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Designation : the use of information-based strategies in planning and preservation
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
This thesis explores one tool of government action - information - and its influence on local policy and planning. This thesis is not a comprehensive account of information-based strategies, which would require far-reaching ...
Material worlds : [de]constructing the ethos of concrete in Mumbai
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
What can a building material tell us about a city? As the most widely used structural building material in the world, reinforced cement concrete shapes the urban form of several of our largest megacities Sao Paulo, Cairo, ...
The distributive intent of the state and the politics of implementation at the local level
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
Prioritization : a critical study of the "TIP Program" of the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), of the Boston region
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
Towards a critical epistemology and practice for architecture and planning.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974)
A tool for urban design : an analysis of a physical/conceptual framework as a basis for the design of the Roxbury Community College.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
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 ...