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Towards a critical epistemology and practice for architecture and planning.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974)
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 ...
Post-island futures : seeding territory for Tuvalu's fluid atolls
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
The atoll nation of Tuvalu lies only a few meters above the seas of the equatorial Pacific, and is at high risk for inundation and storm surges due to climate change. However, in spite of the media narrative of "sinking" ...
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 ...
The qualitative effects of land use management : a case study of change in Yarmouth.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976)
Social process and settlement form in five Vermont towns
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
But we have no legends : the conservation of Singapore's Chinatown
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
Participatory design, time and continuity : the case of place
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
Planning for water scarcity in Jordan Valley : in defense of environmental flows in arid climates
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
Scarcity is relative, as water resources can be mismanaged, shared inequitably and allocated asymmetrically. Half a billion people live under conditions of severe water scarcity in many arid and semi-arid regions, marked ...