Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Architecture Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

2016

Discipline
Institution
Keyword
Publication
Publication Type
File Type

Articles 1 - 30 of 1131

Full-Text Articles in Architecture

The Way We Were: Discover The Secret History And Dynamic Pasts Of Four Depaul Buildings Dec 2016

The Way We Were: Discover The Secret History And Dynamic Pasts Of Four Depaul Buildings

DePaul Magazine

DePaul University has repurposed existing buildings to expand its Loop and Lincoln Park campuses. This article discusses the original uses of four buildings that are now part of DePaul: the Lewis Center, CDM Center, DePaul Center and 990 Building. It also gives a brief history of Seton Hall.


Tender Procedure For Traditionally Procured Building Contracts In Ireland, Tony Cunningham Dec 2016

Tender Procedure For Traditionally Procured Building Contracts In Ireland, Tony Cunningham

Other Resources

The process of tendering for construction contracts is an expensive process, particularly where contracts are large and/or complex or involve partial, or total, contractor design. The underlying philosophy guiding best practice in tendering procedure is that of ensuring fair play among the tendering contractors. Tenders for building contracts may be obtained using a range of approaches. This study examines best practice in tendering procedure for building contracts in the private and public sectors in Ireland and focuses in particular on the procedures to be carried out under open and selective/restricted tendering approaches.

The study identifies where open tendering and selective …


Deaccessioning The Studio, Ayla Rexroth Dec 2016

Deaccessioning The Studio, Ayla Rexroth

Theses and Dissertations

I have created several micro-businesses that provide tools and facilitate experiences to help people meet their potential. The form of the businesses has ranged from a street based art gallery inside the drawers of a modern dresser to a business that sews more and bigger pockets into women’s outerwear.


Margaret C. Flinn. The Social Architecture Of French Cinema, 1929-1939. Liverpool: Liverpool Up, 2014., Hazel Hahn Dec 2016

Margaret C. Flinn. The Social Architecture Of French Cinema, 1929-1939. Liverpool: Liverpool Up, 2014., Hazel Hahn

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Margaret C. Flinn. The Social Architecture of French Cinema, 1929-1939. Liverpool: Liverpool UP, 2014.


Leandro Erlich: Towards A Collaborative Relationship Between Architecture And Art, Isabel Tassara Dec 2016

Leandro Erlich: Towards A Collaborative Relationship Between Architecture And Art, Isabel Tassara

Master's Projects and Capstones

For this Museum Studies capstone project, I presented and developed a proposal and project plan for an exterior interactive exhibition of an Argentinean artist, Leandro Erlich, at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) in San Francisco, California. After researching diverse conflicts between architects and artists in the art museum context, my goal was to show an approach in which art can “dialogue” with the exterior features of the CJM’s cutting edge building. To be presented on the courtyard entrance of the Libeskind construction, the exhibition that I propose will potentially prove that an effective relationship can be established outside the common …


Model Behavior: Using Photogrammetry For Collections Storage Planning, Katherine Sundra Dec 2016

Model Behavior: Using Photogrammetry For Collections Storage Planning, Katherine Sundra

Master's Projects and Capstones

Proper and efficient collections storage is often a challenge for museums. As collections outgrow their facilities, institutions struggle to find additional space, often resorting to hasty moves of their objects into ill-fitting placements. A large-scale collections move is a slowgoing process, requiring manual measurement and countless trial-and-error sessions. An unnoticed support beam, a low entryway, or uneven flooring can derail even the most well-planned collections move, costing an organization unexpected additions in time and labor expenses. Advancements in emerging technologies, however, may soon eliminate this problem. This capstone explores the use of photogrammetry and 3D modeling to plan a collections …


Creating Healthy Urban Environments: Commercial Landscaping, Preference And Public Health, Mary Leibe Dec 2016

Creating Healthy Urban Environments: Commercial Landscaping, Preference And Public Health, Mary Leibe

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Landscape development[1] can provide many benefits, including the reduction of stormwater runoff and the creation of habitats for wildlife. It can also provide health benefits. Researchers, such as Roger Ulrich and Rita Berto have demonstrated that views of trees and other vegetation are associated with lower blood pressure and reduced recovery times in hospitals and that environments with more natural elements may lessen mental fatigue (R. Ulrich 1984) and (Berto 2005).

As rebuilding in New Orleans continues 11 years after Hurricane Katrina, landscape development has been limited or lacking, especially in the redevelopment of commercial properties. Two prominent reasons …


The Lived Experience Of Online Educators: Insights From Construction Management, William Sher, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote Dec 2016

The Lived Experience Of Online Educators: Insights From Construction Management, William Sher, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote

Maria Northcote

Academics in higher education institutions often experience the conflicting demands of teaching, research and administration. With the growth of online education these staff are frequently required to design, develop, teach, facilitate and, in some cases, administer online courses. Cumulatively these additional tasks challenge academics, not only in terms of the personal professional development but also in accommodating the range of tasks expected of them. This paper reports the findings of a study which investigated the lived experience of construction management academics teaching at universities in Australia. The study adopted a lived experience research approach that enabled the lives of construction …


Supporting Construction Management Education: Examining The Impact Of Leadership, Management And Staff Development, Willy Sher, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote Dec 2016

Supporting Construction Management Education: Examining The Impact Of Leadership, Management And Staff Development, Willy Sher, Anthony Williams, Maria T. Northcote

Maria Northcote

Universities in Australia face a range of challenges as they renew curricula. Several of these arise from the federal government’s compliance monitoring entities which focus on academic standards and quality assurance. In addition, the sector is experiencing increased emphasis on research performance and postgraduate education. Against this backdrop, this paper examines academic leadership, management and staff development, and considers the implications of these processes on construction management higher education. This paper draws on data gathered from surveys, interviews and focus groups with leaders in construction-related academic disciplines across Australia, and provides a critical review of their attitudes and concerns. The …


Solar Urban Planning: Addressing Barriers And Conflicts Specific To Renewable Energy Policy And The Current Field And Practice Of Urban Planning Within The Context Of A Changing Climate, Toryl P. Hanna Dec 2016

Solar Urban Planning: Addressing Barriers And Conflicts Specific To Renewable Energy Policy And The Current Field And Practice Of Urban Planning Within The Context Of A Changing Climate, Toryl P. Hanna

Capstone Collection

The world is in a period of rapid urbanization while experiencing unprecedented rise in global temperature as a result of climate change. Questions have been raised as to how strategies for urbanization will be able to address the fetish for energy, while halting carbon emissions produced by traditional energy sources for urban inhabitants around the world. First, this paper seeks to look to cities, at the intersection of solar energy and the field of urban planning, looking into the opportunities and challenges that are currently surfacing. Conflicts and barriers in traditional urban land use patterns emerge as a topic of …


Santry River Greenway Feasibility Appraisal, David O'Connor, Matthias Borscheid, Odran Reid, Meadhbh Ní Lochlainn Dec 2016

Santry River Greenway Feasibility Appraisal, David O'Connor, Matthias Borscheid, Odran Reid, Meadhbh Ní Lochlainn

Reports

The North East Dublin area has been identified for the development of a plan addressing health inequality and promoting a Healthy Community (WTO 2011) by the Northside Partnership (NSP), a local development company established in 1991 to address social exclusion, and the Dublin North Health Promotion Department. Poor health has been identified as an issue for people who live in areas affected by structural disadvantage and social exclusion in North East Dublin. A community survey in 2008 and a health needs assessment in 2003 both highlighted risk factors for high levels of chronic disease risks in the surveyed neighbourhoods and …


The Impact Of Project Delivery Methods On Dispute Occurrence In Public Highway Projects, Samaneh Nasrollahi, Ghada M. Gad, Alan Atalah Dec 2016

The Impact Of Project Delivery Methods On Dispute Occurrence In Public Highway Projects, Samaneh Nasrollahi, Ghada M. Gad, Alan Atalah

Master of Technology Management Plan II Graduate Projects

The construction industry is a complex and competitive industry in which different participants with different expertise, talents, and levels of knowledge work together to achieve their objectives and complete a project. Sine different participants with different interest involve in a construction project, therefore, conflicts arise and become inevitable. Conflicts in projects will cause an adversarial environment which result to disputes. Hence, if conflicts are not well managed and resolved in a timely manner, they quickly turn into disputes, which prevent the successful completion of the construction project, in terms of cost and time, and increasing the potential for poor project …


Regulation Of Recreational Marijuana In Small Cities And Counties In Colorado, Katherine Nesse, Colin Victory Dec 2016

Regulation Of Recreational Marijuana In Small Cities And Counties In Colorado, Katherine Nesse, Colin Victory

SPU Works

In November 2016 the number of states where recreational marijuana sales are legal increased to eight. Thousands of cities and counties are now on the front lines of regulating these new land uses. Local governments in Colorado, the first state to implement recreational marijuana legalization, are models for jurisdictions in other states. We study counties and municipalities in the eight micropolitan statistical areas in Colorado to learn how they regulate recreational marijuana businesses. We reviewed codes, ordinances, and other documents of 43 local governments and interviewed planners in a third of these jurisdictions. These places were purposefully selected and reflect …


Belén’S Plaza Vieja And Colonial Church Site: Memory, Continuity And Recovery, Samuel E. Sisneros Dec 2016

Belén’S Plaza Vieja And Colonial Church Site: Memory, Continuity And Recovery, Samuel E. Sisneros

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

This is my capstone project for completion of a Post MA certificate in Historic Preservation and Regionalism. I received the degree in Spring, 2019. The project involves recovering the legacy of a historic colonial church site in Belén, New Mexico. The work involves the descendant community’s sense of place and the continuity of memory and sacredness of Belen’s first church and original plaza.


Adaptive Environments For Enabling Senior Citizens: An Holistic Assessment Tool For Housing Design And Iot-Based Technologies, Matteo Zallio, Damon Berry, Niccolò Casiddu Dec 2016

Adaptive Environments For Enabling Senior Citizens: An Holistic Assessment Tool For Housing Design And Iot-Based Technologies, Matteo Zallio, Damon Berry, Niccolò Casiddu

Conference papers

The population of older adults will continuously increase over the coming decades. As they get older, people will require assistance and regular monitoring, with higher costs for welfare system and families. Two vital aspects of a healthy lifestyle, are domestic autonomy and maintenance of relationships within the neighborhood. This leads to an interesting research issue: “Could houses and appliances have the potential to improve autonomy and quality of life of citizens? Which methods and tools could enhance wellbeing and healthy conditions? The house has the potential to be a safe, adaptive environment, integrated with technologies for life support. This work …


An Introduction To Building Contracts: An Irish Context, Tony Cunningham Dec 2016

An Introduction To Building Contracts: An Irish Context, Tony Cunningham

Other Resources

A contract is an agreement which is capable of being enforced at law and whose essential characteristic is that of a bargain. Contract law focuses predominantly on commercial transactions and in the construction context these range from simple every-day transactions such as purchasing a box of nails to procuring multi-million euro building facilities. In Ireland construction clients typically engage designers and quantity surveyors to formulate designs and they subsequently contract with building contractors to construct the designs. The contractors, in turn, typically outsource much of the work to subcontractors and order materials from numerous suppliers. All of these activities involve …


Spatial Translations And Embodied Bilingualism: Defining The Migrant's Experience From An Architectural Perspective, Caroline Rabourdin Dec 2016

Spatial Translations And Embodied Bilingualism: Defining The Migrant's Experience From An Architectural Perspective, Caroline Rabourdin

CALL: Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language

As a bilingual writer and architect, my research is practice-based and multidisciplinary. In pulling together theories and practices about Space, Language and the Body, my aim is to develop a notion of Embodied Bilingualism. If the word ‘translate’ is to move something from one place to another, as architectural historian Robin Evans explains, then one needs to understand its pure and unconditional existence as a geometrical construct in the first place in order to fully appreciate the workings of linguistic translation. In this paper, language is considered as an embodied practice, which for the bilingual migrant leads to considerations about …


Citizen-Led Urban Agriculture And The Politics Of Spatial Reappropriation In Montreal, Quebec, Claire Emmanuelle Bach Dec 2016

Citizen-Led Urban Agriculture And The Politics Of Spatial Reappropriation In Montreal, Quebec, Claire Emmanuelle Bach

Dissertations and Theses

Urban Agriculture (UA) has been practiced in Montreal, Quebec for well over a century. In the last five years or so, a renewed enthusiasm for UA has manifested itself in the form of citizen-led UA projects. The latter are often established in residual spaces, from vacant lots to sidewalks, and alleyways. These more spontaneous and informal UA practices point to a shift in how urban inhabitants perceive and use urban space. Through a case study of informal UA projects in Montreal, QC, this work brings attention to the dynamics surrounding the establishment of citizen-led UA projects, paying special attention to …


Riverside, Paso Robles Urban Design Concept Plans, Crp 341 Urban Design Studio Dec 2016

Riverside, Paso Robles Urban Design Concept Plans, Crp 341 Urban Design Studio

CRP 341 Urban Design Studio III

No abstract provided.


Small Housesholds Left Out In Cold By One-Size-Fits-All Policy, Lorcan Sirr Dec 2016

Small Housesholds Left Out In Cold By One-Size-Fits-All Policy, Lorcan Sirr

Media

In Ireland, homeowners can pay up to 31% of their after-tax income on their mortgage, and the situation is worse if you are a single-person mortgage holder. That’s according to figures released by AIB mortgage brand EBS and DKMEconomic Consultants last month.


An Investigation Of Dx Cooling Coil Inherent Characteristics, Krittima Santiwattana Dec 2016

An Investigation Of Dx Cooling Coil Inherent Characteristics, Krittima Santiwattana

Dissertations and Student Research: Architectural Engineering

DX cooling coil (DCC) systems have dominated light commercial and household applications in the U.S for several decades. Approximately 14.5% of energy use is consumed by space cooling in commercial buildings, whereas 87% of households are installed with air-conditioners. Improper installation, poor design, and lack of optimized control/operations incur faults in HVAC systems causing 25% to 50% energy waste in a building. These consequences are subject to inefficient equipment modelling of which is developed from: (1) insufficient understanding in equipment characteristics, (2) uncertainties in testing environment and data, and (3) access and cost limitations. Therefore, in this thesis DCC inherent …


Objekt Shoqëror – Shkollë Fillore, Brilantina Bekteshi Dec 2016

Objekt Shoqëror – Shkollë Fillore, Brilantina Bekteshi

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Projektimi I Objektit Shumëbanesorë (Banim+Afarizëm), Altin Sylka Dec 2016

Projektimi I Objektit Shumëbanesorë (Banim+Afarizëm), Altin Sylka

Theses and Dissertations

Tema ime e diplomës në përgjithësi ka të bëjë me banim dhe afarizëm. Studimi kryesorë fillon nga analizat urbane duke vazhduar me orientimin e duhur të kthinave, varësisht nga lloji i funksionit të kthinës.

Parcela- ka një hyrje dhe një dalje.Posedon gjithashtu parkingje të jashtme, hapësira të gjelbërta, kënde për fëmijë dhe hapësira për shumë funksione.

Objekti- ka dy hyrje kryesore dhe dy sekondare. Etazhiteti i objektit është -2B+P+5.

Në bodrume janë të vendosura garazhimi dhe depot. Në përdhesë janë të vendosura lokalet afariste ndërsa katet janë të organizara me banim.

Forma përcjell funksionin.

Forma:

Duke u bazuar …


Ndërtesë Ekonomike Garazh E Tipit Te Mbyllur, Ali Aliu Dec 2016

Ndërtesë Ekonomike Garazh E Tipit Te Mbyllur, Ali Aliu

Theses and Dissertations

Mungesa e Hapësirave të lira në vendin tonë, hapësira të shumta jo funksionale dhe jo të menduara mirë me kohë dhe mos respektimi i rregullave Urbane, ka shkaktuar një Kaos të madh, zgjidhja e të cilit do të kushtonte shumë energji, përkushtim të nivelit të lartë Profesional dhe implementim të duhur ekonomik. Tashmë dihet se kjo është një Problematikë e kamotshme por ajo që vihet në pah është mungesa e Trotuareve, Hapësirave gjelbëruese, mungesa e hapësirave për personat me nevoja të veçanta, Rrezikshmëri e lartë në komunikacion dhe qarkullim Rrugorë, nevoja e lartë për Parkingje, numër shumë i madh i …


Fakuletet I Arkitektures Dhe Ndertimtarise, Dardan Nila Dec 2016

Fakuletet I Arkitektures Dhe Ndertimtarise, Dardan Nila

Theses and Dissertations

Projektimi i Ndërtesës Arsimore – Objekt Fakultet I Arkitektures dhe Ndertimtarise

Qëllimi i këtij punimi të diplomës është projektimi i nje Fakulteti te Arkitektures dhe

Ndertimtarise ne afersi te qytetit te Lipjanit me saktesisht ne magjistralen Prishtine-

Ferizaj kilometri I 16 ne fshatit Konjuh.Si fillim eshte analizuar parcela dhe objektet qe

gjinden ne te dhe per rreth saj duke ra ne nje konkludim qe ne kampusin univerzitar te

UBT-se nevoitet nje objebt I ri per akomodimin e studentave ne dy drejtimet perkatese

pasi qe eshte kerkesa e madhe nga ta.

Objekti eshte menduar te vendoset ne pjesen e djatht te …


Ndertesa Banimore – Villa ‘T’, Atdhe Çeku Dec 2016

Ndertesa Banimore – Villa ‘T’, Atdhe Çeku

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Shtëpi Për Rehabilitimin E Të Moshuarve, Labinot Hykolli Dec 2016

Shtëpi Për Rehabilitimin E Të Moshuarve, Labinot Hykolli

Theses and Dissertations

Në Kosovë, aktualishtë rinia paraqet grup moshën më të madhe të popullsisë me mbi 35% të moshës 15-24 vjeçare dhe mbi 65% nën moshën 30 vjeçare. Kjo grup moshë konsiderohet një prej pasurive kryesore që ka vendi ynë,mirëpo për një afat të shkurtër kohorë si rrjedhojë e kohës kjo rini do të plaket. Viteve të fundit numri i personave që kërkojnë strehim në shtëpinë e pleqve ka filluar të shënojë një rritje. Një pjesë e këtyre personave nuk kanë njerëz të afërt që mund të kujdesen për ta, mirëpo ka edhe të tillë që largohen nga shtëpia ose dërgohen nga …


Projektimi I Ndërtesës Shoqërore Shkollë Fillore, Fat Deva Dec 2016

Projektimi I Ndërtesës Shoqërore Shkollë Fillore, Fat Deva

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Strehimore Për Fëmijë 0-6 Vjeç Dhe Kopsht Për Fëmijë 3-5 Vjeç, Esidora Ismajli Dec 2016

Strehimore Për Fëmijë 0-6 Vjeç Dhe Kopsht Për Fëmijë 3-5 Vjeç, Esidora Ismajli

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Çerdhe, Nora Zejnullahu Dec 2016

Çerdhe, Nora Zejnullahu

Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.