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Cycling Without Spandex: A Transdisciplinary Approach To Design, Jess Garnitz Apr 2011

Cycling Without Spandex: A Transdisciplinary Approach To Design, Jess Garnitz

Architecture Thesis Prep

"Engaging with other disciplines is important to designers today as the nature of problems and issues are becoming more complex."

"The problem of integrating bicycles into our city streets is inherently a problem that requires transdisciplinary work. This is because of the complexity of the problem and the numerous areas affected through the integration. The problem is like an interconnected web of relations. There are issues relating to wayfinding and understanding how to get from destination to destination, which relate to issues of speed and non-verbal communication."


Informal Brand, Casey Allen Jan 2008

Informal Brand, Casey Allen

Architecture Senior Theses

"The informal brand aims to become a process of design that answers questions of identity in architecture. By establishing a methodology for design with an emphasis on program context and performance, a building will be able to become a "brand" for the company it represents, the context the project is situated in, and the typology of program it represents. The following pages set out to document this design process through site and program analysis derived from case studies and text reference. The preceding analysis will result in a speculation of programmatic relationships and there implications on the site."


Informal Branding, Casey Allen Jan 2008

Informal Branding, Casey Allen

Architecture Thesis Prep

"The informal brand aims to become a process of design that answers questions of identity in architecture. By establishing a methodology for design with an emphasis on program context and performance, a building will be able to become a "brand" for the company it represents, the context the project is situated in, and the typology of program it represents. The following pages set out to document this design process through site and program analysis derived from case studies and text reference. The preceding analysis will result in a speculation of programmatic relationships and there implications on the site."


Building Urban Texture, Fernando Pabon-Rico Apr 2006

Building Urban Texture, Fernando Pabon-Rico

Architecture Senior Theses

"This investigation is based on the contention that a city is made up of an urban construct where certain elements are continuous in their presence. This continuity provides legibility to an urban environment. The fact that elements or parts are an integral part of the legibility of the city fosters the reading of the city as a function of their integration. The role or place of architecture therefore lies on the formation of the city through its parts."


Transformation Of A Vernacular Tradition Into Art, Nancy Hiss Oct 1989

Transformation Of A Vernacular Tradition Into Art, Nancy Hiss

Architecture Senior Theses

"This thesis is an examination of an approach to architecture. I strive to make architecture which grows out of a regional and historical context and then goes beyond to become art. I will examine the process of design."


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."