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The Architecture Of Enabling Technology In The Critical Care Setting: The Role Of Architecture In Addressing The Health Care - Technology Paradox, Matthew Nitch Dec 2006

The Architecture Of Enabling Technology In The Critical Care Setting: The Role Of Architecture In Addressing The Health Care - Technology Paradox, Matthew Nitch

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Health care architecture, particularly tertiary care settings, which have the sickest people, and most advanced medical care, should accommodate and employ technology in ways that are both therapeutic and enabling. Although technology in the tertiary care setting is generally considered beneficial, it can sometimes have negative impacts, cause stress and result in poor health outcomes. Norman Cousins said in his book Anatomy of an Illness, 'Many doctors are increasingly aware of the circular paradox [of the intensive care unit]. It provides better electronic aids than ever before for dealing with emergencies that are often intensified because they communicate a sense ...


A Comprehensive Genetics Center For Greenwood, South Carolina, Johnny T. Tam Aug 2006

A Comprehensive Genetics Center For Greenwood, South Carolina, Johnny T. Tam

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Mapping And Estimation Of Impervious Surfaces, Vrunda Patki Aug 2006

Mapping And Estimation Of Impervious Surfaces, Vrunda Patki

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The Death And Life Of Urban Design: Jane Jacobs,The Rockefeller Foundation And The New Research In Urbanism, 1955–1965, Peter L. Laurence Jun 2006

The Death And Life Of Urban Design: Jane Jacobs,The Rockefeller Foundation And The New Research In Urbanism, 1955–1965, Peter L. Laurence

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Between 1955 and 1965, the Rockefeller Foundation responded to the urban crises created by the pre- and post-war housing shortage and heavy-handed urban renewa lstrategies by sponsoring urban design research projects by Kevin Lynch, Jane Jacobs, E. A.Gutkind, Ian McHarg, Christopher Tunnard, Ian Nairn, Edmund Bacon, Christopher Alexander and others. Drawing on documents from the Rockefeller Foundation Archives,this paper considers the state of urban design theory after World War II and outlines the major sponsored research projects. The work of Jane Jacobs, who was closely involved with the Foundation’s urban design research programme, is examined in greater ...


The Proximate Principle Of Parks And Greenways: An Hedonic Analysis For Cary, North Carolina, Paul D. Stockwell May 2006

The Proximate Principle Of Parks And Greenways: An Hedonic Analysis For Cary, North Carolina, Paul D. Stockwell

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Merging Landscapes: Finding An Equilibrium Between Built And Natural Through Materiality, Stephen Frederick Roth May 2006

Merging Landscapes: Finding An Equilibrium Between Built And Natural Through Materiality, Stephen Frederick Roth

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Making The Transition: Digital Archiving For Historic Preservation, Celeste Euretta Wiley May 2006

Making The Transition: Digital Archiving For Historic Preservation, Celeste Euretta Wiley

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A Preservation Plan For North Charleston, Angela Kleinschmidt May 2006

A Preservation Plan For North Charleston, Angela Kleinschmidt

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Memory And The Evolution Of Modern Performance Spaces: Preservation Approaches At Charleston's Memminger Auditorium And Riviera Theater, Adrienne Nicole Jacobsen May 2006

Memory And The Evolution Of Modern Performance Spaces: Preservation Approaches At Charleston's Memminger Auditorium And Riviera Theater, Adrienne Nicole Jacobsen

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Remembering Randolph Hall: Reuniting The Interior With Its Monumental Past, Cameron Stewart Schwabenton May 2006

Remembering Randolph Hall: Reuniting The Interior With Its Monumental Past, Cameron Stewart Schwabenton

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Through extensive historical research on the built environment of Harrison Randolph Hall, the mission is to propose a more historically sensitive design approach for the interior.

Little to no research has been published on the history of the College's built environment. The primary source for the history portion of the project was gathered from the College's Journal of the Board of Trustees, essentially meeting minutes. These are complete to the present. The Journals are a significant resource of the history of the building and its evolution. The vast majority of the project involved compiling information from the Journals ...