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Suburban Office Building: Austin, Texas Jan 1988

Suburban Office Building: Austin, Texas

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Located west of downtown Austin, Texas, at the edge of a rapidly developing suburban neighborhood, the 6.8-acre site is near the intersection of the high speed artery Mo Pac Boulevard and Texas Highway 2222…


Sixth Street Residence, Michael Rotondi, Tom Mayne Jan 1987

Sixth Street Residence, Michael Rotondi, Tom Mayne

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Program:

The reconstruction of an existing duplex to the specifications required of the new owner.

Site:

60' x 60' parcel @ the corner of a typical residential street and an alley in Santa Monica, Calif.


Big Things For Big Cities Jan 1986

Big Things For Big Cities

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Idea for Marconi Plaza. The symbolic purpose of this important urban project is to commemorate the Italian-American presence in Philadelphia and the contributions of this community to the City on the 500th Anniversary of Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World...


Idea Vs. Icon: Two Competitions, Jeffrey Clark Jan 1986

Idea Vs. Icon: Two Competitions, Jeffrey Clark

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The United States is blessed with a natural landscape that is both expansive and richly varied. Our recent attitude toward the relationship between the built and natural environment, however, has been at best a naively romantic one and at worst an instrument of private exploitation...


American Gardens And Their European Precedents, Joanna Lombard Jan 1986

American Gardens And Their European Precedents, Joanna Lombard

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The study of American gardens and their European precedents has yielded two essential ideas. One is a way of categorizing garden form, the other an elaboration of the parts of American gardens that seem distinct and shared...


Trains, Windmills And Sand: An Entry To The Arizona Historical Society Museum Competition, Bob Burnham, Raymond Streeter Jan 1986

Trains, Windmills And Sand: An Entry To The Arizona Historical Society Museum Competition, Bob Burnham, Raymond Streeter

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In 1985, the Arizona Historical Society sponsored a competition for the design of a museum to be constructed on a site in Tempe adjacent to Phoenix's Papago Park. This facility is intended to house the Society's collections documenting and illustrating the Hispanic and Anglo/Hispanic periods in Arizona history...


A Crematorium Complex: Manhattan, Kansas, Robert Bahan, Laurie Carron, David Hecht, Matthew Masilionis, Rhonda Miller Jan 1986

A Crematorium Complex: Manhattan, Kansas, Robert Bahan, Laurie Carron, David Hecht, Matthew Masilionis, Rhonda Miller

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Today, a paucity of communicable design strategies or tactics exist for vitalizing the experiential and expressive relationship between built form and landscape. Landscape was not a primary concern of the Modern Movement except as a neutral green field upon which buildings were placed...


A Camp For The New Boston Cooperative: Cuyler, New York, Russell Hamlet Jan 1986

A Camp For The New Boston Cooperative: Cuyler, New York, Russell Hamlet

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The New Boston Cooperative is an association of farmers, homesteaders and fellow travelers founded in the 1930's as a last ditch-attempt to reserve the traditional rural lifestyle of the region. Today members are well-educated refugees from the cities and suburbs with the same central purposes...


Structure In The Landscape; Interventions, Peter Goin, Dale A. Bryant Jan 1986

Structure In The Landscape; Interventions, Peter Goin, Dale A. Bryant

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Structure in the Landscape: photographs by Peter Goin.

Interventions: a poem by Dale A. Bryant.


The Architecture Of Making In Search Of A Critical Theory Of Building, Marc Angelii Jan 1985

The Architecture Of Making In Search Of A Critical Theory Of Building, Marc Angelii

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Building is defined as the object of architecture as well as the process of architecture. The noun building and the verb to build are interrelated by a synthesis of product and production…


Harmonic Rhythm: The Essence Of An Enjoyable Design Process, Amos Ih-Tiao Chang Jan 1985

Harmonic Rhythm: The Essence Of An Enjoyable Design Process, Amos Ih-Tiao Chang

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While production efficiency is the rule of modern life, design efficiency has not reached the happy level it could when dealing with the human actors of our environment because the process of design - and the production of a design - is not exactly an enjoyable one...


Issues To Models: A Prescriptive Process For Substantive Architectural Form, Merrill C. Gaines Jan 1985

Issues To Models: A Prescriptive Process For Substantive Architectural Form, Merrill C. Gaines

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As all of us who teach design know, the two-headed dilemma of the studio is to assist students in developing work that is both content laden as well as formally interesting. The best students manage this quite nicely on their own; most others have difficulty with one or the other, more often than not the latter...


Furniture Design Workshop Jan 1985

Furniture Design Workshop

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The Department of Interior Architecture's Furniture Design Workshop offers students the opportunity to investigate the design process in three dimensions. In a series of four semesters students explore design of product, component, seating, and cabinetry...


White River Park: Indianapolis, Indiana Jan 1984

White River Park: Indianapolis, Indiana

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White River Park originated as a reclamation project for Indianapolis and the state of Indiana. While it is intended to bring recognition, revenue, and rejuvenation to downtown Indianapolis, it will also be a park having enough places within it to attract many different kinds of people, at many different times...


Brush Creek: A Design Proposal. Kansas City, Missouri, Frank Horton Jan 1983

Brush Creek: A Design Proposal. Kansas City, Missouri, Frank Horton

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This interim study of Brush Creek includes recommendations for site and circulation development, as well as erosion and water quality control systems…


Mergenthaler Linotype Building: Chicago, Illinois Jan 1982

Mergenthaler Linotype Building: Chicago, Illinois

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The Mergenthaler Linotype Building, located between an expanding downtown core and the new intown "Dearborn Park" housing project, is part of a series of renovations occurring in the southern fringe of downtown Chicago. Known as Printers Row…


A Museum Addition For A University: An Entry In The James Harrison Steedman Competition, Thomas Lance Braht Jan 1981

A Museum Addition For A University: An Entry In The James Harrison Steedman Competition, Thomas Lance Braht

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Design Situation. During the 1880's in a midwestern city a small church was built at the edge of a college campus. This church was faithfully built in the French Romanesque manner by knowledgeable and well-traveled architects…


A Boat Yard, Steve Johnson Jan 1981

A Boat Yard, Steve Johnson

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The project called for the design of a new boat yard to replace one which had been destroyed by fire. The new yard was to be placed on a site composed 80% of water located on Lake Union…


Design Weekend; Open House 1980, Various Authors Jan 1980

Design Weekend; Open House 1980, Various Authors

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A health spa on Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore, Italy. Design Weekend was conceived as an opportunity for professional designers and students to work together in an intense, three day charette situation… [Introduction by Professor David Howard Bell.]


Table Of Contents Jan 1979

Table Of Contents

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Contents of Volume 1, Oz


Prologue, David Howard Bell Jan 1979

Prologue, David Howard Bell

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Editorial board and Prologue, an introduction to volume 1