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Title: A Museum of Architectural Elements
Author: Crowley, Shawn
Abstract: The theoretical premise of this thesis is “Architects communicate through the innovation, adaption and organization of elements like: structure, materials, motifs, signs, symbols and form with a society whose members are diverse in their understanding of these elements”. Research was done exploring how architecture can be understood and experienced by individuals using the language of architecture. The typology is a museum of architectural elements. It is located in downtown Fargo, North Dakota on NP Ave and 8th St. and resides on the same block as the Plains Art Museum. The size of the project is 30,000 sq. ft. Key Words: language of architecture, communication, experiencing, museum, semiotics, metaphors, architectural sign
Date: 2010-05
Subject: Communication in museums.
Architecture -- North Dakota -- Fargo.
Museum architecture -- North Dakota -- Fargo.
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/8546

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