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    • Latent Morphologies: Encoding Architectural Features and Decoding Their Structure through Artificial Intelligence 

      Kim, Dongyun (2022-06-08)
      With the advent of Artificial Intelligence, new methodologies have been introduced to the architectural discipline, expanding the current possibilities of design processes. Specifically, generative models created a paradigm ...
    • Liquid Pedagogy 

      Khalighy, Aryan (2021-05-20)
      Liquid Pedagogy is a critical reflection on pedagogy and the discipline of architecture which historically is shaped by but also has shaped the learning spaces in architecture schools. The thesis is materialized in a design ...
    • Living on the Skyline: Rooftop Housing in Seoul, Hong Kong, and Taipei 

      Yu, Jeongmin (2020-07-08)
      Rooftop housing is a living urban legacy, encapsulating the history of the city as well as the evolving needs of its people. This study explores rooftop housing in Seoul, Hong Kong, and Taipei. In all three cities, the ...
    • Loft living in Hangzhou: fitting in an inclusive and affordable practice 

      Ruan, Junru (2022-06-08)
      Loft living in Hangzhou, while sharing a similar name with its western counterpart, comprises a type of residential unit with unique spatial and cultural features that correspond with Chinese fast development and societal ...
    • Lost in Translation: Creative Urban Regeneration in Bangkok, Thailand 

      Gu, Steven Yuan (2021-05-19)
      Over the last decade, developing countries across Asia are increasingly fostering creativity-based industries to regenerate neighborhoods in their global cities. Multilateral institutions, government agencies, and academics ...
    • MAINTENANCE 

      Terzino, Anthony (2022-06-08)
      The triangulation of work along flexible and fragmented lines requires a new approach to organizing. Subcontracting and third-party employment have exacerbated structural ambiguities over who works for whom and under what ...
    • Making Mobility: Shifting the Urban Milieu of Oklahoma City 

      Borkenhagen, Craig (2021-05-17)
      Bus rapid transit is a key component of many of the world’s largest municipalities, and is at the limit of what smaller cities like Oklahoma City can realistically achieve. OKC’s development as a thriving urban center is ...
    • Marketing in the Metaverse: A Digital Brand Experience for Black Belt Community Builders 

      Chang, Yumih (2022-06-08)
      The metaverse, immersive, digital environments where social interactions can take place, is emerging and top brands and celebrities are leveraging it as a tool for marketing. In exchange for providing users with entertaining ...
    • Materializing Access: Intersecting Walksheds, Viewsheds, and Supply Sheds 

      Gadecki, Kara (2022-05-18)
      Materializing Access is a thesis which investigates the opportunity for landscapes to provide an array of resources within the public realm. Situated in Pittsburgh, PA, the project navigates the varying topography and ...
    • Measure of Abstraction: Embodied Fabrication and the Materiality of Intimacy 

      Bitton, Joelle (2017-02-07)
      This thesis presents a theoretical and practical research conducted for the last 4 years on interactive fabrication. Interactive fabrication is an emerging field and takes as a starting point with the numerical control ...
    • Measuring atmosphere: relationships between room ambience, activity, and human emotional responses in virtual reality 

      Ilvesmäki, Henrik Juhana Oskari (2022-06-08)
      This exploratory study aims to create a framework for measuring the strength of atmosphere in interior spaces, as defined by the architectural elements within them. A survey questionnaire based on PANAS was created, along ...
    • Mental Wellness and the Socio-Spatial Condition of Black Communities 

      Taylor, Mary (2021-05-19)
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has received the designation of “Most Livable City” despite widespread structural inequities that harm marginalized people, making it one of the worst cities in the country for Black women. This ...
    • Metabolic Urbanism: Epistemologies, Lineages, and Prospects 

      Ibanez, Daniel (2021-06-09)
      Every building, infrastructure, or city is the spatial manifestation of metabolizing multiple materials, energy, labor relations, and capital investments from local and distant sources. Yet, an overemphasis on specific ...
    • Middle Ground: Between Monument and Fabric 

      Dessauvage, Marc Alphonse (2021-05-26)
      This thesis re-assesses our contemporary distinctions between monument and fabric to discover methods for intervening in historic cities. Antwerp, like many European cities, was faced with the consequences of urban exodus ...
    • Migrant Middle: Revealing the South-Asian Diaspora through Community Making in Shrewsbury 

      Harkison, Natasha Naresh (2022-05-18)
      Recent quantitative data shows that the American suburb is rapidly diversifying, prompting the question: How is American space produced, and who is producing it? The South-Asian diaspora represents 2.2 percent of the total ...
    • Misappropriating Camp’s Walls: From the Japanese American Camps to American Camp 

      Kaneko, Richard Hiroshi (2021-05-19)
      This thesis reexamines the site of the Japanese American Incarceration Camps of World War II as a site of architectural precedent. The Camps occupy what has become a quiet chapter in the history textbook, often regarded ...
    • Monuments of Context: New Tube for London 

      Moqrane, Adam (2021-01-20)
      Deep in the heart of Zone 4 North London, “Monuments of Context: New Tube for London” proposes a new train line for the London Underground, the Cosmopolitan line, which is comprised of three new stations: the Three Hammers, ...
    • Mud City: Perceptions and Misconceptions of Diriyah 

      Bin Ayyaf Almogren, Nawaf (2022-06-08)
      This project investigates contemporary practices tapping into Saudi Arabia’s powerful past by deploying the ‘heritage’ label to promote new developments. More precisely, this thesis looks at recent re-development plans ...
    • Multiscale Thermal Design for Buildings 

      Park, Daekwon (2016-11-01)
      This dissertation investigates the principles, processes, and strategies to develop multiscale material systems for buildings that interact with heat in novel ways. The overall theoretical framework consists of (1) utilizing ...
    • MUNDANE AMBIGUITY: MAKING PUBLIC REALM WITH BALLAST WATER INFRASTRUCTURE 

      huang, xingyue (2022-05-18)
      This thesis proposes landscape infrastructure as the agency for managing ballast water exchange, conducting mass recycling of waste materials, and creating new public realms. It asks if infrastructure could inform spatial ...