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Amplified Encounters at High Speed

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dc.contributor.advisor Pope, Albert
dc.creator Sibley, Rebecca
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-16T18:51:11Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-16T18:51:11Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1911/62287
dc.description.abstract This thesis expands upon the dialogue between speed and architecture, investigating how architecture reinterprets the linear city, originally defined by the continuous fabric of the freeway and more recently reconfigured by the high speed rail line. Using the linear city as a site of exploration and high speed rail as a ground to test new typologies of architectural insertions at amplified speed, this thesis produces an extended civic space along the proposed high speed rail line connecting Tampa and Orlando. Combining a series of performance and commercial programs, this new typology will make the obscured visual experience along the extended territory of the rail line legible, through a sequencing of specific architectural intersections, exploring how monumental civic space will be made and occupied in the sprawl of the American city.
dc.format.extent 80 pp
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Architecture
Urban Form
Legibility
Civic Space
Linear City
High Speed Rail
Central Florida
dc.title Amplified Encounters at High Speed
dc.type.genre Thesis
dc.type.material Text
thesis.degree.department Architecture
thesis.degree.discipline Architecture
thesis.degree.grantor Rice University
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.name Master of Architecture
dc.identifier.citation Sibley, Rebecca. (2011) "Amplified Encounters at High Speed." Masters Thesis, Rice University. http://hdl.handle.net/1911/62287.

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