Search for dissertations about: "architectural research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 281 swedish dissertations containing the words architectural research.

  1. 1. Architectural prototypes : modes of design development and architectural practice

    Author : Jonas Runberger; Katja Grillner; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; architecture theory; design theory; prototype; performance; effect; affect; architectural design project; parametric model; design solution space; fabrication; production; industrial process; research by design; digital practice; projective practice; generative components; krets; parcel; splinegraft; urbantoys v.2; informed modularity; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis is design driven, partly based on case studies in the form of experimental design projects developed mainly within the research and design collective Krets. It constitutes the first half of a PhD project that studies new technologies and techniques within design processes and the production of architecture, especially in relation to collaborative models. READ MORE

  2. 2. Architectural Flirtations : A Love Storey

    Author : Brady Burroughs; Hélène Frichot; Katja Grillner; Katarina Bonnevier; Naomi Stead; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; architectural flirtations; architectural pedagogy; queer feminist theory; architectural critique; Camp; design practice research; performativity; experimental writing practices; critical fiction; critical architectural theory; Aldo Rossi; ‘significant otherness’; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : Formulated as a feminist project, written as a pulp fiction, Architectural Flirtations: A Love Storey begins with our claim that the architectural discipline is centered around a culture of critique, which is based in what bell hooks calls “a system of imperialist, white supremacist, heterosexist, capitalist, patriarchy,” and that the values instilled by this culture not only begin with, but are reinforced and reproduced by, the education of young architects.Sounds serious. READ MORE

  3. 3. Architectural Prototypes II : Reformations, Speculations and Strategies in the Digital Design Field

    Author : Jonas Runberger; Örjan Wikforss; Katja Tollmar Grillner; Mette Ramsgard Thomsen; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HUMANIORA; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; HUMANITIES; Architecture; digital design field; reformations; prototypical approach; performance; affect; cognitive estrangement; extrapolation; design fiction; architecture fiction; speculative approaches; digital design tropes; parametric design; operational digital design strategies; design project enquiries;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis is situated within the digital design field of architecture, and is a continuation of the licentiate thesis Architectural Prototypes: Modes of Design Development and Architectural Practice, presented at the KTH School of Architecture in 2008. The doctoral thesis investigates the current status of the digital design field of architecture, and identifies a number of related discourses. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards sustainable renovation : three research projects

    Author : Marina Botta; Sonja Vidén; Anne Vernéz Moudon; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Swedish housing; housing renovation; careful renovation; environmentally friendly renovation; ecological refurbishment; sustainable renovation; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : The focus of this dissertation is on existing housing areas: in industrialised western countries, in 2005, the number of existing buildings that are taken care of, maintained, repaired, renovated or restructured for other functions is higher than the number of buildings that are (new) built. This is a review dissertation, based on empirical material and further reflections from previous research projects dealing with Swedish housing renovation: private-owned old single-family housing areas and large housing areas from the 1950s, 60s and 70s, mainly owned by housing companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Taming the Erratic : Representation and materialization in post-digital architectural design

    Author : Daniel Norell; Timothy Anstey; Ulrika Karlsson; Fredrik Nilsson; Claus Peder Pedersen; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Representation; Materialization; Post-digital; Material simulation; Chunk; Architecture; Arkitektur;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates materialization and representation in contemporary architectural design practice. Due to cultural and technological shifts, the act of design is no longer squarely located in the abstract realms of drawings or digital geometries. READ MORE