"Creating centers" : a reflection on the Julia Carson Community Center

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dc.contributor.advisor Elvin, George
dc.contributor.author Ackerman, Ashlyn M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-06T15:49:07Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-06T15:49:07Z
dc.date.created 2011-05-07
dc.date.issued 2011-05-07
dc.identifier.other A-341
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/196026
dc.description.abstract Architecture always begins with two components: a client and an idea. The role for "client" may be expanded to include an owner, a user group, an entire community, or even a person or event memorialized. The ‘idea’ makes the building unique, and it evolves as the project develops, gaining depth and cohesion with each iteration of design. Add competition to this, and the intensity amplifies. Client, idea, and competition came together in the design for the Julia Carson Community Center, entered into the 2011 Gresham-Smith design competition administered by Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning. The competition entry titled “Creating Centers” focuses on sustainability, community connections, and catalyst design. A reflection of the design process and completed work also examines the success of a partnership in competition and reveals areas of further improvement.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture.
dc.title "Creating centers" : a reflection on the Julia Carson Community Center en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1637169


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