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    • Forms of Ecology: Towards New Epistemological Binds Between Landscape Architecture and Ecology 

      Pérez-Ramos, Pablo (2018-05-15)
      Forms of Ecology examines the main narratives through which ecology has come to the forefront of landscape architecture during the last two decades, criticizes their reductive implications for design, and proposes a series ...
    • Fortress Science: The Spatialities of Radio Astronomy 

      Trangos, Guy Jano (2021-02-09)
      The production of space as an internal condition to the scientific production of knowledge is an under investigated and seldom theorized process within the studies of science, technology, and society (STS), and the spatial ...
    • Fringe: Negotiating the Ground beyond Conservation in Hong Kong 

      Khoo, Natalie Ting Fung (2021-05-19)
      This thesis challenges the boundary condition of the broad and diverse canon of nature conservation that emphasizes the binaries between human and nature. Situated in Hong Kong, a highly populated yet forest enveloped city, ...
    • From Forecasting to Scenario Planning: The Case of Autonomous Vehicles 

      Bauranov, Aleksandar (2021-10-13)
      Efforts to forecast travel demand have led to the development of complex models which attempt to replicate human daily actions, choices, and movements. However, a growing body of literature suggests that the complexity of ...
    • From Hinterland to Hinterglobe 

      Katsikis, Nikos (2021-09-29)
      From Hinterland to Hinterglobe investigates urbanization as a mode of generalized geographical organization in which agglomerations, although covering no more than 3% of the total land surface, are connected to the ...
    • From Humboldt to Caldas: On Environmental Liberations by Means of Tropical Altitudinalization 

      Grisales, Juan David (2021-05-20)
      When we stand on earth and think of the world in latitudinal terms, we are minimal, yet this is the world we attempt to conquer and pretend to comprehend. When we stand at low altitudes in the tropics, in front of tropical ...
    • 'Functional Follies' for an Urban Slum 

      Akakpo, Kofi (2021-01-20)
      “The challenge for Africa is no less than the restoration of its intellectual freedom and a capacity to create—without which no sovereignty is conceivable.”1 The general attitude toward architecture on the African ...
    • 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 ...