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The people in the city of the nation : re-viewing Islamabad's fifth function
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
This thesis is about Islamabad's center. Islamabad is a city built from scratch. It was the "dream" of Ayub Khan-Pakistan's gregarious and globe-trotting general-cum-president-and the product of its chief master planner, ...
The urban design of distributed energy resources
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
Distributed energy resources (DERs) are a considerable research focus for cities to reach emissions reduction goals and meet growing energy demand. DERs, consisting of local power plants and distribution infrastructure, ...
The architect's role in participatory planning processes : a case study of the Boston Transportation Planning Review.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976)
Retrieving the past : an analysis of the purposes of architectural preservation
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984)
Mothers' perceptions of housing space : an analysis of 3 married student housing sites: Eastgate, Westgate and Peabody Terrace
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974)
What is a good housing environment for nurturing, a place where the physical environment reinforces the lives of both parents and child? This thesis looks at three married student housing sites in Cambridge, Massachusetts, ...
Higher occupancy humanism : the trade-offs for encouraging middle income housing in a global city
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
In high density urban areas where the land acquisition and construction cost components are significant relative to total development costs, the market typically supplies a high-income housing product in order to justify ...
Reinventing the golden age ballpark and the pastoral ideal : a new home for the Boston Red Sox on Fort Point Channel
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
Despite of the relationship between the development of the American city, the pastoral ideal (a longing for a more rural and simple past) and the game of baseball, the urban ballpark has been the focus of little attention, ...
The aid triangle : developing countries, aid organizations, consultants
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
Approximate translation : media, narrative, and experience in urban design
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
Approximate translation is developed as a design process through which the place-embedded history of an urban environment can be understood, allowing for better design and intervention in that urban environment. Generally, ...