Adventures In Space, 2018 Vocational Training Council
Adventures In Space
SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute
A new way of approaching the design of office space, seamlessly combined with up-to-date technology, has been quietly revolutionising to the way we work
Adaptive Repurposing Of Smith Elementary, 2018 The University of Akron
Adaptive Repurposing Of Smith Elementary, 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 ...
Geger Penipuan Modifikasi, Bagian Belakang Bodi Avanza Ternyata Depannya, 2017 Eastern Washington University
Geger Penipuan Modifikasi, Bagian Belakang Bodi Avanza Ternyata Depannya, Frieska Arissandra Putri
Frieska Arissandra Putri
Impacts Of Active School Design On Schooltime Sedentary Behavior And Physical Activity: A Pilot Natural Experiment, 2017 HDR, Department of Built Environment Research, Omaha
Impacts Of Active School Design On Schooltime Sedentary Behavior And Physical Activity: A Pilot Natural Experiment, Jeri Brittin, Leah Frerichs, John R. Sirard, Nancy M. Wells, Beth M. Myers, Jeanette Garcia, Dina Sorensen, Matthew J. Trowbridge, Terry Huang
Interior Design Program: Faculty Scholarly and Creative Activity
Background Children spend a significant portion of their days in sedentary behavior (SB) and on average fail to engage in adequate physical activity (PA). The school built environment may influence SB and PA, but research is limited. This natural experiment evaluated whether an elementary school designed to promote movement impacted students' school-time SB and PA.
Methods Accelerometers measured SB and PA at pre and post time-points in an intervention group who moved to the new school (n = 21) and in a comparison group experiencing no school environmental change (n = 20). Difference-in-difference (DD) analysis examined SB and PA outcomes in these ...
Personalization, Territory, And The Refugee Housing Crisis, 2017 Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Personalization, Territory, And The Refugee Housing Crisis, Emmalie Grace Hall-Skank
ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium
This poster will present preliminary evidence of the need for facilitating greater ease and/or ability with respect to personalization activities in migrant and refugee housing and suggest opportunities for design intervention. Connections will be made to territoriality and how humans claim space by means of visual cues.
Portable Privacy, 2017 Thomas Jefferson University
Portable Privacy, Larken Mccarthy (Interior Design), Breah Banks (Landscape Architecture)
Creating a temporary home for displaced people in times of crisis by maximizing vertical space within an air pitch housing structure.
Nexus Maximus IV
The Challenge: Innovation for Refugees and Displaced Populations
One of the great challenges of our time is how to help refugees and displaced populations, and how to prevent the causes in the first place. Every minute, 24 people around the world are forced to flee their homes. That’s 34,000 people a day who leave everything behind in the hope of finding safety and a better tomorrow. The impact of war, political, racial and religious ...
Ini303-Situs-Judi-Bola-Terpercaya.Png, 2017 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Ini303-Situs-Judi-Bola-Terpercaya.Png, Bubumaman Qq
Design And Planned Obsolescence. Theories And Approaches For Designing Enabling Technologies, 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology
Design And Planned Obsolescence. Theories And Approaches For Designing Enabling Technologies, Matteo Zallio, Damon Berry
We are currently living in a decade where smart objects and Internet of Things (IoT)-based devices are becoming part of daily life in different contexts. This research seeks to investigate and verify, by using a formal literature review methodology, the most visible aspects of technological development, within the Industry 4.0 and IoT scenario, in relation to the theories of the so called “Planned Obsolescence”.
This study covers a defined number of works on Design theories and practices on how to face the issue of built-in obsolescence of devices in the era of the Connected Devices. The majority of ...
North Hall And Library Architecture Collection, 2008-16, 2017 CUNY Bronx Community College
North Hall And Library Architecture Collection, 2008-16, Allen Thomas, Cynthia Tobar
Finding aid for the North Hall and Library Architecture collection prepared by Bronx Community College Archives.
Shifting School Design To The 21st Century: Challenges With Alternative Learning Environments, 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Shifting School Design To The 21st Century: Challenges With Alternative Learning Environments, Bryan H. Perez
Theses from the Architecture Program
There is a need for major change in our educational system and in particular the design of schools. Our existing school model was defined in the mid- to late-1800s, as a response to the Industrial Revolution, and does not reflect the needs of the next generation of 21st century students. One of the key elements of change in schools is the shift from confined classrooms towards alternative learning environments – spaces that are designed for a specific learning type or activity.
This thesis focuses on secondary education and examines three schools identified as having innovative school designs. While all three schools ...
Exploring The Value Of Interprofessional Collaboration Between Occupational Therapy And Design: A Pilot Survey Study, 2017 Western Michigan University
Exploring The Value Of Interprofessional Collaboration Between Occupational Therapy And Design: A Pilot Survey Study, Amy Wagenfeld, Lori Reynolds, Tamar Amiri
The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy
Background: Consistent with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Vision 2025, interprofessional partnerships between occupational therapy and designers is necessary to “maximize health, well-being, and quality of life for all people . . . through effective solutions that facilitate participation in everyday living” (2016, para 1). Occupational therapy’s knowledge of the person-environment-occupation fit appears to make us well suited to collaborate with design teams to create environments that facilitate optimal function and promote health and well-being (Ainsworth & de Jonge, 2014).
Method: Two short closed-ended online questionnaires were designed to gain an understanding of designer and occupational therapy practitioner impressions of interprofessional collaborations ...
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 ...
Task-Based Approach To Define Occupant Behaviour In Agent-Based Modelling, 2017 Iowa State University
Task-Based Approach To Define Occupant Behaviour In Agent-Based Modelling, Kelly Jo Kalvelage, Michael C. Dorneich, Ulrike Passe, Caroline C. Krejci
This paper presents a development approach and design of a task-centered agent-based model (ABM) to represent the interactions of occupants with a commercial office building. The model is built with the understanding that occupant behaviour is driven by tasks the occupant performs. A contextual task analysis questionnaire explored occupant perspectives on the interactions between their tasks, their individual behaviour and comfort, and the physical characteristics of their workspace. This task-based information defines five ABM elements that represent occupants, task and workspace environment, task list, occupant actions, and the impact of the occupant-workspace interaction on tasks. An example of an occupant ...
Swivel Seating In Large Lecture Theaters And Its Impact On Student Discussions And Learning, 2017 Iowa State University
Swivel Seating In Large Lecture Theaters And Its Impact On Student Discussions And Learning, Craig Ogilvie
Well-designed university buildings and physical environments have a documented positive impact on student participation, engagement, and feelings of support and belonging. These factors are known to improve learning; however, it is hard to document the direct impact architecture has on student learning outcomes. Information on how specific design choices impact student learning would be tremendously beneficial to the development of new projects, and outcome data from prior remodeling projects could be used to inform the myriad choices architects and universities must make for new designs. This paper compares two different designs of remodeled, large lecture-theater designs: one with traditional tiered ...
The Impact Of Examination Room Design On Patient-Centered Outcomes.Pdf, Zahra Zamani, Nicholas Watkins
Permanent Impermanent : Creating Adaptable Critique Space, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design
Permanent Impermanent : Creating Adaptable Critique Space, Xinzhou Jiang
Every year, RISD produces massive amounts of waste, from dining trash to discarded art pieces. Art educational institutions have more complex varieties of garbage compared with other educational institutions, given the variety of media used by each discipline. As an art and design school, RISD takes issues of sustainability seriously, therefore it is natural to address the problem of waste. The current recycling strategy of RISD is mainly based on the waste’s material difference, even though other processing strategies have been developed, like the Second Life Store, which is mostly based on usability; current recycling strategies remain singular and ...
Hill Study : Re-Energize Highly-Programmed Hill Study Space, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design
Hill Study : Re-Energize Highly-Programmed Hill Study Space, Di Qiang
Sloping sites present a variety of difficulties to the structures on which they are built: difficulty in access, difficulty in delineating the space, difficulty in reaching specific functional areas. These problems aren’t caused by the sloping site itself; the sloping site is a natural terrain. The problem lies in the contradiction between the natural sloping site and the traditional hillside architectural forms which evolved from flatland architecture. The College Building of the Rhode Island School of Design exemplifies the use of flatland architectural typology on the hillside . During the expansion of Rhode Island School of Design in 1935, RISD ...
Risd Club, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design
Risd Club, Madeleine Devall
Higher arts education is an enormous luxury. If part of the appeal and exclusivity of higher education is grounded in the extravagance of attending private, reputable schools like Rhode Island School of Design, is there a way to extend this exclusive “club” to alumni and visiting artists and designers?
When we join a club, we become part of an organization that is exclusive to people with similar interests. Education is a club; the privilege to be accepted to an exclusive group of people with similar interests allows for access to professional insight, resources, and knowledge. RISD provides privilege where ability ...
Building Community : Network Within Grey Space, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design
Building Community : Network Within Grey Space, Lingfei Liu
Buildings constitute the city, but at the same time isolate people from the action of the city by delimiting the activities within. Considering the relationship between buildings and public urban areas, is there a missing characteristic which could blur the boundary and create a smooth transition, a grey space gradually mediating between the outside and the inside, exterior and interior? Perhaps a type of connection within the city which contains more flexibility and accessibility would reduce the isolation of people from the activities of their own cities.
Isolation of this type exists on the urban scale, but also affects institutions ...
Updraft : Crafting A New Passive Cooling, 2017 Rhode Island School of Design
Updraft : Crafting A New Passive Cooling, Hobin Song
To comfortably inhabit historic buildings we have developed mechanical devices to manage the internal environment so that it is possible to keep the room temperature stable despite season and climate. However, enormous energy is necessary to sustain these machines, which poses practical and environmental problems. To overcome and prevent this waste, efforts have been made to control the internal environment of contemporary buildings using natural principles. Is it possible to use this approach to improve the performance of historic buildings without compromising character or significance?
This is an ideal topic to test against RISD campus buildings. The campus is made ...