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  • Song, Kanda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    This Thesis is comprised of two interrelated parts: the first part attempts to incorporate Design and Methodology into the framework of Knowledge Organization, tries to refine/ redefine the workflow, and establishes a ...
  • Keel, Paul E. (Paul Erich) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    (cont.) outlined. 2. Demonstration that computer systems can use the discovered relations among data items to help users search for relevant information, prioritize the data exchange between collaborating users, and visualize ...
  • Xu, Xiaoran, S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In the urban labyrinth of Fes el-Bali, artisans toil away passionately in their courtyard houses that, with the increasing density of the medina over the past century, have come to dominate the surrounding architectural ...
  • Vitols, Austris Janis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965)
  • Farley, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This thesis proposes to redesign the industrial pharmaceutical laboratory typology by rethinking the composition of the laboratory module; the smallest functional sub-unit of the laboratory type. The design for this thesis ...
  • Garvey, Gregory Patrick (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
    Composition, in time and space is discussed as a general problem in graphics, music, film/video, landscape architecture and architecture. This discussion serves to introduce the primary sources which motivate the design ...
  • Zarina-Haner, Astra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955)
  • Hong, Yeon Wha (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The global city is the privileged site of "repositioning ... citizenship in practice," where traditional notions of identity and citizenship are being radically reconstructed. This thesis examines contemporary Los Angeles ...
  • Asdourian, Avedis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
    The objective of this study is to provide a general understanding for guiding urban development in secondary cities in Lebanon. An existing site in the Byblos Metropolitan Area is utilized as a reference to this study. The ...
  • Michailidis, Melanie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This dissertation investigates the sudden proliferation of mausolea in Iran and Central Asia in the tenth and eleventh centuries and how their patrons, who were secular rulers of Iranian descent, drew on the pre-Islamic ...
  • Allora, Jennifer, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    How does land differentiate itself from other land by the way that it is marked? What implicit power relations are evidenced in these land marking processes? Whose interests are served in the designation of certain places ...
  • Henrich, Denise K. (Denise Kay) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
    This thesis is an exploration of the collective, that of farm form. The form of a collective organization is of a multiplicity of relationships, rich in information and understandable. It is an interactive coming together ...
  • McHugh, Eileen T. (Eileen Teresa), 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
    I grew up in Philadelphia. The waterfront and its urban character motivated my original focus combined with architectural interests in dealing with public spaces. The search began for a site which was a locus of intensity ...
  • Daley, Mark (Mark S.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
    The intent of this work was to explore an additive working method as a way to generate building form. It was initiated without any preconceived ideas about the project's final outcome. Instead, it focused on observations, ...
  • Schmidt-Wetekam, Sabrina, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The proposal seeks to develop and foster new understandings of this border through using built form as a vehicle for re-orienting, disorienting our physical and psychological understandings of borders. The physical ...
  • Macdonald, Harold Bane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
    A house. over there on the cliff. it is very large. the owner must have a lot of cash. right on top of the cliff over the reservoir. seagulls come from the rockport ocean to drink fresh water and sit in the sun. the house ...
  • Batchelor, James P (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
    This is a study of the ways in which the forms in landscapes - natural terrain adapted and inhabited - can serve as references in architectural design. As references for design, landscapes provide a richness of responses ...
  • Apigian, Michelle (Michelle Renée), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    This thesis addresses the relationship between San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. Although these two cities are part of a single landscape and ecology, they are divided, not only by a physical wall, but very different ...
  • Ambs, Emily (Emily Kiersten) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis aims to examine the cultural effect of transformation through the lens of procedural techniques applied to the human body and architecture. The body and architecture both operate as landscapes of transformation. ...
  • Teas, Wendy Ann (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
    This thesis recognizes the importance of landscape viewing, especially as a solitary act of contemplation. It suggests the creation of a place from which to gaze upon a vast landscape. It postulates that an observation ...
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