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dc.contributor.advisorJan Wampler.en_US
dc.contributor.authorForr, Molly S. (Molly Susanne)en_US
dc.contributor.otherMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-02-02T18:58:05Z
dc.date.available2006-02-02T18:58:05Z
dc.date.copyright2005en_US
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/31199
dc.descriptionThesis (M. Arch.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 2005.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 68).en_US
dc.description.abstractThe Gallery for Mathematics seeks to interpret and communicate the character and culture of mathematics through the lens of architectural tectonic. The form and program of the Gallery are driven by three goals for the architectural experience and mathematical journey: [movement], [interaction], and [solitude]. By redesigning the traditional museum experience, the Gallery aims not to simply inform its visitors, but instead to incite their curiosity, producing spaces of inquiry rather than spaces of information. Sited on top of the parking garage for Boston's Museum of Science, the Gallery and its garden also serve to reconnect the Boston and Cambridge park systems on opposite banks of the Charles River, embedding theen_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Molly S. Forr.en_US
dc.format.extent71 p.en_US
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dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMassachusetts Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.rightsM.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.urihttp://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582
dc.subjectArchitecture.en_US
dc.titleA gallery for mathematicsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeM.Arch.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.en_US
dc.identifier.oclc61280812en_US


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