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Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

Architecture

Degree Type

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

Year Degree Awarded

2010

Month Degree Awarded

February

Keywords

Architecture, Design, Generative, Carnival, Museum

Abstract

Morphogenesis A Museum proposal for the Carnival of Blacks and Whites. Today, museums are principally designed as regards their use, urban design and function, but it can also be seen as cultural instrument, capable of serving contemporary architecture’s demands and being a landmark for people’s cultural-values. Morphogenesis is an architectural methodology used to analyze a new concept for a museum by studying traditions developed in a popular festivity: The Carnival of Blacks and Whites. This methodology is a medium of engaging regenerative architecture into a carnival world with the purpose of designing a new museum capable of balancing new trends of avant-gardism and functionality.

First Advisor

Ray K. Mann

Second Advisor

Skender Luarasi

Third Advisor

Thom Long

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