Aqua house: A house design that explores the possibility of integrating architecture and water, technically and aesthetically
Citation:Dykstra, L. (2007). Aqua house: A house design that explores the possibility of integrating architecture and water, technically and aesthetically. Unpublished thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the degree of Master of Architecture, Unitec New Zealand, New Zealand.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/1234
This project has resulted from current concerns about global water usage and the increasing pollution of water environments. The research focuses on the relationship of water and architecture. The preliminary research re-examines the place that water occupies in architecture in order to determine how current practices in architecture contribute to the pollution of water environments and to what is believed to be an unsustainable usage of water. The project then seeks to investigate how some of these practices in architecture could be modified in the future in order to mitigate the water problem.