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  • Kuo, Hsuyuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    The present thesis will focus on the role of culture in architecture and urbanism. The new environment should represent the identity of its inhabitants and the coherence of existing urban context. Architecture and urban ...
  • Fallon, Paul Eric (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
    Play is a form of behavior common to all people. A person's propensity to play depends not only on his physiological and emotional state, but also on his surroundings. This thesis investigates environmental qualities ...
  • Friedman, Laurie E (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
    The subject of this thesis is architecture that inspires fantasy and the important role that various buildings play in helping us understand and gain insight into both the physical and social contexts in which they exist. ...
  • Rocha, Altino João Magalhães, 1968- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis attempts to clarify the need for an appreciation of architecture theory within a computational architectural domain. It reveals and reflects upon some of the cultural, historical and technological contexts that ...
  • Johnson, Carter (Carter deCoursey), 1967- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    This thesis is an investigation into the design and ideology of public space in the historical core of Dresden, more specifically, public space as it is related to history, commerce, and the monumental in architecture. The ...
  • Haughey, Patrick David (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Presidential libraries are not really about presidents. Rather, presidential libraries define publics through the transformation of American history into images and ideas. The presidential library is a uniquely American ...
  • Brennen, Andrea (Andrea Lynn) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Environmental agendas in architecture have enjoyed an increased attention recently, as a result of the emerging 'sustainable' design ethos. This framework of sustainability initiates a rethinking of the scale of an ...
  • Terriss, K. G. (Kenneth Gordon) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958)
  • 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)
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