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Design For Living Complexities, Peter J. Taylor Jan 2019

Design For Living Complexities, Peter J. Taylor

Working Papers in Critical, Creative and Reflective Practice

Lectures from a 12-session course that addresses the intersection of design with critical thinking. Design in this course means intentionality in construction, which involves a range of materials, a sequence of steps, and principles that inform the choice of materials and the steps. Design also always involves putting people, as well as materials, into place. This happens by working with the known properties of people, as well as the known properties of material, and trying out new arrangements to work around their constraints (at least temporarily). Critical thinking, as I define it, involves understanding ideas and practices better when we ...


Audio To Architecture: House Music As A Form Generator, Polina Timchenko Dec 2018

Audio To Architecture: House Music As A Form Generator, Polina Timchenko

Architecture Undergraduate Honors Theses

Contemporary music undergoes similar process of creation to that of the design process through computation and variation. House music as a representation of contemporary culture has a layered structure that allows specific characteristics to identify it as house music. Song components can vary and mix in different orders that form new dynamic compositions. I am going to explore the idea that every house music component can be translated into geometry with the use of parametric design techniques.


Can Pink Really Pacify?, Julie Elaine N. Irish Sep 2018

Can Pink Really Pacify?, Julie Elaine N. Irish

Interior Design publications and other works

As an interior designer, I’ve long been interested in how different colors can affect our mood and behavior.

For example, if you’ve recently been to a fast food restaurant, you might notice that there’s a lot of red – red chairs and red signs, red trays and red cups.

When, on the other hand, was the last time you ate in a blue restaurant?

There’s a reason for this: Red, it turns out, has been shown to stimulate the appetite. Blue, on the other hand, has been shown to be an appetite suppressant.

But when it comes ...


Design Guidelines For Activating Outdoor Spaces Of University Campuses, Torina Wilson Jun 2018

Design Guidelines For Activating Outdoor Spaces Of University Campuses, Torina Wilson

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Preserving Brutalism Through Color Theory.Pdf, Marissa Gudiel Apr 2018

Preserving Brutalism Through Color Theory.Pdf, Marissa Gudiel

Marissa Gudiel

Brutalism-coined by Reyner Banham-began as an ideology meant to introduce notions representing a new architectural era post second world war. The mid-twentieth century, was the booming era for concrete structures, which applied both modular and imposing elements. It was a movement meant to strip architectural details and represent programmatic functions in a stoic manner. Due to its imposing qualities, the public realm has not been able to become affectionate with such structures. Thus, resulting in the demolition of several of these monumental buildings.
This thesis project attempts to reintegrate existing brutalist buildings within the context of the Miami metropolitan area ...


Myers Street Streetscape Plan, Nathan J. Manning Jan 2018

Myers Street Streetscape Plan, Nathan J. Manning

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Capstone Projects

The Scott’s Addition neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia has faced growing density and redevelopment as the neighborhood has become an appealing place to live, work, and play. Myers Street sits directly East from most of Scott’s Addition and has historically housed many industrial businesses. The street is rapidly transforming as many commercial/retail businesses are moving into the corridor. Streetscape redevelopment of the corridor will cause a need for complete streets infrastructure allowing the street to be a safe place for all people, urban design to provide visual aesthetics, and sustainable water runoff catchments to help displace stormwater to ...


Fault, Katharine Fritz Jan 2018

Fault, Katharine Fritz

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

3,000 people died, 80% of the city was destroyed. On the morning of April 18, 1906 an estimated 7.9 magnitude earthquake echoed through the city of San Francisco. Waterlines, having been destroyed during the quake, resulted in a fire that engulfed the city and burned for 3 days after.Its epicenter was 3 miles off the coast of city surging waves of destruction from this center, this is the site of the first phased memorials designed along the San Andreas Fault system. This kinetic landscape of the San Andreas Fault stretches the length of californias coast continuously destroying ...


Bio-Architecture Feedback Loop, Nicole Samuelu Jan 2018

Bio-Architecture Feedback Loop, Nicole Samuelu

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

Biomimicry is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. There is an incredible opportunity for architecture to use biomimicry as a model for design in which a resulting architecture can become an operating part of its environment. While this project will consider the efficiency and beauty of nature, those elements will not be the focus. This thesis will aim to create a more cohesive relationship between architecture and its environment by treating the human-made structures as if they were a participating member of its habitat and part of the ...


The Hutongs Blooming 08, L Khawn Din Jan 2018

The Hutongs Blooming 08, L Khawn Din

Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current

China’s rapid development has altered the city’s landscape on a massive scale, continually eroding the delicate urban tissue of old Beijing. Such dramatic changes have forced an aging architecture to rely on chaotic, spontaneous renovations to survive the ever-changing neighborhood. In addition, poor standards of hygiene have turned unique living space and potential thriving communities into a serious urban problem. Hutongs are gradually becoming the local inhabitants’ dumpster and the haven for the wealthy. The hutongs blooming 08, will be inserted into the urban fabric, structure like clouds, attracting new people, activities, and resources to reactivate entire neighborhoods ...


Partition Pause, Michael Scribner Jan 2018

Partition Pause, Michael Scribner

Theses and Dissertations

MOTIVATION Mindfulness is the active pursuit of focused attention, and through practice has been shown to benefit psychological and physical well-being. While mindfulness is not a new idea, it has only tangentially been linked to Interior Design such as through performative objects (Niedderer, 2007 and 2014) which promote personal reflection before enacting a choice. If mindfulness is the active pursuit of mental presence, then Attention Restoration Theory (ART) is a passive route by which environmental cues imbue a resurgence in attention capacity (Kaplan, 2001). ART studies exemplified successful restoration through scenes of nature, and unsuccessfully in outdoor urban scenes (Berto ...


The Psychological Impact Of Architectural Design, Natali Ricci Jan 2018

The Psychological Impact Of Architectural Design, Natali Ricci

CMC Senior Theses

The interplay between architectural design and human psychology is significant, yet it remains largely unnoticed or even ignored both in and outside the design industry. Moreover, the relationship between design and psychology is not only consequential, it is bidirectional. On the one hand, successful design has been shown to have clear psychological and physiological impacts; on the other, psychology, human experience, and the function of our neurological systems all play a significant role in what we perceive to be successful design. This thesis endeavors to create an understanding of how that complex relationship evolved and how it works in today ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Between Design And Digital: Bridging The Gaps In Architectural Education, Shelby Elizabeth Doyle, Nicholas Shane Senske Mar 2017

Between Design And Digital: Bridging The Gaps In Architectural Education, Shelby Elizabeth Doyle, Nicholas Shane Senske

Nicholas Senske

This article brings accepted educational research into the discussion of digital design’s relationship to architecture and architectural education. Digital technologies, such as computational design and digital fabrication, have transformed the design and construction of contemporary architecture. However, a lack of educational theory among instructors and widespread belief in pedagogical myths, such as the ‘digital native,’ have made it difficult for architecture schools to establish teaching methods for effectively integrating technology. In response to this situation, the authors present two proposals that attempt to address this issue at both the tactical (instructional methods) and strategic (curricular) levels. Respectively, the first ...


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.


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 ...


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

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.


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

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 ...