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Design And Culture: A Transdisciplinary History, Maurice Barnwell 2021 Purdue University

Design And Culture: A Transdisciplinary History, Maurice Barnwell

Purdue University Press Book Previews

Design and Culture: A Transdisciplinary History offers an inclusive overview that crosses disciplinary boundaries and helps define the next phase of global design practice. This book examines the interaction of design with advances in technology, developments in science, and changing cultural attitudes. It looks to the past to prepare for the future and is the first book to offer an innovative transdisciplinary design history that integrates multidisciplinary sources of knowledge into a mindful whole. It shows design as a process that expresses goals through values and beliefs, functioning as a major factor in contemporary cultural life.

Starting with the development ...


Zoologijos Sodas, Arjun Elvis Urbonas, Dara Lin, Jesus Ramirez Zambrano, Samantha Ung, Robert Milkovich, Jakob Olsen, Azuolas Skucas 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Zoologijos Sodas, Arjun Elvis Urbonas, Dara Lin, Jesus Ramirez Zambrano, Samantha Ung, Robert Milkovich, Jakob Olsen, Azuolas Skucas

Architecture

50'x50' glass house in Palm Springs.


Take Heart School, Quentin John Porter 2021 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Take Heart School, Quentin John Porter

Architectural Engineering

Journeyman International, also known as JI, is a non-profit organization that groups together design and construction students with organizations looking to build humanitarian projects around the world. This pairing is beneficial for both the organization because they get free design and construction expertise, as well as for the students who get real-world experience. The Take Heart School is a planned school and grounds for the region of Migori Kenya. Take Heart Africa is a fair trade store with all profits going to help the impoverished communities of Kenya. The three-acre site will have a school with eight classrooms, offices, a ...


Artist’S Tools: Reverse-Engineering Of Prototypes, Mi Tsung Chang 2021 CUNY City College

Artist’S Tools: Reverse-Engineering Of Prototypes, Mi Tsung Chang

Open Educational Resources

Outputting the digital blueprint into a final fast prototype is important, but inputting a hand-made sculpture into the computer is as important in the creative process. There are many high-tech electronic devices that can help the artist generate form from his/her sculpture quickly. This process is called “reverse engineering of prototypes.” Touch Probes (Contact Method) The concept of the touch probe involves a measuring tip attached by several limbs with rotational joints. The design of the joints and limbs determines the reach of the touch probe. The measuring tip of the touch probe is used to measure the exact ...


Digital Modeling: Theories And Techniques, Mi Tsung Chang 2021 CUNY City College

Digital Modeling: Theories And Techniques, Mi Tsung Chang

Publications and Research

In the process of architectural design, modeling is an important process in achieving design perfection. In the world of computers, it is very easy and productive to produce 3d model. As a matter of facts, modeling is the easiest way to produce rendering. Designers shouldn't limit themselves to their modeling skills, but should acquire enough sills to achieve whatever shapes and forms they can possible imagine. This is an article about methods and techniques to achieve the process of form makings.


Computational Design Of Nonlinear Stress-Strain Of Isotropic Materials, Askhad M.Polatov, Akhmat M. Ikramov, Daniyarbek Razmukhamedov 2021 National University of Uzbekistan Address:4, University Street, Tashkent 100174, Republic of Uzbekistan E-mail: asad3@yandex.ru, Phone: +998903715556,

Computational Design Of Nonlinear Stress-Strain Of Isotropic Materials, Askhad M.Polatov, Akhmat M. Ikramov, Daniyarbek Razmukhamedov

Chemical Technology, Control and Management

The article deals with the problems of numerical modeling of nonlinear physical processes of the stress-strain state of structural elements. An elastoplastic medium of a homogeneous solid material is investigated. The results of computational experiments on the study of the process of physically nonlinear deformation of isotropic elements of three-dimensional structures with a system of one- and double-periodic spherical cavities under uniaxial compression are presented. The influence and mutual influence of stress concentrators in the form of spherical cavities, vertically located two cavities and a horizontally located system of two cavities on the deformation of the structure are investigated. Numerical ...


Additive Manufacturing Applications: From Personal Protective Equipment To Sustainable High-Performance Construction Systems, Nicholas Van Son 2021 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Additive Manufacturing Applications: From Personal Protective Equipment To Sustainable High-Performance Construction Systems, Nicholas Van Son

EURēCA: Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement

Additive Manufacturing (AM) (3D-printing) is still an emerging technology, and many of its applications have yet to be explored; all the while, we still use age-old industry methods in a variety of fields. This research investigates the potential for AM to serve as a solution to the problems presented in these methods. With the support of UTK’s Office of Research, the following research focuses on two main objectives: improving the ergonomics, effectiveness, and production of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and improving the sustainability and structural performance of large-scale construction systems.

The first objective came as a response to the ...


Technological Augmentation: Creating A Public Center For Making, Timothy Hardeman 2021 Kennesaw State University

Technological Augmentation: Creating A Public Center For Making, Timothy Hardeman

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

We live in an era where technology is driving forward at an unprecedented pace. We have access to tools, materials, and processes which weren’t even conceptualized 50 years ago. 3D printing, CNCs, and Laser Cutters allow us to create incredible designs, and at affordable prices. We have carbon fiber, advanced composites, and modern alloys.

But where do we experience these things? In a classroom? Through screens as we read about these intangible leaps in technology? Why don’t we have a place where we get to experience these things first-hand, and experiment with our own ideas about how they ...


Medkit: Modular Emergency Deployment, Christian Ladefoged, Zamila Karimi 2021 Kennesaw State University

Medkit: Modular Emergency Deployment, Christian Ladefoged, Zamila Karimi

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

This thesis began with exploring low-cost prefab dwelling units to be implemented in struggling communities with extreme poverty, homelessness, and unemployment. The initial research on modular units shifted to focus on our healthcare infrastructure challenges here at home given the COVID-19 crisis.

“Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had a substantial impact on racial and ethnic minority populations and essential workers in the United States …”1 This disease disproportionately impacts poor and rural communities in the United States, showing double the mortality than urban areas simply due to the neglected environment2. Emergency assistance is needed to expand the care capacity ...


Encapsulating Sound, Jackie Soto 2021 Kennesaw State University

Encapsulating Sound, Jackie Soto

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

This thesis aims to identify the acoustic anomalies of Cannon Chapel by understanding how its visitants typically occupy the flexible space, the use of materials, and the shape of the spaces, and therefore to accurately resolve those acoustic anomalies, improving the auditory experience of those visitants and advancing architectural acoustic research.


[Aero]Tecture: An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Natural Air And The High-Rise Office Typology, Matthew Williams 2021 Kennesaw State University

[Aero]Tecture: An Exploration Of The Relationship Between Natural Air And The High-Rise Office Typology, Matthew Williams

Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year

This thesis explores the relationship between natural air and high-rise office typology and questions “has air been neglected as an essential element of spatial design, and if so, what are the consequences of such neglect?” Pre-1900, office buildings relied on natural ventilation to function. With the advent of technology such as air conditioning in 1902, accompanied by innovations in standardized steel, artificial lighting, and hydraulic elevators at the turn of the century, office buildings got bigger, taller, and deeper for economic benefit. The resulting architecture of high-rise offices supplemented natural air with mechanical air. The thesis concludes that several complications ...


Evolving Efficient Floor Plans For Hospital Emergency Rooms, Alex Ramsey 2021 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Evolving Efficient Floor Plans For Hospital Emergency Rooms, Alex Ramsey

Theses/Capstones/Creative Projects

Genetic Algorithms find wide use in optimization problems across many fields of research, including crowd simulation. This paper proposes that genetic algorithms could be used to create better floor plans for hospital emergency rooms, potentially saving critical time in high risk situations. The genetic algorithm implemented makes use of a hospital-specific crowd simulation to accurately evaluate the effectiveness of produced layouts. The results of combining genetic algorithms with a crowd simulation are promising. Future work may improve upon these results to produce better, more optimal hospital floor plans.


Terra Dispositions: A Lithospheric Investigation Of Wet-Matter, Alec Rovensky 2021 Syracuse University

Terra Dispositions: A Lithospheric Investigation Of Wet-Matter, Alec Rovensky

Architecture Senior Theses

Human intervention of the landscape by damming, filling wetlands and over-extracting is resulting in the rapid perversion of water bodies through the desertification or flooding of terrain and the ensuing contamination of reservoirs. In turn, these changes are disrupting ecosystems, reshaping geological borders, and causing irreversible damage that poses a threat to clean water supplies. As humans exert agency over local hydrology, there is scarce consideration of the ensuing ecological consequences. This thesis aims to expose the ecological transformations of territories laced with human agency by examining the residues left by water in order to deviate from the misplaced nostalgia ...


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 ...


Approaches And Research Progresses Of Marginal Land Productivity Expansion And Ecological Benefit Improvement In China, Xiaofeng CAO, Bo SUN, Huabang CHEN, Jianmin ZHOU, Xianwei SONG, Xiaojing LIU, Xiangdong DENG, Xiujun LI, Yuguo ZHAO, Jiabao ZHANG, Jiayang LI 2021 Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Innovation Academy of Seed Design, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China

Approaches And Research Progresses Of Marginal Land Productivity Expansion And Ecological Benefit Improvement In China, Xiaofeng Cao, Bo Sun, Huabang Chen, Jianmin Zhou, Xianwei Song, Xiaojing Liu, Xiangdong Deng, Xiujun Li, Yuguo Zhao, Jiabao Zhang, Jiayang Li

Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)

Marginal land refers to the land with low agricultural productivity and economic benefit and fragile ecology due to the prominent limitation of soil barrier, strong restriction of water and heat resources as well as harsh topographic conditions. In China, the existing marginal land is about 1.17 billion mu (15 mu is equal to 1 ha), which is the most important resource of strategic emergency to deal with the cultivated land gap of 700 million mu. Marginal land storage is a major strategy for national food security. It has become a new international research trend to increase the productivity and ...


Mimarlık Bilimleri Ve Teknolojisi, Murat Dal, Didem Baş, Seyhan Yardımlı, Mustafa Adil Kasapseçkin, Esra Bayır, Pelin Kılıç Kızıltaş, Nabi Volkan Gür, Sura Kılıç, Hale Gezer, Gül Aslı Aksu, Ş. Ebru Okuyucu, Seda Mazlum, Gamze Çoban, Nimet Mert Ağar, Gülhan Benli, Aysun F. Güner, Pelin Karaçar, Eyüp Salih Elmas, Murat Çağlar Baydoğan, Mehmet Yasin Çınar, Tülay Çivici, Gülden Ayalp, Yunus An, Şehnaz Cenani, Sema Alaçam, Esra Yağdır Çeliker, Gülen Çağdaş, Hilal Aycı 2021 Munzur University

Mimarlık Bilimleri Ve Teknolojisi, Murat Dal, Didem Baş, Seyhan Yardımlı, Mustafa Adil Kasapseçkin, Esra Bayır, Pelin Kılıç Kızıltaş, Nabi Volkan Gür, Sura Kılıç, Hale Gezer, Gül Aslı Aksu, Ş. Ebru Okuyucu, Seda Mazlum, Gamze Çoban, Nimet Mert Ağar, Gülhan Benli, Aysun F. Güner, Pelin Karaçar, Eyüp Salih Elmas, Murat Çağlar Baydoğan, Mehmet Yasin Çınar, Tülay Çivici, Gülden Ayalp, Yunus An, Şehnaz Cenani, Sema Alaçam, Esra Yağdır Çeliker, Gülen Çağdaş, Hilal Aycı

Architectural Sciences

Mimarlık Bilimleri ve Teknolojisi adlı kitabımızda özellikle, mimarlık teknolojileri paradoksu, farklı malzemelerin mimaride, iç mimaride, peyzaj mimarisinde kullanımı, yeni nesil malzemelerin kent ekosistemindeki önemi, engellilere yönelik tasarımlar, vernaküler mimari ve estetik değerinin önemi, mimari yapılarda görülen deprem hasarları ve kentsel dönüşüm, Anadolu medreselerinde mekan dizimi, stres kaynaklarının mimarlık öğrencilerine etkileri, mimaride farklı formlarda tasarım konularının irdelemeleri yapılmıştır.


Humanizing Architecture: A Polymorphic Space, Nada Abbara 2021 Virginia Commonwealth University

Humanizing Architecture: A Polymorphic Space, Nada Abbara

Theses and Dissertations

The built environments in which our communities thrive constitute an integral part of human experience and evolution. Yet, many places are detached from the way we experience them due to mass-production, which often produces standardized environments, and due to the tendency of modern architecture to delineate spaces as static objects rather than dynamic interactions. Thus, there is an emerging need to humanize architecture through an interdisciplinary approach that engages nature’s behavioral patterns. The project proposes a transformable polyhedral structure that interacts with human emotion through a three-dimensional morphing space that contracts and expands. This spatial interaction is achieved through ...


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 ...


Objetos Polivalentes De Arquitectura Efímera Sostenible Opaes Para El Espacio Público De Bogotá, Kevin Nicolas Chavarria Daza, Juan Diego Castillo Brochero 2020 Universidad de La Salle, Bogotá

Objetos Polivalentes De Arquitectura Efímera Sostenible Opaes Para El Espacio Público De Bogotá, Kevin Nicolas Chavarria Daza, Juan Diego Castillo Brochero

Arquitectura

No abstract provided.


Ppmexplorer: Using Information Retrieval, Computer Vision And Transfer Learning Methods To Index And Explore Images Of Pompeii, Cindy Roullet 2020 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Ppmexplorer: Using Information Retrieval, Computer Vision And Transfer Learning Methods To Index And Explore Images Of Pompeii, Cindy Roullet

Theses and Dissertations

In this dissertation, we present and analyze the technology used in the making of PPMExplorer: Search, Find, and Explore Pompeii. PPMExplorer is a software tool made with data extracted from the Pompei: Pitture e Mosaic (PPM) volumes. PPM is a valuable set of volumes containing 20,000 historical annotated images of the archaeological site of Pompeii, Italy accompanied by extensive captions. We transformed the volumes from paper, to digital, to searchable. PPMExplorer enables archaeologist researchers to conduct and check hypotheses on historical findings. We present a theory that such a concept is possible by leveraging computer generated correlations between artifacts ...


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