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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Siri Pålsson

Resurrected spire at Notre Dame The idea of the new spire is an imaginary resurrection of the fallen elements – a visual image of God reaching down through the roof with his hand, collecting all fallen elements together and pulling them back towards the sky, maintaining the random, chaotic positions in which the elements were […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Ziyu Zhao

RESISTANT HETEROTOPIA – A narrative-based study on a counter-factual virtual social movement in Hong Kong

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Tim Jarnvik

PIXE[L]IBRARY Physical spatiality, that once was a key aspect of architecture, will become less relevant in the future. As the virtual working its way into the physical word, the novum that emerges in the interaction between the physical and virtual will forever change the built environment as we experience it today.This thesis explores this novum […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Pontus Hedström

INVENTING DRAWINGS Investigating architectural representation through artworks, theory and drawing experiments The drawing is both the tool and product of the architectural labour. Although they have different levels of detailing and finish, the sketch, the presentation drawing and the working drawing share many characteristics. The word design is both a noun and a verb. The […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Pierre Linger

Constructing the poetic image The crematory as a study in existential architectural form A poetic experience is often understood as something subjective and intuitive, still many would find inherent poetic qualities in the vast sea, under immense alps and in the miniature world of the forest, without being able to define why. While the subjectivity […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Nina Åström

– Arctic Ambience – Arctic Architecture in Longearbyen on Svalbard in Relation to Future Environmental Change. Table of Contents 01 Introduction 02 Thesis Statement 03 Site and Methods 04 Design Strategies 05 Nye Hiorthamn 06 The Area of Investigation 07-17 Application of Strategies 18 Perspective Images Additional Information

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Matthew Tang

JITTER The Humanization of Digital Manufacturing Despite mass productions success in providing most of its residents with adequate housing in a cost-effective way, it can be argued the monotony of mass housing loses some of the richness and individual diversity found in one-off villas or houses. The ability to customise on the mass scale can […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

MALIN PARKEGREN

Considering the ever-current discourse about the digital medium in the architectural field and beyond, there is still an apparent need to orient ourselves in an age of digital technology. How do we relate to the digital condition that remediates our experiences, reframes interactions, and looms over us like a conceptual cloud? When digital technology and […]

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Lasse Hejll

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Master Thesis 2020 Material Turn

Katerina Gurova

download full thesis download abstract abstract METHOD THE vertical city ELEVATEA Proposal for Timber Skyscrapers as a Vertical City Tutor: Jonas LundbergExaminer: Kengo Skorick Chalmers University of TechnologyDepartment of Architecture and Civil EngineeringMaster’s Thesis in Architecture and Urban DesignMPARC ACEx35 ‘Material Turn’ Contact: gurovadk@gmail.com© 2020 Katerina Gurova