Document Type

Thesis Prep

Publication Date

Fall 2012

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

Place, Identity, Essence, Architecture

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

"Contemporary architecture needs to solidify its role amongst the pressures of preservation. It is crucial to build reflective of our time, even within a historical area. Though the past should be appreciated, it cannot be revived. Architectural design should exhibit a successive evolution instead of white washing its progression. The essence of a place must be interpreted, distilling and capturing its characteristics while establishing a more authentic architecture of the present. Identity endures not in appearance but with the culture, tradition, technology and people of a particular time."

Additional Information

Advisors: Arthur McDonald / Bruce Abbey

Source

Syracuse University School of Architecture submission

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