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Education Through Architecture: Carnival And Merengue Museum, Andres Pastoriza Jul 1998

Education Through Architecture: Carnival And Merengue Museum, Andres Pastoriza

Architecture Thesis Prep

"This thesis examines the ability of architecture to educate through experience. Architecture creates environments which represents the history, folklore, and tradition of a region by way of semantics. individuals interact with the building and become part of it by providing their knowledge and recollection of the signs and symbols. Through the representation of symbols and the recreation of events, the building evokes the collective memory of the individuals who experience them. Folklore relies heavily on experience, as does architecture. The interaction of event, program, space, and form result in architecture that provides all the elements necessary to educate folklore. By ...


Threshold, Mehmet Novan Apr 1998

Threshold, Mehmet Novan

Architecture Thesis Prep

"Threshold is reinterpreted, in this thesis, as being both unifier or separator simultaneously. This quality will be clarified through comparisons, interpretation, questions, and the Bosphorus' historical evolution."


A Buddhist Monastery And Temple With A Religious Center In New York City, Jeffrey Michael Dvi-Vardhana Apr 1998

A Buddhist Monastery And Temple With A Religious Center In New York City, Jeffrey Michael Dvi-Vardhana

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The Buddhist Temple form has remained unchanged in the last 2,500 years. The thesis will become an exploration of contemporary issues of acculturation and transition of Buddhism in the United States. The thesis will examine architecturally, the individual spirit of contemplation and meditation of a monistic religion. This allows the thesis to transform, architecturally and typologically, a Buddhist Temple and Monastery of the Theravada Sect, with a Religious Center.


Architecture (Re)Assemblage, Chao-Chi Lin Jan 1998

Architecture (Re)Assemblage, Chao-Chi Lin

Architecture Thesis Prep

"This is a proposal for a new architectural intervention with an "icon" building, in order to create a history museum whose subtext is to present an historic and critical presentation of colonialism and modernity in Taiwan."