Recent Submissions

  • Spatial Experience in Architectural Environment Through Dance, Time, and Urban Choreography 

    Naghdian, Leila
    Space and time are two inseparable parts of architecture. The human body experiences space through movement in different ways than dancing. A dancer carves the space through dancing. Sensorial experiences have an impact ...
  • Applying Design Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder to the Design of Public Sports Facilities 

    Andrews, Marissa
    In the last twenty years the prevalence of autism spectrum disorders has increased from 1 in 166 children diagnosed in 2004 to 1 in 59 children being in 2018 in the United States. Despite these growing numbers, the ...
  • Planting Urban Buildings: Cooling and Connection in the Built Environment 

    Peterangelo, Hannah
    Urban architectural design and construction is advancing toward greater symbiosis with the natural environment. A complex and promising trend situates plants on the building exterior, encouraging absorptive surfaces and ...
  • Entangled Stewardship: Examining Contaminated Landscapes at the American Periphery 

    Woolf, Margaret E.
    Beyond many American City cores exist a series of land uses characterized by waste, former infrastructures, homogeneous development, and ecologically entangled spaces of the American economy and productivity. This is ...
  • Sanctuary for the gadget freaks: re-conceptualization of urban spaces in the age of IoT 

    Roy, Saumyabrata
    The increasing number of gadget ownership and people’s dependence on the Internet of things (IoT) in everyday life, encourages us to reassess the concepts of ‘Placemaking’ of the digital era. If historically considered, ...
  • Can We Make a Building From Waste: Reinventing Materials 

    Randolph, Sydney
    One of the biggest challenges facing today’s architecture is the waste that comes from building materials. It is estimated that the construction process currently results in as much as 40% of wasted materials. This ...
  • Designing Fire Stations for the Health & Wellness of Firefighters & Their Communities 

    McCall, Katie
    Fire departments are making procedural and cultural changes due to the results of research regarding the health effects of carcinogens and firefighters' behavioral health but, where is the change in fire station design? ...
  • How Vernacular Architecture Affects the Global: Lessons from Bangladesh 

    Laz Banti, Anindita
    Vernacular architecture is a very adaptable and reasonable way to address human needs, which seems to be largely forgotten in contemporary architecture.1 For thousands of years, vernacular architecture has been ...
  • Building Memories 

    Javadi, Noushin
    Buildings matter because they are the symbols and the repositions of memory. Our lives are entangled with memories. Memory is the brain’s ability to store, retain or recall experiences during years. Remembering is the ...
  • Rethinking the Retail Experience - From Technology to Social Engagement 

    Ernst, Anna
    The expression “going shopping” suggests an activity that supports people's need to be social. Participating in the retail experience allows for that need to be fulfilled. Shopping provides movement in a community and ...
  • Addressing Homelessness as a means of Preserving the Urban Fabric 

    Bush, Sarah
    In 1772, Clarksburg, West Virginia, was a well known Appalachian city. Before the Great Depression, Clarksburg had a booming economy from coal and glass production. By the 21st Century, Clarksburg was a forgotten memory ...
  • Psychological and Physiological Rehabilitation: Restoration by Natural Environment 

    Bayyoud, Zain
    The environment presents the nonprofit sky’s gifts: sun, air, rain, view, even Terrain. It is an environment’s instrument that could be a gift or a design problem, so the genuineness is how to use this element right to ...
  • Wild Game Tracking System 

    Ribby, Travis; Beery, Jeffrey; McElroy, Clinton
    The objective of this project was to design a mechanical carrier that attaches to the end of an arrow which was outfitted with a radio frequency transmitter placed inside of a potted housing. Once the arrow was fired, the ...
  • Up Down Vote Badge 

    Eisenbrandt, Nicole; Mohamed, Liban
    This project endeavors to generate a battery-controlled vote tabulating device (badge) with count capabilities for future analytical and behavioral study use. Goals: • To produce a battery-controlled vote tabulating device ...
  • Triple Falling-Ball Viscometer Small-Scale Pipeline System 

    Shirk, Ted; Nguyen, Thuc; Rufer, Kyle
    The purpose of this project is to design and build two lab components (The Flexible Triple Falling-Ball Viscometer and Small-Scale Pipeline) used in the fluid mechanics classes at Miami University. These components are ...
  • Prototype Vacuum Former 

    Bach, Mindy; Gagliano, Danielle
    The purpose of this project is to design a small vacuum forming machine capable of running both prototype tooling and service parts for prior models that have ended their production life. This project will create a smaller, ...
  • Multi-Purpose Motorcycle Trailer (MPMT) 

    Hester, Tony; Street, Logan; Dao, William; Guggenheim, Kyle
    The purpose of the project is to design and modify a trailer to be pulled by a motorcycle that will allow the user to bring up to two dogs with them. The trailer will also be able to be used as a dry storage space for ...
  • King of Kings TechBed 

    Klopfenstein, Jacob; Waidelich, Chris
    The purpose of this project is to create a new king size bed that will stand apart from everything else on the market by incorporating a sound system, minifridge, and other Raspberry Pi driven technology into a bedframe ...
  • Electric Motor Assisted Caster Cart 

    Drew, Greg; O’Brien, James; Purdy, Kendall; Sargent, Tyler
    To take a pre-existing cart product provided by Hamilton Caster and retrofit it with as many off the shelf parts as possible, in order to prototype an electric motor assisted cart. This project will serve as a functional ...
  • Battlebot 

    Bakenhaster, Braden; Newton, Nicholas
    Battlebots are machines that have been popular to niche crowds over the past two decades. The show Battlebots first aired in the year 2000 and is still creating new episodes today. There are other similar robot fighting ...

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