Title page for ETD etd-12022008-081820

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Lancaster, James
Author's Email Address jtl6856@yahoo.com
URN etd-12022008-081820
Title 24 hr Building: A Study into the Cyclical Nature of Architecture
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Piedmont-Palladino, Susan C. Committee Chair
Emmons, Paul F. Committee Member
Feuerstein, Marcia F. Committee Member
Holt, Jaan Committee Member
  • time
  • 24 hour
  • cycle
  • mixed-use
  • floor
Date of Defense 2008-09-12
Availability unrestricted
We live in a society dominated by time.

It plays a part in nearly everything we do. Time

tells us when to wake up, when to eat, when to

be at work, when its time to sleep, and so on.

Just as people are controlled by time, so are the

buildings we use. Th ese buildings oft en times

are very narrowly used. As a result, portions

of our cities are full of activity during certain

times of the day, while at other times become

deserted. What happens to the building

when it is not being used? Does the building

go to sleep? Do buildings need to sleep? Is

it possible to design a mixed-use building in

our nations capitol that never sleeps? Th ese

are just a few of the questions that began this

journey to design 24 hours building and the

cyclical nature of the people that inhabit them.

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