A Crypt within a Dystopia

dc.contributor.authorDreher, Matthew Daviden
dc.contributor.committeechairGartner, Howard Scotten
dc.contributor.committeememberGrant, Elizabeth J.en
dc.contributor.committeememberRott, Hans Christianen
dc.contributor.departmentArchitectureen
dc.date.accessioned2014-03-14T20:36:22Zen
dc.date.adate2012-05-31en
dc.date.available2014-03-14T20:36:22Zen
dc.date.issued2012-05-27en
dc.date.rdate2012-05-31en
dc.date.sdate2012-05-11en
dc.description.abstractThis project is about our social denial of death, the questioning of rationality and utopian ideals, and our fears of modernity. The intimate connection once associated with death has been hidden. In this project the remains of the dead are sacred. Death is brought to the forefront. By acknowledging a finite existence and exposing our fear of death, life can be given meaning. The activities of daily life are integrally linked to the crypt.en
dc.description.degreeMaster of Architectureen
dc.format.extent1 volumeen
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.identifier.otheretd-05112012-131315en
dc.identifier.sourceurlhttp://scholar.lib.vt.edu/theses/available/etd-05112012-131315/en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/32607en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherVirginia Techen
dc.relation.haspartDreher_MD_T_2012.pdfen
dc.relation.isformatofOCLC# 93616780en
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subjectrationalizationen
dc.subjectdeathen
dc.subjectcrypten
dc.subjectdystopiaen
dc.subject.lccLD5655.V855 2012.D744en
dc.titleA Crypt within a Dystopiaen
dc.typeThesisen
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten
thesis.degree.disciplineArchitectureen
thesis.degree.grantorVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityen
thesis.degree.levelmastersen
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Architectureen
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