Color in architecture: Developmental/educational center for deaf children, Tyler, Texas
Barron, Robin Gaye
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The thesis for this project is to address the use of color, particularly colors of the region and of the site, to be used as an architectural element. The color will act not only as an aesthetical element, but also as a means of creating order and as aujay to link the facility to its natural surroundings. R facility that mould be mell suited for fulfilling this thesis mould be a Deuelopmental / Educational Center for Deaf Children. The reason a facility of this type mould benefit from the use of color mould be the simple fact that a person mho is hearing impaired mould be more responsiue to the use of color because of the dependence upon their sight as the primary means for communication. R location that mould benefit greatly from a facility of this type mould be the campus of the Uniuersity of Tenas at Tyler. The city of Tyler is a good location because it is located centrally in the east Tenas region, it is the medical center of east Tenas. The campus of the Uniuersity of Tenas at Tyler alloms for the facility to be more research oriented. By using color as a primary design element a Deuelopmental / Educational Center for Deaf Children can be created that mill prouide uisual uariety and order.