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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Braaten, Lia Marie
Author's Email Address lbraaten@vt.edu
URN etd-8398-84743
Title Objects of Desire: The Foot as a Site
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture and Industrial Design
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Albright, Kathryn C.
Harding, J. S.
Olin, Robert F.
Reeder, Belinda
Yoon, Roe-Hoan
Vernon, Mitzi Committee Chair
Keywords
  • product design
  • footwear
  • shoe design
Date of Defense 1998-05-08
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
The purpose of this study is three-fold: First, to use the

foot as a site for a study of form, materials and joints.

Second, to investigate the form by studying it as a

transformable group of component parts. Last, to ask the

question, how does a product become malleable and changeable

in terms of intent,transportability and its relationship to

the body?

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