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  • Ennis, Rosalia Elisa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976)
  • Boylan, Barbara Jeanne (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
    Between the idea and the reality lies the realm of the "creative act." The theme of this thesis deals with the realm in between abstraction and conception, knowing and doing, art and science, theory and practice. By using ...
  • Fouad, Daniel James (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Airports as an architectural and urban typology typically lack physical and spatial integration with their urban context. Contrary to the city, airports have evolved into semi-autonomous spaces and products of political ...
  • Gatter, Linda Stewart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
    Much of the historical discussion concerning the office building has operated at the level of image . In this reading architects, faced with specific program requirements and technical possibilities, adopt a language for ...
  • Labouisse, F. Monroe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963)
  • Starkie, Edward H. (Edward Howard) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
  • Meyer, Brian S. (Brian Stewart) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    What is the relationship between the structure of leases in the Boston office rental market and how much landlords invest in energy efficient building systems for their existing buildings? I am drawn to this question because ...
  • Quinlan, Edward Michael (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
    The electric utilities in the United States have entered a period of slow growth due to a combination of increased capital costs and a staggering rise in the costs for fuel. In addition to this, the rise in peak power ...
  • Benton, Charles Crisp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979)
    The electric utilities in the United States are faced with continued rapid growth in electrical demand. The traditional response to growth in demand has been the expansion of generating capacity. However, economic, ...
  • Kilkelly, Michael James, 1972- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    The intention of this thesis is to investigate methods in which deficiencies in construction documents can be addressed through the application of digital technology. These deficiencies take two forms. The first form relates ...
  • Prakash-Dutta, Mamta, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    Several cities in Asia are facing the same dilemma faced by Europe in the early twentieth century and the United States in the fifties. This dilemma is how to improve the 'blighted ' old city that got left behind with its ...
  • Kaertner, Anna (Anna M.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    The next Olympic games will be hosted in Rio de Janeiro in the summer of 2016. While the Olympic committee advertises the event as the "games for everyone", the plans are clearly promoting development and programs that are ...
  • Solnick, David (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
  • Carr, James Andrew (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972)
  • Strongin, Barry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984)
    This thesis considers the making of a documentary videotape on the Red Line Subway Extension project in Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts entitled Scenes From Underground. It traces my initial plans for an expository ...
  • Lin, Chuenfung (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
    Form-making is the purposeful arrangement of forms for a specific objective. This includes selecting forms and establishing spatial relations among these forms. Since form making is not a random act, ~here are rules that ...
  • Badger, Gina Elizabeth Eleanor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    A two-part text in which the author ultimately proposes the metaphorical artistic methodology of making sense, and articulates its role in radical ecological projects. The author discusses the body of work produced for her ...
  • Nepomechie, Marilys R (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
    Through the design of an architecture school for Harvard University on the site presently occupied by Gund Hall, this thesis seeks to address the issue of defining architecture as an expressive endeavor--as a way of naming ...
  • Soni, Praful Naran (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
    The concept of self-help in a site and services project is based on the assumption that given the security of land tenureship_, an owner-builder can manage the whole process of house implementation. Generally, in any ...
  • Arioka, Takashi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
    The problem of observer in contemporary physics, or Heisenberg's principle of uncertainty and Einstein's theory of relativity had considerable strong impact on our notion of time and space. We are in the irreversible arrow ...
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