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Understanding and transforming what's there : a look at the formal rule structure of the residential facade zone in Victorian San Francisco

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dc.contributor.advisor N. John Habraken. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hille, R. Thomas en_US
dc.contributor.other Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial n-us-ca en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-21T15:47:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-21T15:47:00Z
dc.date.copyright 1982 en_US
dc.date.issued 1982 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/75004
dc.description Thesis (M.S. and M. Arch.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 1982. en_US
dc.description MICROFICHE COPY AVAILABLE IN ARCHIVES AND ROTCH. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study is an exploration of the relationship between understanding and transforming an architectural context. The question asked is; What formal lessons can be learned from an existing context? The discussion is limited to issues of form and rule structure, particularly in reference to the zone of exchange between outside/inside and public/private. The Victorian residential form in San Francisco is used as a case study. There are four parts to the study: 1. An observational study of existing residential facade zones which consists of measured drawings in plan and elevation of a four block area in San Francisco. 2. A design projection of a support infill building based on intuitive interpretation of the observed context. 3. A methodological analysis of the context to derive the implicit generating rules and principles. 4. Based on a comparison of the analysis and projection, a discussion of the lessons to be learned from the context. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by R. Thomas Hille. en_US
dc.format.extent v, 117 p. (12 folded) 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.subject.lcsh Architecture, Victorian California San Francisco en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture, Domestic California San Francisco en_US
dc.title Understanding and transforming what's there : a look at the formal rule structure of the residential facade zone in Victorian San Francisco en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree M.S.and M.Arch. en_US
dc.contributor.department Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture. en_US
dc.identifier.oclc 09040993 en_US


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