Wheeler 2015 Iowa State University

Space: Notes On The Thought Of Luce Irigaray, Andrea Wheeler

Architecture Publications

In March 2015, a conference was held in New York entitled Feminism in Architecture 2015, and subtitled, ‘We need to change our expectations. We need new models of success. We need to change what and how we teach’. I made an application, and I suggested adding to the subtitle ‘And we need an evolution in love’ (it was not accepted). And yet, the concept of affect, but not apparently affection, is a current conversation in architecture. The question of atmosphere and affect, of space and mood, has been pondered in a number of conferences recently including: Atmospheres (University of Manchester ...


Μια Πράσινη Στέγη Για Μια Γυάλινη Κατοικία / A Green Roof For A Glass House, Daniel J. Naegele 2015 Iowa State University

Μια Πράσινη Στέγη Για Μια Γυάλινη Κατοικία / A Green Roof For A Glass House, Daniel J. Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Καμιά στρατηγική δεν είναι ίσως τόσο ταυτισμένη με τη σύγχρονη βιοκλιματική αρχιτεκτονική όσο εκείνη της πράσινης στέγης. Η πράσινη στέγη των ημερών μας εκπέμπει την αίσθηση της καλής υγείας και της αρμονίας, συμβολίζοντας τη συνετή μέριμνα για το περιβάλλον του πλανήτη μας. Ως μορφή σε πρώτο πλάνο παρά ως φόντο, είναι ένα επιπρόσθετο στοιχείο, το οποίο αξιοποιεί τις ενέργειες του κόσμου μας που επιδέχονται ποσοτικοποίησης, ώστε να μας διασφαλίσει τις ανέσεις της τεχνολογικής προόδου δίχως να γίνεται ενεργοβόρο ή να ρυπαίνει. Απόλυτα ενεργό και κατ’ εξοχήν ορατό, αποτελεί την αντίθεση στην παθητικότητα του τύπου ‘επιστροφή στη φύση’. Εύλογα όμως διερωτάται ...


Discover Joyce's Dublin By Reading And Running, Barry Sheehan 2015 Dublin Institute of Technology

Discover Joyce's Dublin By Reading And Running, Barry Sheehan

Academic Articles

James Joyce told his friend Frank Budgen. “‘I want’ said Joyce, as we were walking down the Universitätstrasse, ‘to give a picture of Dublin so complete that if the city one day suddenly disappeared from the earth it could be reconstructed out of my book.’” (Budgen, 1960, p.67, 68).

This research looks at the relevance of Dublin to Joyce’s writings and to the relevance of Joyce’s writings to Dublin. It is concerned with the virtual Dublin of Joyce’s writings, the physical manifestation of Dublin over time, and the relationships between them.

Numerous scholars read and analyse ...


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