Authors/Contributors

Stephanie Burton

Document Type

Thesis Prep

Publication Date

1993

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

town hall design, public architecture, town hall typology, architecture and politics, Skaneateles

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

"A town hall has to transcend being generic and take on the idiosyncrasies of its specific context. The context, in turn, needs to inform the program and make it unique to the site. The history of the typology has shown the evolution of a building type that is identifiable in its form.... A town hall is a typology, that by definition, is strongly influenced by history and part of its role is to reflect and embody the specific history of a place..."

Additional Information

Adivosrs: Bostick / M. Davis / Korman

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