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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.
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 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 study of rural culture and the integration of natural and built environments: A museum of farming and ranching
Rural architecture has the possibility to have a strong impact upon its community and environment. However, rural architecture does not find value in the mainstream global architecture and instead places importance in ...
Industrial form: An appropriate architecture for West Texas
Regionalism emphasizes the historic and cultural heritage of the region while addressing global aspects of universal civilization. It occupies itself in expressing the particulars of place as well as binding itself in ...
Architectural expression through critical regionalism: Conference center in Lubbock, TX
Critical Regionalism can promote local ideas while at the same time reflect overall universal architectural principles.