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Cosmic architecture: Main post office Amarillo, Texas
"Those of us who are concerned with buildings tend to forget too easily that all of the life and soul of a place, all of our experiences there, depend not simply on the physical environment, but on the patterns of events ...
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 ...
Architectural activism: Architecture as a culturally ethical watermark in urbanism, special needs housing facility additively implemented in an evolving urban sector
The synergisitc exploration of transitional housing functions and sustainable urban development could be mediated ethically with critical regard for the regional impact by reinforcing an underlying cultural narrative ...
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 study of wineries, the process of wine making, and wine consumerism: Yellow House Canyon Winery-Lubbock, TX
Responding to the environment through critical regionalism using built form and materials to express the imagery of the wine making process.
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 ...
Critical regionalism: A library for El Paso, Texas
Critical Regionalism in the desert Southwest can be used to create a meaningful architecture through the use of forms, planes, and angles to create an architecture that responds to the intense light of the desert sun.