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  • Son, Joohui (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The city is a form which not only reflects, but also builds social relations. The forms of the city and the types of architecture in the city have been used as tools to lead and stimulate societies toward certain utopias. ...
  • Charidis, Alexandros (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    As a mathematical abstraction and as a model for automated problem solving, the classical notion of a design space has proven convenient for the sciences and the engineering disciplines over the past sixty years. This is ...
  • Eldrenkamp, Kristina E. (Kristina Eva) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    In a fast-forwarded Brooklyn, the over-building of luxury towers leads to a real estate bubble burst. Waterfront rents stagnate, and entire buildings sit abandoned. In a city defined by divisions, a social movement emerges. ...
  • Liu, Chang, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    In 2008, we tore all our books from the past three years into pieces. It was a celebration of graduating from high school and longing for a new life. Yes, we hated books. We were forced to stay in the classroom 10 hours ...
  • Cheng, Chin-Yi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Designers can use artificial intelligence, such as Genetic Algorithms, to deal with the design problems which seem impossible to be quickly resolved by the human mind. However, none of the current Al algorithms interact ...
  • Ma, Xinyi, M. Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Over the past two decades, more than 200 million people in China moved from rural to urban areas. These migrants fled the countryside, which is regarded as an economic wasteland in perpetual stagnation that is locked by ...
  • Pace, Jessica N. (Jessica Nicole) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Our markets are volatile. Our economy is unstable. Our future is unknown. This thesis investigates the architecture of financial institutions within in the current context of complete failure and abstraction. Historically, ...
  • Jarosz, Maxwell A. (Maxwell Albert) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    In an increasingly toxic world where the average person's body contains 29/35 of the toxins listed on the restricted and hazardous substance list, toxicity is unavoidable. This thesis asks how toxins can re-imagined to ...
  • Abramek, Blanca (Blanca Ewa) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Parade Square in Warsaw is a battleground where different political projects are confronted, without any possibility of a seamless reconciliation. Prior to World War II, the area used to be a dense residential neighborhood. ...
  • Kao, Alice (Alice Hsuan-jung) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    In the Age of the Anthropocene, human activities have greatly altered and transformed all aspects of the geological environment, typically extracting what is considered valuable and leaving behind degraded landscapes. Often ...
  • Wang, Chenxue (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This thesis seeks to reimagine the space for the anonymous dead in New York City by proposing a new scenario for burial on Manhattan, which reconnects the alienated community and program to the heart of the city and other ...
  • Bogoev, Lia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Since its advent in the 1960s, participatory design has been an interesting and innovative technique to use in architectural projects. The nature of participatory design projects is varied and diverse. Much of the existing ...
  • Peng, Kaining (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    "If the Warsaw community is to be reborn, if its core is to be constituted by former Warsawians, then they have to be given back, their old rebuilt Warsaw to some extent, so that they can see in it the same city, though ...
  • Zhang, Xu, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Department of Architecture (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    What if stakeholders, architects, and developers/bureaucrats could be in a conversation about preservation? Community heritage in China is in great danger because of the lack of authority, financial support, knowledge of ...
  • Ghantous, Sam N (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Tweeting from your couch, in your sweats, can be an architectural act. Architecture's ability to serve and shape a public has been weakened by its disciplinary exclusivity and the privatization of public space. Hope for ...
  • Enikolopov, Grigori (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Unprecedented levels of migration, displacement, and expulsions mark the contemporary moment. With the increase of protracted conflicts and environmental crises, the numbers of displaced persons fleeing war, famine, disease, ...
  • Liu, Liang, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    "As we have said, the majority of people consider architecture and space as an essentially visual experience. Architecture: these are buildings - and space is the emptiness contained within its walls. It is precisely where ...
  • Liu, Weiqian, M. Arch Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    The Chinese city of Shenzhen has transformed from a small village to a megacity in just three decades due to the nation's economic policies. Despite its economic success, the city struggles with a lack of identity. In this ...
  • Majzoub, Raafat, S.M. (Raafat Mohamad Chamseddine) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This thesis sets a landscape to discuss intimacy as a political tool, using fiction as a methodology to create potency in the Arab world. Its concern with critique is on the actionable level. This document discusses projects ...
  • Jorge, Jessica (Jessica Yung) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    This thesis seeks to investigate the role of architecture in staging, broadcasting, and promoting political and social ideologies, especially as new political regimes come to power and are confronted with the monuments and ...
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