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What Happened to Downtown?

I have been interning as a Planner for about a month and a half at the City Hall. The portion of the city that we are in is the southern most portion known as Downtown. Most people in this city … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Class

Before taking this class, I understood the basics of systems and how they work within a building. Now, nearing the completion of the class, I feel I have stronger grasp of the concepts, some slightly stronger than others. Sadly, this … Continue reading

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Is Vertical Farming the Solution for the Future?

As the populations grow, cities will grow. The suburbs will become a part of the city, and the outskirts of the city will then become the suburbs and so on and so forth. There will be a point in the … Continue reading

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Creating a space that can be utilized

In each city, there are events in history that are either presented or covered up, depending on the content of the event. One guest lecturer spoke of a project in Memphis where an interstate was planned to run through Overton … Continue reading

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The Commerzbank Building

The Commerzbank Building in Frankfurt, Germany was a huge inspiration in the design of my final project for Architecture 3010. As I learned of the program for the project, which was to be a Rehabilitation Center for Wounded Veterans, I … Continue reading

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Systems within the Final Project

For the final project of Systems, Sites, and Buildings, we were asked to incorporate a set of systems that could enhance our buildings functionality in to our final project for Architecture 3010. The site is located in New York City, … Continue reading

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How Sunlight Affects Us Biologically

Sunlight is a big factor in or daily life. We live most of our lives in the presence of sunlight, planning activities around it, and then in the evening, recreating sunlight to extend the hours we can be productive. If … Continue reading

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