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Ranking Of Human Senses In Relation To Different In-Flight Activities Contributing To The Comfort Experience Of Airplane Passengers, Joyce Bouwens, Suzanne Hiemstra-van Mastrigt, Peter Vink 2018 Zodiac Seats US

Ranking Of Human Senses In Relation To Different In-Flight Activities Contributing To The Comfort Experience Of Airplane Passengers, Joyce Bouwens, Suzanne Hiemstra-Van Mastrigt, Peter Vink

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

Bubb, Bengler, Grünen, and Vollrath (2015) identified six environmental comfort factors and ordered them from most important to least important (smell, light, vibrations, sound, climate and anthropometry). This paper attempts to verify whether this suggested order of comfort-related factors also applies to the expectations of aircraft passengers. For this purpose, two studies were carried out. First, a survey was conducted among 183 aircraft passengers between 19 and 64 years old. In this survey, respondents were asked to rank six comfort factors by selecting the most important factor from 15 pairs of factors (e.g. light versus smell). The respondents indicated ...


Transcend: A Thin-Shell Japanese Onsen Experience, James Douglas Blanchard, Nicholas Michael Horaney, Hunter Thomas Mosier, Lillian Cao, Cory Peterman 2018 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Transcend: A Thin-Shell Japanese Onsen Experience, James Douglas Blanchard, Nicholas Michael Horaney, Hunter Thomas Mosier, Lillian Cao, Cory Peterman

Architectural Engineering

This project is an interdisciplinary architectural design of a funicular Japanese onsen utilizing the compressive strength of thin-shell concrete. A section of this project was also built to scale on the Cal Poly campus in the Architectural Engineering department's High Bay facility. This project was designed utilizing Rhinoceros and analyzed using SAP 2000 19.


Calli Blankenship Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Calli Blankenship 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Calli Blankenship Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Calli Blankenship

Interior Design Senior Projects

Design Statement: I believe that every design should reflect the essence of nature, for that is the environment in which we were made to exist. Designs should be exciting, timeless, and have originality while meeting the needs of a space.


Olivia Bufalini Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Olivia Bufalini 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Olivia Bufalini Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Olivia Bufalini

Interior Design Senior Projects

My Design Philosophy:

My philosophy in Interior Design is inspired by my experiences in travel and my hard-working nature. Nothing worthwhile in life can be achieved without persistence, hardwork, love, and passion. Opportunities to travel abroad in Japan and Europe have encouraged my wonder and awe in different cultures and their designs, influencing the way I look at space and form.

I also believe that for an interior designer to be successful, a designer must understand and form a bond of trust between themselves and their clients in order to create a functional, beautiful, and unique space that interprets their ...


Cynthia Conde Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Cynthia Conde 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Cynthia Conde Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Cynthia Conde

Interior Design Senior Projects

Design Philosophy:

Interior design is more than just designing spaces that are going to be aesthetically pleasing. Interior design is about creating spaces that will work for everyone yet be unique and beautiful. It is about making an impact on people’s lives, whether it is for a few hours a day or for many years to come. It's gathering ideas and innovations to design a space to fit the purpose it's being designed for. It's critical thinking on how spaces will work for individuals, not only physically but also psychologically. Interior Designers know each interior space ...


Ciria Galicia Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Ciria Galicia 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Ciria Galicia Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Ciria Galicia

Interior Design Senior Projects

Philosophy Statement

“Interior Design complements the architecture of the building. A good Design is timeless and is never trendy, it never competes with the spaces and is an everlasting effort of good taste”


Remy Follmar Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Remy Follmar 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Remy Follmar Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Remy Follmar

Interior Design Senior Projects

My Design Philosophy

Is to gain design inspiration from the past & present through research, travel, & experience. I believe a unique & successful space needs a balance of imagination and reality.


Lahanna Miguez Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Lahanna Miguez 2018 Stephen F Austin State University

Lahanna Miguez Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2018, Lahanna Miguez

Interior Design Senior Projects

Design Philosophy

You were designed to discover. If you never push your boundaries you will never learn to grow. Those that live in comfort are afraid to ever glow. Have faith in yourself and always know, “That faith, as small as a mustard seed can move a mountain.” So where will your journey go?

- Lahanna Lanae Miguez


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, KELSEY L. FIELDS 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 ...


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 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 ...


Preservation Of A Vietnam War-Era Slide Collection: A Master’S Project To Research, Catalogue, Digitize And Exhibit The Photo-Documentary Collection Of Kenneth L. Swain Jr., United States Air Force Veteran, Amanda L. Niemi 2017 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Preservation Of A Vietnam War-Era Slide Collection: A Master’S Project To Research, Catalogue, Digitize And Exhibit The Photo-Documentary Collection Of Kenneth L. Swain Jr., United States Air Force Veteran, Amanda L. Niemi

Museum Studies Projects

The purpose of this master’s project thesis is to explore and implement the necessary professional museum practices to care for and preserve the private Vietnam War-era slide collection of Kenneth L. Swain Jr., an Air Force veteran. Through museum practices presented by leading museum professionals, the slide collection was examined and a plan implemented for slide care and maintenance. In conjunction with the preservation of this slide collection, an exhibition was curated in honor of Swain’s unique photo-documentary slide collection.


Personalization, Territory, And The Refugee Housing Crisis, Emmalie Grace Hall-Skank 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, Larken McCarthy (Interior Design), Breah Banks (Landscape Architecture) 2017 Thomas Jefferson University

Portable Privacy, Larken Mccarthy (Interior Design), Breah Banks (Landscape Architecture)

Nexus Maximus

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 ...


Design And Planned Obsolescence. Theories And Approaches For Designing Enabling Technologies, Matteo Zallio, Damon Berry 2017 Dublin Institute of Technology

Design And Planned Obsolescence. Theories And Approaches For Designing Enabling Technologies, Matteo Zallio, Damon Berry

Articles

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, Allen Thomas, Cynthia Tobar 2017 CUNY Bronx Community College

North Hall And Library Architecture Collection, 2008-16, Allen Thomas, Cynthia Tobar

Finding Aids

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, Bryan H. Perez 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, Amy Wagenfeld, Lori Reynolds, Tamar Amiri 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, Kaitlin Ward 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, Kelly Jo Kalvelage, Michael C. Dorneich, Ulrike Passe, Caroline C. Krejci 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

Ulrike Passe

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 ...


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