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dc.contributor.advisor Bucholz, Merritt
dc.contributor.advisor Carroll, Peter
dc.contributor.advisor Ryan, Anna Farrell, Ronan 2011-10-10T22:17:29Z 2011-10-10T22:17:29Z 2011
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 Co.Mayo, the identification of materials and the location of the sources of those materials. The results found that one of these handball alleys was part of an urban arrangement of theatrical spaces. The alley was no longer in use, in a state of disrepair and the materiality experience was lost due to the ivy covering the walls. I propose for this project a reuse of the site as a theatre with poetry with an associated playwright hostel, using this to explore a nomenological approach to design through the relationship of old and new materials with reference to past and present culture.
dc.description.tableofcontents TOC: Introduction / Primer projects in Shannon and Hamburg / Chapter One - Theatrical Space / -Theatre in everyday life / -Three Theatre Experiences / Chapter Two - Material / -Physicality of materials / -Sense of Place / Chapter Three - Investigation / -Learning From Alleys / -Advanced Construction / Conclusion - Final Presentation / Bibliography
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher School of Architecture, University of Limerick en_US
dc.subject architecture en_US
dc.subject Mayo
dc.subject theatre
dc.title Material culture in rural Ireland en_US
dc.type Bachelor thesis en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_theses_dissertations en_US
dc.type.restriction none en

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