Postcards from the Blue Heart: The archetypes of the town hall, in the 12th century Italy, or 17th century New England, functioned not only as the municipal headquarters with offices and courts, but also in some cases included markets, church, warehouse, museum, pub, etc.
Ultimately, the goal is to suggest and develop a methodology of designing with oppositions, irony and latency. Idea Incubator This thesis propose a flexible public space for both the MIT community and the city of Boston in response to the unknown future of the university campus, questioned by the rapid growth of online learning.
Collected thesis abstracts are available here.
Pythagoras unifies specific rules of harmony and proportion from sound in order to determine guidelines for pleasant spaces. The emphasis on two faces also creates the effect of flatness, challenging the three-dimensional quality of objects by defining them with twodimensional figures.
Thus memorial architecture tends to miss opportunities for deeper exploration and individualized experiences beyond simplistic representations of memorialized events or figures.
By placing the objects of oil back underground in their place of origin, they become future sites of meditation on the ways that everyday consumption drives the economies of extraction. The project seeks to challenge and extend traditional architectural definitions of memorial architecture.
The stuff of the suburb is examined in depth as the psyche of California City and given architectural agency as the means by which the town is destroyed, reconstituted and rebirthed anew.
The objective was to present and scientifically describe a process in which both buildings and sound effect each other, inspiring new solutions, forming innovative structures and becoming both factors and subjects of their constant interaction.
The two are separated by the Buffalo River, a barrier that once linked the two economically. Maya Taketani, SuperFun Site: By their final presentation most projects strike a specific conversation between these two poles of architectural discourse: The site is an existing two square mile drill spacing unit on the edge of Williston, North Dakota, in the middle of one of the largest contemporary shale oil booms in the world.
What does it mean when a city dies? Let us have a closer look at the process of mutual influences between architectural space and inner sound.
They are a continuous phase-changing process. It seeks out latent potentials in aggregate materials and forces, situating itself within a dialogue of new landscape methodologies, aggregate material formations, and alternative develop- ment strategies.
Two radical interventions address completely different relationships with the water: However, industrialized societies are still over-protective and paranoid about what children experience.
It is through the production and implementation of this image that the architect can seek new control over visual forms that capture the ears as well as the eyes. The thesis is a way of saying that we as a culture at least contended with fracking and its innumerable consequences in way that was more substantial than simply worrying about the price of gas at the pump.This thesis advances the theory of sound architecture by focusing on the smallest component of sound -the frequency- and translating that into the smallest component of form, -the gradient.
Frequencies layer on one another to create an entire sonic composition, so must the gradients blend together to bring architecture into being. tee), Paul Reller (Thesis Committee), Trent Green (Thesis I Professor) Words could not express the gratitude to my family and friends for the endless support and standing by my side throughout this crazy endeavor called architecture school.
CANN WEE CREATEE SPACEE BYY MEANSS OFF SOUND? Hannes Hölzl, S&Mt Thesis Supervisor: Kees Went. ii For Echo the Nightingale.
iii _A_abstract architecture and sound architecture are compared in order to answer the question, to what extent sound can take on. Sound exists in architecture and architecture exists in sound.
The process of how the two have influenced each other can be observed throughout history and has brought us the most surprising outcomes. The human experience of sound is an essential element to our understanding of the built environment.
however, sound has played a minimal aspect in the construction of meaning in contemporary architecture, and is given little attention in architectural education as a source of design inspiration. this thesis investigates sound as an architectural, cultural.
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