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Daylighting in American industrial architecture: Three investigations
During the early 20th century, American architects pioneered new building forms to meet the demands of a rapidly expanding industrial economy. Many factories used natural light in innovative ways to illuminate work spaces. ...
The porch as a middle ground
The porch may be seen as part of a larger typology, encompassing variations from the megaron to the dogtrot. Its typological grouping has the common characteristic of providing transition and a middle ground between interior ...
The making of walls is implicit in the formation of buildings, cities and societies. Examining built examples reveals the importance as well as the possibilities of walls. At the scale of a coat of paint, walls affect the ...
A concept of home for the modern urban stranger
The issues of domesticity in the contemporary urban realm will be examined in the following manner. I will first investigate the implications of what it means for a 'table' and 'chair' to exist in a space both physically ...
Adaptive reuse of aircraft carriers
The modernization of the U.S. Naval fleet along with recent cuts in defense spending, have led to a number of vessels being decommissioned. This, coupled with the need for additional detention facilities, has led to the ...
Revealing the intangible
The development of information technology forever alters peoples' conception of space and place. Consisting of vast, interactive computer networks and extensive satellite communications, this technology allows our minds ...