A design for Portland Municipal Courthouse : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Wyman, John E. en_US
dc.contributor.author Comes, Lauren E. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T18:36:52Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T18:36:52Z
dc.date.created 2010 en_US
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.other A-339 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/189880
dc.description.abstract The CAPstone project in the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning is meant to integrate all aspects of design that students have learned in their undergraduate studies. This year's CAPstone project challenged students to design a municipal courthouse for one of five major U.S. cities. My particular project's site is in Portland, Oregon. The main goal of the project was to create a building that would be a symbol of Portland's culture and ideals, a fresh interpretation of courthouse architecture, a model of sustainable design, and a revitalization of a central intersection in the city. In order to fulfill these objectives, I worked with a partner to develop a strong concept, and then to advance the design over the course of eight weeks using a variety of design methods and media. The final product consisted of four 20" x 20" presentation boards, a PowerPoint presentation, and a physical model (to scale). These presentation materials are included in the enclosed compact disc. The following paper is a documentation of the design process and an explanation of our design decisions.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 1 v. : ill. ; 30 cm. + 1 CD-ROM. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture. en_US
dc.title A design for Portland Municipal Courthouse : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.notes "October-December 2009."
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1562968 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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