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Interactive Music Experience, Gaetan Jacques Jul 3013

Interactive Music Experience, Gaetan Jacques

Gaetan Jacques

In February of 2012, alternative rock band OK Go released a music video for their song “Needing/Getting”. The video explores a creative way of playing music, by driving a car through a constructed, choreographed environment. A driving track was set up as a large musical instrument which was “played” by a car. Architects, musicians, and artist are looking for innovative ways to develop active relationships between people, music, and architecture. The traditional passive relationship of these three is static, a design that does not promote interaction or participation. If we consider, behind a performance, there is a great deal ...


Transformaciones En La Vivienda Histórica En La Zona De Monumentos De Santiago De Querétaro (Historic Housing Transformations In The Monuments' Zone Of Santiago De Queretaro), Yanet Lezama-López Dec 2102

Transformaciones En La Vivienda Histórica En La Zona De Monumentos De Santiago De Querétaro (Historic Housing Transformations In The Monuments' Zone Of Santiago De Queretaro), Yanet Lezama-López

Yanet Lezama-López

El capítulo se enfoca en las transformaciones ocurridas durante el siglo XX en la vivienda histórica dentro de la Zona de Monumentos Históricos de la capital del estado de Querétaro, entendida ésta como aquella que se ubica en inmuebles considerados monumentos históricos por determinación de la Ley Federal sobre Monumentos y Zonas Arqueológicos, Artísticos e Históricos. Se presenta la metodología y los resultados de investigación que tuvieron como objetivo identificar cómo se transformaron las viviendas de una manera histórica y evolutiva, al tiempo de identificar las posibilidades para futuras intervenciones.

The Chapter focuses on the transformations on the housing in ...


Wheeler, Andrea (2014) “Sharing The World: An Approach For Sustainable Architectural Design” Presentation At The University Of Bristol October 30th 2014 With Luce Irigaray., Andrea S. Wheeler Oct 2015

Wheeler, Andrea (2014) “Sharing The World: An Approach For Sustainable Architectural Design” Presentation At The University Of Bristol October 30th 2014 With Luce Irigaray., Andrea S. Wheeler

Andrea S. Wheeler

No abstract provided.


Climbing The Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers And Enablers In Municipal Planning, Elisabeth M. Hamin, Nicole Gurran Oct 2015

Climbing The Adaptation Planning Ladder: Barriers And Enablers In Municipal Planning, Elisabeth M. Hamin, Nicole Gurran

Elisabeth M. Hamin

Local municipal governments have a crucial role in helping communities adapt to climate change. Recognizing different levels of climate preparedness, this chapter analyzes what steps communities tend to follow when they move forward on climate adaptation, including prerequisites for planning and the selection of policies. Drawing on content analyses of local climate adaptation plans from the United States (US) and Australia, as well as interviews with municipal planners in both nations, the chapter explores the adaptation policy choices communities are making and explains the range of strategies local governments have used to move forward on a ‘ladder’ of climate adaptation ...


Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D. Jul 2015

Assessing The Urban Forest Values An Institutional Sector Approach, Anthony M. Rodriguez Ph.D.

Anthony M Rodriguez Ph.D.

The poster present the foundation of a study in progress that demonstrates and maps the urban forest values. Using ARCGIS the paper will model social change and the potential for expanding or not the natural environment focusing on the values and the projected change based on the sectors position in reference to the sustainability and more specifically the urban forest. With ArcGIS the paper will demonstrate values and social change potential by analyzing and relating community survey responses to the spatial change.


Gla-Moo-Rous, Rebecca Soja May 2015

Gla-Moo-Rous, Rebecca Soja

Architecture Thesis Prep

T

he contention of this thesis

is that architecture designed

for consumption currently

contributes to distancing

consumers from a relationship

with food (speci

fi cally looking at

beef) by emphasizing commercial

attitudes and commodities and

failing to participate in earlier

production and processing phases.

If architecture and spatial or visual

relationships have the ability to

entice through masking, then

there must be potential for design

throughout the food chain- from

farm to fork- with the agency to

do the opposite: contribute to a

more transparent food system and

perhaps even more sustainable

alternatives. With increasing

demand for a transparent

food ...


Evaluation Of Cultural Ecosystem Aesthetic Value Of The State Of Nebraska By Mapping Geo-Tagged Photographs From Social Media Data Of Panoramio And Flickr, Richard Wagner Figueroa Alfaro May 2015

Evaluation Of Cultural Ecosystem Aesthetic Value Of The State Of Nebraska By Mapping Geo-Tagged Photographs From Social Media Data Of Panoramio And Flickr, Richard Wagner Figueroa Alfaro

Community and Regional Planning Program: Student Projects and Theses

Ecosystems and human beings are inter-related. People receive benefits from ecosystems named Ecosystem Services such as provisioning, regulating, supporting, and cultural services. Aesthetic value from cultural services is the interaction of people with the environment related to natural beauty. Over the time, traditional approaches for evaluating aesthetic value have been developed.

The main goal of this thesis was to evaluate the aesthetic value in Nebraska by using social media data from Panoramio and Flickr since they became a huge source of information available for multiple uses. We analyzed the clusters of pictures with the location of potential areas of aesthetic ...


Improving Active Transportation Data In Hias With Automated Counters: Lessons From Ca, William W. Riggs Apr 2015

Improving Active Transportation Data In Hias With Automated Counters: Lessons From Ca, William W. Riggs

William W. Riggs

Quantifying the active transportation by biking and walking through counts is an important part of developing policy and intervention to mitigate risk and encourage active lifestyles. Numerous studies have evaluated the different methods of counting bicycles and pedestrians, but very little work has evaluated actual cases of how they fit into active transportation programs and health impact assessments (HIAs).

The purpose of this study was to study validates the results of those studies looking at the reliability of results gathered as a part of two California projects and how they fit into existing planning and health assessment programs. Automated counters ...


City Of San Luis Obispo, Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Megyn Rugh, Camille Jackson, Kelsey Stefen, Lance Knox Apr 2015

City Of San Luis Obispo, Open Space Survey, William W. Riggs, Megyn Rugh, Camille Jackson, Kelsey Stefen, Lance Knox

City & Regional Planning Studios, Projects and White Papers

The City of San Luis Obispo (SLO) has eleven official public open spaces. Managing these places presents a challenge in providing top-tier environmental stewardship, while also accommodating passive recreational use and access, in an era of fiscal limitations and competing priorities. Given that reality and the changing population dynamics in the US, providing equal access to these facilities is of increasing importance, whether by car, bike, on foot or via public transit. These open spaces provide value (environmental, economic and social) primarily to residents, as well as visitors, and gaining a data-driven understanding of that value was a primary goal ...


Appalink, Appalachian Studies Association Apr 2015

Appalink, Appalachian Studies Association

Appalink

No abstract provided.


Student Spotlight On Research And Outreach Proceedings, Suny College Of Environmental Science And Forestry Apr 2015

Student Spotlight On Research And Outreach Proceedings, Suny College Of Environmental Science And Forestry

Student Spotlight on Research

ESF's annual Spotlight Symposium is a dynamic forum where graduate and undergraduate students share the results of their research and community service projects. The Spotlight is a student poster session highlighting scholarly efforts.


More Than One Way To Think About Urban Streets, John I. Gilderbloom, William W. Riggs Mar 2015

More Than One Way To Think About Urban Streets, John I. Gilderbloom, William W. Riggs

William W. Riggs

This op-ed discusses research into the differences between one-way and two-way street design, and how two-way streets are associated with fewer traffic accidents, less crime and abandonments, and increased housing prices.


Indygo Downtown Transit Center - Transforming Indianapolis, Ben Smith, Steve Robinson, Joe Fischer Mar 2015

Indygo Downtown Transit Center - Transforming Indianapolis, Ben Smith, Steve Robinson, Joe Fischer

Purdue Road School

The new IndyGo Downtown Transit Center will transform transit in downtown Indianapolis and offers lessons in transit planning, traffic planning, intermodal connectivity, public engagement, and pedestrian access. This presentation will give an overview of the facility and then focus on attributes of the facility and of the design process that might offer useful lessons to other transit projects, including those of a smaller scale


Arm4 - A Working Guide - Section B - Preliminaries, Tony Cunningham Mar 2015

Arm4 - A Working Guide - Section B - Preliminaries, Tony Cunningham

Other Resources

This paper is a companion to Section B – Preliminaries of the Agreed Rules of Measurement 4th Edition (2009) and is provided as a guide to help better understanding of ARM and to clarify its contents. It is hoped that it may remove some of the disagreements which can arise on construction projects due to differences of interpretation. The paper follows ARM sequence, stating the rules first and following these with notes and commentary on the individual rules.

Because contractual terms and arrangements are a central concern of the preliminaries bill, this paper has been written with a particular focus ...


Ciudades En Construcción Permanente ¿Destino De Casas Para Todos?, Jaime F. Erazo Espinosa Arq., Teolinda Bolívar Arq., Marcelo Rodríguez Mancilla Psic. Mar 2015

Ciudades En Construcción Permanente ¿Destino De Casas Para Todos?, Jaime F. Erazo Espinosa Arq., Teolinda Bolívar Arq., Marcelo Rodríguez Mancilla Psic.

Jaime F. Erazo Espinosa

Es un placer presentar el Volumen II de la Colección Ciudades de la Gente titulado "Ciudades en construcción permanente ¿Destino de casas para todos?". Esta Colección nace de la convicción y la necesidad de guardar la memoria de un proceso de trabajo sobre dos temas de importancia para América Latina y El Caribe como son el hábitat popular y la inclusión social; tópicos con nombres tan propios en cada lugar de nuestra región –favelas, villas miseria, pueblos jóvenes, etc.- pero con disfunciones y sobreposiciones tan generales que nos fuerzan a verlos iguales; y es que la visión que de ellos ...


Mackinley Ryce Donaldson Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Mackinley Ryce Donaldson Mar 2015

Mackinley Ryce Donaldson Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Mackinley Ryce Donaldson

Interior Design Senior Projects

Most people consider Interior Design to be a luxury and something that only the wealthy and privileged can afford. However, this is not the case; anyone with any budget can have a space that they are proud to call their own. While the wealthy do have the ability to pay to furnish a room without regard to cost, which is not a criteria that alone determines whether or not you have a wonderful space. A more economical family may have to be more prudent with their furnishings purchases, but they still have the right to a beautiful, enjoyable, comfortable home ...


Alexis Murphy Interior Design Senior Exhibit 2015, Alexis Murphy Mar 2015

Alexis Murphy Interior Design Senior Exhibit 2015, Alexis Murphy

Interior Design Senior Projects

Philosophy

Embracing the elements of design with the elements of nature.

Healthy interiors must draw inspiration from nature through its light, color, and sustainability; creating therapeutic spaces for all users. It is crucial to bridge the gap between all fields of design and cultures, bringing the innovations of healthy interiors to our homes, businesses, hospitals, and all aspects of the design process.


Edward Pat Neal Iii Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Edward Pat Neal Iii Mar 2015

Edward Pat Neal Iii Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Edward Pat Neal Iii

Interior Design Senior Projects

My design philosophy is to create an area that is not only aesthetically pleasing, but functional. Whether this is residential or commercial, I want you to feel comfortable about your surroundings. I want you to be able to enjoy the environment around you and feel right at home. This can be with commercial design also. I do not want someone to feel as if they are in a hospital. White walls feel institutional. I want to design places that make you feel at ease and comfortable, even if it is a place you do not necessarily want to be, such ...


Rani Penny Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Rani Penny Mar 2015

Rani Penny Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Rani Penny

Interior Design Senior Projects

I believe it is human nature to want to change the world, to leave your mark. An interior designer has many options to do this through codes, sustainability, and collectively changing the way humans interact in a space. While the aesthetics and functionality of a space are the main goals of a design there are many opportunities to improve on a way of life and this is what I find most important.


Charmel Helmick Interior Design Senior Exhibit 2015, Charmel Helmick Mar 2015

Charmel Helmick Interior Design Senior Exhibit 2015, Charmel Helmick

Interior Design Senior Projects

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY Design is relating the beauty and cultural richness of the exotic and the admired. Design is styling spaces that express the soul; creating environs one longs to come home to. Design is shaping communities for growth, success and a sense of belonging.


Kiana Smith Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Kiana Smith Mar 2015

Kiana Smith Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Kiana Smith

Interior Design Senior Projects

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. I AM INTERIOR DESIGN.

Design Philosophy Design is all about the freedom of expressing your true inner being through natural talent and obtained skills.


Katie Rumsey Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Katie Rumsey Mar 2015

Katie Rumsey Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Katie Rumsey

Interior Design Senior Projects

Design is a reflection of where you have been and what inspires you. It is a creative combination of form, function, texture, pattern, color and codes that work together in a space to create a desired feeling and solution.


Julie Sill Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Julie Sill Mar 2015

Julie Sill Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Julie Sill

Interior Design Senior Projects

Interior design is not only a career it is also my passion. I have always had a passion for design especially when it comes to residential spaces. While there are many different rooms in a home I am always drawn to living rooms, bedrooms, and kitchens. Each room is like a different piece of a puzzle, they can all have their own personality, but still all fit together to create a wonderful home.


Jennifer Urbina Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Jennifer Urbina Mar 2015

Jennifer Urbina Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Jennifer Urbina

Interior Design Senior Projects

I believe quality design does not always have to be expensive. Using things we currently have and creating something else with it is a great way to be sustainable. Not only are you saving money by re-using and sprucing up old items but you are also creating a unique piece that no one else has! Why buy new when you can re-use?

Also pleasing clients is a tough job but my passion for interior design makes me want to achieve the vision that the clients have and create a space of their dreams by doing it with passion or not ...


Alexis Reado Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Alexis Reado Mar 2015

Alexis Reado Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Alexis Reado

Interior Design Senior Projects

Design is the freedom to transform a space through ingenious creativity.


Chau Phan Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Chau Phan Mar 2015

Chau Phan Senior Interior Design Exhibit 2015, Chau Phan

Interior Design Senior Projects

Even a simplest design has its own character. It does not matter how sophisticated a design is. The matter is your character can be expressed through that design style. I believe the purpose of interior designer is creating a place that reflects client’s personality and making sure to protect their health, safety and welfare.


[Inside]Out Environment And Education As One, Samantha Plete Mar 2015

[Inside]Out Environment And Education As One, Samantha Plete

Landscape Architecture

[inside]OUT is my vision for Channel Islands High School as a water-conscious and user based institution. With a specific focus on the Quad, the school’s central plaza, I re-imagine CI as a living, educational landscape.

I chose to take on this project because I want to make a difference for this school that is close to my heart. I want it to thrive by sustainable means.

With the severe California drought and global water crisis, it is time to shift the status quo in regards to water consumption. After much site analysis and countless iteration, I have created ...


Green School, Designing For Comfort And Beyond…, Andrea S. Wheeler, Naghmeh Pak, Evan Jeanblanc Feb 2015

Green School, Designing For Comfort And Beyond…, Andrea S. Wheeler, Naghmeh Pak, Evan Jeanblanc

Andrea S. Wheeler

Comfort is defined through human senses; sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste. Each sense can lead to a greater or lesser degree of comfort. However, children experience comfort differently than adults. They experience spaces differently and have different knowledge about the performance of a building than adult users; they can also have a perspective on design quality unlike that of the architect. School is a designed environment that a child lives in for over 6 hours a day; it is it is thus argued simply a matter of a child’s right to be consulted about his or her day-to-day ...


Arm4:A Working Guide:Section A:General Rules, Tony Cunningham Feb 2015

Arm4:A Working Guide:Section A:General Rules, Tony Cunningham

Other Resources

This paper is a companion to Section A – General Rules of the Agreed Rules of Measurement 4th Edition (2009) and is provided as a guide to help better understanding of ARM4 and to clarify its contents. It is hoped that it may remove some of the disagreements which can arise on construction projects due to differences of interpretation.

The paper follows the ARM sequence, stating the rules first and following these with notes and commentaries on the various provisions. Some items contained within the ARM are self-explanatory, and therefore require no further comment. Explanations are generally by text and ...


Draft - University Of Wyoming Historic Preservation Plan, Megin Rux Feb 2015

Draft - University Of Wyoming Historic Preservation Plan, Megin Rux

UW Historic Preservation Plan

The Historic Preservation Plan Update is an update to the 1999 Historic Preservation Plan for University of Wyoming Campus. This will include assessments and will recommend approaches to preservation of the historic structures on campus. Along with Design Guidelines for new structures including additions. After receiving input from the public in October, the design team has integrated those comments and recommendations into the draft. The draft is available on the UW Repository website and comments are encouraged. For the final report the draft will integrate public recommendations, undergo slight reformatting, and chapter 8 will be inserted.