Date of Award

Spring 5-13-2019

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Departments/Programs

Art & Art History

First Advisor

Thomas Weaver

Second Advisor

Alexandro Segade

Academic Program Adviser

Carrie Moyer

Abstract

This paper discusses different forms of defense strategies in architecture throughout history as well as how a building’s function morphs over time in relation to the political and social climate that surrounds it. Both of these concepts provide a framework for understanding my thesis drawing, “Defense in Desolation,” which uses bunkers in abandonment as a reference to the psychological impact of architecture outside of functionality.

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