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Design During A Pandemic: Application Of The Well Building Standard To Historic Engel Stadium, Laurel Getty 2021 University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Design During A Pandemic: Application Of The Well Building Standard To Historic Engel Stadium, Laurel Getty

Honors Theses

Can buildings prevent the spread of disease through their design? This study argues that by employing the WELL Building Standard to an adaptive reuse project during the COVID-19 pandemic, human health and wellbeing is increased. Research shows that adapting existing buildings to the WELL Building Standard improves air quality, promotes clean contact, and strengthens immune systems (The International WELL Building Institute, 2020). Additionally, adapting existing historic structures maintains cultural significance within the community. This thesis creates a hypothetical adaptive reuse plan for adapting Engel Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee into Engel Concourse, a gathering place for students, UTC faculty, and community ...


Housing Architecture And Design From The Past To The Future, Deniz Demirarslan, Selma Kayhan Tunali, Ozgur Algan, Mehtap Ozbayraktar, Sonay Ayyildiz, Gozde Altiparmakoglu Sakarya, Kemal Sakarya, Dilara Sonmez, Merve Alici Aka, Sinem Gunes, Elif Fatma Salihoglu, Saadet Aytis, Oguz Demirarslan, Elif Altin, Serpil Ozker, Ozge Urtekin, Ozge Urtekin, E. Begüm Savçın, Elif Ozdoglar, Cagri Yalcin, Seyma Gundogdu, Belma Alik, Ahmed Amr Elsaey, Tugba Duzenli, Serap Yilmaz, Fatma Kurum Varolgunes 2021 Kocaeli University

Housing Architecture And Design From The Past To The Future, Deniz Demirarslan, Selma Kayhan Tunali, Ozgur Algan, Mehtap Ozbayraktar, Sonay Ayyildiz, Gozde Altiparmakoglu Sakarya, Kemal Sakarya, Dilara Sonmez, Merve Alici Aka, Sinem Gunes, Elif Fatma Salihoglu, Saadet Aytis, Oguz Demirarslan, Elif Altin, Serpil Ozker, Ozge Urtekin, Ozge Urtekin, E. Begüm Savçın, Elif Ozdoglar, Cagri Yalcin, Seyma Gundogdu, Belma Alik, Ahmed Amr Elsaey, Tugba Duzenli, Serap Yilmaz, Fatma Kurum Varolgunes

Architectural Sciences

This book includes Architectural, Georgian Villages, Traditional House Design, Space Syntax Method, Doors of Odunpazari Houses, Traditional Housing Architecture, Traditional Japanese House, Architecture of Hattians, Phrygian Civilization, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Art Nouveau, Furniture Design, Architecture of Le Corbusier, Floating Houses, Urban Silhouets, Turkish Art, Ottoman Cultural Context, Flintstones, Jetsons, Fictional Space, Indoor Plants, Planning Methods, Sustainable Waterfront, Seating Furniture, Design Processes, Covid-19 Pandemic


Incu-Bus: A Live-Working Internet Incubator, Muci Yue 2021 Syracuse University

Incu-Bus: A Live-Working Internet Incubator, Muci Yue

Architecture Senior Theses

The framework for this company includes three main components: development, human resource, and finance. In the Finance aspect, it is an Internal circular economy; people Only can use credits for food or all the resources. Development and human resource are taking part in evaluating employee's work, rand and deciding their credits. It is running in the winner take all system. The company only provide living space resources or facility. The Worker: produce internet/mobile-related profitable ideas. The Venture capitalist: provide funding to the company but also discover the potential project for early stage.


Evolving Efficient Floor Plans For Hospital Emergency Rooms, Alex Ramsey 2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Evolving Efficient Floor Plans For Hospital Emergency Rooms, Alex Ramsey

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

Genetic Algorithms find wide use in optimization problems across many fields of research, including crowd simulation. This paper proposes that genetic algorithms could be used to create better floor plans for hospital emergency rooms, potentially saving critical time in high risk situations. The genetic algorithm implemented makes use of a hospital-specific crowd simulation to accurately evaluate the effectiveness of produced layouts. The results of combining genetic algorithms with a crowd simulation are promising. Future work may improve upon these results to produce better, more optimal hospital floor plans.


Material Connexion, Henny Shah 2021 Sheridan College

Material Connexion, Henny Shah

Exceptional Student Work

The project showcases the use of Material Connexion Library Materials for a commercial design project- URBANIO - A Coworking Space, in an innovative way. The purpose of these materials is to elevate their aesthetic value as they are visually appealing along with their sustainable and environmentally friendly characteristics.


Researching Current Data Trends And Amenities To Improve The Community And Wellbeing In Higher Education, Michaela Gensler, Shayla Gardner, Brooke Ward 2021 Stephen F Austin State University

Researching Current Data Trends And Amenities To Improve The Community And Wellbeing In Higher Education, Michaela Gensler, Shayla Gardner, Brooke Ward

Undergraduate Research Conference

The interior design students goal was to design a new residence hall and dining facility for the SFASU campus. The design intention was to create functional spaces that allow student collaboration and motivate social interactions, while providing features that enhance student academic success and personal development.

Quantitative and qualitative data was collected by conducting surveys regarding the current housing and dining facilities on campus. Results from the current student’s surveys and from interviews of student/staff members on campus allowed the team to create the most functional plan. Researching current trends and amenities offered at campuses across the country ...


Review Of Flexible Learning Spaces In Education, Emily A. Fisher, Donger Liu, Guy Trainin 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Review Of Flexible Learning Spaces In Education, Emily A. Fisher, Donger Liu, Guy Trainin

Research and Evaluation in Education, Technology, and Design

Research has shown that Flexible learning spaces have benefits in educational settings. The space has an impact on teachers' pedagogies and mindsets. In turn, instruction can be more student-centered promoting more interaction and engagement with each other and content. These findings imply that Flexible Learning Spaces can contribute to positive shifts in mindsets for teachers and students, as well as disrupting the dynamics of traditional classroom settings and instruction.


Native. A Look Into Interior Design's Impact In Rural Communities., Ashlynn Engelhard 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Native. A Look Into Interior Design's Impact In Rural Communities., Ashlynn Engelhard

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Rural America faces a greater set of health challenges than ever before, especially when compared to its metropolitan counterparts. The Association of American Medical Colleges notes these rural disparities resulting from “economic, social, racial, ethnic, geographic, and health workforce factors.” Though somewhat daunting to consider, the AAMC concludes “We need to figure out how to use this data to target resources and interventions to make a meaningful difference in improving the health of rural America.”

Focusing on addressing rural disparities that inhibit communities from positive health and well-being, this projective design research project aims to provide a comprehensive intervention through ...


Review Of Nature Experience In Learning, Donger Liu, Emily A. Fisher, Guy Trainin 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Review Of Nature Experience In Learning, Donger Liu, Emily A. Fisher, Guy Trainin

Research and Evaluation in Education, Technology, and Design

The current review examines the impact of nature experience on student academic performance. The findings suggest that the effect exists in two types of association: (1) green space and school-level academic performance; (2) outdoor educational programs and student school motivation and knowledge. Overall, the researchers predominantly found that students exposed to green space performed better academically in Grades K to 12. Meanwhile, students’ socio-economic status, the proximity of green space, types of vegetation, and subjects could also affect the association. Considering it is not unusual that researchers found SES contributing to the correlational model, future studies ought to control for ...


How Green Buildings Effect Both Price And Desire In The Real Estate Housing Market, Bryson Lino 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

How Green Buildings Effect Both Price And Desire In The Real Estate Housing Market, Bryson Lino

Construction Management

There has been a recent emphasis on green building certification. Unlike other conventional building approaches, green building has emerged as a sustainable way of building in the real estate housing market. As a result of the green building revolution, the real estate developers have been prompted to acknowledge the essence of environmental and social factors on the investment properties’ value. It is through such a paradigm shift that the green building has redefined the real estate business. Given that climate change has emerged as a major global issue, interventions have been made to avert the emission of high levels of ...


Holy Frit, Michele M. Desmarais 2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Holy Frit, Michele M. Desmarais

Journal of Religion & Film

This is a film review of Holy Frit (2021), directed by Justin Monroe.


Archaeology Of The International Space Station, Justin Walsh, Alice Gorman, Wendy Salmond 2021 Chapman University

Archaeology Of The International Space Station, Justin Walsh, Alice Gorman, Wendy Salmond

Art Faculty Data Sets

The explicit goal of the International Space Station Archaeological Project (ISSAP) is to provide an understanding of material culture as a key component of life in space, on par with the research by biomedical and psychological scholars that has been ongoing since the 1960s. We take as our inspiration a phrase first used in the National Academy of Sciences report Human Factors in Long-Duration Spaceflight, which described a crewed spacecraft as “a microsociety in a miniworld” (Lindsley 1972, 23). One of our primary methods is the cataloguing of people and elements of material culture (objects and built spaces) from photographs ...


Online Collaboration Exercises Replacing Face-To-Face Student Interaction, Candice Wilcken 2021 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Online Collaboration Exercises Replacing Face-To-Face Student Interaction, Candice Wilcken

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

Despite the default to online learning in 2020, the demand for online learning has increased over the last 3-5 years. This brings to light the acknowledgment that the traditional higher-education model is seriously challenged. With this challenge, curriculum requires integrating multiple means of engagement, interpretation, and articulation to help meet the students’ needs. The key element to meeting these challenges is collaboration, and for students, the best learning can often happen from one another.


Mimarlık Bilimleri Ve Teknolojisi, Murat Dal, Didem Baş, Seyhan Yardımlı, Mustafa Adil Kasapseçkin, Esra Bayır, Pelin Kılıç Kızıltaş, Nabi Volkan Gür, Sura Kılıç, Hale Gezer, Gül Aslı Aksu, Ş. Ebru Okuyucu, Seda Mazlum, Gamze Çoban, Nimet Mert Ağar, Gülhan Benli, Aysun F. Güner, Pelin Karaçar, Eyüp Salih Elmas, Murat Çağlar Baydoğan, Mehmet Yasin Çınar, Tülay Çivici, Gülden Ayalp, Yunus An, Şehnaz Cenani, Sema Alaçam, Esra Yağdır Çeliker, Gülen Çağdaş, Hilal Aycı 2021 Munzur University

Mimarlık Bilimleri Ve Teknolojisi, Murat Dal, Didem Baş, Seyhan Yardımlı, Mustafa Adil Kasapseçkin, Esra Bayır, Pelin Kılıç Kızıltaş, Nabi Volkan Gür, Sura Kılıç, Hale Gezer, Gül Aslı Aksu, Ş. Ebru Okuyucu, Seda Mazlum, Gamze Çoban, Nimet Mert Ağar, Gülhan Benli, Aysun F. Güner, Pelin Karaçar, Eyüp Salih Elmas, Murat Çağlar Baydoğan, Mehmet Yasin Çınar, Tülay Çivici, Gülden Ayalp, Yunus An, Şehnaz Cenani, Sema Alaçam, Esra Yağdır Çeliker, Gülen Çağdaş, Hilal Aycı

Architectural Sciences

Mimarlık Bilimleri ve Teknolojisi adlı kitabımızda özellikle, mimarlık teknolojileri paradoksu, farklı malzemelerin mimaride, iç mimaride, peyzaj mimarisinde kullanımı, yeni nesil malzemelerin kent ekosistemindeki önemi, engellilere yönelik tasarımlar, vernaküler mimari ve estetik değerinin önemi, mimari yapılarda görülen deprem hasarları ve kentsel dönüşüm, Anadolu medreselerinde mekan dizimi, stres kaynaklarının mimarlık öğrencilerine etkileri, mimaride farklı formlarda tasarım konularının irdelemeleri yapılmıştır.


Covid-10, Healthcare Interior Design + Provider Experience - How Does Your Space Work For You?, Ruth E.P. Deibler 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

Covid-10, Healthcare Interior Design + Provider Experience - How Does Your Space Work For You?, Ruth E.P. Deibler

Graduate Research Posters

The lack of research on healthcare staff experience and interior design of the spaces they work in is evident. A focus on staff perspective is needed, particularly staff who navigated the COVID-19 pandemic. This research seeks to capture those stories to develop further research in order to improve staff experience. The initial phase of this mixed-methods approach is a survey. Hypothetically, by placing providers at the center of qualitative research related to healthcare interior design, we can better understand existing healthcare spaces. Ideally, we can develop additional evidence-based, human-centered solutions to transform interior environments in healthcare.

The 20-year Women’s ...


Owning Our Story: An Interior Exploration To Foster Self-Reflection, Hannah Bulow 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

Owning Our Story: An Interior Exploration To Foster Self-Reflection, Hannah Bulow

Theses and Dissertations

With emerging technologies in the 21st century, Millennial and Gen Z adults have a complicated relationship with these new technologies when it comes to creating and sustaining personal relationships (Dalessandro, 2018). When persons aged 18-35 forged new relationships without the presence of technology, relationships were more organic, natural, and led to less conflicts. Neuroimaging of the brain has also shown that neurocognitive development during early adolescence and adulthood contributes to self-consciousness and vulnerability. Adolescents are called to develop their own identity separate from their parents and understanding how others are actually evaluating them (Sebastian, 2008)

Brene Brown states that most ...


The Algorithmic Mashrabiya: Reimagining The Traditional Islamic Screen, Ahmed Nour 2021 MFA in Design

The Algorithmic Mashrabiya: Reimagining The Traditional Islamic Screen, Ahmed Nour

Theses and Dissertations

Traditionally, a mashrabiya was an ornate wooden structure attached to the side of an Arabian building or house, with small, intricately patterned openings to provide both ventilation and privacy for the people inside. The patterns, following the geometric rules of Islamic ornament, lent a distinctive appearance to buildings in the region. A mashrabiya converted the house into a safe, private sanctuary, providing a magical scene inside, characterized by linear sun rays, filtered points of light and shadow. Over time, as building technology changed and the number of skilled craftsmen dwindled, the traditional mashrabiya has all but vanished. The aim of ...


Flourish: Combating Food Insecurity & Promoting Wellness On A College Campus, Jocelyn Zavala 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

Flourish: Combating Food Insecurity & Promoting Wellness On A College Campus, Jocelyn Zavala

Theses and Dissertations

MOTIVATION In the past, it has been assumed that students enrolled in college are fairly privileged individuals unlikely to face challenges associated with poverty (Haskett et al., 2020). That assumption has been challenged in the past few decades and a survey released last year by the Hope Center for College, Community and Justice indicated that 45% of today’s higher education students face food insecurity (Goldrick-Rab et al., 2019). According to VCU’s Dean of Students Office, it is a situation in which a student lacks access to enough nutritious food in order to live a healthy, active life. Food ...


The Institute For Storytelling & Healthcare Design Research, Ruth E.P. Deibler 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

The Institute For Storytelling & Healthcare Design Research, Ruth E.P. Deibler

Theses and Dissertations

STORYTELLING, HEALTHCARE, INTERIOR DESIGN EDUCATION & GROUNDED THEORY RESEARCH:

THE TRIFECTA OF TRANSFORMATIONAL CHANGE IN HEALTHCARE DESIGN


Viva! Conexiones: A Community Center Celebrating Latinx Culture, Angie Thomson 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

Viva! Conexiones: A Community Center Celebrating Latinx Culture, Angie Thomson

Theses and Dissertations

A community center that will connect people of diverse backgrounds by promoting learning and understanding of the Latinx community through the arts and shared experiences.


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