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Breathing Architecture, Yichao Kang Dec 2015

Breathing Architecture, Yichao Kang

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Breathing architecture use the physical property of nature to solve the problem from environment and replace the traditional mechanical system of the existing building in Beijing. Architecture is the expression of the nature and interaction with people.


Enhancing Sensory Environments Of Crematoria, Tanya Bhatia Apr 2014

Enhancing Sensory Environments Of Crematoria, Tanya Bhatia

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How can technology today enhance or amplify the social interactions of people in crematoria through the simulation of nature? Crematoria typically, are religious and neutral spaces appropriate to those who want to participate. One of the most significant aspects of crematoria is location. Most crematorium complexes today are located next to either a noisy motorway or in an industrial park. The reasoning behind this is usually to make sure it is not open to the public for viewing unless they want to be a part of it. Usually the crematoria end up in an open landscape, but have walls that ...


The Creation Of Sense Of Place: Negotiating The Divide Between Nature And Culture Through Phenomenological Architecture, Gabriel Nolle Apr 2013

The Creation Of Sense Of Place: Negotiating The Divide Between Nature And Culture Through Phenomenological Architecture, Gabriel Nolle

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"The project I am proposing seeks to explore phenomenological architecture as a medium between culture and nature in order for humans to regain a sense of place in the natural world. While recent trends in architecture, namely sustainability, seek to emphasize environmental consciousness, the subjective relationship to the environment – how it affects our senses – remains the one we know least about. The process of designing and constructing buildings in the natural world must respond to conditions of nature in terms of site, material, purpose and form, to answer the demands of the human-nature condition. At the same time the architecture ...


Process And Making Of Landscape, Joseph Wood Jan 2013

Process And Making Of Landscape, Joseph Wood

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This thesis seeks to focus its study on geological processes in nature as a tool to both make and read the landscape as if it were a novel; to uncover its myths and to allow the viewer to interpret its past. As Brad Cloepfil of the architecture practice Allied Works has stated, "A landscape that took some ten million years to form, millions of years before the appearance of man, is thereby nudged toward that most unique of human capacities; language." I claim that by extending the definition of making, earth driven processes can be used as tools to study ...


Re-Thinking The Green Belt: Sustainability And Development In Growing Cities, Maria Saavedra Oct 2012

Re-Thinking The Green Belt: Sustainability And Development In Growing Cities, Maria Saavedra

Architecture Thesis Prep

"One of the major goals of this research is to study the relationship between nature and technology as urban generators. I agree with Lisa Tilder and Beth Bostein, who state that instead of using architectural technology to return nature to some impossible, pre-human pristine state, we should consider fully employing the power of architecture to produce new forms of nature. Instead of thinking about the River’s edge as a natural and physical barrier between the water and the city, we should consider it as an opportunity to challenge the image of nature, exploring how it limits or furthers our ...


The Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Institute In Long Island City In Ny, Reiko Matsuoka Dec 1992

The Isamu Noguchi Sculpture Institute In Long Island City In Ny, Reiko Matsuoka

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The Invisible Bridge Between Nature and Man / East and West / City and Landscape / Architecture and Sculpture"

"This thesis investigates the making of architecture which maintains the balance and harmony with nature. The study refers to Japanese architecture which is derived from the innate harmony between art and nature."