Analysis of Campus Architecture

In their article “Recognizing Campus Landscapes as Learning Spaces,” Kathleen Scholl and Gowri Betrabet Gulwadi argue that college campus landscapes should be part of a holistic learning environment for students. Scholl and Gulwadi argue that open spaces and natural landscapes provide students with attentional restoration, whereby students can unwind from focusing in traditional classes. They […]

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So What?

In the final chapter or City of Rhetoric, David Fleming calls upon societies to develop cities that allow individuals to govern themselves and learn from each other. “Polis andra didaskei” Simonides once said, “the city teaches us” (Fleming 210). Indeed, Fleming believes that the ideal “City of Rhetoric” is modeled off the Athenian polis, in […]

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His, Her, They- Reading Analysis 6

In Suzanne Tick’s article “His Her? Designing for a Post- Gender Society” she discusses how masculine and feminine roles are being challenged. She goes into more detail by describing how design ties in with Modernism. This concept of “Modernism” is deeply rooted within a male perspective. “Historically, men have occupied power roles in offices, so […]

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Annotated Bibliography: 7&8

1.”Nude Statue Turned to Face Lawyers.” The Washington Post (1923-1954), Nov 14, 1923, pp. 11, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Washington Post, http://proxyau.wrlc.org/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/149287356?accountid=8285. In this small editorial by the Washington Post, the author explains how the famous Joseph Darlington statue in Judiciary Square has had its location changed. Published in the early 1920s, the news source […]

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