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  • Giuliano, Michael (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
  • Atwood, Alex (Wayne Alex) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Due to budget issues, the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal has been left exposed to the arid desert environment since its construction in the 1970s. As a result, 5% of the amount of water diverted from the Colorado River ...
  • Wong, Angela Siu-Kan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
    Leisure. n. : Freedom from time-consuming duties, responsibilities, or activities. Regeneration. n. : 1. The act or process of regenerating or the state of being regenerated. 2. Spiritual or moral revival or rebirth. This ...
  • Belanger, Philip Owens (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
  • Mansfield, Timothy Denton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
    This thesis focuses on the design of a public theatre for the entire city of Boston, a "city stage." The intention is to explore through design the boundaries of an architectural setting for large scale performance art; ...
  • Fayyad, Iman S. (Iman Salam) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Water plays an integral role in mediating the natural environment, ecosystems and habitats, and in shaping our natural landscapes. Using water as a tool for form-finding in landscape design fosters a sense of awareness of ...
  • Weitzman, Sabina D. (Sabina Diane) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
    This thesis is an exploration of how architectural form could make the movement of water through a particular landscape evident. The project is a design of a journey through a portion of South Florida's Everglades traversed ...
  • Levi, Uriel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985)
    "To Function In His Fullest Scope, Man Must Restore The Unity Of His Experiences So That He Can Register Sensory, Emotional And Intellectual Dimensions Of The Present In An Indivisible Whole." [Kepes] The objective of this ...
  • Hedstrom, Lisa Kristin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    With the global water crisis as catalyst, Water+Works acts as a model for a localized water initiative that will mitigate flooding and provide a freshwater resource in times of crisis, while enriching urban ecosystems and ...
  • Wang, Minghong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
    Making forms is essentially a matter of arranging things, and arranging things is essentially to establish spatial relations among selected elements. The thesis provides a minimal set of basic operations believed to be ...
  • Morgan, Susan, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    In a world which is increasingly occularcentric, architecture has the opportunity to reinvigorate experience with designs based on the perceptual systems of the human body. In comparison with the sense organs of other ...
  • Mumford, Eric Paul (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
    This thesis is essentially a design for a large apartment building in New York City containing substantial public facilities, which, it is hoped, might function as a kind of neighborhood center. The design process was ...
  • Okamoto, Yushiro (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Weathermart reinvents the supermarket by questioning the generic big-box typology, where produce is placed in the same way, in an hermetically sealed environment. Supermarkets now consume excess energy by heating and cooling ...
  • Hekel, Frank John (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    Transportation infrastructure in all its manifestations represents a huge capital investment expended during the evolution of a city and is perhaps the most visible character defining weave of any urban fabric. This weave, ...
  • Ning, Hai, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    This thesis explores the collaborative design process facing the challenge of the new era of information technology. Architecture design is often a tremendous collaboration process participated by multi-professions. ...
  • Ma, Xiaoyi, 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    Economic constraints to the professional design practice limit customized solutions to the very wealthy, and thus most of the kitchens in current development housing projects are still generic. With aging baby boomers and ...
  • Crane, Terrence (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
    This thesis examines the current theories and research of picture perception in relation to the development of a photographic aesthetic. It attempts to show that certain properties of the photographic image determine the ...
  • Westway 
    Strickland, Roy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
    This thesis develops the master plan, urban design guidelines, and housing models for two of the residential sections of Westway, New York City -- a 178 acre landfill project proposed for Manhattan' s Hudson River shore. ...
  • Wenceslao, Delfin C (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    In an attempt to determine what business and regulatory factors are required for the successful establishment of a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) structure in the Philippines, we analyzed the macro and microeconomic ...
  • Nussbaum Kress, Stephanie N. (Stephanie Nicole), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
    In our increasingly wired society, the numbers of people who work from their homes is rapidly growing. However, few have the luxury of living in a space designed for office work and as such suffer from a number of problems, ...
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