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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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Une Entrevista Con Lucien Hervé, Daniel Naegele 2015 Iowa State University

Une Entrevista Con Lucien Hervé, Daniel Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

Figura fundamental de la arquitectura del siglo xx, Le Corbusier construyó menos de sesenta edificios y publicó más de cincuenta libros. Estos libros son tanto verbales como visuales y se apoyan fundamentalmente en textos ilustrativos compuestos en gran medida de fotografías. En el pasquín publicitario que anunciaba en 1922 la inminente publicación de Hacia una arquitectura, Le Corbusier se jactaba: “Este libro debe su elocuencia a los nuevos medios; sus magníficas ilustraciones presentan enfrentado un discurso paralelo de gran fuerza”. El libro se convirtió en el manifiesto arquitectónico más influyente de este siglo y el uso específico de la imagen ...


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

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


P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas 2015 Andrews University

P-04 Cavan Burren 2015 Project, Rhonda Root, Robin Johnson, Ariel Solis, Abelardo Rivas

Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship Programs

The Cavan Burren is a plantation forest within the Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark overlay along the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland border. The exposure of Cavan Burren’s "relict landscape" resulted from a 2012 partial clear fell. Our multidisciplinary team of researchers in architecture, technology, ecology, fine arts, and archaeology investigated domestic architecture reflected in three stone configurations: circular/semicircular sites, rectangular sites, and tomb structures. We also investigated human action on pedestal boulders (PBs), which had been modified by sculpting, splitting, and cutting away. Our first goal was to show human action on structures by using ...


Building In The Chester, Ridley, And Crum Watersheds – Outside And Inside, Walter Cressler 2015 West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Building In The Chester, Ridley, And Crum Watersheds – Outside And Inside, Walter Cressler

Walt Cressler

No abstract provided.


Evocación Y Reivindicación De Las Vanguardias Artísticas En La Arquitectura Moderna Con Ambición Social En Las Novelas Catálogo De Formas, De Nicolás Cabral, Y La Trabajadora, De Elvira Navarro, María-José Furió Sancho 2015 independiente - Univ. Pompeu Fabra Barcelona

Evocación Y Reivindicación De Las Vanguardias Artísticas En La Arquitectura Moderna Con Ambición Social En Las Novelas Catálogo De Formas, De Nicolás Cabral, Y La Trabajadora, De Elvira Navarro, María-José Furió Sancho

Dissidences

Dos novelas publicadas en 2014 parecen dialogar en torno al tema de la función social de la arquitectura y del papel del artista –el creador, el escritor— en el seno de la sociedad en la que vive. Son Catálogo de formas, del argentino afincado en México, Nicolás Cabral (1975), y La trabajadora, de la sevillana instalada en Madrid Elvira Navarro (1978). La primera, una biografía ficcionalizada del arquitecto y pintor mexicano Juan O’Gorman, plantea una reivindicación de las vanguardias artísticas mientras La trabajadora describe los efectos psicológicos de la precarización laboral en una joven escritora española de clase media ...


Making Marfa: Technical Encumbrances And Creative Resistance In Donald Judd’S Ten(?) Concrete Buildings, Rob Whitehead 2015 Iowa State University

Making Marfa: Technical Encumbrances And Creative Resistance In Donald Judd’S Ten(?) Concrete Buildings, Rob Whitehead

Rob Whitehead

On an elevated plinth of west Texas prairie grass land, in a visually isolated corner of the Chinati Foundation grounds, sit two unfinished examples of Donald Judd’s final experiment in uniting art, architecture and nature. These imaginative and enigmatic concrete building shells have the same spare material expression, rigid proportioning system and the unnerving structural thinness that one would expect from Judd’s three-dimensional work. These buildings are part of a larger geometrically ordered complex of ten buildings designed specifically to house twelve works of art, unsurprisingly, also created by Donald Judd.


Play It Again: The Rise, Fall And Revival Of The Iconic Paramount Theatre In Cedar Rapids, Rob Whitehead, Wayne Johnson 2015 Iowa State University

Play It Again: The Rise, Fall And Revival Of The Iconic Paramount Theatre In Cedar Rapids, Rob Whitehead, Wayne Johnson

Rob Whitehead

Less than a year after a beautiful new vaudeville theater opened in downtown Cedar Rapids, the Great Flood of 1929 saw the Cedar River crest to its highest recorded level at the time, bringing water a few feet away from the new venue’s lobby. The building’s famously decorated Hall of Mirrors and auditorium—with marezzo scagliola plaster finish, aluminum-leaf paints and glazes, crystal chandeliers, stained-glass light fixtures and a Wurlitzer organ— remained unharmed, preserving for future generations a majestic example of movie palace design found throughout the country in the 1920s andˇ30s.


Impediments To Integration: The Divergent Intentions And Convergent Expressions Of The Dymaxion House And Demountable Space Structural Designs, Rob Whitehead 2015 Iowa State University

Impediments To Integration: The Divergent Intentions And Convergent Expressions Of The Dymaxion House And Demountable Space Structural Designs, Rob Whitehead

Rob Whitehead

During an intense and consolidated period of time in the 1940s, the architecture and construction industry underwent a massive paradigm shift. Postwar projects needed to have an elevated concern for creating large quantities of affordable, quality spaces with an inherent level of efficiency and affordability in their designs. Synergistic relationships between modern industrial production and overall construction methodologies were formed, new innovative products and processes that could improve building performance and constructability were invented, and eventually a new focus for the design industry emerged.


On Architecture As A Spatial Art, Andrea SAUCHELLI 2015 Lingnan University, Hong Kong

On Architecture As A Spatial Art, Andrea Sauchelli

Prof. SAUCHELLI Andrea

I present and evaluate various criticisms against the view that architecture and architectural value are to be understood solely in terms of internal space. I conclude that the architectural value of a building should not be limited to its internal spatial effects because the value of other elements, such as (non-spatial) function, materials, ornamentation, and so on cannot all be reduced to spatial values


An Electronic Library For Teaching Architectural History, Chiu-Shui Chan, John Maves, Carolina Cruz-Neira 2015 Iowa State University

An Electronic Library For Teaching Architectural History, Chiu-Shui Chan, John Maves, Carolina Cruz-Neira

Chiu-Shui Chan

This research project developed an electronic library of significant buildings chosen to represent seven selected periods of Western architectural history: Egyptian (Mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut), Greek (Parthenon), Roman (Pantheon), Romanesque (Speyer Cathedral), Gothic (Notre Dame Cathedral), Renaissance (Tempietto), and Modern (Des Moines Art Center). All buildings were reconstructed in their original or intended forms based on plans, drawings, photographs, and historical texts. Two products were generated by this project: (1) materials to be displayed on the World Wide Web, including rendered still images for perception, movies for a visual guide, and Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) models for user ...


Can History And Arts In Humanities Be Displayed Virtually?, Chiu-Shui Chan, Ziyu Tong 2015 Iowa State University

Can History And Arts In Humanities Be Displayed Virtually?, Chiu-Shui Chan, Ziyu Tong

Chiu-Shui Chan

Can history be digitally recorded and artificially replayed? Can fine arts be created in a virtual reality display? It is maintained that objects can be represented digitally and perceived realistically. The level of reality depends upon the detail of reality reflected in the scene, the sharpness of the image, and the saturation of the color schemes displayed in the scene. This project simulates history through visualization for reflecting a culture of ceremony and the art of craftsmanship. A virtual reality model of the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, China is used for an example. Based on the observations, it is ...


What Forces That Shape And Retain The Beijing Courtyard Houses?, Chiu-Shui Chan, Ying Xiong 2015 Iowa State University

What Forces That Shape And Retain The Beijing Courtyard Houses?, Chiu-Shui Chan, Ying Xiong

Chiu-Shui Chan

The type of courtyard house, as found within the Inner City of Beijing, is a well-developed Chinese housing typology. All houses in this area share a homogeneous pattern and texture in form and spatial layout. Particularly, certain distinguishing features can be easily identified across houses. This paper explains: (1) the outstanding features found in almost all courtyard houses in the city of Beijing, as well as in other cities across China, (2) the reasons why these features were preserved for more than two thousand years, (3) the socio-cultural driving forces that have maintained these features historically, and (4) the challenges ...


Victor Horta's Illusion Of Space, Courtney Manning 2015 Southern Adventist Univeristy

Victor Horta's Illusion Of Space, Courtney Manning

Student Research

An exploration of Victor Horta's architectural illusion of space.


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