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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 Beijing Anecdote: Folly as Commentary for Social Values, Space and Time 

      Chen, Qi (2023-05-17)
      “Social value posters + folly” is to Beijing what “Duck” is to Las Vegas. In the role-shifting era in Beijing, cultural revival creates a new focus on citizens’ mentality and engagement in everyday civic life. Public ...
    • A Cenotaph For Many 

      Kim, Jiwon (2023-05-23)
      Hart Island, located in the Bronx, New York City, is the only place to bury the bodies of the unclaimed or unidentified in the city. The next of kin of some individuals buried on Hart Island opted for public burial. Others ...
    • 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 Living Room Is A House Is A School Is A Home Is A Home Front: Re-opening The Cambridge School 

      Falkovskaia, Sonya (2023-05-22)
      The Cambridge School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (1915 - 1942) was a short-lived but significant experiment in architectural education. Over its 27-year lifespan, it produced over 800 graduates, more than ...
    • A New Evangelical Church: Constructing Social Liturgies 

      Zeiset, Reuben Scott (2023-01-05)
      This thesis imagines an American evangelical church architecture for the twenty-first century. Church architecture has long played an important role in the discipline as a type which ordered Christian worship and acted as ...
    • 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 School with Room for Queerness 

      Palmer, Leonard (2023-01-05)
      The thesis is an exploration of what is experienced in the learning sphere from a queer perspective. Traditional schools in Japan have followed a very regimented plan, with linear corridors leading into highly standardized ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Walk in the Grid 

      Yoo, June (2023-01-05)
      How could the design of a regional shopping center reconcile the loss of architectural scale in globalized brownfields? This thesis explores alternative arrangements of form and proportion in search of a new composition ...
    • 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 ...