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Neo Collectivism: Public Space Design For The Intergenerational Community, Shu Zhang 2021 Syracuse University

Neo Collectivism: Public Space Design For The Intergenerational Community, Shu Zhang

Architecture Senior Theses

Within our lifetime, we will see an increase in the aging of the population in China, and the social isolation of the elderly is occurring every day. Simultaneously, more and more young people migrate to large cities, while older family members stay in their home towns to ease the younger generation's burden. The once collectivist family culture has been destroyed, and the daily life of the elderly without their relatives has become monotonous and lonely. Moreover, with the advancement of technology, the younger generation is increasingly dependent on smartphones for social interaction and life, which increases the possibility of the …


Living Memories: Rethinking Remembrance, Timothy Mulhall 2021 Syracuse University

Living Memories: Rethinking Remembrance, Timothy Mulhall

Architecture Senior Theses

This thesis will interrogate conventional types and methods of memorialization, challenging the memorial as a complete product. Developing from inquiries into alternative acts of commemoration, this investigation will seek to conceive a memorial in the making. Memorials must be alive, changing, constantly developing as a result of interaction. The reliance on overly abstract, rhetorical conditions of design will become obsolete. The static condition of the image-friendly object will be replaced with a dynamism influenced by time and participation.


Building Pedagogy: Studying Architecture And Preservation In American Art And Architectural History, Kate Kocyba 2021 Marywood University

Building Pedagogy: Studying Architecture And Preservation In American Art And Architectural History, Kate Kocyba

Art History Pedagogy & Practice

In this essay I discuss how my course attempts to broaden the definition of the American architectural canon by bringing in the discipline of preservation and, by extension the discussion of vernacular architecture. Throughout the course students are given assignments meant to engage with all levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. By highlighting specific assignments such as a National Register of Historic Nomination Form, and a student led class discussion on Colonial Williamsburg I will show how students engage with the upper levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy. At the same time this essay demonstrates how a course on architecture of the United States …


Making Connections In The Evolution Of Panamanian Architecture, Cheriyah Wilmot 2021 CUNY New York City College of Technology

Making Connections In The Evolution Of Panamanian Architecture, Cheriyah Wilmot

Publications and Research

Panama is an isthmus in Central America that has been influenced by a multitude of cultures ever since its Spanish colonization. This diversity is reflected in its architectural forms. The modern form seen in Panamanian architecture will be investigated to find its historical roots. Common themes were extracted that link to the past vernacular: Indigenous and Colonial. Building case studies will be looked at to develop an architectural vocabulary that summarizes recurring architectural elements


A Vernacular For Lincoln, Nebraska, Austin Riggins 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

A Vernacular For Lincoln, Nebraska, Austin Riggins

Honors Theses, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The contemporary vernacular architecture in the United States is a product of industrialization and globalization. One homogenous, mass produced vernacular has dominated nationwide and overshadowed the unique, contextual, and regional designs of the past. While the contemporary, industrialized vernacular has led to increases in the quality of life for many in the developed world, it has also left in its wake a homogenous and placeless environment devoid of environmental sensitivity or cultural references. There is a need for a set of new vernaculars that embrace modern building technologies while simultaneously responding more directly to local climatic needs and facilitating a …


Cory House: National Register Of Historic Places Eligibility, 2021 Roger Williams University

Cory House: National Register Of Historic Places Eligibility

Documentation

Letter from the Massachusetts Historical Commission to Peggi Medeiros of WHALE indicating that the Cory-Cornell Farmstead is eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Letter is dated January 27, 2005.


Federal Architecture And First Amendment Limits, Jessica Rizzo 2021 University of Washington School of Law

Federal Architecture And First Amendment Limits, Jessica Rizzo

Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts

In December of 2020, President Trump issued an executive order on “Promoting Beautiful Federal Civic Architecture,” a draft of which was leaked to the press in February under the title, “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again.” The order provided for updating the Guiding Principles of the General Services Administration’s Design Excellence Program to promote the use of “classical and traditional architectural styles,” which “have proven their ability to inspire…respect for our system of self-government.” According to the order, there would have been a presumption against the use of such modern architectural styles as Brutalism and Deconstructivism in the construction of new …


Review: Environmental Design: Architecture, Politics, And Science In Postwar America, Robert Wojtowicz 2021 Old Dominion University

Review: Environmental Design: Architecture, Politics, And Science In Postwar America, Robert Wojtowicz

Art Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Preliminary Report On The 2018 Field Season Of The American Excavations At Morgantina: Contrada Agnese Project (Cap), Christy Schirmer, D. Alex Walthall, Andrew Tharler, Elizabeth Wueste, Benjamin Crowther, Randall Souza, Jared Benton, Jane Millar 2021 Old Dominion University

Preliminary Report On The 2018 Field Season Of The American Excavations At Morgantina: Contrada Agnese Project (Cap), Christy Schirmer, D. Alex Walthall, Andrew Tharler, Elizabeth Wueste, Benjamin Crowther, Randall Souza, Jared Benton, Jane Millar

Art Faculty Publications

In its sixth season, the American Excavations at Morgantina: Contrada Agnese Project (CAP) continued archaeological investigations inside the House of the Two Mills, a modestly-appointed house of Hellenistic date located near the western edge of the ancient city of Morgantina. This report gives a phase-by-phase summary of the significant discoveries from the 2018 excavation season, highlighting the architectural development of the building as well as evidence for the various activities that took place there over the course of its occupation.


Brutal Encounters: Primitivity, Politics, And The Postmodern Revolution, Archer Thomas 2021 Bowdoin College

Brutal Encounters: Primitivity, Politics, And The Postmodern Revolution, Archer Thomas

Honors Projects

The switch from late modernism to postmodernism in Western aesthetic theory and criticism took place in the mid-to-late 20th century, radically changing the face of cultural criticism. Much has been written on how postmodernism broke from modernism, but what factors paved its way in the decades following the Second World War? This paper argues that postmodernism represents both a reaction to and a necessary evolution of late modernism, specifically as it manifests in architecture, politics, and the politics of architecture. It focuses on the crisis of confidence among Western left-wing circles following the upheaval of the Second World War and …


A Mass Of What's Departed: Analyzing The Influx Of Middle Class Homeowners And Luxury Development Sustaining The Housing Crisis In Former Brick Manufacturing Hub Kingston, Ny, Deirdre Frances Irvine 2021 Bard College

A Mass Of What's Departed: Analyzing The Influx Of Middle Class Homeowners And Luxury Development Sustaining The Housing Crisis In Former Brick Manufacturing Hub Kingston, Ny, Deirdre Frances Irvine

Senior Projects Spring 2021

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Verify In Field, Zohar Propp-Hurwitz 2021 Bard College

Verify In Field, Zohar Propp-Hurwitz

Senior Projects Spring 2021

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Arts of Bard College.


Bundesgartenschau Mannheim (1975): Sustainable Urban Development Through A Horticultural Festival, Aubrey Sofia Bader 2021 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bundesgartenschau Mannheim (1975): Sustainable Urban Development Through A Horticultural Festival, Aubrey Sofia Bader

Haslam Scholars Projects

The purpose of this research was to analyze the success of the 1975 Mannheim Bundesgartenschau (BUGA-MA), a highly visible and popular BUGA then and now, in achieving sustainable development. A BUGA is a German Federal Horticulture Show, but it is not simply a one-time exhibition; it is a full-time commitment to sustainable development in German cities and regions. BUGAs are complex undertakings, involving national and regional players, and they are fine-tuned to the sustainable needs of their respective location and culture. This presentation will outline the key tenets of sustainability addressed by BUGAs and analyze the degree of their success …


A Rejection Of Nature? Or The Natural World? An Objectless Inquiry Into The Writings Of Kazimir Malevich, Aidan Edward Galloway 2021 Bard College

A Rejection Of Nature? Or The Natural World? An Objectless Inquiry Into The Writings Of Kazimir Malevich, Aidan Edward Galloway

Senior Projects Spring 2021

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


Playing At The Crossroads Of Religion And Law: Historical Milieu, Context And Curriculum Hooks In Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb 2021 Rochester Institute of Technology

Playing At The Crossroads Of Religion And Law: Historical Milieu, Context And Curriculum Hooks In Lost & Found, Owen Gottlieb

Articles

This chapter presents the use of Lost & Found – a purpose-built tabletop to mobile game series – to teach medieval religious legal systems. The series aims to broaden the discourse around religious legal systems and to counter popular depiction of these systems which often promote prejudice and misnomers. A central element is the importance of contextualizing religion in period and locale. The Lost & Found series uses period accurate depictions of material culture to set the stage for play around relevant topics – specifically how the law promoted collaboration and sustainable governance practices in Fustat (Old Cairo) in twelfth-century …


Caracterización De Las Técnicas Constructivas De Los Indígenas Jiw Del Resguardo Barrancón En San José Del Guaviare, Daniel Zea Arcila 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Caracterización De Las Técnicas Constructivas De Los Indígenas Jiw Del Resguardo Barrancón En San José Del Guaviare, Daniel Zea Arcila

Arquitectura

La palabra caracterización indica el análisis, diagnóstico y determinación de los rasgos distintivos de un objeto o persona; las técnicas constructivas de una edificación están compuestas del aspecto material y el de procesos constructivos. La importancia de salvaguardar los conocimientos de las mismas radica en la construcción de un reconocimiento de las etnias indígenas y de sus conocimientos aun no documentados. Y esta investigación tiene como objetivo caracterizar las técnicas constructivas de los indígenas Jiw del resguardo Barrancón en San José del Guaviare, en base a una problemática que invade a Colombia hace muchos años y es el desinterés en …


La Otra Arquitectura Y La Construcción De Identidad En América Latina - Amereida Y La Ciudad Abierta Ritoque Chile, Brayan Camilo Holguín Rodríguez 2021 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

La Otra Arquitectura Y La Construcción De Identidad En América Latina - Amereida Y La Ciudad Abierta Ritoque Chile, Brayan Camilo Holguín Rodríguez

Arquitectura

No abstract provided.


Captives & Spoils In Chicago: Examining The Columbian Exposition’S Triumphal Procession Of 1893, Kazandra Zelaya 2021 Claremont Colleges

Captives & Spoils In Chicago: Examining The Columbian Exposition’S Triumphal Procession Of 1893, Kazandra Zelaya

CMC Senior Theses

Daniel Burnham’s vision of a classical revival in the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893 brought ancient Roman triumph with its captives and spoils to Chicago, Illinois. Burnham’s restorative urban utopia used Beaux-Arts architecture in the exposition’s White City that evoked the image of Roman triumphal processions. Beaux-Arts architecture did not extend into the Midway Plaisance, however, the model of Roman triumph extended into the ethnographic exhibits. By examining the ethnographic exhibits of the Midway as a version of a Roman triumphal procession, the exhibits highlighted novel types of captivity through sponsorships, wages, and erasure. Illustrations of American imperialism in the …


Brutalism And The Public University: Integrating Conservation Into Comprehensive Campus Planning, Shelby Schrank 2020 University of Massachusetts Amherst

Brutalism And The Public University: Integrating Conservation Into Comprehensive Campus Planning, Shelby Schrank

Masters Theses

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Commonwealth’s flagship campus, is home to several Brutalist buildings. Similar to other buildings of this genre, they have gone unrecognized for their importance to the campus and their prominent architectural significance. Additionally, due to the ravages of close to 50 years of exposure coupled with limited maintenance and, in some instances, neglect they are now at a point where restorative maintenance is critical in ensuring their future contribution to the campus.

This thesis addresses the importance of creating a comprehensive, long-term plan for these buildings, by first looking to the University’s most prominent, yet …


Apollo And Columbia: Landscape As Power In Washington D.C. And Versailles., Beau Cameron Burris 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Apollo And Columbia: Landscape As Power In Washington D.C. And Versailles., Beau Cameron Burris

Landscape Architecture Undergraduate Honors Theses

The grounds of the Palace of Versailles and the urban fabric of Washington, D.C. are monumentally scaled, richly mythologized landscapes of power. Through massive baroque geometries, both sites impress order on the vastness of space, reframing it for the glory of their respective creators. Within these grand spaces, symbolism and iconography provide narratives of conquest, violence, glory, and fear. Stories of seemingly immortal men emerge from classical traditions of architecture and sculpture. Louis XIV and the presidents and war heroes of the United States have become god-heroes in bronze and stone, presiding over palatial grounds and public space as if …


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