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Small Houses, Big Ideas, Caroline Jean Winn 2016 Wofford College

Small Houses, Big Ideas, Caroline Jean Winn

Student Scholarship

Architecture is the unavoidable art form.It permeates everyday life and wholly shapes lifestyle; it reflects culture and location as well as the economic power of a region. At its core, architecture is a testament to its surroundings, its design naturally requiring a series of decisions regarding space, form, and use – decisions born within a crucial and telling social context, decisions that quickly reveal the social climate of an era. Indisputably, architecture serves as a lens through which scholars can peer into a time past.

In the course of this thesis, I will examine how the designs of half a ...


Anyone Can Architect, Christine Wright 2016 Bowling Green State University

Anyone Can Architect, Christine Wright

Honors Projects

Because people often assume that one has to know architecture in order to study it, this interactive text makes it more approachable. Anyone Can Architect is an interactive sketch book introducing the basics of architecture to anyone from middle- and high-school students who are starting to explore different fields of study to those already studying and practicing architecture who might want to have fun with some of the basic principles. Not only does this text provide useful definitions of terms alongside some well-known examples, but it takes readers a step further by asking them to complete some specific tasks that ...


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.


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 ...


Touch My Axis - Vers Une Architecture Before, L'Espace Indicible After, Daniel J. Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Touch My Axis - Vers Une Architecture Before, L'Espace Indicible After, Daniel J. Naegele

Daniel J. Naegele

In 1946, shortly after the end of the Second World War and as the rebuilding of Europe began, in a special issue of a professional architectural journal dedicated to the synthesis of the arts, Le Corbusier, perhaps the world's most influential architect at the time, published a short, seemingly innocuous treatise titled "L'espace indicible." It opens with the author recognizing nature's "harmonious orchestration of space" as entirely phenomenal, as "the reflection of light." Ineffable space is, Le Corbusier writes, a "vibration" between the "action of the work (architecture, statue, or painting)" and the "reaction of the setting ...


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.


Space: Notes On The Thought Of Luce Irigaray, Andrea Wheeler 2016 Iowa State University

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

Andrea S. Wheeler

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 ...


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 Modern City Planning, Judith Urbano 2016 Universitat Internacional de Catalunya

The Cerdà Plan For The Expansion Of Barcelona: A Model For Modern 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 ...


Iron In The Soul, Noel Brady 2016 Dublin Institute of Technology

Iron In The Soul, Noel Brady

Articles

This paper re-examines the iconic use of cruciform columns in the famous Barcelona Pavilion and the other ‘German’ projects of the architect Mies Van der Rohe. It extrapolates for the material itself to construct a theory about the meaning behind their design and iconography linking it to Shinkel and a coded national identify.


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 ...


From Medieval To Modern: The Relationship Between Gothic And Modern Design In English Architecture, Dana McIntyre 2016 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

From Medieval To Modern: The Relationship Between Gothic And Modern Design In English Architecture, Dana Mcintyre

UCARE Research Products

The Gothic movement in England began in the mid 12th century, drawing inspiration from the Gothic movement happening in France during roughly the same time. Abbot Suger, a French abbot and historian, is often considered one of the first Gothic architects. His renovations to the Basilica of Saint Denis in Paris are said to be the first example of a truly Gothic-style building. In England, the Gothic movement is split into four periods: Norman Gothic, Early English Gothic, Decorated Gothic, and Perpendicular Gothic.

The Modern movement (20th century) brought with it many radical ideas about design. Modern structures were often ...


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?


Excursus On Contessa Priuli, With Postscript, Colin Rowe, Daniel Naegele 2016 Iowa State University

Excursus On Contessa Priuli, With Postscript, Colin Rowe, Daniel Naegele

Architecture Publications

I have dedicated this collection of essays to the memory of Contessa Lilian Priuli-Bon because I begin to understand that, unless I myself make notice of her, hers was a life and a sensibility – a remarkable historical intelligence – which likely will remain without record.


Henry H. Houston's Germantown Development Portfolio, 1860-1895: A Niche Suburb's History And Placement Within Suburban Historiography And Preservation Planning, Joshua Bevan 2016 University of Pennsylvania

Henry H. Houston's Germantown Development Portfolio, 1860-1895: A Niche Suburb's History And Placement Within Suburban Historiography And Preservation Planning, Joshua Bevan

Theses (Historic Preservation)

Over the course of 25 years, Pennsylvania Railroad Company executive and land developer, Henry H. Houston, amassed a real estate portfolio spanning 3,000-plus acres in northwestern Philadelphia. Houston’s holdings in Germantown, an emerging Philadelphia suburb during the mid-Nineteenth century, have been overshadowed in terms of scholarly research by Houston’s large-scale community development in neighboring Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Accordingly, this thesis aims to uncover a comprehensive development narrative for Houston’s Germantown development, connecting land holdings, associated dwellings, architectural character, and social history together in order to determine if Houston’s role in Germantown was simply a precursor ...


Research Reports Andean Past 12, David Chicoine, Beverly Clement, Kyle Stitch, Catherine M. Bencic, Alejandro Chu, Monica Barnes, Simon Urbina, Leonor Adan, Constanza Pellegrino, Estefania Vidal, Alina Álvarez Larrain 2016 Louisiana State University

Research Reports Andean Past 12, David Chicoine, Beverly Clement, Kyle Stitch, Catherine M. Bencic, Alejandro Chu, Monica Barnes, Simon Urbina, Leonor Adan, Constanza Pellegrino, Estefania Vidal, Alina Álvarez Larrain

Andean Past

No abstract provided.


The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović 2016 Iowa State University

The Relational Spiritual Geopolitics Of Constantinople, The Capital Of The Byzantine Empire, Jelena Bogdanović

Architecture Publications

Strategically located on a peninsula on the European side of the narrow Bosphorus strait that connects the Mediterranean and the Black Seas (by way also of the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles), Constantinople; the capital city of the medieval Roman Empire that we know as the Byzantine Empire (324-1453), was the largest and most thriving urban center in the Old World.1 The city was founded by the first Roman Emperor who embraced Christianity, Constantine I (d. 337), as the eponymous capital outside historically dominant urban centers and as the alternative to the city of Rome. This chapter outlines ...


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