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  • Legband, Neil (Neil Robert) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis proposes a new home for the aging baby boomers. The US is about to see a massive influx in the elderly population, and the current model of housing the elderly is woefully unprepared. The boomer generation has ...
  • Law, Marie (Marie Lynne) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Over the last century of urban decentralization, the suburb migrated a critical distance beyond the traditional city, and transformed into sprawl. The homogenous landscape of sprawl is characterized by repeating horizontal ...
  • Hart, Jason Wilbur, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The residential building sector currently makes up one-half of the total U.S. building industry; yet less than five percent of residential construction involves architectural services. This irrelevancy has only further ...
  • Gupta, Anubhav, 1978- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    New Delhi is not only the capital of India but the capital of the world's largest democracy. Conceived and built by the British, the New Delhi plan translated British India's home policy in sandstone. The government's ...
  • Li, Ying (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947)
  • Hoang, Samuel, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    Airports are in trouble. Passengers have always been frustrated with air travel because of poor scheduling and late aircraft, and threats of terrorism since September 11 th 2001 have given travelers even less of a reason ...
  • Meiklejohn, Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984)
    This thesis explores the physical and experiential qualities of public space in downtown Boston. Streets are the dominant element of urban public space; other elements include plazas , squares, promenades, alleys and parks. ...
  • Blackwell, John T (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947)
  • Branda, Ewan E. (Ewan Edward), 1964- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
    Architects work on drawings and models, not buildings. Today, in many architectural practices, drawings and models are produced in digital format using Computer-aided Design (CAD) tools. Unquestionably, digital media have ...
  • Kim, David Hynsuk, 1964- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
  • Drawing/s 
    Sammis, Kim (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
    Drawing has become essential to the making of architecture. Though some of the most magnificent structures were created without documentation, testified by The Pyramids, the Parthenon, primitive dwellings, treehouses and ...
  • Ku, Pamela Tsai-Mei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
    The nature of architectural design is one of expression, exploration and communication of ideas stemming from the imagination and previous experiences, and are always mediated from the mind to the physical through ...
  • 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 ...
  • Vallecillo, Albert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
    This thesis is about establishing the attributes of sense of place, rather than placelessness, through the observation of what makes a community have the qualities that it does. What is it in its physical, cultural, climatic ...
  • Kuhn, Marlene Eva (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    The emotive power of a memorial derives from its ability to engage the viewer in active remembrance. The project considers the limitations of a monumentality which embraces a distinct division between viewer and memorial. ...
  • Samartzopoulos, Georgios (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis addresses design strategies for the future development of drosscapes in urban regions and their relation with the city at large, having as an example the district of Eleonas in Athens, Greece. It provides answers ...
  • Kallipoliti, Lydia, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The word "dross" refers to matter that is foreign, worn out and impure, such as the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals. Based on a perception of material impurity, this thesis encompasses the generative ...
  • Elosúa, Maria (Maria D.), 1965- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
  • Di, Shaohua, 1972- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    This thesis attempts to synthesize different design issues that revolve around the program of a public bathhouse in a bustling cultural district in Beijing, China. While the larger design framework evolves from the basics ...
  • Raymond, Harold Ray (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
    Dudley Square in Roxbury, Massachusetts serves as the economic and commercial center for Boston's minority community. Between 1650 and 1950 the Dudley Square area grew in importance to become a major economic center outside ...
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