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MUNDANE AMBIGUITY: MAKING PUBLIC REALM WITH BALLAST WATER INFRASTRUCTURE
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 ...
Hudson Phloem | Shoreline Xylem
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 ...
Landscapes of Repulsion: Hidden in Plain Site
This thesis interrogates landscape architecture’s participation in the cleaning and concealing of repugnant sites of industry through the creation of fabricated mountains constructed from the wastes of Iowa’s booming ...
Becoming a Haenyeo-Architect, Making a Commons
What can an architect do to an imminent extinction of a culture? Through fieldwork, I documented traditional tools, architecture, land-seascapes, and rituals of Haenyeo in Jeju Island, South Korea, engaged with the community, ...
Deconstructing a Landscape Out-of-Place: the Afterlife of Rural Hollowing
This thesis explores declining villages in the process towards rural hollowing. Rural hollowing, this phenomenon exhibits increasingly in depopulating rural settlements, results from fading infrastructural services, ...
The Echoes of Sky River: Two Pre-modern and Modern Atmospheric Assemblages
This thesis explores the territory of sky rivers- the atmospheric water resources and weather modification technologies and promotes two hybridized and decentralized indigenous techno-cultural communities. It identifies ...