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Final Year Project theses submitted to the University of Limerick as part of the Bachelor degree.

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  • Egan, Eimear (University of Limerick, 2014)
    My Thesis investigation involves developing a process by which one could derive meaning in the threshold space of an edge condition to which the border is not explicit. In investigating the social and ideological aspects ...
  • O'Callaghan, Clare (University of Limerick, 2013)
    The aim of this thesis is cohesively question how we build. As a constructed thought it pauses at the moment before the raw matter of the Earth is transformed into sociological object and attempts to extrapolate a broader ...
  • Novickaja, Kristina (University of Limerick, 2014)
    no abstract available
  • Mooney, Patrick (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Through my engagement in the imaginary reconstitution of society. I have gained knowledge on our current societal establishment. Within that study I have begun to make tentative steps towards a suggestion for a possible ...
  • McDonnell, Christopher (University of Limerick, 2014)
    There is immense joy and freedom to be found in exploring a space, whether it is a newly discovered street or a rocky path up a mountainside. When people explore as a group they are engaging in a form of play activity, one ...
  • Marnane, Aoife (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Greek philosopher Aristotle deduced in his major treatise De Anima that without the sense of touch there could be no other senses “The first sense, the root and ground as it were of the other senses... the one which ...
  • Long, Sinéad (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Landscape can be perceived as ‘the soul’ of a country. It is a lyrical composition of many elements, inclusive of both man and nature. It is the ultimate capsule of time, memory and culture. One of our deepest needs is for ...
  • Huang, Weixiang (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Building is one of mankinds basic needs. We live, study and work within architectural creations. Architecture is an environment, an etiquette and a representation of a culture. By studying the architecture of different ...
  • Grace, David (University of Limerick, 2014)
    The west coast of Ireland is a space with an elemental pull that attracts people to this territory. Each successive generation has reimagined its relationship with the coast, from intensely controlled and surveyed ...
  • Geraghty, Trish (University of Limeirck, 2014)
    no abstract available
  • Coleman, Honor (University of Limerick, 2014)
    My thesis began with an interest in finding various differences and commonalities in the fields of science and architecture. I have always been interested by the seemingly fast paced progression of science and technology ...
  • Butler, Áine (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In this essay I will examine human’s historical interpretation of nature and how this may have influenced our modern day relationship with nature. I am intrigued by nature’s ability to benefit health and well being in ...
  • Bradley, Colm (University of Limerick, 2014)
    Port na bPúcai literally translated as the ‘tune of the ghosts’ or also known as the ‘music of the fairies’ is a traditional Irish slow air, associated with the playing of the uilleann pipes, the fiddle, flute or tin ...
  • Bairéad, Séamus Mandela (University of Limerick, 2014)
    In Bengal, medieval communities have been plunged headlong into the industrial era and exposed to the vagaries of the world market. From the start to the finish they are victims of alienation. The raw material is foreign ...
  • Breathnach Hifearáin, Úna (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis entitled “Reclaiming | constructed Wilderness”, looks simultaneously at the notion of wilderness and of the construction and preservation of such; to create a better reality for our country through proposed ...
  • Walsh, Gerard (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This thesis argues the relevance of social spaces for play and free time. Age appropriate design and the design of social infrastructure are important to architecture and urban design. At an age where they are marginalised, ...
  • O'Shea, Deborah (Shcool of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Within our current modernized age, there is a need to reunite the collective through place, in an increasingly individualised society. This essay is an analysis of how social interaction can be created in a town through ...
  • O'Donovan, James (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The objective of my thesis is to explore the various elements that make structure architecture. Through investigation into thinness, material, span, space and soundscape, I wish to create an architecture which can appeal ...
  • Doheny, Gavin (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Manufacturing productive land is the basis for this thesis document. The document is split into five related sections each displaying an emphasis on manipulation of ground in a productive manner over time. O rganising ...
  • Dawson, Philip (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The aim of this thesis was to explore how one can create a more em-bodied experience of a landscape. This subject is explored in an essay and architectural project. The essay examines how to create an em-bodied experience. ...

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