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Architecture - Ph.D. / Sc.D.

 

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  • Hedrick, Christian A. (Christian Andrew) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This dissertation traces the continual, but overlooked, impact of Islamic architecture on practicing architects in nineteenth-century Berlin. As such, it examines the origins of Modernism by considering design strategies ...
  • Jakubiec, John Alstan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    It is desirable to design buildings with natural daylight and views to the outside, which can maximize passive solar heating, minimize electric lighting use and contribute to feelings of wellbeing and awareness. Unfortunately, ...
  • Mueller, Caitlin T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This dissertation focuses on computational strategies for incorporating structural considerations into the earliest stages of the architectural design process. Because structural behavior is most affected by geometric form, ...
  • Gephart, Emily Willard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The paintings of U. S. artist Arthur B. Davies (1863-1928) spoke to his viewers in terms of the emergent discipline of psychology, creating visualizations of dreaming. This dissertation examines his work and its reception ...
  • Telhan, Orkan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Biological design is as ancient as human civilization. For thousands of years, living systems and natural processes have been manipulated by humans and their biological outcomes have been customized for different purposes. ...
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