Title page for ETD etd-09192006-161227


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Al Aali, Maitham
URN etd-09192006-161227
Title A House in Bahrain
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Chair
Cortes, Mario C. Committee Member
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Member
Keywords
  • bahrain
  • architecture
  • geometry
  • modernity
  • tradition
Date of Defense 2006-09-06
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
A House in Bahrain

Maitham Al Aali

Abstract

The architecture in Bahrain is now lost between tradition and modernity. The drastic economical changes that occurred there had a large influence on the architecture of the Island. My thesis is a study of the changes that occurred to the architecture of Bahrain over the past thirty five years. It is also a design of a modern house in Bahrain that does not neglect the traditional architectural values of the country. In my work I focused on using geometry and geometrical proportions which in turn unifies the different parts of the house in harmony.

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