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    • Governance Capacity Towards Floods: the provision and social impacts of FEMA grants 

      Deng, Luchuan (2022-06-08)
      In this thesis, I consider the effect of climate change related flooding threats on relations between national, state, and local governments. I examine the relationship between previous FEMA claims of property losses ...
    • Green Apparatus: Ecology of the American House According to Building Codes 

      Jaeschke, Aleksandra (2018-05-02)
      In 2008, California introduced the first-in-the-nation Green Building Standards Code to encourage sustainable construction practices. While the adoption of the CALGreen Code marked a significant moment in the process of ...
    • Grounding the Cloud 

      Fard, Ali (2018-03-20)
      This dissertation explores the dynamic relationship between material formations of data and the processes of data-driven urbanization within an increasingly planetary context. In this pursuit the project articulates the ...
    • Grounding UPS: An Infrastructural Ethnography of a Logistics Corporation 

      Jafari, Ghazal (2018-05-21)
      United Parcel Service Inc., universally known as UPS, is the largest shipping company in the world. Holding one of the largest cargo airlines, continental ground networks, and oceanic freight forwarding systems across the ...
    • Halftone Dissonance 

      Zhang, Zhi Yuan (2022-06-08)
      This thesis aims to induce a public conversation in the public sphere. The COVID-19 pandemic public health policies and social isolation altered the way people interact, while consumer culture has increased and shifted. ...
    • Hanok, Stacked: An Alternative Urban Housing for the New Family 

      Shin, Gio (2022-04-01)
      Around the world the concept and the demographics of ‘family’ have been changing. Especially in the developed countries, the 4-person heterosexual nuclear family ideal has begun to break down with increasing interests in ...
    • Harnessing Dynamics: Exploring Scale & Coastal Infrastructure in the Arctic 

      Steingrimsdottir, Edda (2022-04-01)
      Infrastructure is crucial for survival in extreme environments. However, it is often built with little consideration for its environmental context or the broader needs of the community it serves. In the Arctic, small coastal ...
    • Here Lies Darby Vassall: Rendering the obscured and concealed history of slavery at Christ Church Cambridge 

      Piepenbrink, Nicole Catherine (2022-06-08)
      The material conditions of “historic” preservation and institutional presentation communicate a particular version of the past through, what the late historian and professor of geography, David Lowenthal, terms selective ...
    • Highway to The Bottom: Recasting Baltimore's Highway to Nowhere 

      Eloshway, Melissa (2022-05-18)
      This thesis explores the potential for the landscape architect to flip the script on designing with remnant landscapes from the mid-20th century era of urban renewal, focusing on West Baltimore’s Highway to Nowhere. The ...
    • Home Work 

      Chun, Isabel (2022-04-01)
      This project misreads gingham fabric, finding within this ordinary, patterned material the possibility of making and representing architecture and the city. While architecture has in the past looked to fabric as undulating ...
    • Housing Adaptation: The Fall and Rise of Modernist Residential Districts 

      Pablos, Adriana (2021-06-09)
      This thesis analyzes design strategies used to adapt modernist housing projects. During the first decades of the twentieth century, the modernist residential district was designed as the new and standardized form of ...
    • How Are 'We' Living? Reevaluating the Chicago Boulevard System 

      Cadena, Rogelio (2022-05-18)
      At its inception, the Chicago Boulevard System was heralded a civic “success” as it connected the city through a “magnificent chain of parks and parkways,” and provided ample space for carriage transportation and leisure ...
    • Hudson Phloem | Shoreline Xylem 

      Wu, Jenna Mang Hoi (2022-05-18)
      This thesis zooms in microscopically to expose the moral distancing between the construction and material metamorphosis of concrete shorelines. As Calvert Vaux’s prevailing Riverside Park in New York City extended the ...
    • Hybrid Soluble and Insoluble 3D Printed Formwork 

      Hunt, Erin Linsey (2021-05-18)
      This thesis investigates the potentials of hybrid 3D printed concrete formwork. Water-soluble Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) formwork allows for the creation of intricate forms that would be difficult, if not impossible, to create ...
    • Hyphen - American: The Making of Hybrid Identities 

      Tran, Y Nhi Hoai (2021-05-24)
      ON BELONGING – DISPLACEMENT We seek to feel “in place.” However, one cannot feel a sense of belonging if there is nowhere to belong. In the 21st century, globalization has increased the mobility of people, information, ...
    • Hyphenated Housing: Healthcare-Housing for those Experiencing Homelessness in LA 

      Griffin, Aria (2021-05-20)
      Hospitals are the most expensive form of housing. New research suggests that it is far more cost-effective to purchase dedicated housing for homeless patients for an entire year than to house them in a hospital bed for a ...
    • I Want to Live Together: I Want to Hear You Even as Extinction Tears You Away 

      Wali-Richardson, Kanchan Emma (2021-05-26)
      This project is an attempt to grapple with how to live in a time of increasing extinction and loss. How should we go on? Knowing everything we know about how implicated we are in the unraveling of lives? The project ...
    • Identities of Past and Present: Conservation and its Consequences 

      Nasr, Hala (2022-05-25)
      This thesis explores the concept of “Radical Indigenism,” outlined by Julia Watson, as a critique of traditional notions of cultural heritage and preservation in landscape architecture. To investigate this concept, the ...
    • If You Build It, Will They Innovate? Investigating the Design and Operation of Higher Education Innovation Centers 

      Tannebaum, Ashley Elizabeth (2021-06-09)
      This dissertation examines how design teams have created and users have occupied spaces intended to support interdisciplinary collaboration, connections to the community, and innovation activity on higher education academic ...
    • Incognito: Sensorial Interpretations of Covert Physiological Signals for Therapeutic Mediation 

      Richter-Lunn, Katarina (2021-05-18)
      As our demand for technologies that mediate our environment continues to rise, our day-to-day activities have been increasingly overloaded with devices that collect our physiological signals. Our phones, watches, and jewelry ...