Date of Submission
Bachelor of Architecture
This thesis researches and understands the struggles of domestic violence survivors and implements design strategies to provide a safe and stable shelter for those affected by domestic violence in Georgia. The design methodology and research will include literature reviews and precedent studies to observe and better understand the challenges that need to be met in order to provide a safe haven for victims of domestic violence to grow and succeed when the time comes to return to the world. The goal is to, through architecture and design, provide an opportunity to engage and bring awareness to the public of the issues of domestic violence and design an environment that has the ability to provide those affected by domestic violence with the emotional, mental, and physical support to change and improve lives.
Alcaraz-Navarrete, Rodolfo, "[F]REE-[DOM] SPACE: Trauma-Informed Planning and Place Making Within Women and Children's Rehabilitation Centers" (2022). Bachelor of Architecture Theses - 5th Year. 215.