Clarity and complexity : designing for an educational community
Author(s)Nugent, Christine Julia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.
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This thesis is an exploration of the qualities of clarity and complexity in architecture. These two qualities, are complimentary and should exist simultaneously. The study follows two routes: clarity and complexity as they relate to the experience of architecture, and clarity and complexity as they relate to the conceptualization of architecture and the process of designing. How does a building exhibit clarity in its entirety while simultaneously providing complexity and richness of form? These ideas have been explored primarily through the design of a small secondary school in Lake Placid, New York. Issues of clarity ...
Thesis (M. Arch.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 1992.Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-130).
DepartmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology