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dc.contributor.advisor William L. Porter. en_US
dc.contributor.author Agrawal, Vivek en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-23T17:45:37Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-23T17:45:37Z
dc.date.copyright 1993 en_US
dc.date.issued 1993 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/62914
dc.description Thesis (M.S.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 1993. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 74-75). en_US
dc.description.abstract This study explores how, in the process of design, the reading of an existing order in the organizing features of a setting potentiates form. For this purpose, a design exercise on a site in the city of Jaipur in India has been chosen. The focus of the study lies in the way in which the natural and built environment of the site might relate to the larger urban context and its extensive systems and tightly controlled parts. It attempts to extract the essential elements of form and space in the natural and designed environment, and to discover their principles of organization. This study is conceived in an effort to internalize the tenets of a fundamental language in design process -- one that rejects the mediation of styles, and gains its validity both from existing aesthetic structures and from a reality which would affect and alter these structures. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Vivek Agrawal. en_US
dc.format.extent 77 p. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Massachusetts Institute of Technology en_US
dc.rights M.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission. en_US
dc.rights.uri http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582 en_US
dc.subject Architecture en_US
dc.title Reading context in design en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree M.S. en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 28738064 en_US


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