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A Facade For San Lorenzo, Rod Barker Oct 1992

A Facade For San Lorenzo, Rod Barker

Architecture Thesis Prep

"A facade for San Lorenzo presents the opportunity to re-examine the issues of a city. It must deal with the existing structure of the city, address its history and past, as well as the present. It needs to have meaning for the citizens and visitors alike, meaning that creates images of the other parts of the city and the particular place. It needs to become a symbol not only for the complex but also for the entire city."


Where Land And Water Meet, Mark N. Rhoades Oct 1991

Where Land And Water Meet, Mark N. Rhoades

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The intention of this thesis is to study the waterfront typology, and how the interplay of land and water through the insertion of architectural elements, can reform a sense of place from the shattered urban fabric. The purpose of the waterfront fabric is twofold; to present a facade to the waterfront, and activate the waterfront while maintaining a relationship back to the fabric of the city."


Architecture And The Articulation Of Passage: A Ferryboat Terminal For Old San Juan, Ruperto Arvelo Oct 1991

Architecture And The Articulation Of Passage: A Ferryboat Terminal For Old San Juan, Ruperto Arvelo

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The primary goal is to develop the area around the ferryboat terminal of San Juan waterfront, understanding such issues as:

-the importance of the bay and the role that the city of Old San Juan played in it as its physical entrance.

-definiteion of the waterfornt edge...

-the connection of Old San Juan to other areas of the metropolitan area through the new ferryboat system...

-ideas of representation, of historical continuity between the traditional and modern architecture, an understanding of the old fabric and how we can complement it, without imitating it or opposing it."


Montauk Transportation Center: The Train Station As Evidence Of The Duality That Exists Between Type And Prototype, Lisa Renee Eader Oct 1991

Montauk Transportation Center: The Train Station As Evidence Of The Duality That Exists Between Type And Prototype, Lisa Renee Eader

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The intent of this thesis is to study and re-interpret an existing building type, and to develop conceptual strategies for a prototype. It will demonstrate the advantages of the prototype and how it can be used as a building block when dealing with specific site considerations. My conclusions drawn from these analyses will depict the evolution of, and develop a relationship between prototype and type."


Urban Square - A Link Between Two Cities, Margaret Clark Apr 1991

Urban Square - A Link Between Two Cities, Margaret Clark

Architecture Thesis Prep

Twin City Recreation Center for Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

"I will investigate the linking of two cities through the introduction of an urban square and its continuity with an urban street, with an urban bridge between the cities, and with an urban park system,. The program for the square will be a recreation center for residents from both cities, thus creating a common urban place to reinforce the interdependent and cooperation of the two communities."


The Shaping Of Urban Place: The Didactic Museum And The Dialectic Between Art And Technology, Robert J. Corson Jan 1991

The Shaping Of Urban Place: The Didactic Museum And The Dialectic Between Art And Technology, Robert J. Corson

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The hypothesis being that the Museum as building type; as expressed through the ideals of the enlightenment, can shape urban place through the its form and content. The intent is to use this hypothesis to shape a significant urban place in Syracuse, NY. The premise being that Syracuse does not have a space that serves as a public forum. This is not intended to reflect the history of Syracuse, but deal with some of the architectural and social problems that currently exist."


University Of Rochester School For The Visual Arts, Gene Browning Jan 1990

University Of Rochester School For The Visual Arts, Gene Browning

Architecture Thesis Prep

"FORM - It is proposed that an art school can be designed like a small community, with facilities for the work, life, and leisure of the art student being brought together in a single location. The investigation, then, would be into what form this artists' community might take, looking to other community types as precedent.

PROGRAM - It is also proposed that an art school can be designed to accommodate both traditional art disciplines like drawing, painting, and sculpture, and newer art disciplines like computer graphics, photography, and film, in a harmonious mix of tradition and technology."


Urban Prospects: A Search For Poetry In The American City Part 2, Gerard D. Damiani Oct 1989

Urban Prospects: A Search For Poetry In The American City Part 2, Gerard D. Damiani

Architecture Thesis Prep

This thesis is about establishing an attitude about design which argues building organization, appearance and meaning. Architecture should be a reflection of culture rather than being an instagator of change.


Connection, Sara Lopergolo Apr 1989

Connection, Sara Lopergolo

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the connection between past and present and landscape to cityscape. Involved with this is a study of various themes tat are specific to place and help support the initial investigation."


Light, Air, And Space Within The "Urban Poche" : Investigations On Housing For Western Cities Of Today's Society, Werner Hofmann Oct 1988

Light, Air, And Space Within The "Urban Poche" : Investigations On Housing For Western Cities Of Today's Society, Werner Hofmann

Architecture Thesis Prep

"High quality city dwelling units in a dense structure of public streets, squares, parks, and private or semi-private outdoor spaces could be an alternative to the endless suburbia."


Fusion Of Reality And Virtual Reality, Narin Sappakit Oct 1988

Fusion Of Reality And Virtual Reality, Narin Sappakit

Architecture Thesis Prep

"This thesis is focused on the implications of digital technology within the relationship between film and architecture, from the use of architectonic elements in film that has the potential to build a complex, nonlinear space or new reality. I contend that through the use of digital technology, it will effect and change people's perception and experience of space in time, which will create a fusion of physical and virtual spaces, and will blur the boundary between reality and the virtual."


Harlem On My Mind, Shawn L. Rickenbacker Oct 1987

Harlem On My Mind, Shawn L. Rickenbacker

Architecture Thesis Prep

The thesis is an attempt to create an architecture capable of providing an identifiable urban marker: The intention of the marker placed in a specific composition will be to designate the area as a unique urban sector of the larger city. This in turn will make the architecture a social catalyst activating thought and speculation toward itself and its surrounding (respective sector). It is primarily for this reason the architecture created must be conscious of the sector's cultural and functional needs; Providing a cultural progress center. The site's relationship to the larger city acts as a gateway or ...


Thesis Preparatory Booklet -, James L. Zak Oct 1985

Thesis Preparatory Booklet -, James L. Zak

Architecture Thesis Prep

Columbus Circle is the term used towards the description of the given condition ("space" or even "place" yields quite inappropriate connotations) integrated into the mid-town zone of Manhattan. The potential of the "underlying grounds" of this condition is unlimited beyond that of any other on the island.


East Village Housing: New York City, Alice J. Raucher Oct 1985

East Village Housing: New York City, Alice J. Raucher

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The intent of this thesis is to develop low-rise, high density urban housing which will provide its occupants wth the basic amenities of light, air, and green space, while reconstructing and extending the fabric of New York City into an area of the East Village."


The University Of Connecticut Law Library, Stan Glantz Oct 1982

The University Of Connecticut Law Library, Stan Glantz

Architecture Thesis Prep

"Based on (the) analysis, I intend to design a new library building on the Hartford site acquired by the University of Connecticut. My plans incluse a structure which will consider the scale, color, and texture of the surrounding buildings. Furthermore, this structure will have ample storage for present and future law school collections, library administrative office and student and faculty facilities. In addition, I will also take into account the fact that much of the research and location of materials in the library is conducted by a computer."


A Mixed-Use Building As Regional Headquarters For The Bank Of New York - Buffalo, Ny, Daniel A. Kocieniewski Oct 1982

A Mixed-Use Building As Regional Headquarters For The Bank Of New York - Buffalo, Ny, Daniel A. Kocieniewski

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The intent of this thesis is to investigate the urban block and its role as one of the constituent elements in the building of the city. "


Imagination: Reinterpreting The Sublime And Its Applications Towards Architecture, Daniel J. Blelenin Jr. Jan 1900

Imagination: Reinterpreting The Sublime And Its Applications Towards Architecture, Daniel J. Blelenin Jr.

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The main objective of this body of work is to explore the sublime as a contemporary concept and its role for the development of an architecture of memory. This work will attempt to define a conceptual and design framework as well as research and design methodologies of which a construction of the sublime can desirably operate."