• Lecture 1, part 1: the railway station: a tower of babel 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    Dr. Kohler looks at the railway station's importance in 19th century Europe in terms of its impact on social interaction, people's concepts of time, and economic and technological change. Over the years, the railway station's ...
  • Lecture 1, part 2: foundations of sustainable design: railway stations between place and node 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    Dr. Kohler presents a discussion of the concepts of space, place, and nodes, and how these concepts play into our notions of urban environment and transportation design.
  • Lecture 1, part 3: railway stations: the power of place 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    Dr. Kohler presents images of railway stations around the world to provide context for considering railway station design.
  • Lecture 1: introduction 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    In his Introduction, Dr. Kohler presents a brief overview of his research and ideas, gives an outline of the seminar and its objectives, and discusses the fundamental concepts that inform the seminar's approach to sustainable ...
  • Lecture 2: Life cycle assessment, certification and life cycle management 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    In this lecture, Dr. Kohler examines how architects and policy makers evaluate the overall impact of architectural projects on the environment. Dr. Kohler emphasizes the complications that arise when we attempt to convert ...
  • Lecture 3: Foundations of sustainable design: The time of railway stations 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    In this lecture, Dr. Kohler briefly discusses different philosophical concepts of time, with a particular emphasis on theories of time as a social framework. He then applies these considerations of time as an abstract ...
  • Lecture 4: Foundations of sustainable design: Cultural aspects of sustainable development 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    Dr. Kohler discusses culture as a form of "intangible capital", and the difficulties in trying to preserve cultural resources in the face of many factors of social change, including globalization and a growing population ...
  • Lecture 5: Flows - railway stations 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2012-02-10)
    Flows-- the transference of people, resources, information, and/or energy within a system-- has always been a crucial factor in the design of individual architectural projects, and to an even greater extent in the design ...
  • Life cycle assessment 

    Powell, Ashleigh; Singer, Brad (2011-08-24)
    Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) represents an emerging methodology aimed at comprehensively evaluating the environmental impacts of products, processes, or services through their life span. In the field of architecture, this ...
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, after 2009 additions and renovations 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2013-02-08)
    Visual documentation of renovations to the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, completed in 2009. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro with FXFOWLE. Designed 2004. Photographed by Smilja Milovanovic-Bertram, June 1, ...
  • M3 Arquitetura, Vazio S/A, Silvio Todeschi, Ana Assis, Alexandre Campos, MACh Arquitetos: Third Water Park (H3O) at Favela da Serra 

    Lara, Fernando (2012-10-08)
    The Third Water Park (H3O) was designed as an upgrade to the densely populated Favela da Serra neighborhood. This intervention project began in 2007. The park was never finished as designed (as of 2012); nevertheless, it ...
  • Meadows Foundation Curriculum Grant Symposium 

    Mueller, Elizabeth; Kellerman, Frances (2012-04-24)
    The UT School of Architecture received grant funding from the Meadows Foundation to update the curricula for twelve core architecture and seminar courses to focus on sustainable design. In this symposium, the School of ...
  • Progress report: completion of phase one 

    Carter, Robert (2013-02-25)
    Report on materials collected, cataloged, and archived in the UT Digital Repository, covering the period of December 1, 2010, through February 9, 2012.
  • Progress report: midway through phase two 

    Carter, Robert (2013-02-25)
    Report on materials collected, cataloged, and archived in the UT Digital Repository, covering the period of February 10, 2012, through August 31, 2012.
  • Re-envisioning Airport Boulevard 

    Riley, Chris (2012-11-01)
    Austin City Councilman Chris Riley presents the case for redeveloping the section of Austin's Airport Boulevard between N. Lamar Boulevard and I-35 as a pedestrian-friendly mix of residences and commercial establishments.
  • Reading the Italian city 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja (2013-02-25)
    Students in the UT School of Architecture's Study in Italy program were assigned to design a new community center for host city Castiglion Fiorentino. This slideshow presents a selection of student works, including models ...
  • Regional and historic standards of comfort 

    Kamholz, Jenna; Storer, Lisa (2011-06-14)
    A look at comfort, and the differences in our definitions and expectations of comfort through history and across cultures. This paper also considers the impact of technological advances in air conditioning on the perception ...
  • Renovating Suburbia 

    Kleon, Meghan; Moore, Steven (2012-08-23)
    A study in community sustainability by the UT Austin School of Architecture in collaboration with the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center. The study is documented in three phases, with each phase outlined ...
  • Space Node Place 

    Galloway, Ross (2011-08-16)
    What makes a place a place? This paper examines space and nodes as concepts and discusses how they play into the way the human mind constructs a sense of place. It also discusses the importance of these concepts in the ...
  • Standards in sustainable landscape architecture 

    Bean, Cayce; Yang, Chia-Hui (2011-10-25)
    This paper examines how the principles of sustainability may be applied to the field of landscape architecture. It gives a brief history of the Sustainable Sites Initiative and the guidelines and benchmarks developed by ...