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Reconnecting people to the environment through architecture
By utilizing the techniques of Critical Regionalism and integrating them with the concepts of sustainability, a building can be created that not only responds to its site, but actually enhances the beauty of the natural ...
A weather research facility
Through critical regionalism a design can offer a duality that ties the currently present culture to the worldly culture of architecture. Therefore, vernacular and contemporary design are synthesized to provide an ...
MRS: A community shopping redux
A redux shopping center, designed under the principles of place making, critical regionalism and sustainability, can serve as a vehicle to establish a social landmark for the community of a .suburban enclave.
Bookstore, UNM campus
rhe project is a bookstore located on University of New Mexico's campus. The bookstore will serve approximately 30,000 students as well as the residents of Albuquerque. The building will maintain the campus's ...
Preserving a region's identity: A recreational club for East Lubbock: A thesis on critical regionalism
Critical Regionalism is a recent movement in architecture that creates regionally and culturally conscience architecture but at the same time takes part in modern civilization. Today architecture should be reflective of a ...
A children's home for the victims of the tsunami of 2004 in Sri Lanka: A housing prototype for relief from natural disasters
THESIS STATEMENT Bringing Hope by providing a Home in Sri Lanka The creation of a home for many orphaned children will provide the region of Sri Lanka a form of rebirth from the tsunami tragedy. This home will be rooted ...
The interpretive center for Taos, New Mexico: A study of architecture in context
New architecture must respond to the fundamental issues and various aspects of a region, such as the need to provide visual continuity or harmony among the already established built environment, no matter what the period. ...
The Sea Gun Resort of Texas: Rockport, Texas a study in critical regionalism
The Sea Gun Sports Inn was once a well-known getaway for enthusiasts of the Texas coast. Then in a matter of a few years it became what it is now, a forgotten , ghostly set of buildings surrounding a quiet, almost ...
500 Throckmorton: A critically regional response to high-rise design
The creation of an amalgam that would represent the design principles of both regionally sensitive and modernist architecture within the context of a downtown area can be accomplished using Critical Regionalism.
A downtown hotel: Lubbock, Texas