Friday, April 26, 2013

Objects and the City. Centers for Musement. Barcelona.

Texas A&M University. Department of Architecture. Spring 2013. Undergraduate Thesis.
Centers of Musement. Barcelona
Catlan Fearon
Research Advisor: Gabriel Esquivel
Due to vast in religious thinking, an attempt to rethink, and ultimately explode and recreate religious typology in architecture as it exists becomes necessary. An intense review on existential and pragmatic religious literature leads to the conclusions that the subject of sacred architecture has changed, creating a need to develop a new typology. After arguing the justification of this rethinking, the project examines religious typology as it currently exists and its relationship between shared memory and sacred spaces. Finally, the ideas gleaned are applied to three distinct urban fabrics in attempt to further analyze the space and produce prototypical objects for three urban conditions.