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Aftermarket Supermarket | A Speculative Retrospective, Alexander Kim 2016 Syracuse University

Aftermarket Supermarket | A Speculative Retrospective, Alexander Kim

Architecture Senior Theses

In the preface to Delusive Spaces: Essays on Culture, Media and Technology, media theorist Eric Kluitenberg writes that “the delusion of the new”1 pollutes our theorizations of new media. This sort of technocratic fetishization of emergent technologies can only amount to a surfatial investigation of its effects or capabilities. Architectural investigations of virtual reality and other new media systems suffer from this tendency as well. Content-based experimentation and criticism obsess over the simultaneously exciting and daunting prospects of what we can now do or make with recent digital developments. There’s definite value in such endeavors, but frankly, in ...


The Shenzhen Activist Program`, Hyunggyu Kim, Jae Hyun Kim 2016 Syracuse University

The Shenzhen Activist Program`, Hyunggyu Kim, Jae Hyun Kim

Architecture Senior Theses

There is a gap between being an architecture student in western countries and working as an architect in underrepresented communities. Architect Teddy Cruz defines the role of an activist architect as "expanded mode of practice", and the task of "deigning the protocols or the interfaces between communities and spaces".

This thesis contends that architecture schools need to continue to embrace the widely-accepted norm of studios studying abroad and working in an international studio. Current study abroad programs tend to skew towards being touristic field trips and there is not a curriculum or programmatic investment in cultivating relationships between the visiting ...


Review Of: The City As A Human Environment (Duane G. Levine & Arthur C. Upton Eds., Praeger Publishers 1994), Claudia Grimes 2016 University of New Hampshire

Review Of: The City As A Human Environment (Duane G. Levine & Arthur C. Upton Eds., Praeger Publishers 1994), Claudia Grimes

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Review of: The City as a Human Environment (Duane G. LeVine & Arthur C. Upton eds., Praeger Publishers 1994). ISBN 0-275-94659-2; LC 94-1146. About the authors, bibliography, foreword, index, preface, tables. [216 pp. Cloth $55.00. 88 Post Road West, Westport CT 06881-5007.]


"Let's Go Shopping At The Square" Cleveland's Leading Downtown Department Stores: A Business Legacy, Richard Klein 2016 Cleveland State University

"Let's Go Shopping At The Square" Cleveland's Leading Downtown Department Stores: A Business Legacy, Richard Klein

Richard Klein

This book is a tribute to the eight major downtown Cleveland department stores and their many loyal customers. For over 150 years, these large stores dominated the local retail scene. They represented exciting places that not only provided a full range of goods and services all under one roof, but also, offered a special shopping adventure every time their customers visited.


Kentucky Rural Development, Patrick J. Hooks 2016 Murray State University

Kentucky Rural Development, Patrick J. Hooks

Scholars Week

The main objective of this study is to examine the development of rural areas to more urbanized ones within Kentucky. Landsat images were used to show the urban land cover change over a 10 year span, from 2001 to 2011. The study shows specifically how the city of Louisville has expanded because it was one of the most changed cities in Kentucky during the period of the study. Maps were created from these Landsat images. Studying these developments can help to predict the amount of change that might happen in certain areas in the future. Using geographic information systems (GIS ...


The Reconstruction Of Haret Hriek: Design Options For Improving The Livability Of The Neighborhood / إعادة إعمار حارة حريك, Mona Fawaz, Marwan Ghandour 2016 American University of Beirut

The Reconstruction Of Haret Hriek: Design Options For Improving The Livability Of The Neighborhood / إعادة إعمار حارة حريك, Mona Fawaz, Marwan Ghandour

Marwan Ghandour

The residential and commercial fabric of the southern suburbs of Beirut was severely damaged by the Israeli war on Lebanon in July and August of 2006. Most of the destruction in Beirut was concentrated within the municipal district of Haret Hreik where about 265 residential, commercial, and office buildings were razed to the ground or severely damaged. The municipality reported that 3,119 housing units and 1,610 commercial units (stores and offices) were completely demolished. In total , at least 20,000 residents of Haret Hreik lost their homes.


Just…Do It, 2016 Vocational Training Council

Just…Do It

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Fourteen years after Hong Kong was promised a purpose-built cultural district the site of the project in West Kowloon remains a blank canvass but the new Chief Executive, Michael Lynch, has promised to break through the inertia and make the dream a reality.


Rethinking The Design Models Of Refugee Camps, Ruba Bdair Mrs. 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Rethinking The Design Models Of Refugee Camps, Ruba Bdair Mrs.

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This research aims to find architectural and urban design related solutions to enhance the living conditions of refugees and to lessen the pressure on the hosting communities' resources.


Dark Site Observatory, Aaron W. Uhe 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Dark Site Observatory, Aaron W. Uhe

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This project for our Architecture Studio was completed in collaboration with the Physics Department to create possible concepts for an observatory for the Solar Eclipses in 2017 and 2024.


Architectural Intervention: The Resilient Community Center, Matthew A. Baumgartner 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Architectural Intervention: The Resilient Community Center, Matthew A. Baumgartner

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

In the city of Centralia, Illinois, several issues govern the city’s future, all stemming from the same major problem: the economy. To intervene, this community center proposal aims to encourage economic development and growth in the city, assisting small businesses with starting and expanding in the region.


Revitalizing Downtown Carbondale, Jacob Petty 8384880 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Revitalizing Downtown Carbondale, Jacob Petty 8384880

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This abstract outlines the strategies developed for a new community arts center in Carbondale, Illinois, to help alleviate the multifaceted set of issues that are leading to the abandonment by residents and lack of new development in the city’s downtown.


Revitalizing Downtown Springfield Illinois, Adam R. Tregoning Mr. 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Revitalizing Downtown Springfield Illinois, Adam R. Tregoning Mr.

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Looking to revitalize the downtown Springfield area, this abstract outlines the benefits of an urban park as a catalyst for housing and commercial development. In order to combat the issues presented in the capitol city, Springfield hopes bringing people back to its core will restore the area.


The Concept Of Happy: Bartonville, Illinois, Kelsey D. Kauffman 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The Concept Of Happy: Bartonville, Illinois, Kelsey D. Kauffman

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

While working to solve the underlying multiplicity of issues, Bartonville will need to focus on being HAPPY; that is the residents will need to actively engage in Health, Advancement, Purpose, Preservation, and Youth. The concepts of HAPPY are proposed to be expressed architecturally in the form of a community center.


Vincennes Rehabilitation Center, Callahan H. Jordan 2016 Southern Illinios University

Vincennes Rehabilitation Center, Callahan H. Jordan

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This project proposes the Vincennes Rehabilitation Center which will provide adequate therapy for people with alcohol and substance abuse in Vincennes, Indiana. Each person handles recovering from an addiction differently. As such, this facility will include both active and passive rehabilitation techniques. Support by counselors and community volunteers helps promote a socially encouraging environment, and a drug and alcohol free future.


Du Quoin Youth Center: A Strategy For Preventing Underage Substance Abuse, Storm A. Clarry 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Du Quoin Youth Center: A Strategy For Preventing Underage Substance Abuse, Storm A. Clarry

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This project purposes a new Youth Center for Du Quoin Illinois, which will help combat underage drinking and other issues through engagement with the community.The center will provide entertainment not only for the youth but for the community as a whole by hosting local artist, bands, poets, comics, and allowing any youth members to preform and help bring the community together.


Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr 2016 Kansas State University

Multicultural Student Center: Measuring A Transformative Campus Experience, La Barbara James Wigfall Ms, Mirta Chavez Ms, Denise Torres Miss, Hector Martinez-Rosales Mr

Institute for Student Learning Assessment

This poster will illustrate the student engaged experience utilized by Kansas State University for its Multicultural Student Center. It will delineate the campus "community" partnership and the empowerment process initiated by the multicultural student organizations that led to the preliminary building design and fundraising strategies by the University. It will also address how multiple communities in a university can engage in a creative, collaborative process that not only fosters inclusion but also student learning. Ultimately, it shows how student collaboration with University Administration can result in both intended and unexpected outcomes for all involved, especially impacts for beyond stated expectations.


Un Plan Visionario De Peña Blanca: Proposals For The Properties Of Servicio Panamericano De Salud And The Canal Communities Of Lake Yojoa, Andrew C. von Maur, Martin Smith 2016 Andrews University

Un Plan Visionario De Peña Blanca: Proposals For The Properties Of Servicio Panamericano De Salud And The Canal Communities Of Lake Yojoa, Andrew C. Von Maur, Martin Smith

Martin Smith

This document was commissioned by and prepared for Pan American Health Services, Inc. (PAHS) - a non-denominational Christian, non-government organization operating in Peña Blanca, Honduras. Founded by Dr. Stephen Youngberg near the northern shore of Lake Yojoa, PAHS has been successfully providing nutrition and educational outreach for the hungry, sick, and homeless since 1960. PAHS has a strong historical record of fighting disease, ignorance, and poverty, with a special focus on children, nutritional rehabilitation and education. Today more than 80 boys and girls live in the children’s home on the PAHS campus and more than 200 adolescents are enrolled at ...


Designing Sustainable Communities For Automated Transit Networks, Shannon S. McDonald 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Designing Sustainable Communities For Automated Transit Networks, Shannon S. Mcdonald

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Automated Transit Networks have the potential of changing the design of communities. Transportation is one of the key aspects for structuring our built environment. Now that Automated Transit Networks are being re-examined, early studies integrating them into the built environment can provide insight into their potential applications.


Rethinking The Design Models Of Refugee Camps, Ruba Bdair Mrs. 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Rethinking The Design Models Of Refugee Camps, Ruba Bdair Mrs.

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

This research aims to find architectural and urban design related solutions to enhance the living conditions of refugees, and to lessen the burden on the refugee hosting communities.


Sustainable Mobility For Rural Small University Towns, Shannon S. McDonald, Stanley Young, Sam Chung, Michael Behrmann, Shelby Orr, Ralph Tate 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Sustainable Mobility For Rural Small University Towns, Shannon S. Mcdonald, Stanley Young, Sam Chung, Michael Behrmann, Shelby Orr, Ralph Tate

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

How can all of the emerging changes in transportation affect a small rural University town? This panel will discuss the opportunities and the drawbacks to automated vehicles, shared vehicles, electric, and solar powered vehicles. The panel will be comprised of various academics and professionals involved with these new transportation changes.


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