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adaptive re-use By Paul Grimsley
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from the patterns and forms of nature, to the design of the human body - arhcitecture draws from and dreams in these shapes - this is adaptive re-use, a poetic exploration of that built from the... More > physical dream of the universe< Less
Ruins of Rome: Adaptive Reuse in the Eternal City By Aaron Pilat
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New and old coexist in harmony due to continued adaptation, preservation, and re-use. The result is a vibrant and flourishing city that is constantly re-inventing itself. This project examines how... More > such transformations have been enacted in the physical sense, through the lens of an architect. The projects selected—historic buildings and urban spaces—reflect the variety of survival and integration tactics employed in a constantly changing urban landscape. Through the documentation and analysis of these sites I have elicited a series of lessons depicted through drawings and diagrams. For architects, builders, and clients, Rome reminds us that the buildings we design and construct rarely retain their original function throughout their lifespan. To build sustainably, we must create adaptable structures, and more importantly look for ways to give new life to old structures; Rome shows us how to do this.< Less
Beowulf: A Verse Adaptation With Young Readers In Mind By Joshua Gray & Sean Yates
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(Hardcover) This adaptation of the Beowulf epic, written for a younger audience, preserves the Anglo-Saxon verse feel of the original text. Illustrations by Sean Yates enhance the reader's... More > experience. "Joshua Gray’s poetic re-telling of the Beowulf epic as a tale for children gets to the essence of the action with a use of modern English which is accessible and clear for young minds, listening while busily building their own image-worlds… I have the sense that this new text may well encourage very young listeners, years later (after their bedtime stories are a distant memory), to recall this tale with pleasure and to discover a vibrant curiosity to know more about the doings of Hrothgar, Grendel and Beowulf." -- Benjamin Bagby, Performer of Beowulf "Gray captures both the fearsomeness of the poem’s monsters and the artful alliteration of its Anglo-Saxon origins...Hook the kids with this version, and hope that they will return to the longer poem in later years." -- Tod Linafelt, Georgetown University< Less
Beowulf: A Verse Adaptation With Young Readers In Mind By Joshua Gray & Sean Yates
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(Saddle-Stitch) This adaptation of the Beowulf epic, written for a younger audience, preserves the Anglo-Saxon verse feel of the original text. Illustrations by Sean Yates enhance the reader's... More > experience. "Joshua Gray’s poetic re-telling of the Beowulf epic as a tale for children gets to the essence of the action with a use of modern English which is accessible and clear for young minds, listening while busily building their own image-worlds… I have the sense that this new text may well encourage very young listeners, years later (after their bedtime stories are a distant memory), to recall this tale with pleasure and to discover a vibrant curiosity to know more about the doings of Hrothgar, Grendel and Beowulf." -- Benjamin Bagby, Performer of Beowulf "Gray captures both the fearsomeness of the poem’s monsters and the artful alliteration of its Anglo-Saxon origins...Hook the kids with this version, and hope that they will return to the longer poem in later years." -- Tod Linafelt, Georgetown University< Less
How to Fix the Future: Using Cooperative Economics By Mark A. Young
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Since the 1600’s many things have changed, in fact there is not much we do the same way. The way we talk, entertain, travel, manufacture, work, live, learn and worship has all changed. Almost... More > everything around us has evolved over the past few centuries to adapt to changing technology, cultures and priorities, with the exception of the monetary system that controls our banking, free markets, economies and to a large degree our daily lives. In How to Fix The Future (Using Cooperative Economics), Mark Young provides a brief overview of how our current monetary system works and his solutions to restructuring that system to create a future world deplete of poverty and financial instability. The implications of this book will make you re-think how you view money, politics and what the real root solutions are to many global problems thought to be to complex to solve.< Less
White Queen to E2++ By David Flett
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You are about to enter the mind of Bag-Face, a masked architect, who has taken it upon himself to understand Architectural Narratives. What is their role in design? How can they be read? How can... More > architects act as editors of architectural narratives? Through a series of discussions with wiser men, Bag-Face searches for answers. In parallel to his discussions, Bag-Face wanders through an abandoned cardboard mill. He is exploring the life of the building through the effects of time, decay and human interaction. During his exploration Bag-Face fantasizes about the past, present and future narratives of the building.< Less
The Paris Market Lab By David Heck
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“Sustainability” is easily the most misused and co-opted word of our time. It’s not a technology like solar panels or a hybrid car; it’s a context. This project seeks to... More > explore the key components of a sustainable context, and to provide an example of what that context can look like. The field of architecture needs to have a more honest discussion of sustainability, and address not only environmental factors, but also the cultural, social, and economic factors that are all equally necessary for a truly sustainable context . The project site is strategically located a few steps away from the Saint-Germain Marche, at the heart of Paris, forcing the new culinary school to integrate and dialogue with all the history and the urban planning that surrounds it. It is an adaptive re-use project, aimed at using steel’s inherent properties to help preserve, re-use, and improve as much of the existing conditions as possible.< Less
IRT Powerhouse Design Studio By Jorge Otero-Pailos
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A portfolio of student work generated by Columbia University GSAPP's Spring 2009 Historic Preservation Design Studio. Students were invited to rethink the idea of architectural adaptive re-use and... More > to test some of the key assumptions upon which it rests. The project brief called for transforming the 59th Street IRT Powerhouse designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1904, into an archive and museum of global pollution.< Less
IRT Powerhouse Design Studio By Jorge Otero-Pailos
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A portfolio of student work generated by Columbia University GSAPP's Spring 2009 Historic Preservation Design Studio. Students were invited to rethink the idea of architectural adaptive re-use and... More > to test some of the key assumptions upon which it rests. The project brief called for transforming the 59th Street IRT Powerhouse designed by McKim, Mead and White in 1904, into an archive and museum of global pollution.< Less
Colonizing Heritage By Devon Morris
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An Analysis of Architectural Heritage and Informal Adaptive Re-use in Yangon, Myanmar.

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