Authors/Contributors

Angela Copes

Document Type

Thesis Prep

Publication Date

Fall 2016

Degree

B. ARCH

Keywords

security, data, cyber, gothic revival, church

Language

English

Disciplines

Architecture

Description/Abstract

By combining the structure and space of Gothic Revival churches with the programmatic elements of a data center, two problems can be addressed. First, the churches avoid a fate of abandonment and obsolescence. As the Christian population declines and consolidates, these monuments are given a chance to maintain significance.

Second, through design, data centers can become a more integrated piece of the communities they serve. Instead of data centers being isolated warehouses in the middle of nowhere, people can have a better understanding of what allows their internet at home to connect them to the global network.

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