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    • 100-Day Exhibition: Labor, Robots, and Corridors 

      yang, yuhou (2021-05-21)
      This thesis proposes a weird, giant, and cycling memorial spectacle with the introduction of a new sort of labor in the format of a 100-day exhibition. The robotic machines replaced the enslaved persons to run a closed ...
    • A Comparative Framework for Building Life Cycle Embodied Carbon Emissions Databases and Its Application for Public Databases 

      Chen, Shi Yu (2022-06-08)
      Data availability and accuracy are some of the main obstacles to calculating the life-cycle embodied carbon emissions in buildings. There have been several studies to assess life cycle assessment (LCA) databases in the ...
    • A Comprehensive Design and Policy Toolkit to Better Serve Survivors of Domestic Violence in New York City: Learning from Covid-19 

      Redding, Gabrielle Joan (2021-01-28)
      The unprecedented crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic has brought into the limelight what many have unfortunately already known to be true, that times of extreme change, urgency, and tension too often correlate to a rise in ...
    • 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 Pool in the City 

      Li, Siying (2022-04-01)
      American municipal pools exist in cities, often surrounded by car-centric spaces such as freeways, parking lots, big-box stores, and industrial sites. They have traditionally employed a typology of “maximum building, minimal ...
    • A Renter's Right to Return: Deprivatizing Resilience In The California Context 

      Slade, Shannon (2022-06-08)
      Drawing from history, sociology, architecture, and disaster and housing planning and policy, this thesis seeks to address how disaster preparedness and recovery efforts in the United States have failed renter communities ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adriatic Projects Revisited 

      Barovic, Marija (2022-06-08)
      The Adriatic Projects (1967-72) was a United Nations international exchange program in regional planning founded to transfer urban planning knowledge to Yugoslavia (1945-91). Established during the Cold War era in 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 ...
    • After Bath: Crossing the Social Skin 

      Aksoy, Rana Irmak (2022-02-02)
      Water is an immersive body, and bathing is a medium of not only physical but also psychical identification and connection, through the bodily proximity created between strangers. The thesis explores notions of body and ...
    • Afterlife of the Grande Arche: Re-materializing Digital Artifacts 

      Li, Qianmei (Keira) (2022-04-01)
      The thesis project envisions how architecture is being transformed and represented in a hyper-digital age. It is quite fascinating to me that today we have found numerous ways to digitally access and interact with architecture, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Anticipatory Architecture 

      Chiou, Jocelyn (2022-04-01)
      Contemporary architects are often excluded from the project of the city. Handed a plot of land and predetermined boundary conditions, architects lack the agency to shape the future development of the city. However, before ...
    • 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 ...