Adaptive Repurposing Of Smtih Elemtary, 2018 The University of Akron
Adaptive Repurposing Of Smtih Elemtary, Kelsey L. Fields
Honors Research Projects
For almost 100 years Smith Elementary School has been an institution of learning and a place of growth for children across the community of Kenmore, including myself. While its closing marks the end of an era it also presents a unique opportunity. Through adaptive reuse, Smith Elementary can have a second life and remain a cornerstone building in the community. The central goal of maintaining the beautiful original architectural details blends with the challenge of making this a functional space where a business can flourish, in the same rooms as hundreds of children have done before. This idea will set ...
Content Management Systems And 3d Models: Creation, Interaction And Display, 2017 Stephen F. Austin State University
Content Management Systems And 3d Models: Creation, Interaction And Display, Dillon Wackerman, Ashley Thompson
This presentation will explore methods of creating and displaying 3D images in relation to Content Management Systems and online collections. Examining the creation of 3D models through various platforms, we will discuss the interaction and feasibility for implementation of several common 3D formats. The online display of 3D models has been in use for several years, most notably in archaeological reconstruction projects and more recently in digital imaging within the field of medical science. For this presentation, a 3D model is a visual representation that can be manipulated with various tools, which enable it to be turned, rotated and magnified ...
Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), 2017 Western Kentucky University
Historic Houses - Warren County, Kentucky (Sc 3127), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives
MSS Finding Aids
Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3127. Pencil sketch of the Warren County, Kentucky, home of Nathaniel and Mary Lucas, executed by an English visitor in the winter of 1883.
The Brooklyn College Ditmas House Collection, 2017 City University of New York (CUNY)
The Brooklyn College Ditmas House Collection, Brooklyn College Library And Academic It
The Brooklyn College Ditmas House Collection consists of documents pertaining to the history of Brooklyn College and its immediate neighborhood covering the years 1935 through 1963. It is a small collection of correspondence, administrative papers, photographs and newspaper clippings regarding Brooklyn’s Ditmas Homestead. There is also some material on Brooklyn College’s administration of this homestead, its caretaking by Richard Armstrong, attempts to save the house as a landmark, and its eventual demolition to build (Brooklyn College’s) Student Union Building.
An Evidence-Based Approach To Designing Low-Income Housing Communities, 2017 Western Kentucky University
An Evidence-Based Approach To Designing Low-Income Housing Communities, Kaitlin Ward
Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis Projects
In the field of interior design, functionality and aesthetics are combined to create spaces that are beautiful, but also serve a variety of purposes. Broadly categorized into residential and commercial sectors, interior design considers the health and wellness of users in a space, and strives to improve the standard of living. Quality interior design is often treated as a luxury afforded only to the wealthy, although the field can and should be applied to benefit a wider demographic. Intelligent design and space planning can be used as a tool for community-building, especially among populations often overlooked due to reasons such ...
A Period Examination Through Contemporary Energy Analysis Of Kevin Roche’S Fine Arts Center At University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2017 University of Massachusetts - Amherst
A Period Examination Through Contemporary Energy Analysis Of Kevin Roche’S Fine Arts Center At University Of Massachusetts-Amherst, L Carl Fiocchi Jr
L. Carl Fiocchi
Studies of buildings belonging to a subset of Modernist architecture, Brutalism, have included discussions pertaining to social and architectural history, critical reception, tectonic form and geometry inspirations, material property selections, period technology limitations, and migration of public perceptions. Evaluations of Brutalist buildings’ energy related performances have been restricted to anecdotal observations with particular focus on the building type’s poor thermal performance, a result of the preferred construction method, i.e. monolithic reinforced concrete used as structure, interior finish and exterior finish. A valid criticism, but one that served to dismiss discussion that the possibility of other positive design strategies ...
Protecting The Future By Preserving The Past, 2017 University of New Orleans, New Orleans
Protecting The Future By Preserving The Past, Jennie Garcia, Erin Cook, Emily Baughman
No abstract provided.
Visualizing And Querying Community Survey Data With Google Maps®, 2017 Iowa State University
Visualizing And Querying Community Survey Data With Google Maps®, Christopher J. Seeger, Craig Hertel
Christopher J. Seeger
This article describes how an online survey was enhanced using Google Maps® to visualize public concerns regarding a community's water/sewer quality while revealing patterns that could indicate a potential source of the identified problems. Online surveys have become part of the standard toolkit for many County Extension Offices; however, these tools are limited when it comes to surveys involving geospatial information. Through a few simple steps when developing the survey, collected data can be converted for use in a GIS or online geospatial viewer.
Resurrection, 2017 Kennesaw State University
Resurrection, Zachery Terry
Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year
In Sensory Design by Author Joy Monice Malnar, she describes 1.The perception of a physical construct. 2. Assessment of its individual composition in relation to a larger characteristic pattern. 3. Memories of prior personal and cultural experiences all play a part in conditioning ones perception and the totality of these factors can be described as a spatio-sensory construct.
The experience of an area built on the foundation of a rich cultural history should be always be dynamic whether to a visitor or resident.
But what do you call a place where none of this is present?
Today, Sweet Auburn ...
The Artifacts Of Preserving: Housing Echoes Of Silence, 2017 University of Tennessee-Knoxville
The Artifacts Of Preserving: Housing Echoes Of Silence, Jennifer Nicklas
University of Tennessee Honors Thesis Projects
No abstract provided.
The Atascadero Printery, 2017 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
The Atascadero Printery, Kaylee Efstathiu, Jami Hahn, Tyler Pizarro, Elizabeth Townsend, Mark Luzi
No abstract provided.
Restoring The Gothic: The Fate Of Medieval Cathedrals In A Divided Germany, 1945 - Present, 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Restoring The Gothic: The Fate Of Medieval Cathedrals In A Divided Germany, 1945 - Present, Haley Walton
Architecture Undergraduate Honors Theses
At the end of World War II, Germany faced some of the greatest levels of destruction of any country in Europe, leaving their historic cities and iconic architecture in ruin. Across the country, some monuments were restored with the upmost attention to detail, while others were maintained in a state of rubble for decades. Following the 1949 division of the state into West Germany (a democratic republic) and East Germany (a socialist autocracy), most of the rebuilding took place against the backdrop of strong ideological differences. But the two new nations shared a centuries-long history, and, after rehabilitating basic infrastructure ...
Malaysian Shophouses: Creating Cities Of Character, 2017 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Malaysian Shophouses: Creating Cities Of Character, Ashley Wagner
Architecture Undergraduate Honors Theses
As a developing country, the urban landscape of Malaysia faces the same trends as many other cities worldwide: modernization at a rapid and unchecked pace. Due to the demand for new infrastructure and buildings, many vernacular building types are rapidly disappearing from the urban fabric, among them the Malaysian Shophouse. The shophouse was a common building style for over a century from 1840-1960s and is perhaps a typology of a previous era. Yet it offers many lessons on creating a city that embodies the character of the culture, the antithesis of the anonymous modern city. At its most basic program ...
Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), 2017 Western Kentucky University
Bain, Jan (Fa 1021), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives
FA Finding Aids
Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1021. Folk studies student project titled: “[Housing],” which includes brief descriptions and photos of “I” houses in Warren County, Kentucky.
Ruin-Naissance, 2017 Syracuse University
Ruin-Naissance, Fatma Gonca Tunc
Architecture Senior Theses
Ruin-naissance is the term I use to describe not only the resurrection of an archeological site, but also the rebirth of an idea about how we think about ruins and how new construction can enhance the experience of these kinds of sites.
The principle contention of this thesis is that a better understanding of the fragmented evidence presented by an archeological site can be seen through the lens of a contemporary architectural intervention that responds sensitively to an ancient site. In doing this, the intervention needs to address issues of identity, narrative and historiography. The new architecture should not ignore ...
Archaeological Evidence Of Architectural Remains At Fort St. Joseph (20be23), Niles, Mi, 2017 Western Michigan University
Archaeological Evidence Of Architectural Remains At Fort St. Joseph (20be23), Niles, Mi, Erika K. Loveland
Throughout New France, Native and non-Native peoples frequently interacted as a result of French colonialism. These prolonged relationships affected the ways in which people identified themselves and others around them. To explore this dynamic process, historical archaeologists can examine the material culture left behind. Architectural remains are particularly informative because inhabitants construct their buildings in accordance to their needs and cultural values. Fort St. Joseph, an eighteenth-century mission, garrison, and trading post, is utilized as a case study to examine architecture and how it was employed to express identity. Daily interaction between Native and French peoples in the fur trade ...
Legends, Myths, And Facts Of Kylemore Abbey, 2017 Arcadia University
Legends, Myths, And Facts Of Kylemore Abbey, Jennifer J. Fink
Faculty Curated Undergraduate Works
Nestled in the side of a mountain in the west of Ireland is the iconic Kylemore Abbey Castle. This paper explores the history of this structure by examining the legends, myths, and facts behind it and the surrounding land. The myths and legends are linked to Ireland’s old Celtic beliefs and explain much of the interesting landscape surrounding the massive structure. Majority of the paper focuses on the factual history of Kylemore which starts from the first construction of the castle all the way to how it is being used today. The Victorian castle has had many owners throughout ...
Urban Design Guidelines For Places With Restorative Values, 2017 Bond University
Urban Design Guidelines For Places With Restorative Values, Nigel Cartlidge, Lynne Armitage, Daniel O'Hare
This paper evolved from a case study of three Gold Coast beach precincts that examined the complex relationships between the urban design attributes and spatial arrangement of beach precincts and their effect on public access to activity, amenity and facility. Australian and overseas urban design guidelines were examined along with the requirements of restorative places. The focus of the scrutiny of the guidelines was to identify the nature of urban design principles that enhance egalitarian, walkable access to the restorative values found in beach precincts. The intended goal was to produce urban design guidelines for walkable places with restorative values ...
Violence Against Architecture: The Lost Cultural Heritage Of Syria And Iraq, 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Violence Against Architecture: The Lost Cultural Heritage Of Syria And Iraq, Heidi James Fisher
All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
This thesis examines ancient architecture within Syria and Iraq that has been deliberately destroyed by violence. The act of destroying architecture and monuments in both Syria and Iraq, which is often-historical UNESCO protected, will invariably violate various laws, such as the 1954 Hague Convention or the Rome Statute. Since post-2011 Syria, all of humanity has been shocked by continuous warfare that, in addition to causing untold loss of human life and suffering, has included a series of episodes of violence against architecture, all of which is so egregious that foreign governments and non government organizations are constantly engaged in efforts ...
The Archaeology Of Sam Rayburn Reservoir, 2017 Stephen F. Austin State University
The Archaeology Of Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Edward B. Jelks
CRHR Research Reports
This is an archeological study of the McGee Bend Reservoir (Sam Rayburn Reservoir) area of eastern Texas as revealed through the analysis of 14 sites that were excavated there between 1956 and 1962. The reservoir, currently under construction on the Angelina River near Jasper, will be some 50 miles long when completed in 1965, with major arms extending up Ayish and Attoyac bayous. The lake will be named for the late Sam Rayburn.
Most of the archeological work was done during extended field seasons in the fall months of 1956, 1957, and 1960; a brief season in the fall of ...