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Critical Regionalism And The Contemporary Indian Workplace, Cynthia Lakshminarayanan May 2011

Critical Regionalism And The Contemporary Indian Workplace, Cynthia Lakshminarayanan

Art and Design Theses

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This paper represents an exploration into the expression of critical regionalism in a globalized design market. The research looks at the historical progression of Indian design and analyzes traditional concepts and patterns that can be melded with an international design language to create a design solution that speaks to both sides.


Willi Red Buhay Interview, Lauren Todd Apr 2011

Willi Red Buhay Interview, Lauren Todd

Asian American Art Oral History Project

Bio: Willi Red Buhay was a graduate of San Beda College and the University of Sto. Tomas. He was the first artistic director for design of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and the Folk Arts Theater, a position he held for fifteen years. He also held a teaching post at the University of the Philippines and his alma mater.

One of Manila’s celebrated design-artist-painters, Willi had staged over 300 productions from theater and cinema to gallery exhibitions. In 1970, he won the prestigious design competition for the Philippine Center in New York. It was the start of numerous ...


Fixed + Flexible: A Mixed-Use Celebration Of Richmond's Creative Culture, Kate Magee Apr 2011

Fixed + Flexible: A Mixed-Use Celebration Of Richmond's Creative Culture, Kate Magee

Theses and Dissertations

This mixed-use space was designed to celebrate Richmond, Virginia’s arts and design communities. By creating a contemporary Richmond experience in a historic trolley shed, it is a space to create, relax, and inspire. This dynamic platform will showcase Richmond’s talented new creatives, from painters and sculptors to fashion designers and graphic artists. A central retail space featuring the wares of local designers is adjoined by an exclusive art gallery with exhibitions and live performances that change on a regular basis. The space also includes a sit-down restaurant and a smaller, more casual café, where patrons can dine with ...


Design Of A Visually Enhanced Searchable Database For Exploration And Application Of Biomimicry In Interior Design, Meredith Chambers Jan 2011

Design Of A Visually Enhanced Searchable Database For Exploration And Application Of Biomimicry In Interior Design, Meredith Chambers

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Biomimetics in Design

Biomimicry is an approach to design that extracts design inspiration and principles from natural systems and organisms. When effectively integrated into the design process, this approach can yield products and systems that offer a variety of potential economic and environmental benefits. The research presented here examines some strategies and methods that can assist designers with the successful incorporation of biomimetics into the design process. These include approaches to integrating biomimicry into the design process, strategies to improve the exploration and identification of biological sources of inspiration, and methods to assist with the productive application of biomimetics to ...