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  • Kingston, Jennifer (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis paper calls for an architecture that returns to the realm of the human, the phenomenological. Through explorations of perception and the role of narrative in building and genesis of architectural thought, it ...
  • 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 ...
  • Maloney, Stephanie (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis document attempts to explore the idea of decay with regards to buildings; decay in the negative form- the premature demise and death of buildings, the run down nature of certain sites and the unwanted ...
  • 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 ...
  • Williams, David (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    This thesis is an exploration of the commodification of architecture, where the matter of a building has been reduced to the status of an object, and an exploration of the neglected space that lies between such objects. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Carroll, James (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    It could be argued that architecture in the era of mass production and the great societal changes of the last century or so has left us surrounded by many repetitive and rectilinear buildings, especially in mass housing ...
  • Mullen, Benjamin (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    I would like to offer a brief introduction to this thesis document. The work that follows takes as its staring point the universal theme of love as it could (or should) relate to architecture, historically and presently. ...
  • Murphy, James (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2013)
    My thesis intent is to provide new ways of seeing and understanding Limerick City. New perspectives that may encourage and promote a fresh approach to our attitude regarding the built environment around us. The main site ...
  • Foley, Cornelia (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My thesis investigation focuses on identifying the qualities, potential and possibilities of ‘in-between’ spaces. The purpose of this investigation is to challenge the notion of ‘non-place’ with which these types of spaces ...
  • 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 ...

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