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  • Turkel, Joel A. (Joel Abram), 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    Currently available housing in the Arctic is limited to solutions that have been adapted from designs for less severe climates. This thesis has developed a new manner of residential construction designed specifically for ...
  • Williams, Keith (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1953)
  • Cavicchi, Elizabeth Mary (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
    The major work for this thesis is the creation of a sculpture, constructed as an independently running fountain. The sculpture is composed of ceramic figures, and is installed at the M.I.T. Student Center Library. The ...
  • Kincaid, Duncan S. (Duncan Stuart), 1960- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    The manner in which spatial definition is built by architectural form is identified and formalised in part. A description is given for the structure of spatial definition. This description allows for a mapping from the ...
  • Battaglia, Paul Lownie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975)
  • Abolina, Viktorija (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Incarcerating over two million prisoners a year costs the government an astounding twenty-six billion dollars annually, which means the government spends the same amount of money on each inmate as any American would make ...
  • Shah, Manan H. (Manan Harish), 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    Our identities are defined by a qualitative set of parameters that are at once universal and site specific. We are, as an old saying puts it, "products of our environment." Our knowledge and our beings are constantly being ...
  • Germen, Murat S. (Murat Seyda) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
    The main focus of this study is to define a flexible approach for the most conventional challenge in architecture of introducing a new building into a fabric, that we sometimes call "context", composed of old buildings ...
  • Andreotti, Libero (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
  • Vahtar, Marta (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
    To integrate art with architecture is the intention of every architect. However, many times other requirements overwhelm artistic potential. There are numerous good, simple examples in the history of architecture where ...
  • Eckert, Robert A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1952)
  • Reece, Richard C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950)
  • Huang, Chu-Jun Debbie, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
    SoHo, in New York City, is a neighborhood with an intense mixture of diverse activities. However, its character is changing as more shops are moving in and forcing existing galleries out of their street level spaces or out ...
  • Sich, Mark John (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    This thesis proposes the concept that computational tools can merge two high order cognitive operations for architectural designers. The first cognitive operation being the internalization of displacement (as defined by ...
  • Bernal, Juan Andres (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Los Cerros Orientales, a ridge of mountains that spans the eastern edge of Bogota are the most iconic and monumental feature of the city. They were also critical in the city's history as they provided the resources to ...
  • Demirtaş, Fatma Aslıhan, 1970- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    This work is about water infrastructure and its experience as urban and natural space. It deals with the concepts of nature/geography, technology, and the integral experiential space by analyzing water dams and reservoirs ...
  • Chuong, Jennifer Y (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis suggests that architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe's engagement with American scientific discourses gave rise to a transitional aesthetics that radically refigured his European-derived notions of art and architecture. ...
  • Behle, Chelsea Ryanne (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    In 1956 in Los Angeles, California, Wallace Berman, a Beat assemblage artist, poet and founder of Semina magazine, began to make a film. Over ten years, the film now known as Aleph became Berman's personal record, documenting ...
  • Walters, Ann M. (Ann Marie) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
    The shell is inherited from the city, not literally but psychically. It is an urban design response that relates to my sense of the neighborhood: its history, its growth, and its ability to provide opportunity in so many ...
  • Duckham, Kenton Leland (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
    This thesis is a study of the relationship between continuity and change. It's premise is the idea that architecture can be receptive to the need for growth and change while still being rooted to the continuity of its ...
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