Title page for ETD etd-05162012-102114

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Weppler, Carly Patricia
URN etd-05162012-102114
Title A Lighthouse
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Chair
Gartner, Howard Scott Committee Member
Green, William R. Committee Member
  • lighthouse
  • tower
  • concrete
Date of Defense 2012-05-02
Availability unrestricted
This lighthouse is a visual anchor from land and sea. Its three concrete towers reach 250 feet tall with a base diameter of 75 feet. Accompanying its rotating spotlight is a central spotlight, lighting the core of the tower vertically and continuing into the sky. Nested 150 feet up the tower is the residence for the lighthouse keeper. Siting at a high elevation along a shear cliff face, the often fog shrouded tower is a strong light signal for voyagers at sea.
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