“Designed by Jeremy Bentham in the late 1700s, the Panopticon provides the architectural means to enhance control while minimizing the actual supervision required. ” Digital Cross Rhodes
Prison Presidio Modelo, Inside one of the buildings, December 2005 via wikipedia
This experiment has been conducted with a camera set up that is similar to Bentham’s Panopticon.
I am studying how people use Rapson Hall, a building with dense work spaces and a white space,
because I want to find out how the building performs and how well people are attached to it in order to help my audience understand how to achieve energy reductions through optimized daylight and dense work spaces while enabling place attachment.
work space white space
example: a courtyard, park, atrium
the areas of a page without print or pictures
-Merriam Webster Dictionary
that portion of a page left unmarked: the space between graphics, margins, gutters, space between columns, space between lines of type or figures and objects drawn or depicted
An eye filter is a device, drawing, diagram or photograph that allows you to distill a visual idea.
A photocline is the edge of shade and glare in a daylit room.
February 19, 2011
5:53 – 5:57 p.m.
Design, Housing and Apparel Fashion Show
February 16, 2011
9:58 – 10:02 a.m.
This blend is the first four minutes of food being served before a review.
“The formation of an emotional bond with one’s immediate environment.”
I am studying Rapson Hall courtyard with motion lapse photography because I want to find out how unfamiliar groups of people use this commons in order to help my audience understand how architecture can increase the quality of experience in communal spaces.
How can architecture enhance the quality of communal life? Can a building enable people to live more closely together, share resources and reduce their environmental footprints while allowing them adequate privacy? Can a building help convince people to condense their living spaces and meet their needs for privacy?
December 1, 2010
6:03 – 7:07 p.m.