School of Architecture
The mission of the School of Architecture is to pursue architecture as a humanistic and professional discipline, which synthesizes art and science through intellectual rigor, aesthetic judgment, and technical understanding. The School achieves its mission through teaching, scholarship, creative work, research, and service, and commits itself to the highest ideals of the profession and culture of architecture.
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The clinic and the community: exploring the role of the designed environment in the creation of social value (2015-07-14)This study proposes that nonprofit healthcare organizations can function as social entrepreneurs, using the designed environment as a critical resource to address health and wellness issues within the community beyond their ...
Visualizing the Cultural Transition in Bithynia (1300--1402): Architecture, Landscape and Urbanism (2007)Chapter Six recapitulated the evidence gathered in each chapter in order to elaborate on the new identity represented by new architectural forms and a new urban order in Bithynia.
Beyond Arrows: Energy Performance of a New, Naturally Ventilated Double-Skin Facade Configuration for a High-Rise Office Building in Chicago (2010)This thesis presents three significant contributions for the evaluation of natural ventilation in high rise office buildings with DSF configuration: • A methodology for assessing the performance of naturally ventilated ...
(2008)With the second-part study, the method outlines a simplified mathematical approach to determine window dimensions for a given room based on evaluating discomfort glare sensation and interior light levels simultaneously. ...
In Broad Daylight: An Investigation of the Multiple Environmental Factors Influencing Mood, Preference, and Performance in a Sunlit Workplace (2009)This research investigated joint influences of several environmental factors, which include outdoor view, sunlight, privacy, and control, on subjects' mood, perception, cognitive performance and preference in a daylit work ...