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  • Penman, Scott (Scott David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The day is not far off when autonomous, artificially intelligent computational subjects will be employed in creative industries such as architecture and design. Artificial intelligence is rapidly becoming ubiquitous, and ...
  • Chen, Yan Jie Christina (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Humans live with Nature, live in nature, and build within nature... We can find ideologies from ancient Oriental philosophies to some of the exemplary architectural practitioners/theorists of our own time that find validity ...
  • Panossian, Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    "We were searching for ourselves in each other." - Sergei Parajanov Straddling the border between the continents of Europe and Asia, the South Caucasus, the name referring to the geographical region that stretches from the ...
  • Phillips, Sean, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    With recent interest in carbon emissions, wood has returned as a fashionable building material. Renewable, flexible, and a carbon sink, wood is increasingly seen as a material that responds to concerns of climate change. ...
  • Angles, Zachary (Zachary John) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Be they childhood games of make-believe, sophisticated literary projects, or political inventions (a "Great America") authors have taken advantage of a world-building imagination creating their own worlds, and theorizing ...
  • Cho, Bumsuk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis examines role of the mega-scale urban figure, specifically its appropriateness within contemporary cities. Since Rem Koolhaas's 1993 essay, "Bigness or the Problem of Large," the concept of mega-scale urban ...
  • Lee, Jae Yong, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis examines the architectural potential through the functional extension of the plaza and reconstruction of the symbolic National Assembly to answer questions. Creating a space of ramps will heighten perceptions ...
  • Silén Rivera, Jorge Andrés (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    OUR relation with nature develops from an early age. The built environment, the food we eat and the pictures we see nurture and influence our ways of inhabiting the landscape and how that landscape inhabits our imagination ...
  • Quraishi, Alaa (Alaa Zuhra) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The Palm Tree of Los Angeles is it's own entity. It is spelled with a capital P and T. It is also inherently contranymic. (A contranym is defined as a word with two opposite meanings.) Although referred to as "tree," it ...
  • Swingle, Tyler R (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Fires burn bright atop the flare stacks in the distance as bison watch from behind the two-meter high fence of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park. In this modern scene, complex geographic formations in North Dakota's ...
  • Luo, Qinzi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Atriums are widely applied in non-residential buildings to provide social contact, daylight, air circulation, and aesthetic requirements. Buoyancy-driven ventilation systems are common because they can maintain suitable ...
  • Ozgirin, Ege (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    One way to study how people design is to understand how others observe them designing. I take a step towards this understanding by examining how people segment visual design events temporally, in other words, how they ...
  • Karsan, Zain (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis is sited in a near and uncertain future in the Rust Belt of America. The title of this thesis refers to three interrelated conditions, industrial technology, material culture and architectural agency. 'Taking' ...
  • Elliott, Martin Joshua Holmblade (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Leaks, demolitions, vacancy and ruins. Our City, What Ruins is a double entendre we use to describe the conditions of urban life at the peak time of our practice. On the one hand, one third of the land lay vacant, transforming ...
  • Addison, James (James Robert); Huang, Olivia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The US has the highest incarceration rate in the world by far. Premised on punishment and isolation, incarceration most heavily affects vulnerable neighborhoods and individuals and creates a system of disenfranchised ...
  • Fidalgo, Jonathan (Jonathan Marques) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    It is understood that infrastructure is needed in order to support the occupation of dense urban centers. Cities are filled with technical structures that handle transportation, water, air, and power amongst other necessities. ...
  • Lynch-Lloyd, Mary (Mary Patricia); Ngan, Ching Ying; Shopova, Maya (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Collective Home Office is a collaborative practice whose working process tests the propositions it makes through architecture. As a group of friends, willing test subjects, a union of producers, a jury, a family, or an ...
  • Nguyễn, MỹDung T. (MỹDung Thi) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This is an imaginary for the town of Allensworth, an unincorporated community of about 600 inhabitants in the Central Valley of California, located 50 miles from both the city of Visalia in the north and the city of ...
  • Lim, So Yeon, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Seoul is a busy metropolitan city. It provides opportunities and excitements for its dwellers. However, its dwellers are also more vulnerable to detrimental stress. Combined with social isolation, it is a significant ...
  • Ryan, Anna K. (Anna Kathryn) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Steady. Tighten. Splice. Bend. Fold. Weave. Elongate. Stiffen. Break: This is the vocabulary of an undertaking of craft, designing-while-making, improvising, learning-while-doing. This thesis is an exploration of design ...
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