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The architectural imperative : a dual history of sustainability and informal housing within architectural discourse
This study is an initial attempt to assemble a dual history of the topics of informal settlements and sustainability within architectural discourse over the past fifty years. During the 1960s and 1970s, architecture adopted ...
The architectural sculpture of Ivan Meštrović in relation to Adolf von Hildebrand's The problem of form in the fine arts
This thesis investigates the relationship between the architectural sculpture of Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović and late nineteenth-century aesthetic theory. Most scholarship on Meštrović emphasizes his Croatian heritage ...
Phenomenology: Architecture As a Virtual Gateway a Virtual-Enhanced Sensory Museum for Genealogical Research
(Texas Tech University, 2000-05)
Ambition to learn via advanced technology has been the precursor for a multitude of inventions and scientific discoveries. The physical ability to exceed limits of unprecedented amounts has always challenged the existence ...
Traditional vernacular houses of the arid lands: an analysis of the applicability of a traditional vernacular dwelling for contemporary needs--the Navaho model
(Texas Tech University, 1989-08)
During the last 10 years, at least, numerous authors have emphasized the adequacy of primitive and traditional vernacular structures as solutions to the habitational needs of people around the world, particularly in ...
The use and evaluation of eurectics as a pedagogy for motivating creative designs among architectural students
(Texas Tech University, 2001-05)
Developed by Gregory Ulmer, euretics is a pedagogical approach that increases the possibility for creative work to be produced following exploration and metaphorical interpretation of abstract art. This dissertation tests ...
Sustainable housing: an integrated method toward housing planning, design, and construction
(Texas Tech University, 1994-08)
The main purpose of this dissertation is to develop an integrated approach to sustainable housing development, which would be applied in both academic studios and professional practice. This approach is based upon the ...
An Industrial Manufacturing Plant For: Kimbell Gin Machinery Co. and Kimbell-Bishard Co., Inc.
(Texas Tech University, 1977-05)
Critical regionalism in Yosemite Valley
(Texas Tech University, 1999-05)
The proposed facility type is a lodge. A lodge facility is a public stmcture aimed at providing services to its guests. Lodges are vacation oriented hospitality facilities generally located in a natural context. Contents ...
A synergistic approach to the design of energy responsive office buildings
(Texas Tech University, 1992-12)
Buildings consume energy principally in the process of environmental control. During the nineteenth century, building services were simple, and they interacted with the exterior climate. Buildings were daylit; artificial ...
Understanding an animated spaghetti western: a symbiosis of character and context
The symbiotic relationship between characters and context can be understood as a construct, which defines genre and ushers the storyteller’s vision to the audience in visualization, animation, and film. The relationship ...