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Building A Shared Vision For The City Of Toledo: An Urban Design Charrette, Andreas Luescher, Scot Macpherson, Sujata Shetty Aug 2014

Building A Shared Vision For The City Of Toledo: An Urban Design Charrette, Andreas Luescher, Scot Macpherson, Sujata Shetty

Andreas Luescher

This urban design charrette will address the challenge of organizing architectural and planning contributions to support Toledo, a city facing long-term economic and population decline.


Mcda And Assessing Sustainability, Craig Langston Jun 2014

Mcda And Assessing Sustainability, Craig Langston

Craig Langston

Extract: Multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA) is a contemporary alternative social cost-benefit analysis as a means of evaluating sustainable development. It avoids the problem of converting social and environmental performance into monetary terms simply so it can be combined with tangible costs and benefits and included in a discounted cash flow.


Designing For Future Adaptive Reuse, Craig Langston Jun 2014

Designing For Future Adaptive Reuse, Craig Langston

Craig Langston

Extract: Existing buildings that are either obsolete or rapidly approaching disuse and potential demolition are a 'mine' of raw materials for new projects, a concept described by Chusid (1993) as 'urban ore'.


Mount Tom Self-Transformation Retreat: Designing Experiential Architecture To Provoke Stimulatory, Expressive And Sensory Self-Exploration, Kyle B. Young May 2014

Mount Tom Self-Transformation Retreat: Designing Experiential Architecture To Provoke Stimulatory, Expressive And Sensory Self-Exploration, Kyle B. Young

Kyle B Young

The environment evolved five human senses; through these receptors the majority of us experience life. Or do we? The a vast majority of our daily landscape resides enclosed, shut off from the exterior; separating people from the elements, organizing and distributing the multitude of functions that affect how we live and feel. The mental state of society is poor, the “daily dis-ease” of we wrestle with; stress, emotions, fatigue, exhaustion, disconnection suck the life out of the moments we live to barely even see. These interactions and experiences we encounter in, on, under and around the architectural forms we travel ...


Identifiying Adaptive Reuse Potential, Craig Langston Mar 2014

Identifiying Adaptive Reuse Potential, Craig Langston

Craig Langston

How to adapt existing building stock is a problem being addressed by local and state governments worldwide. In most developed countries we now spend more on building adaptation than on new construction and there is an urgent need for greater knowledge and awareness of what happens to commercial buildings over time.

Sustainable Building Adaptation: innovations in decision-making is a significant contribution to understanding best practice in sustainable adaptations to existing commercial buildings by offering new knowledge-based theoretical and practical insights. Models used are grounded in results of case studies conducted within three collaborative construction project team settings in Australia and ...


The General Model Of Creative Strategy In Architectural Design, Farhad Shariatrad, Hamid Nadimi Dec 2013

The General Model Of Creative Strategy In Architectural Design, Farhad Shariatrad, Hamid Nadimi

Farhad Shariatrad

Studying behaviour and thoughts of expert designers is regarded as one of the most important areas in design research, and applying the results of it could have effective implication for design education. In one of these researches the creative approaches applied by three professional designers...