orphanage, Manhattan, residential educational facility, community
"This thesis contends that by re-conceptalizing the spatial, programmatic, and sociopolitical forces that for the basis of the orphanage typology, an architectural framework can be constructed that can instigate and facilitate new conditions of programmatic overlap between the 'urban cultural' and the 'private/secure residential'; fundamentally altering the outdated assumptions of the orphanage type in favor of a contemporary response embeds the orphanage in the city and the city in the orphanage."
Herrera, Valerie Rachel, "ORPHAN: Residential Educational Cultural Center for Orphaned Youth" (2012). Architecture Senior Theses. 53.
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