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  • 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 (School of Architecture, 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, ...
  • Benson, Luke Gerard (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2015)
    Days go by and everything changes. The weather controls our emotions, and our emotions control us. We control everything else. This is a natural occurrence, like the tide changing the water levels. By ‘everything’ I mean ...
  • 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 ...
  • Corbet, Réidín (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    My architectural project investigates spaces of refuge. From an analysis of the organic structure of seashells, I have chosen to work with the sculpted interior of the vacant Jesuit Church in Limerick. In this space I ...
  • Bourke, Stephen (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2015)
    For most the heart of the city of Chicago is the loop district, the central business district where by all the different city transit lines meet in a loop fifteen foot above one’s head. For me it is a place much more ...
  • Grace, David (School of Architecture, 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 ...
  • Kelly, Eamonn (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2012)
    Simplexity and the City proposes a study of individual elements, their combination as structures, and the networks of physical and virtual structures which define contemporary cities. It is a broad ranging discussion ...
  • Mannion, Sarah (School of Architecture, Univesity of Limerick, 2015)
    This journey begins with disparate subjects that may seem unrelated to each other or, indeed, to the field of architecture. However, having begun to implement their development through architectural processes, I have seen ...
  • Cleary, Adrian (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2015)
    As Tony Judt has observed, we are unwittingly veering towards a society of “gated individuals who do not know how to share public space to common advantage”1. With a rising tendency towards the privatisation of space ...
  • Carroll, Shane (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
  • Barriscale, Shane (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2011)
    This year began with a series of primer projects aimed at generating designs that were based on my individual interests. In the early weeks these interests moved from ‘heaviness and lightness’, grids, patterns, composition ...
  • Punch, Orla (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2015)
    The underlying question of this thesis is concerned with the place of architecture in extreme environments. It is about designing a typology for living in a destabilized and uncertain environment. It is about designing ...
  • 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 ...
  • Marnane, Aoife (School of Architecture, 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 ...
  • Ó Ceallaigh, Kristopher (School of Architecture, University of Limerick, 2015)
    “The Station Gate” The station gate is a discreet right of way connecting the upper village of Kilronan to the lower harbour area. It is now appropriately without gates. Two cut limestone pillars stand atop a sharply ...
  • Egan, Eimear (School of Architecture, 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 ...

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