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Sustainable Design Of Student Centers Retrofitting And Adaptive Reuse Of Umass Student Union, Tianye Song Jan 2015

Sustainable Design Of Student Centers Retrofitting And Adaptive Reuse Of Umass Student Union, Tianye Song

Masters Theses

Based on the research of university Student centers and students’ daily activities within a campus, this Thesis focuses on how to strengthen the relationship between the student and the Student Center, by developing a methodology for a successful architecture that towards making the daily life of a student better. This approach will help overcome current disconnectbetween students’ daily activities and an environmentally integrated experience. The Thesis project focus will be the UMass Amherst’s Student Union. The existing Student Union has long been unable to meet the needs of today’s students, and its shortcomings have been felt throughout the ...