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  • Blakeway, Adam M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Modern masonry construction finds itself in a cyclical pattern of "more of the same," insisting on standardized, basic designs consisting of little more than uniform stones laid in regular courses, which do little to add ...
  • Lin, Rungu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Ant farm was a collective group of architects established in 1968 in San Francisco. Through critiquing the reversal of TV and automobile, Ant Farm reinterpreted television into Inflatable Architecture and Inflatocookbook, ...
  • Tuerk, Stephanie Marie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    This dissertation documents how the aesthetic dimension of architecture came to be seen as an object of public utility in late nineteenth and early twentieth century France. It examines the work of a network of architects, ...
  • Zayas-San Miguel, Luisel Emmanuel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Curvature has always been present in architecture though largely explored for structural purposes. It can be found in Roman arches and domes, in the catenary vaults of Antoni Gaudí, and in the hyper paraboloid shells of ...
  • Tarpley, Matthew Neyland (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
    Filmmaking operates behind the closed doors of the studio system. Entire compounds of private space are devoted to the practice of film. Generic city streets, practical sets, a digital environments have had a long history ...
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