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A graphic arts center
The adaptation of vernacular design strategies for contemporary building design in Kurdistan
ABSTRACT The contemporary architecture in Kurdistan’s cities is characterized by a low climatic and social performance. The contemporary architecture’s aesthetic does not have continuity, because it suffers from diverse ...
New techniques to use dates palm fronds in architectural and product design applications
Every year in the Middle East, date palm farmers cut thousands of palm fronds as a kind of maintenance. As a result, most of these fronds are disposed either by burning or shredding. However, before the discovery of oil, ...
Mass fabrication of non-standard geometries
Rapid evolution of technologies has driven revolutionary changes in architecture allowing architects to go beyond formerly impossible. Today's common practice involves designing and building of complex-shaped geometries ...
Reestablishing a sense of place
Concrete 3D printing with robotic arm application
The subject of this thesis is related to the investigation of possibilities that can be found with the development of 3D printing system that uses concrete mixes as material and adapted to a FANUC M-710i C/50 robotic arm. ...
THE ROLE OF ALTERED WINDOW VIEWS ON FEELINGS AND PREFERENCES OF PEDIATRIC PATIENTS AND PARENTS
While research pertaining to hospitalized patients is available, the majority of the information pertains to preferences and opinions of adult patients. In regards to pediatric patients, most existing research is gathered ...
A study of urban design, climate science, and economics
I had been living in the Pacific Northwest for nearly six years before enrolling at Texas Tech University in the fall of 2011. My roots, however, are in the Coastal Bend of South Texas. Growing up, I was able to witness ...
iFemea (Intelligent Facade Engineered thru Morpho-Ecogenetic Aggregates)
The subject of this thesis is an investigation on an intelligent building skin that improves cross-ventilation (natural) through an embodied space. Intelligent refers to a composite system that either responds to an external ...
A marina for small boats lake seaford
With the constant increase in wages and the decrease in working hours, man is seeking more and more to find things to fill his spare time. The search is toward recreation, as leisure has always been the dream of man. ...