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  • 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 ...
  • O'Shaughnessy, Sinead (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    Can a harmony be achieved between the social and physical aspects of a design when designing through geometry and, if so, how is this to be accomplished? The problem with this design method is that it appears to emphasise ...
  • 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 ...
  • McKenna, Sean (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
  • 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 ...
  • Mac Mahon, Sinead (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
  • Ó Súilleabháin, Diarmuid (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    My thesis began with an interest in large forms in the landscape and how they might be designed sustainably. These artifices are gigantic pieces of infrastructure that are generally have short lives and have little if any ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Collins, Seán (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Ground is fascinating in that it is something that every single person in the world experiences every day of their life in some form or another. For this reason it is crucial that architects have a clear understanding ...
  • Barry, Stephen (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This text will look closely at the landscape, to understand the topography, ecology, climate and composition, exploring the relationship between land and water, mudfl ats, islands and the coastal boundary. It is my goal ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ó Bolguidhir, Piaras (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    The reality of climate change, today, has conferred an unprecedented importance upon nature, weather and the atmosphere. Climate change is very real, perhaps not as apocalyptic as some have predicted, but nonetheless ...
  • Farrell, Ronan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The objective of this thesis is to explore theatrical space and the cultural relationship of materials as they are experienced by people in rural Ireland. The method involved the investigation of five handball alleys in ...
  • Hilliard, Alan (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis investigations are based on ideas of threshold and mediation in architecture. Movement or mediation between distinct places implies thresholds; skin, walls, doors, bridges etc. This mediating geography describes ...
  • Reidy, Clare (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    The aim of this thesis is to re-imagine how to treat the river’s edge and introduce new realistic and thoughtful ideas based on different ways of working with water that can help diminish the damage done by the power of ...
  • Moriarty, Briain (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    This essay initially examines how the body experiences place, and whether through an analysis of this, a new way of adding value to spaces of supermodernity can occur. Spaces of supermodernity include airports, motorways, ...
  • Murphy, Carthage (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    This thesis argues that the term permanence across its many definitions is particularily relevant to architecture at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It proposes that an understanding of permanence is necessary ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...

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