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The primitiveness of the refuge: understanding human space within the built environment

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dc.contributor.advisor Bucholz, Merritt
dc.contributor.advisor Carroll, Peter
dc.contributor.advisor Ryan, Anna
dc.contributor.author Carroll, James
dc.date.accessioned 2013-12-18T10:14:05Z
dc.date.available 2013-12-18T10:14:05Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3514
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract 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 projects. The thesis aimed to establish the reason for this and through the texts of several writers on architecture show how this type of space is perhaps at odds with our natural and pre-cognisant understanding of space. The thesis further, hoped to define some of the qualities that these primordial spaces contain at the micro and macro level and how a renewed expression of these spaces may have a greater relevance in our continuously changing world. Concluding, in part that space should be fluid, changeable and adaptable, the thesis hoped to be expressed in the design project, where a large disused clothing factory would tie together programmes for housing, education, agriculture and recreation; using fluid, changeable and adaptable spaces and components to create cohesion at tactile micro and homogeneous macro levels. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher School of Architecture, University of Limerick en_US
dc.subject architecture en_US
dc.subject space en_US
dc.subject design en_US
dc.title The primitiveness of the refuge: understanding human space within the built environment en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bachelorThesis en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_theses_dissertations en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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