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Town of Airfield : creating a prototype for suburban development at the Naval Air Station site in South Weymouth
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
The accumulation of negative externalities associated with the rapid expansion of many metropolitan areas in the United States suggests that the current suburban development model is no longer a viable option for efficiently ...
Disturbing ecologies : interventions in Boston's seaport district
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
"For the past fifty years the question of nature has been conspicuously absent from urbanistic discourse... The development of the American city can be explained through the opposition between nature and culture, wilderness ...
In pursuit of change : lessons from the site-and-services experience in Nairobi, Kenya
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983)
The advance of the urban frontier : the settlement of Nuevo Santander
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
Building skills : a construction trades training facility for the eastern Canadian Arctic
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
On April 1, 1999, the Inuit of the Eastern Canadian Arctic achieved sovereignty over a new territory, Nunavut, envisioning economic self-reliance, political self-determination, and renewal of confidence in Inuit community. ...
Introverted architecture and the human dimension : the conflict of placemaking in the disconnected urban fabric of Doha, Qatar
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
Doha, the capital city of Qatar, has become a metropolis of disconnected inward-facing mega-projects with no regard to the remaining fabric of the city. This can be owed to the relatively short urbanization period that the ...
Urban housing renovation in China : toward a new approach
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
The politics of co-operative and non-profit housing in inner-city neighborhoods : analysis of two case studies in Toronto
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
Infrastructure as a vehicle for community building : an urban design strategy for Iztapalapa, Mexico City
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
Mexico City suffers from flooding, water scarcity, pollution, subsidence and enormous financial costs related to water infrastructure. Poor governance contributes to the city's water troubles by creating overlapping political ...