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An Interview With Luce Irigaray On Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives And Sexuate Difference, Andrea S. Wheeler Dec 2017

An Interview With Luce Irigaray On Through Vegetal Being: Two Philosophical Perspectives And Sexuate Difference, Andrea S. Wheeler

Architecture Publications

In this interview the philosopher Luce Irigaray discusses her book Through Vegetal Being. In response to questions, she distinguishes the human relationship to the environment and to other human beings. She describes how we must change our manner of relating to nature, beginning with our own: to learning how to coexist as a natural being among others instead of dominating the natural world. We must cultivate our instincts, free ourselves from traditions and elaborate a new education and sociocultural order and it is then that we will perceive that we cannot share with plants and animals all that we can ...


Evidence-Based Practices For The Design Of Inclusive Playgrounds That Support Peer Interactions Among Children With All Abilities, Courtney L. Fernelius Dec 2017

Evidence-Based Practices For The Design Of Inclusive Playgrounds That Support Peer Interactions Among Children With All Abilities, Courtney L. Fernelius

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Play is necessary for the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of all children. Although playgrounds are designed to support the play of children, children with disabilities are often unable to fully participate in play on playgrounds. As a result, children with disabilities experience fewer opportunities to participate in play, and hence have fewer developmental opportunities. Because of the lack of awareness of evidence-based practices supporting the play of children with disabilities, playground designers continue to perpetuate this disparity. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the evidence-based practices for inclusive playground design that support peer interaction between ...


Bad Design To Kitsch: Examples From Eastern Point Of View, Çınar Narter, Ajhan Bajmaku Oct 2017

Bad Design To Kitsch: Examples From Eastern Point Of View, Çınar Narter, Ajhan Bajmaku

UBT International Conference

The design case is applied to make a difference in living and to facilitate people's life, from product scale, architectural design to urban scale. A design practice should be able to respond to the user's cognitive and behavioral needs. Today, design solutions that can not respond to these needs are confronted as bad design.

Today, when the habits of consumer society and the low expectations of users are combined, it is inevitable to encounter kitsch phenomenon in design solutions. Kitsch is a term used to refer to banal, rugged, and boring design solutions made with sharps and commercial ...


Space To Breathe Sep 2017

Space To Breathe

SIGNED: The Magazine of The Hong Kong Design Institute

Green, edgy and playful, Oslo's new architecture brings joy in a city where nature has a profound effect on life, attitude and building design.


Planning For A Community Wildfire Protection Plan In San Luis Obispo County, Justin Sauder Aug 2017

Planning For A Community Wildfire Protection Plan In San Luis Obispo County, Justin Sauder

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Logistical Bodies Of Fulfillment, Michael Steven Frush Aug 2017

Logistical Bodies Of Fulfillment, Michael Steven Frush

Masters Theses

existence occurs in a spatial assembly of multiple scalar experiences that is intensified and brought to perception by the exponential advancement of a virtual extension.

the physical realm that human cognition experiences acts as a bound container influenced by natural law and trusted forces. the virtual realm exists as a medium through which linkages are made that suppose unseen law, forces, and connections. the human existence experiences an interface between the multiplicities of the physical and the virtual. as technologies advance exponentially the recognition of a multiple temporality is intensified by digital networks and spatial extensions. the trusting of physical ...


Integral Perspectives, Henry Brian Cheek Aug 2017

Integral Perspectives, Henry Brian Cheek

Masters Theses

Integral Perspectives is a method to architectural design that encompasses four different approaches. The four approaches, or perspectives, I chose to focus on include: Cultural, Experiential, Performance, and Systems. Designing with each of these perspectives in mind, I intend to create a more holistic and integral design solution. My thesis explores this methodology using the affordable housing crisis in Nashville, TN.


Exploring The Value Of Interprofessional Collaboration Between Occupational Therapy And Design: A Pilot Survey Study, Amy Wagenfeld, Lori Reynolds, Tamar Amiri Jul 2017

Exploring The Value Of Interprofessional Collaboration Between Occupational Therapy And Design: A Pilot Survey Study, Amy Wagenfeld, Lori Reynolds, Tamar Amiri

The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy

Background: Consistent with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Vision 2025, interprofessional partnerships between occupational therapy and designers is necessary to “maximize health, well-being, and quality of life for all people . . . through effective solutions that facilitate participation in everyday living” (2016, para 1). Occupational therapy’s knowledge of the person-environment-occupation fit appears to make us well suited to collaborate with design teams to create environments that facilitate optimal function and promote health and well-being (Ainsworth & de Jonge, 2014).

Method: Two short closed-ended online questionnaires were designed to gain an understanding of designer and occupational therapy practitioner impressions of interprofessional collaborations ...


The Farmacy, Emilie E. Dunnenberger May 2017

The Farmacy, Emilie E. Dunnenberger

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

The human population has practiced natural, herbal forms of medicine since the beginning of recorded healthcare. Only in the past 150 years have our ideas of healthcare evolved to what we know today, a reactive and immediate response to disease and illness. Using the science of phytotherapy and the processes of herbalism, this network of spaces work together to offer a traditional form of healing in a modernized setting. Prototyped in the city of Philadelphia, The FARMacy works alongside existing buildings to treat patients through an alternative yet instinctive form of medicine.


Raaxo: A Post-Refugee Landscape, Bailey M. Riales May 2017

Raaxo: A Post-Refugee Landscape, Bailey M. Riales

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

raaxo: a post-refugee landscape

sited in dadaab, kenya // raaxo is a transformation of the current landscape that works with harsh conditions of sun and wind to provide spaces of dwelling and gathering, improving refugee comfort by initiating a sense of community. tall, mechanical screens protect against the strong desert winds, while also creating a build-up of sand. overtime, the sand build-up forms an exterior barrier around the community and dwelling spaces, and creates a façade on the interior. Other designed screens are placed opposite the formed community spaces, providing shade from the desert sun for the refugees. throughout the span ...


Building (V.) Gastronomy, Zoe C. George May 2017

Building (V.) Gastronomy, Zoe C. George

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

Through experimentation and examination of the transformations of food, comes the architecture of food processes.

Food is not just a means of survival, it brings forth colors, textures, smells, and even memories that engage the senses and stimulate our brains.

Three experiments titled Pigment, Ferment, and Leaven examine these transformations, resulting in a series of devices designed to engage the user and invite them to look, touch, smell, taste and create.

Pigment explores how a solid form becomes a liquid that has the ability to dye or avor. The container is designed to observe the jour- ney of the liquid ...


Learning Is Diverse: The Dynamics Of Change, Catherine G. Harter May 2017

Learning Is Diverse: The Dynamics Of Change, Catherine G. Harter

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

Educational models of the 20th century in the United States responded directly to the then current economic circumstances and workforce needs. Schools throughout the United States were designed on those educational models of production and efficiently. While educational models have since changed in response to societal shifts, now emphasizing flexibility, diversity, and the integration of technology, the design of school infrastructure has not made that leap. By reconceptualizing the boundaries between elements and opening existing structure schools can be redesigned to align with the new educational model. This creates collaboration between different levels of expertise, the exploration of relationships between ...


"A Vigorous Propaganda": The Peace Conferences Of 1899 And 1907, The Peace Palace, And Internationalism Through Design At The Hague, 1899–1920, Daniel Pecoraro May 2017

"A Vigorous Propaganda": The Peace Conferences Of 1899 And 1907, The Peace Palace, And Internationalism Through Design At The Hague, 1899–1920, Daniel Pecoraro

School of Arts & Sciences Theses

This thesis uncovers the history of the Peace Palace and The Hague’s role in the early days of the internationalist movement. In the process of localizing the early twentieth century history of The Hague, this thesis examines the development of international imagery and culture through design. The Peace Palace as we know it today was ultimately a result of tensions between internationalist ideas (cooperation, arbitration, modernity) and the pride of Old World nationalism. The final design by Louis Cordonnier and J. A. G. Van der Steur repudiates the feeling of modernity surrounding the idea of peace through arbitration. It ...


Why Tad.Pdf, Caryn Brause, Chris Ford, Clare Olsen, Jeana D'Agostino Ripple, Marci S. Uihlein, Andrzej Zarzycki Apr 2017

Why Tad.Pdf, Caryn Brause, Chris Ford, Clare Olsen, Jeana D'Agostino Ripple, Marci S. Uihlein, Andrzej Zarzycki

Caryn Brause

No abstract provided.


High Altitude Performance Center - Structures, Morgan Wilder Apr 2017

High Altitude Performance Center - Structures, Morgan Wilder

Honors Theses AY 16/17

For architectural engineering, the senior project was to follow the design process for structural engineers while designing a portion of the addition to the Rochelle Athletics Center. It was the responsibility of myself and two other students to provide our interpretation and solution to the structural challenges that the addition posed. My responsibilities on this project included collaborative work in positioning the columns and designing the beam and girder layout. Once a general design was determined, each member of our group was responsible for calculating loads and capacities of members. Throughout the entire project, we had a collaborative effort to ...


Evaluating Variables Of Patient Experience And The Correlation With Design, Dyutima Jha, Amy Keller Frye, Jennifer Schlimgen Apr 2017

Evaluating Variables Of Patient Experience And The Correlation With Design, Dyutima Jha, Amy Keller Frye, Jennifer Schlimgen

Patient Experience Journal

The objective of this paper was to understand the variables of patient experience by analyzing recent and relevant evidence and to identify design solutions within the hospital environment that positively impact those variables. A systematic review of literature published from 2008-present was conducted to identify variables that contribute to patient experience benefits. Identified variables were documented and categorized into a design, organizational, and outcome variable matrix. Interviews were conducted with professionals from healthcare institutions, architecture firms and organizations committed to improving the patient experience. Data from healthcare facilities, with high patient experience scores, was also examined to derive effective design ...


The Graduate School Collaborative, Jake Copich, Stanislav Nedzelskyi Apr 2017

The Graduate School Collaborative, Jake Copich, Stanislav Nedzelskyi

Architecture Senior Theses

This thesis proposes a solution to the disconnect between today’s designers and makers. Specifically geared towards the profession of architecture, these discussions should be applied in any process of making. After providing a historical reading of the crafted object and the people involved in making it, the paper proposes a new way to perceive craft in today’s world. When defined as an indexical quality, both in the mathematical and in the pointing sense described by Charles S. Pierce, the craft of an object becomes an accessible and efficient tool for the analysis and comparison of artifice.


A Future Invested In Sustainability: Sustainable Architecture And Education In The Midwest Through The Ethical Philosophy Of Luce Irigaray, Andrea Wheeler Mar 2017

A Future Invested In Sustainability: Sustainable Architecture And Education In The Midwest Through The Ethical Philosophy Of Luce Irigaray, Andrea Wheeler

Architecture Publications

Theories of sustainable architecture that address sexual difference are rare in an architectural context, whether in the United States or Europe, and this paper proposes a critical perspective on architectural design using sustainable schools as an example and adopting the question of sexual difference. Informed by the words of young people, the philosophy of Luce Irigaray, and research carried out as part of a research project, “Iowa’s New Schools: A Future Invested in Sustainability,” this paper examines contemporary approaches to sustainable school architecture. It addresses questions of lifestyle and behavior and architects’ aims to produce energy-efficient and sustainable architecture ...


Japanese Zoning And Its Applicability In American Cities, Anthony C. Petrillo Jr Mar 2017

Japanese Zoning And Its Applicability In American Cities, Anthony C. Petrillo Jr

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


First Street Corridor Plan And Development Code-- Gilroy, Ca, Michael Gibbons Mar 2017

First Street Corridor Plan And Development Code-- Gilroy, Ca, Michael Gibbons

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Fundamentals Of Residential Construction, Alexander C. Schreyer, Rob Thallon, Edward Allen Jan 2017

Fundamentals Of Residential Construction, Alexander C. Schreyer, Rob Thallon, Edward Allen

Alexander C. Schreyer

The leading guide to professional home construction, updated and expanded
Fundamentals of Residential Construction is the definitive guide to single family and multifamily home building that details every step of the construction process. From siting and foundations to finishing details, this book provides a complete walk-through of professional home construction. Over 1,200 drawings and photographs animate the textbook, while interactive supplementary online resources help facilitate an understanding of the material. This fourth edition accommodates the latest developments in materials and methods, including new coverage of sustainable building and energy efficiency, multifamily construction, prefabricated building components, and CAD/BIM planning ...


A Dual Approach To Evaluating The Physical And Perceptual Impact Of Exterior Lighting Renovations On Denver's Historic 16th Street Mall, Shelby White Jan 2017

A Dual Approach To Evaluating The Physical And Perceptual Impact Of Exterior Lighting Renovations On Denver's Historic 16th Street Mall, Shelby White

Civil Engineering Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Denver's 16th Street Mall was first introduced as the retail and commercial heart of the city in the 1980’s through the distinctive design of I.M. Pei and Partners. However, in recent years, the need for a revitalization through an ambitious urban renewal plan has become apparent as years of "wear and tear" combined with rapid urban growth and development have begun to take a toll on the beloved mall. In recent years, the City of Denver has allocated funds to renovate this Central Denver corridor, in an effort at revitalizing this urban area. One of the central ...


Analysis Of Energy Efficient Curtain Wall Design Considerations In Highrise Buildings, Kate M. Dumez Jan 2017

Analysis Of Energy Efficient Curtain Wall Design Considerations In Highrise Buildings, Kate M. Dumez

Civil Engineering Graduate Theses & Dissertations

This study evaluates design variables associated with curtain walls in highrise buildings across the various climate zones in the United States. The study evaluates the potential energy and cost impacts of each critical variable related to façade design in order to provide guidance as to what variables offer the greatest potential to achieve energy cost and consumption savings throughout the life of the facility. A parametric analysis was performed to determine the potential consumption and cost impacts of an optimized façade. Additionally, impacts related to equipment sizing and occupant comfort are evaluated across the climate zones and the various impacts ...


Effects Of Environmental Stressors And Design On Patient Outcomes In Icu Patients, Lauren Lea Mcnary, Jenea Ruttino, Kylie Thanasiu Jan 2017

Effects Of Environmental Stressors And Design On Patient Outcomes In Icu Patients, Lauren Lea Mcnary, Jenea Ruttino, Kylie Thanasiu

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

Over four million patients are admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) every year. The ICU, along with many health care settings, is generally regarded as a stress inducing environment, which may contribute to negative patient outcomes. Yet, there has been little progress in developing environments that are optimal to patient healing and using evidence-based design for ICUs. Aspects of environment studied that can be manipulated to increase positive patient outcomes are aroma, light, noise, private rooms, windows, and layout of the room. The purpose of this systematic review is to answer the PICO question, in hospitalized critically ill adults ...


Designing For A Demographic: How To Reduce Poverty And The Homeless Population Through Design, Danielle M. Becker Jan 2017

Designing For A Demographic: How To Reduce Poverty And The Homeless Population Through Design, Danielle M. Becker

Williams Honors College, Honors Research Projects

This research paper is a response to my personal encounters and experience with the homeless and low-income population in Akron, Ohio over the course of my 5 years at the University of Akron. It explores the causes and statistics of poverty and homelessness within the United States and the greater Akron area as well as what is currently being done to aid and reduce this population. Haven of Rest Ministries, one of the largest and most successful shelters in Akron, is showcased for the multitude of services they provide on a daily basis. Referencing the shelter helps to point out ...


Sheridan School Of Architectural Technology Volume 1 [W2017], School Of Architectural Technology, Dave Wackerlin, Adrian Bica, Daniel Rafique, Vito Picicci, Jordan Martin, Tawfik Kettanah, Ramiro Nolasco, David Peterson, Shannon Pirie, Mohammed Al-Hamdi, Farwa Aslam, Pawanpreet Banwait, Eric Cheng, Yu Wei Cheng, Mark Flores, Soni Hanspal, Ryley Harris, Jaber Inyat, Bryce Jarman, Paulina Kozera, Yue Lin, Sarah Mahdi, Hassan Mahmood, Patrick Nguyen, Juan Ortiz, Amish Patel, Vikash Patel, Kanwaljeet Paul, Tyler Pennington, Jonathan Pivato, Brent Ramnath, Muneet Singh, James Suttak, Matt Tam, Jonathon Tirabassi Jan 2017

Sheridan School Of Architectural Technology Volume 1 [W2017], School Of Architectural Technology, Dave Wackerlin, Adrian Bica, Daniel Rafique, Vito Picicci, Jordan Martin, Tawfik Kettanah, Ramiro Nolasco, David Peterson, Shannon Pirie, Mohammed Al-Hamdi, Farwa Aslam, Pawanpreet Banwait, Eric Cheng, Yu Wei Cheng, Mark Flores, Soni Hanspal, Ryley Harris, Jaber Inyat, Bryce Jarman, Paulina Kozera, Yue Lin, Sarah Mahdi, Hassan Mahmood, Patrick Nguyen, Juan Ortiz, Amish Patel, Vikash Patel, Kanwaljeet Paul, Tyler Pennington, Jonathan Pivato, Brent Ramnath, Muneet Singh, James Suttak, Matt Tam, Jonathon Tirabassi

Books and Websites

Welcome to Sheridan’s School of Architectural Technician/Technology inaugural printed portfolio. This volume is a celebration of the architectural achievements of Sheridan students. Much of the content presented here has been incubated in CADD39788, Architectural Computer Visualisation. Inside you will find an amalgamation of student and faculty work put together into a publication that reflects the rich theatre of creativity and complexity that is architectural education here at Sheridan. Student work within the magazine is from the last year of studies in the Architectural Technology program. Each student has selected their best work to represent some of the skills ...


Sheridan School Of Architectural Technology Volume 2 [S2017], School Of Architectural Technology, Adrian Bica, David Peterson, Kenneth Snell, Shannon Pirie, Tawfik Kettanah, Vito Picicci, Diana Ghousy, Nicollo Abe, Refaat Hossaini, Qi Wang, Erika Wood, Sonaly Francis, Guka Yoga, Nataliya Yatsenko, Kayla Robinson, Ajitha Manoharan, Kaifei Feng, Jerry Guo, Jad Asma, Simran Kaur Ahluwalia, Lukas Macha, Harrison Dell, Tabinda Begum, Luc Suh, Parmraj Khosa, Cathryn Tran, Nicholas Skubic, Deanna Shields, Gabriela Betancourt, Hadee Khamush, Ederlyn Sanchez, Jessica Owsianka, Oksana Yarmolovych, Lipton Su, Hayley Perrin, Daniel Ferraro Jan 2017

Sheridan School Of Architectural Technology Volume 2 [S2017], School Of Architectural Technology, Adrian Bica, David Peterson, Kenneth Snell, Shannon Pirie, Tawfik Kettanah, Vito Picicci, Diana Ghousy, Nicollo Abe, Refaat Hossaini, Qi Wang, Erika Wood, Sonaly Francis, Guka Yoga, Nataliya Yatsenko, Kayla Robinson, Ajitha Manoharan, Kaifei Feng, Jerry Guo, Jad Asma, Simran Kaur Ahluwalia, Lukas Macha, Harrison Dell, Tabinda Begum, Luc Suh, Parmraj Khosa, Cathryn Tran, Nicholas Skubic, Deanna Shields, Gabriela Betancourt, Hadee Khamush, Ederlyn Sanchez, Jessica Owsianka, Oksana Yarmolovych, Lipton Su, Hayley Perrin, Daniel Ferraro

Books and Websites

Welcome to Sheridan’s School of Architectural Technician/Technology printed portfolio volume 2. A combination of student work as well as faculty research has once again been been amalgamated into a print and digital portfolio showing the academic excellence of our program.

Student work in the book is largely from the course CADD 39788 Architectural Computer Visualisation with a few projects from other courses making guest appearances.

Our faculty research section near the back of the book offers insights into the professional interests and engagements of Sheridan professors.


Sentience-Towards A Responsive And Systems Driven Design Process., Juliana Barton Jan 2017

Sentience-Towards A Responsive And Systems Driven Design Process., Juliana Barton

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Sentience is a pilot project and call for an alternative to the current design process most widely accepted and practiced in architecture and design. It challenges the current use of technology as simply a means for representation and end production, by suggesting a truly explorative and multi-disciplinary approach to designing through computation. Cutting- edge work such as Neri Oxman’s Material Ecology studies, or the fibrous, robotically-fabricated pavilions by Achim Menges exemplifies the potential for technology’s use in design that is not limited to generating form, but is attuned to the dynamic qualities of living systems. Integrating computation and ...


Designing For Environmental Stewardship In Formal And Non-Formal Learning, Olivia Flynn Jan 2017

Designing For Environmental Stewardship In Formal And Non-Formal Learning, Olivia Flynn

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This project explores how learning spaces can educate young learners about the environment. As green design continues to be one of the fastest growing fields in the country, the intersection of green school design and environmental education becomes more critical. Through architectural analyses that map certain design features onto the space and supplemental interviews with school administration, I have generated a design-based understanding of how learning spaces can be created to influence environmental education. At a variety of learning spaces–I have found patterns, in how certain design strategies aimed to tie the building to the environment can influence sustainable ...


Nature Nurtures, Moriah Rhodes Jan 2017

Nature Nurtures, Moriah Rhodes

Theses and Dissertations

Richmond, Virginia is defined by our connection to the James River. The James River Park system stretches over 550 acres of natural beauty. The park is broken into 14 different sections from the Huguenot Bridge in the west to a half mile beyond the I-95 Bridge in the east. The James River includes water features that appeal to the young and curious to the most experienced river-adventurer. The James River Park System boasts idyllic shorelines, peaceful meadows, and miles of challenging hiking and biking trails that appeal to the community and guests alike. Every year thousands of people come to ...