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The Contribution To And Affect Of Design And Architecture On Health & Activity Promotion (H&Ap) In The Workplace, Krystal L. Schumacher Dec 2013

The Contribution To And Affect Of Design And Architecture On Health & Activity Promotion (H&Ap) In The Workplace, Krystal L. Schumacher

Theses from the Architecture Program

Expanding the research and awareness on the contribution to and affect of design and architecture on health and activity promotion in the workplace (h&ap) is essential in moving forward in the design of working environments. As humans, we spend the majority of our time indoors, for an average American adult he or she spends the majority of the day in a working environment. The impact that our spaces have is much deeper than the aesthetic. Our environments can depict how we act, feel and operate based on the design of our surroundings. Through this research, the goal was to ...


Belle Curves, Colleen Moretz Feb 2013

Belle Curves, Colleen Moretz

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Inspiration for this design was derived from Balenciaga’s statement: “A couturier must be: An architect for design, A sculptor for shape, A painter for colours, …” Fashion design follows a similar process as an architect: planning, designing, and constructing of form by the creative manipulation of material; as an sculptor: producing works of art in three dimensions; and as a painter: applying color to create an aesthetically pleasing composition.


Canvas And Catalyst: Reinventing Urban Space, Ricardo A. Borges Jan 2013

Canvas And Catalyst: Reinventing Urban Space, Ricardo A. Borges

Masters Theses 1911 - February 2014

As an intervention strategy set amid a stark and neglected, yet highly energized urban setting of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this project seeks to relieve a stagnating urban condition through the introduction of contemporary and dynamic forms of expression. Skateboarding and street art can be seen as interpretative modes of action that reinvent objects, spaces, and conditions within the urban landscape, lending creative and engaging gestures to the everyday. As (sub) cultural expressions in their own right, these practices transcend their mere formal representations, and present unique identities, spaces, and modes of engagement within a society, initiating a creative mindset and DIY ...


Architechture Inspired Earthtone Dress, Pornpatsorn Dumrongpokin Jan 2013

Architechture Inspired Earthtone Dress, Pornpatsorn Dumrongpokin

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This garment was created to complete an assignment for draping class. The fascination came from different lines of the architecture of cathedrals or gothic. Long straight lines and the ogival or pointed arch windows are the main inspiration. The earth tone colors of brown and beige were used.