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  • Capdevila Werning, Remei (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis explores Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion through the lens of Nelson Goodman's philosophical categories of the autographic and the allographic in order to determine what constitutes the building's identity. ...
  • Kou, Benjamin, 1970- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
    This thesis focuses on the design of an aquarium on the waterfront of Victoria Harbor in Hong Kong . The aquarium serves as a public 'event' which aims to educate and inform the visitor about regional environmental conditions ...
  • Ghasemkhani, Yashar (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    This project investigates the possibilities of a new urbanism in vast territories of urban industrial and logistics landscapes, which have become a significant feature of the American city. It is a search for a hybrid ...
  • Pauli, Lisa M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Since the inception of nuclear energy research, the element thorium (Th) has been considered the superior fuel for nuclear reactions because of its potency, safety, abundance and reduced waste. Cold War agendas broke from ...
  • Tan, Li Lian, 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
    At the proceedings of the Second Vatican Council from 1963 to 1965, landmark decisions called for the inculturation of the Roman Catholic faith - an attempt to have the faith made more accessible within the context of ...
  • Moir, Julie Alice (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
  • Ansari, Zarminae (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    This thesis looks at an important Pakistani architect's work and philosophy as a possible direction or approach for contemporary architecture in Pakistan. Although there are more prolific builders in Pakistan, Kamil Khan ...
  • Benedict-Jones, Linda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
  • Roche, Bonita (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979)
  • Powell, Michael R. (Michael Randall) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    This thesis is a provocation; to the profession of architecture at large and every person who reads it. In reading this work, the manner in which our profession functions in society should be questioned. Architecture affords ...
  • Molestina, Juan Pablo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
    This thesis addresses the problem of developing continuity between an existing residential area and a design of a medium density housing development. An identification of architectural patterns in the area of the site ...
  • Whempner, Patricia Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
  • Mburu, Fred Andrew (Fred Andrew Kimemia), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    Context can be described as the totality of ideas, situations and information that (a) related to, (b) provide the origins for, and (c) influence our response, perspective or judgment of a thing. Design always takes place ...
  • Fritsch, Enno, 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
    The thesis proposes a mode of designing that emphasizes the active role that the physical context, including its embedded cultural implications and poetic ideas, might play in the process of architectural design. A successful ...
  • Abramson, Nathan S. (Nathan Shalom) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
  • Sittler, Helen Bush (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1975)
  • Tan, Yuan-Kei Luke (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
    This thesis is ultimately an exercise in understanding the process of making an urban building in a given context. How can one design a new urban building who might effectively exist in a state of identifiable isolation ...
  • Arida, Saeed, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    Generative systems have been widely used to produce two- and three-dimensional constructs, in an attempt to escape from our preconceptions and pre-existing spatial language. The challenge is to use this mechanism in ...
  • Lin, Michael Chia-Liang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    This thesis is focus on the urban fabric issues. To be more specific, I will focus on the "Mobile Fabrics" within the larger Asian urban context. Instead of working with a specific geographical site; I will focus on the ...
  • Turnbull, Adrienne Anne Giske (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
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