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Research Guide, Wiesenfeld, Spring 2020: Course Guide

In this Guide

Each Tab outlines resources and best practices to assist your research practice. 

Architecture Research

Visual Resources

Research & Writing

Advanced Structures lists video/media selected for each topic.

Essential Databases include additional sources relevant to the course content.

Essential Databases

Advances Structures II

Topics

Unit Masonry

Masonry (14 min) (CC)
Concrete Masonry from ACI
(https://www.concrete.org/topicsinconcrete/topicdetail/masonry#websessions?search=masonry)
 

Review of Computer Methods
Vanilla Box

Vanilla Box Definition from White Tie Commercial
https://youtu.be/qlv9C577CQk
 
Low-Rise, Mid-Rise & High-Rise Structures

Pneumatic Structures

 

Folded Plates:

PechaKucha: “From Origami to Folded-Plate Architecture” with Lane Allen - 15 minutes:

https://www.pechakucha.com/presentations/from-origami-to-folded-plate-architecture-2

 

Cables:

kanopy: “The Incredible Lightness of Tension Structures” - 33 minutes:

https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/incredible-lightness-tension-structures

 

Arches:

​Construction Revolution—Arches and Concrete

kanopy: https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/construction-revolution-arches-and-concrete
 

 

kanopy: “The Glory of Rome in Arches and Vaults” - 33 minutes:

https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/glory-rome-arches-and-vaults

 

kanopy: “The Rise and Fall of the Gothic Cathedral” - 33 minutes: 

https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/rise-and-fall-gothic-cathedral

 

Shells:

kanopy: “Amazing Thin Shells: Strength From Curvature” - 31 minutes: https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/amazing-thin-shells-strength-curvature

 

Domes:

kanopy: “Three Great Domes: Rome to the Renaissance” - 34 minutes: https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/three-great-domes-rome-renaissance

 

kanopy: “Hagia Sophia: Istanbul’s Ancient Mystery” - 54 minutes: https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/nova-hagia-sophia-istanbuls-mystery

 

Earth Structures:

kanopy: “The Architecture of Mud” - 51 minutes: https://nyit.kanopy.com/video/architecture-mud

 

TED: “The Warmth and Wisdom of Mud Buildings” with Anna Heringer - 13 minutes: 

https://www.ted.com/talks/anna_heringer_the_warmth_and_wisdom_of_mud_buildings/transcript?language=en#t-198

 

Select Readings and Media

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