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ORCID

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6941-4514

Document Type

Open Access Thesis

Embargo Period

11-10-2019

Degree Program

Architecture

Degree Type

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

Year Degree Awarded

2019

Month Degree Awarded

May

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to explore the different aspects of therapeutic architecture through the design of a therapeutic community for refugees who suffer from PTSD. To understand a therapeutic space a depth of understanding of what space, atmosphere and stimulation of senses is explored through the effects of light, shadow, and color psychology. The methodology exploration studies different lighting strategies and massing models to understand the relationship and aura of the space being designed.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.7275/d0y2-ts65

First Advisor

Kathleen Lugosch

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
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