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  1. Rendering Connection: Symbiosis Through Overlapping and Layering

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    | Contributor(s):: Haomin Yang

    This thesis seeks to create a space that enables social energy in traditional senior apartments by overlapping with another program, the animal center. Animals, as spiritual beings, may help ease stress and loneliness in the elderly. Also, animals can be seen as catalysts for intergenerational...

  2. Animal Cities: Post-Human Urban Wildness

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    | Contributor(s):: Jing Huang

    This thesis contends that architecture should be designed in a way to foster closer human-animal relationships. Cities are typically designed solely with the human in mind, and over time, animals have been pushed out of the city, decreasing biodiversity. Peoples’ tendency is to separate...

  3. Re-designing Dhaka Zoo

    | Contributor(s):: Wafa Akhter

    We grow up learning about animals. When we were young the sight of an elephant or monkey excited us and amused us. Then as we grow older life tends to be busy and slowly through the process we start forgetting about the animals that taught us about alphabets, the animals that played with us...

  4. To What Extent Can the Use of a Mobility Assistance Dog Reduce Upper Limb Efforts When Manual Wheelchair Users Ascend a Ramp?

    | Contributor(s):: Martin-Lemoyne, Valérie, Gagnon, Dany H., Routhier, François, Poissant, Lise, Tousignant, Michel, Corriveau, Hélène, Vincent, Claude

  5. The Zoological Paradox

    | Contributor(s):: Thorfun Chutchawanjumrut

    Through on-site field investigation, studies of animal behaviors, and Jon Coe’s zoo enrichment principles, this thesis proposes that zoo architec-ture should prioritize the needs of the animals by incorporating behavioral and environmental enrichments into its...

  6. Redesigning the Warren Animal Shelter

    | Contributor(s):: Bandar Alotaibi, Nicholas Baldasarre, Sean Barrett, Jacqueline Brauer, Perry Cry, Erin D\'Allesandro, Joseph D\'Oria, Jason Doughty, Alison Fredericks, Samantha Howard, Anthony Izzo, Matthem Jesi, Jozef Karpiel, Daniel L\'Esperance, Robin Sharp, Emily Sperini, Gary Graham, Frederick Gould, Arnold Robinson

    The new shelter should incorporate improved natural lighting and ventilation, adequate space for laundry facilities and more space for the animals' living and bathing needs. The design should consider how to prevent dogs from barking and disturbing one another while in the kennels. Increased...

  7. Nurturing your pet with nature - Part 2: Sensory and discovery experiences

    | Contributor(s):: Rauh, R. M.

  8. Oct 05 2015

    Facility Strategies for Animal Research and Biocontainment Conference

    Tradeline’s Facility Strategies for Animal Research and Biocontainment conference in Boston focuses on the top priority planning and action items for animal research and biocontainment facilities...

  9. 'Animal architecture' in the 18th and 19th century. Species-friendly animal raising in rural areas

    | Contributor(s):: Blessing, Bettina

  10. Dog Park Design: A Successful Southwest Dog Park

    | Contributor(s):: James Harrison Melnick

    Dog parks are becoming increasingly popular in urban areas where little space is available for interactions with dogs off-leash. Dog parks should help the well-being of the owners and ensure a sense of security for themselves and their canines. However, a poorly designed dog park or dog-friendly...

  11. Characteristics of urban constructions occupied by bats

    | Contributor(s):: Robin Vander Pol, Kenneth Wilkins (adviser)

    Certain bat species like Myotis velifer (cave myotis), Pipistrellus subflavus (eastern pipistrelle), and Tadarida brasiliensis (Mexican free-tailed) of Waco, Texas roost in buildings, sometimes even when more natural roosting structures are available. However, not much research has been done...

  12. The experience of owning a guide dog

    | Contributor(s):: Wiggett-Barnard, C., Steel, H.

    PURPOSE: This study explored the dynamics of guide dog ownership in a South African sample. Six participants (five male and one female) from diverse socio-economic backgrounds were interviewed in the Western Cape province of South Africa. The study was performed to provide a clearer understanding...

  13. Human-Animal Meeting Points: Use of Space in the Household Arena in Past Societies

    | Contributor(s):: Oma, K. A.

    The construction and use of space is highly structuring in the Jives of household members of both human and non-human animals. The choice of social practice is embedded in the ways in which both human and non-human animals physically organize the world around them. The architectural vestiges of...

  14. Sensory loss, dementia, and environments

    | Contributor(s):: Bakker, Rosemary

  15. For friendlier skies

  16. Foreign carriers must fly right

  17. Readers write... SpeciaLiving Winter issue (page 12)

    | Contributor(s):: Morgan, L., Dougherty, M.

  18. Stagecoach trails

    | Contributor(s):: Kopp, M.

  19. What Happens in Vegas

    | Contributor(s):: Allensworth, Alder