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Unpaving Paradise : Envisioning a Healthy Hialeah
Hialeah is a city of “unhealthy” urban character in terms of green coverage, economic opportunity, and medical care; however, its strong sense of community and interpersonal “weak ties” could help overcome these characteristics ...
Highway to The Bottom: Recasting Baltimore's Highway to Nowhere
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 ...
The Dust Up: Adapting Kuwait's Civic Infrastructure to SDS
This thesis aspires to redevelop public infrastructural spaces in Kuwait to interact with the natural phenomena and challenges of local sand and dust storms (SDS) that disrupt the city, by embracing these processes to ...
The Sovereign Table: Embedding Knowledge Infrastructure within a Tribal Homeland
As climate change exacerbates the consequences of Western land and resource mismanagement, landscape architects are increasingly soliciting traditional ecological knowledge (TEK). This thesis calls landscape architects to ...
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 ...
Throwing Shade: Heatwaves, Emergency Preparedness, and Produced Risk
Throwing Shade introduces a series of public cooling landscapes designed to offer relief both daily and in emergencies. Through considering networks of infrastructure and public acupuncture, the design proposes heat escapes ...