Author(s) / Creator(s)

Gamila EidFollow


Arts Department

Description or Abstract

Third Culture kids are as a person who have spent a significant part of their development years outside their parent's culture. This research paper tackles different perspectives of Third Culture Kids' life and the challenges that they face. Including a deeper understanding of the main cause of these challenges and their relation to personal and cultural identity by searching for an answer to the most confusing question for a Third Culture Kid which is Where is home?

This paper can be considered as a guide for Third Culture Kids to understand their identity and how to accept their confusion around the question of where is home? giving them a chance to learn and understand more about their social identity along with getting the advantage of the way they were raised. In addition to a design solution that will give a chance to be fully aware of how this experience can be unique on its own.


Third Culture Kids, Home, Culture identity, Cross Cultural Kids, Belonging, Identity, TCK, ATCK

Faculty Advisor

Bahia Shehab


Senior Thesis - DSGN 4269

Content Type



32 P.