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Capitalist Architecture In A Posthumanist World, Lindsay Garcia Jan 2016

Capitalist Architecture In A Posthumanist World, Lindsay Garcia

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


An Enslaved Landscape: The Virginia Plantation At The End Of The Seventeenth Century, David Arthur Brown Jan 2014

An Enslaved Landscape: The Virginia Plantation At The End Of The Seventeenth Century, David Arthur Brown

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Lewis Burwell II designed Fairfield plantation in Gloucester County to be the most sophisticated and successful architectural and agricultural effort in late seventeenth-century Virginia. He envisioned a physical framework with the intent to control the world around him so that he might profit from growing tobacco, while raising his family's status to the highest in the colony through the display of wealth and knowledge and the enslavement of both Africans and the natural surroundings. The landscape he envisioned contrasted with those of the enslaved Africans he purchased and put to work in the fields and buildings surrounding his '1694 ...


Towns In Mind: Urban Plans, Political Culture, And Empire In The Colonial Chesapeake, 1607--1722, Paul Philip Musselwhite Jan 2011

Towns In Mind: Urban Plans, Political Culture, And Empire In The Colonial Chesapeake, 1607--1722, Paul Philip Musselwhite

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This dissertation charts the contested political and cultural meaning of urbanization in the emerging plantation societies of Virginia and Maryland. Scholars have long asserted that Chesapeake planters' desire for lucre led them to patent huge tracts of land, disperse across the landscape, and completely dismiss urban development. However, through 17 pieces of legislation, colonists, governors, and London administrators actually encouraged towns in the Chesapeake through the seventeenth century. Despite the environmental and agricultural constraints of tidewater tobacco, both colonies wrestled with a perceived need for towns, which consistently appeared to represent the best means to engineer the region's political ...


The Preservation And Deconstruction Of Hawaii Plantation Style Architecture: A Iea, Waipahu, And Ewa, Jessica Margaret Way Jan 2010

The Preservation And Deconstruction Of Hawaii Plantation Style Architecture: A Iea, Waipahu, And Ewa, Jessica Margaret Way

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No abstract provided.


"More Than Shelter": Community, Identity, And Spatial Politics In San Francisco Public Housing, 1938--2000, Amy L. Howard Jan 2005

"More Than Shelter": Community, Identity, And Spatial Politics In San Francisco Public Housing, 1938--2000, Amy L. Howard

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

During the second half of the twentieth century, scholars and journalists documented the failures of the public housing program in the United States with a range of studies focusing on the Midwest and East. Problems such as displacement, criminal activity, high vacancy rates, racial segregation, and the isolation of tenants informed critiques of federally-subsidized housing for low-income families. These aspects contributed to the national image of "the projects" as high-rise ghettos, populated primarily by African Americans, and located in run-down areas. Public housing with its position at the crossroads of national, state, and local politics and policies as well as ...


New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll Jan 2004

New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Domestic Brick Architecture In Williamsburg: A Comparative Study Of Eighteenth-Century Brick Houses In Williamsburg, Annapolis, And Charleston, Andrew Craig Barry Jan 2004

Domestic Brick Architecture In Williamsburg: A Comparative Study Of Eighteenth-Century Brick Houses In Williamsburg, Annapolis, And Charleston, Andrew Craig Barry

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Forts Of The Chieftains: A Study Of Vernacular, Classical, And Renaissance Influence On Defensible Town And Villa Plans In 17th-Century Virginia, Charles Thomas Hodges Jan 2003

Forts Of The Chieftains: A Study Of Vernacular, Classical, And Renaissance Influence On Defensible Town And Villa Plans In 17th-Century Virginia, Charles Thomas Hodges

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Colonial Williamsburg's Slave Auction Re-Enactment: Controversy, African American History And Public Memory, Erin Krutko Devlin Jan 2003

Colonial Williamsburg's Slave Auction Re-Enactment: Controversy, African American History And Public Memory, Erin Krutko Devlin

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Domestic Brick Architecture In Early Colonial Virginia, Douglas E. Ross Jan 2002

Domestic Brick Architecture In Early Colonial Virginia, Douglas E. Ross

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Creole Gumbo: Ingredients For Maintaining Creole Identity At Laura Plantation, Katherine W. Schupp Jan 2002

Creole Gumbo: Ingredients For Maintaining Creole Identity At Laura Plantation, Katherine W. Schupp

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


African American History At Colonial Williamsburg, Nicole Carroll Jan 1999

African American History At Colonial Williamsburg, Nicole Carroll

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Fort Hill: A Representative Of The Structural And Social Hierarchy And Harmony Of Greek Revival Architecture, Beth Ann Spiryson Mcpherson Jan 1996

Fort Hill: A Representative Of The Structural And Social Hierarchy And Harmony Of Greek Revival Architecture, Beth Ann Spiryson Mcpherson

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The John Page House Site: A N Example Of The Increase In Domestic Brick Architecture In Seventeenth-Century Tidewater Virginia, Dwayne Webster Pickett Jan 1996

The John Page House Site: A N Example Of The Increase In Domestic Brick Architecture In Seventeenth-Century Tidewater Virginia, Dwayne Webster Pickett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Town Planning And Architecture On Eighteenth Century St Eustatius, Dana Elizabeth Triplett Jan 1995

Town Planning And Architecture On Eighteenth Century St Eustatius, Dana Elizabeth Triplett

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Social And Economic Aspects Of Eighteenth-Century Housing On The Northern Neck Of Virginia, Camille Wells Jan 1994

Social And Economic Aspects Of Eighteenth-Century Housing On The Northern Neck Of Virginia, Camille Wells

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

This study is an attempt to discern what eighteenth-century houses--their forms, dimensions, internal organization, and external settings--have to contribute to scholarly understanding of colonial Virginia's society, economy, and culture.;Historic Virginia houses usually were built more recently than traditional scholars and popular writers have supposed, and standing eighteenth-century houses are, almost without exception, far larger and finer than the dwellings most colonial Virginians inhabited. Yet even lightly constructed and shabbily finished houses stood at the center of a complex of buildings where most of the planter's household and agricultural work was performed. Thus eighteenth-century Virginia houses were more ...


Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect Of An Age, Alexander O. Boulton Jan 1993

Frank Lloyd Wright: Architect Of An Age, Alexander O. Boulton

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Willoughby-Baylor House: Form And Symbol, Stephanie Mary Keenan Jan 1993

The Willoughby-Baylor House: Form And Symbol, Stephanie Mary Keenan

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Costumes Of The Past: The First Virginia And The Authenticity Of Historical Reenacting, Barry Scott Lovell Jan 1992

The Costumes Of The Past: The First Virginia And The Authenticity Of Historical Reenacting, Barry Scott Lovell

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Architecture Of Slavery: Art, Language, And Society In Early Virginia, Alexander Ormond Boulton Jan 1991

The Architecture Of Slavery: Art, Language, And Society In Early Virginia, Alexander Ormond Boulton

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

Inspired by the concept of culture as expressed in the work of Claude Levi-Strauss, this dissertation traces the roots of modern perceptions of slavery and race by analyzing three sites each of which is associated with a distinct cultural pattern and social ideology. The first, Penshurst in Kent England is described as feudal, organic, vernacular, and popular. The second, Westover in tidewater Virginia is classical, rational, and elite. Thomas Jefferson's Monticello in the Virginia piedmont, the third site, is described as romantic, liberal, and bourgeois. It is only at this third site, the locus for a distinctly modern family ...


The Quaker Influence On Nantucket Architecture: A Case Study, Anne Elizabeth Gaeta Jan 1990

The Quaker Influence On Nantucket Architecture: A Case Study, Anne Elizabeth Gaeta

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Architectural Style On St Eustatius, Suzanne Lee Sanders Jan 1988

Architectural Style On St Eustatius, Suzanne Lee Sanders

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Planning And Development Of Two Moravian Congregation Towns: Salem, North Carolina And Gracehill, Northern Ireland, Christopher E. Hendricks Jan 1987

The Planning And Development Of Two Moravian Congregation Towns: Salem, North Carolina And Gracehill, Northern Ireland, Christopher E. Hendricks

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Seminar For Historical Administration: Companion To Change, William Joseph Tramposch Jan 1984

The Seminar For Historical Administration: Companion To Change, William Joseph Tramposch

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Churchyard Enclosure Around The Elizabeth City Parish Church Of 1728: With Systemic And Proxemic Considerations, Anne W. H. Garland Jan 1982

The Churchyard Enclosure Around The Elizabeth City Parish Church Of 1728: With Systemic And Proxemic Considerations, Anne W. H. Garland

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Hendrik Van Paesschen, Architect Of The Northern European Renaissance, John Fitzhugh Millar Jan 1981

Hendrik Van Paesschen, Architect Of The Northern European Renaissance, John Fitzhugh Millar

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Work Of Clarence S Stein, 1919-1939, Prudence Anne Phillimore Jan 1977

The Work Of Clarence S Stein, 1919-1939, Prudence Anne Phillimore

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Mr Rockefeller's Other City: Background And Response To The Restoration Of Williamsburg, Virginia, 1927-1939, Roy Brien Varnado Jan 1974

Mr Rockefeller's Other City: Background And Response To The Restoration Of Williamsburg, Virginia, 1927-1939, Roy Brien Varnado

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.