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Community-Based Museum Ecologies: Public Doors And Windows And Les Nouveaux Commanditaires (‘The New Patrons’), Mark W. Rectanus Jan 2019

Community-Based Museum Ecologies: Public Doors And Windows And Les Nouveaux Commanditaires (‘The New Patrons’), Mark W. Rectanus

World Languages and Cultures Publications

A growing number of artist-led initiatives and para-institutional organizations are creating community-based projects that signal the emergence of alternative museum ecologies. This article will examine two initiatives, Public Doors and Windows (PDW) and Les Nouveaux Commanditaires (NC) (‘The New Patrons’) that reflect a diverse range of practices that contribute to, or create, museum ecologies outside the physical and conceptual spaces of museums. These museum ecologies also contribute to discourses on the participatory museum and intersect with experiments in community engagement and social practice. Although they may have distinct conceptual points of departure, the diverse institutional platforms and initiatives of PDW ...


Work-Homes, Satya Charan Ganesuni Jan 2018

Work-Homes, Satya Charan Ganesuni

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Work homes have been used by the people since ancient times but, today people are preferring more to use work-home ideology because of technological advantages, time saving, budget savings etc. Advancements in communications have created new ideologies like work from home etc.

I believe work-homes are a broader concept than what's currently existing. Many architects have researched on integrated spaces and defined the typologies of them. That existing research was about the immobile integrated spaces, but very limited research has been done on the design elements that influence the space in these buildings and no proper research is done ...


A Comparison Of Design Thinking In Architecture And Industrial Design, Karen Selof Apr 2016

A Comparison Of Design Thinking In Architecture And Industrial Design, Karen Selof

Honors Projects and Posters

The purpose of this study is to compare methods of design thinking in architecture and industrial design. Documenting and analyzing the methods and work processes of these two disciplines may help lead to improved understanding and collaboration between them. Through a survey of well-regarded written works in architecture and industrial design, many similarities and differences have been found and linked together to generate a common “map” of design thinking for both disciplines. Both disciplines’ design thinking processes are non-linear and often require revisiting a problem or a solution multiples times. They also tend to narrow big problems into smaller more ...


The Effects Of Biophilic Design In Interior Environments On Noise Perception: Designing A Person-Centered Biophilic Space For Older Adults, Jingfen Guo Jan 2016

The Effects Of Biophilic Design In Interior Environments On Noise Perception: Designing A Person-Centered Biophilic Space For Older Adults, Jingfen Guo

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Research suggests that the contemporary built environment has increasingly isolated people from the beneficial experience of natural systems and processes due to societal trends such as urbanization, building design and life style. Biophilia and biophilic design promise to foster a positive relationship to nature. Studies of psychological effects of biophilc design on noise perception have primarily focused on the attributes of natural elements in outdoor area. The aim of this study is to analyze how the visual characteristics of an interior space can influence the subjective loudness and annoyance of noise in older adults. Data were collected by conducting visual ...


A Study On Creating A User-Centered Wellness Design Evaluation Tool For Healthcare Design: Focusing On The Analysis Of User’S Experience In The Main Lobby Of A Healthcare Facility, Yongyeon Cho Jan 2016

A Study On Creating A User-Centered Wellness Design Evaluation Tool For Healthcare Design: Focusing On The Analysis Of User’S Experience In The Main Lobby Of A Healthcare Facility, Yongyeon Cho

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The goal of this study is to create an evidence-based evaluation tool for a healthcare facility’s main entry lobby that will improve the physical, emotional, and social experiences of users. A combination of content analysis and an online survey was used to create valid evaluation criteria for the design of a healthcare facility’s main entry lobby. Relevant theories and literature were reviewed to better understand the concept of wellness and design issues that could affect a user’s wellness within a healthcare environment. Five wellness design criteria were identified: 1. user experience, 2. positive distractions, 3. sense of ...


Financial Incentives And The Adaptive Reuse Of Historic Interiors: Three Case Studies From Iowa, Chunyao Liu Jan 2016

Financial Incentives And The Adaptive Reuse Of Historic Interiors: Three Case Studies From Iowa, Chunyao Liu

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Historic preservation is old enough to have a history: it is hardly a new phenomenon today. However, the preservation of historic interiors, which forms a significant component of historic preservation, is becoming a complicated aspect and receives much less emphasis in the academic literature. Given the situation that historic interiors are widely mistreated and less studied and considering the popularity of adaptive reuse in the United States, this paper will investigate how the procedures and outcomes of the preservation of historic interiors are impacted by different factors, especially the opportunities and constraints imposed by financial incentives. This paper first focuses ...


Surfing The Youtube: How Social Media Is Changing Landscape Research, Benjamin A. Shirtcliff Mar 2015

Surfing The Youtube: How Social Media Is Changing Landscape Research, Benjamin A. Shirtcliff

Landscape Architecture Conference Proceedings and Papers

Accessing insights from underrepresented populations, such as adolescents, remains a persistent challenge in the research and design process. The paper will investigate the utility of online videos of user-posted materials as an innovative research tool. Unlike traditional in situ approaches to studying human behavior and public space, online videos permit access to multiple sites based upon the population or activity of interest. The approach is similar to studies of behavior using unobtrusive observation—where participation or interviews might interrupt the activity under observation or where access to the setting of the activity would otherwise remain inaccessible to the researcher.


Expanding The Role Of Design: Developing Holistic Food Systems, Jasmine Singh Jan 2015

Expanding The Role Of Design: Developing Holistic Food Systems, Jasmine Singh

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Post World War II, technological and political factors prioritized economic efficiency in food production, distribution and access. Although this currently delivers benefits such as the doubling of caloric production and food availability despite geographic constraints, the food system is becoming implicated both directly and indirectly with a host of environmental and social issues.

This thesis re-frames food system issues as "wicked problems" (Buchanan, 1992, 15) and develops a framework of design tactics . The framework is used as a matrix for analyzing past and current theory and practice based design approaches that engage the food system and two university food systems ...


Place As A Positive Reflection Of Self, Cynthia A. Kelly Jan 2015

Place As A Positive Reflection Of Self, Cynthia A. Kelly

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

This thesis is about the relevance of interior design to our complex and fundamental relationship to place, by defining placeness and its significance to self. Environmental psychology asserts that it is inaccurate to talk about a person outside of his or her context. Designers are essentially striving for a meaningful “person-environment fit” and creating a womb with a view, therefore nurturing and reflecting who we are and our priorities, positively (Gallagher, 2006).

The study of home and place is entwined with several areas including: sociology, anthropology, psychology, human geography, history, architecture, and philosophy (Mallett, 2004). This study is about creating ...


Datum (No. 5 Binocular Vision), Datum Jan 2014

Datum (No. 5 Binocular Vision), Datum

Datum: student journal of architecture

No abstract provided.


Datum (No. 4 Something Made Different), Datum Jan 2013

Datum (No. 4 Something Made Different), Datum

Datum: student journal of architecture

No abstract provided.


The Developing Role Of The University Library As A Student Learning Commons: Implications To The Interior Spaces Within, Nicole Kay Peterson Jan 2013

The Developing Role Of The University Library As A Student Learning Commons: Implications To The Interior Spaces Within, Nicole Kay Peterson

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The university library has developed into a center of learning and collaboration that can truly become the heart of campus within the university community (Hisle, 2005). Third places are "public places on neutral ground where people can gather and interact. The character of a third place is determined most of all by its regular clientele and is marked by a playful mood, which contrasts with people's more serious involvement in other spheres" (Oldenburg, 1989). The library is neither home nor work, but a "third place" for students to study and socialize (Codispoti and Frey, 2007).

Recent trends in the ...


Love Is A Place, Reed Counts Jan 2012

Love Is A Place, Reed Counts

Datum: student journal of architecture

Lyrics from Love Is A Place, by Metric, inscribed on the shade.


Pulling It Together—Elements And Principles Of Design In Home Improvement, Iowa State 4-H Mar 2009

Pulling It Together—Elements And Principles Of Design In Home Improvement, Iowa State 4-H

4-H Youth Development Publications

This publication will help you increase your understanding of how and why some things work together and some simply "don't look right."


The Architectural Design Studio As A Learning Environment: A Qualitative Exploration Of Architecture Design Student Learning Experiences In Design Studios From First- Through Fourth-Yea, Patience Lamunu Opiyo Lueth Jan 2008

The Architectural Design Studio As A Learning Environment: A Qualitative Exploration Of Architecture Design Student Learning Experiences In Design Studios From First- Through Fourth-Yea, Patience Lamunu Opiyo Lueth

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This qualitative study addresses the design studio learning experiences of fifth-year architectural students, from their first year to their fourth year. It discusses the descriptions that architecture students give to the learning experiences, describes the perceptions that design students have of their learning experiences, and illuminates the outcomes of these learning experiences. The findings show that the students described their learning experiences as interrelational, perceived the experiences as transitional, and felt that their learning experiences aided in the production of outcomes. The findings were viewed within social constructivist and constructionist viewpoints and were contingent on Chickering and Reisser's model ...


Interior Design Versus Interior Decoration: Evaluating The Public's Perception Of Design Television Shows, Jillissa Lynn Moorman Jan 2008

Interior Design Versus Interior Decoration: Evaluating The Public's Perception Of Design Television Shows, Jillissa Lynn Moorman

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Interior Design is a field that greatly impacts society and the well being of the world's inhabitants. It is imperative to make sure that designs as well as students and professionals practicing interior design, impact society in a positive manner that are well received, emotionally, physically, and psychologically. But important questions to be asked are: how are designs perceived if the users are falsely educated about interior design? If the public is only educated about design through "design television" that has little or no credibility based on several factors such as entertainment demands, proper examination, education and experience of ...


Drawing As An Advent To Design Studio Education, Carl A. Rogers Jan 2007

Drawing As An Advent To Design Studio Education, Carl A. Rogers

Landscape Architecture Publications

Design studio education separates design and visual representation as individual subjects requiring different educational objectives. Each subject employs distinct skills such as line and value for visual representation or form and experience for design. The potential of design decisions should be based upon integration creative ideas with observation and representation skills. This paper describes a drawing process conceived by the author which considers issues of drawing including i) the pictorial function of drawing, ii) the ability of drawing to illuminate ideas, and iii) the relationship between seeing and imagining when drawing. The goal is to consider the intrinsic relationship between ...


Metablast! Virtual Cell: A Pedagogical Convergence Between Game Design And Science Education, Anson B. Call, Steven Herrnstadt, Eve S. Wurtele, Julie Dickerson, Diane Bassham Jan 2007

Metablast! Virtual Cell: A Pedagogical Convergence Between Game Design And Science Education, Anson B. Call, Steven Herrnstadt, Eve S. Wurtele, Julie Dickerson, Diane Bassham

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Publications

MetaBlast! Virtual Cell (from now on referred to as VC) is a game design solution to a specific scientific and educational problem; expressly, how to make advanced, university level plant biology instruction on molecular and anatomical levels an exciting, efficient learning experience. The advanced technologies of 3D modeling and animation, computer programming and game design are united and tempered with strong, scientific guidance for accuracy and art direction for a powerful visual and audio simulation. The additional strength of intense gaming as a powerful tool aiding memory, logic and problem solving has recently become well recognized. Virtual Cell will provide ...


The Potential Of Computationally Rendered Images For The Evaluation Of Lighting Quality In Interior Spaces, Claudia Dana Totir Jan 2007

The Potential Of Computationally Rendered Images For The Evaluation Of Lighting Quality In Interior Spaces, Claudia Dana Totir

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Lighting designers have the ability to show, and help everyone visualize the outcome of the lighting design by using tools such as calculations, mock-ups, and renderings. In recent years, the use of digital renderings instead of mock-up installations has become increasingly popular.;Even though the rendering methods that exist today offer the possibility to accurately simulate a scene, this does not guarantee that the images will be interpreted and perceived correctly. Increased applications of computer graphics which demand high levels of realism has made it necessary to examine the manner in which these images are evaluated and validated.;The objective ...


The Effect Of Active Learning In An Interior Design Daylighting Module , Geethapriya Balasubramanian Jan 2006

The Effect Of Active Learning In An Interior Design Daylighting Module , Geethapriya Balasubramanian

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This study is an experimental endeavor involving two instructional interventions for teaching a design concept. The sustainable design concept of 'interior daylighting' is instructed to the third year interior design students as part of the lectures in the 'Interior Materials Systems and Details IV' course. The purpose of the study is to analyze and compare the effectiveness of using active learning strategies with the lecture method of instruction. The effectiveness of the strategies is assessed based on the following three questions coined by Prof. Bonwell along with Bloom's Cognitive Taxonomy (Bloom et al., 1956): "(1) What do I want ...


Editing Architecture: Architect As Mediumistic Being, Cameron Tyler Campbell Jan 2003

Editing Architecture: Architect As Mediumistic Being, Cameron Tyler Campbell

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The creation of architecture is based on the relationship the designer has with media. Making media requires both a technical proficiency and a capacity to understand how the medium itself informs the architect and the creative work. I will explore through this thesis how the creation of media is not only a metaphor for the process of architecture, but the act of architecture itself. In addition to the making of media, this work will analyze editing media as a provocative interface of design. Finally, this work will focus on digital media-specifically digital video and the opportunities it may have to ...


Redesigning An American Cafe Based On An Analysis Of Its Expressionistic And Cultural Character, Celina Hong Jan 1991

Redesigning An American Cafe Based On An Analysis Of Its Expressionistic And Cultural Character, Celina Hong

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


Design Tools For Providing Wheelchair Access, Samuel Ojo Jan 1987

Design Tools For Providing Wheelchair Access, Samuel Ojo

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of Hunting And Sporting Scenes Portrayed In The Decoration Of Glass, Pottery, And Porcelain Wares In The Brunnier Collection , Caryl Ann Hannas Jan 1978

An Analysis Of Hunting And Sporting Scenes Portrayed In The Decoration Of Glass, Pottery, And Porcelain Wares In The Brunnier Collection , Caryl Ann Hannas

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

No abstract provided.