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  • Wheelock, Jess (Jessica Therese) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    My thesis work developed out of a specific book: How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. The book is one of the best-selling self-help books of all time. Every part of the book was material for my project: ...
  • Dent, Walter C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985)
    Through the advent of technological advancement global communication has been greatly increased. Information can be emitted and received instantaneously through satellite transmission systems. Saturation of the airways ...
  • Hall, Jennifer A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
  • Hicks, Mason S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950)
  • Alex, John, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis investigates the geometric representation of ideas during the early stages of design. When a designer's ideas are still in gestation, the exploration of form is more important than its precise specification. ...
  • Meisch, F. R. (Francis R.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1940)
  • Lopez, John F., 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Mexico City is a special case in urban history because the measures taken by the Aztec and Spanish to avoid inundations have fundamentally changed the city's character. In 1521, it was an island-city; in 1629, it lay near ...
  • Akbarzadeh, Masoud, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    The increasing need for water due to incessant growth of population of the world makes it imperative to build water reservoirs in different location of the world. Water reservoirs most of the time are used as a mean to ...
  • Greist Schmidt, Mishayla T. (Mishayla Thais) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    In The Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment, Reyner Banham discusses the architect's obsession with creating self-contained environments that are defined by the enclosure that definitively separates the inside ...
  • Clifford, Dale Timothy, 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    This thesis is a study of the kinetics and morphology of the hyperbolic lattice. Experiments began with simple models of sticks and string and progressed to the development of a surgical retractor made from biocompatible ...
  • Lok, WaiKai Leslie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    In Hangzhou, building height restriction is employed to preserve views and historical values, this renders a comparatively low density in the city center. Unable to accommodate the pressure of rapid urbanization, much of ...
  • Tsui, Jeffrey (Jeffrey Ling Siu), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    The initial concept of the thesis beg ins with an interest in understanding the materials, manufacturing and aesthetics of modern product design and its relation ship with architecture and space . The approach to the problem ...
  • Shaw, Kelly E. (Kelly Evelyn) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    HYPERsensarium proposes a tangible interface of atmospheres for public experience through an archive of historical and projected weathers. While architecture's purpose has long been to act as the technical boundary between ...
  • Cira, Gabriel (Gabriel Blue) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Hypodensity/Hyperdensity is a reaction to the paradoxical modern urban condition of emptiness: the 'ring of drek,' left like a smear around Boston by post-industrial deflation. This area is close to both the crowded city ...
  • Abu-Hantash, Tawfiq F (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
    This essay is an application of Ibn Khaldun's theories of culture and civilization to a study of the physical formation of medieval Cairo . The study is based on the premise that the city is an historical process governed ...
  • Wilcox, Michael E. (Michael Eaves), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    To propose a new conceptualization of "home", it is necessary to explore the mechanisms that have created this revered icon. Since the industrial revolution, the commercial packaging of the home has continually reinforced ...
  • Chen, Xun, M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Lo, Melissa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis takes as its subject a remarkable anatomical atlas produced between 1831 and 1854: the Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme. Authored jointly by anatomist Jean-Marc Bourgery and artist Nicolas Henri Jacob, ...
  • Tsing, Jeanne C. (Jeanne Chien) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
    This thesis explores the relationship between the spectacle and the spectator. The vehicle for this investigation is a theater, in Los Angeles, for an all-women Japanese revue company. The building articulates the roles ...
  • Pincever, Natalio Carlos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
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