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    • A Cultural Approach to Conserving Water: A Case Study on the Azraq Oasis 

      Hashmi, Saira (2018-03-15)
      My dissertation aims to design a proposed solution by studying and better understanding the specific cultural related issues of water conservation. Water, a valuable element of life, has had and continues to have a ...
    • A Stadium Tower: Decongestion of congestion 

      Choi, Lauren Seo Won (2021-05-27)
      STADIUM A stadium is a place where a flock of people get charged and discharged at a moment in time, before and after a game. To avoid congestion in the city, stadiums have been pushed away from the center and are located ...
    • Accessibility Impacts of Transit Development Areas in Seoul 

      Woo, Jung Hyun (2020-07-08)
      This dissertation used multidimensional assessment methods for transit development areas associated with accessibility, land use, building density and diversity, population, socio-economic, and transit connections. The ...
    • Aesthetics of Extraction: Reconfiguring Images of Empire 

      Saraf, Divya (2021-05-19)
      The so-called “Company Paintings” or Kampani Kalam in Urdu and Hindi, developed in the Indian Subcontinent over the 18th and 19th centuries under the “patronage” of the East India Company as a result of British attempts ...
    • Aggregate, Aggregation + Geotechnical Urbanism 

      Mekies, Adam (2021-05-18)
      Within the architectural engineering and construction industry we have developed diagrammatic representations and software translations of cultural patterns, extruded 2D cities, and built architecture of processed materials ...
    • Aging Within: A Catalog of Reinterpreted Traditional Courtyard Houses 

      Cao, Biru (2021-05-21)
      This project is about challenging the traditional senior living community layout by building a system constructed with modular reinterpreted traditional courtyard houses to sustain a closely-knit senior living community. ...
    • Alternative Rural Development in the Age of Internet: A Close Look at E-Commerce Village Typologies in Rural China 

      liu, xinru (2021-05-18)
      Taobao Village, a name created by Alibaba Group in 2009 to mark three Chinese villages heavily engaged in e-Commerce, has exceeded 5400 in number by 2020. The exponential growth of Taobao Village suggests that e-commerce ...
    • An Attempt to Approach a Ceiling 

      Liao, Proey (2021-05-27)
      “You sleep… with your eyes wide open. You count and you organize the cracks in the ceiling. The conjunction of shadows and stains, and the variation of adjustment and orientation of your gaze, produce effortlessly, slowly, ...
    • An Attempt to Approach A Void, or Georges Perec, Cause Commune, and the Infraordinary 

      Liao, Proey (2021-05-19)
      In February 1973, Jean Duvignaud, Paul Virilio, and Georges Perec introduced the infraordinary in the fifth issue of their small journal, Cause commune. The infraordinary subsequently became attributed mostly to Georges ...
    • Apartment Number:N/A 

      Zhou, Ge (2021-05-24)
      “The modern apartment, or that which is referred to as a studio or one-room apartment, is the material realization of a tendency toward cell formation, which can be recognized as the architectural and topological analogue ...
    • Aqua Firma/Incognita/Communi 

      Smith-Holmes, Maxwell Nathan (2021-05-19)
      This thesis drifts into the ocean’s dark, turbulent depths to envision how urbanized seas erode landed geologics. Modernity has figured the ocean as an unknowable expanse opposed to land yet suffuse with extractable ...
    • Architectural Arbitration: The Lore of Land, Law, and Home 

      Brown, Bailey Morgan (2021-05-18)
      Architects who appropriate ancient “primitive” forms and construction draw on a foundation of “indigeneity” that appears to overlap with, but fundamentally contradicts, the use of this concept by tribal nations. Architects ...
    • As Found The Museum of Ordinary Forms in Los Angeles 

      Gintoff, Vladimir (2021-05-25)
      In his series of paintings, Course of Empire, the artist Ed Ruscha narrates the perpetual flux of warehouses in Los Angeles. Pairs of canvases, the first created in 1992 and the second in 2005, show the rise and decline ...
    • Au Milieu [Becoming/In Between] Spaces: Repurposing Protocol for Advocating Rights to the City 

      Wang, Tianyu (2021-05-21)
      The study aims to identify and establish ways in which abandoned structures and buildings can be repurposed to generate the spatial places and infrastructures to meet existing and anticipated threats to free democratic ...
    • Between A Kid And Nature 

      Guo, Xiangyu (2021-05-24)
      Over the past several decades, Taiwan is undergoing the transition from an agricultural to an industrial economy. Industrial pollution, excess consumption, and excessive belief and reliance on technology and construction ...
    • Between the Past and Future: The Transformation of the Pearl River Delta 

      Yang, Dingliang (2019-10-15)
      Between the Past and Future: The Transformation of the Pearl River Delta examines the Pearl River Delta (PRD) and its spatial transformation from 1370 to present. It unravels the complex evolution of the Pearl River Delta ...
    • Big Roof, Little Roof 

      Bogardus, Willem Reeves (2021-05-21)
      Towards the end of the 19th century, American architecture came into its own. The houses of the briefly ascendent Shingle Style took full and unapologetic advantage of the Gilded Age’s gaudy romanticism. Shingles wrapped ...
    • Blurred Lines: From Fragmentation to the Common on the Urban Coastal Edges 

      Xiao, Sufeng (2021-05-20)
      Landscape architects often regard sea level rise on urban coastal edges as solely an environmental issue, relying on the design of edges and lines to fortify the coast. However, this thesis believes that climate adaptation ...
    • Building a Digital Gallery 

      Rosenwasser, David Samuel (2021-05-18)
      This project works toward building a technology platform, community, and database for designers and design enthusiasts. The subject matter is furniture, both innovative (new) designer works and iconic (vintage) classics ...
    • Building Characters 

      Gregurick, Jonathan (2021-05-27)
      Building Characters arrive at City Hall Park from all boroughs of New York City, some on foot, some by bus, some by car, and others by train. Like leviathans in the mist, they materialize at the Park's gates. They muscle ...