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dc.contributor.advisorNader Tehrani.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKempster, Corynen_US
dc.contributor.otherMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-02T18:00:33Z
dc.date.available2008-09-02T18:00:33Z
dc.date.copyright2008en_US
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/42080
dc.descriptionThesis (M. Arch.)--Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, 2008.en_US
dc.descriptionThis electronic version was submitted by the student author. The certified thesis is available in the Institute Archives and Special Collections.en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (p. 114-[115]).en_US
dc.description.abstractWhile ninety percent of new buildings in Canada are built with light wood framing, the conventions of this construction method are seldom challenged, the economic systems behind their materials scarcely exposed, and the accumulative impact on our cities, while often questioned, is seldom answered. Through the design of a pavilion for Canada at the Shanghai World Exposition in 2010 this thesis aims to draw these elements together to stand as a critique of the single family home that is their apotheosis. Also addressed are the ramification of large crowds on the display of objects, the potential for representing national identity without recourse to romanticism or nostalgia and economic and ecological responsibility in view of the ephemeral nature of expo pavilions.en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityby Coryn Kempster.en_US
dc.format.extent[115] p.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherMassachusetts Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.rightsM.I.T. theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. See provided URL for inquiries about permission.en_US
dc.rights.urihttp://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/7582en_US
dc.subjectArchitecture.en_US
dc.titleO! Canada? : a pavilion for the 2010 World Exposition in Shanghaien_US
dc.title.alternativePavilion for the 2010 World Exposition in Shanghaien_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
dc.description.degreeM.Arch.en_US
dc.contributor.departmentMassachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture.en_US
dc.identifier.oclc239609593en_US


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