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The Citadel of Cairo, 1176-1341 : reconstructing architecture from texts
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
This dissertation reconstructs one of the major works of military and palatial architecture in the Middle Ages, the Citadel of the Mountain (QaI'at aI-Jabal) in Cairo. It traces its development from its inception in 1176 ...
The "Skyscraper problem" and the city beautiful : the Woolworth Building
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
The "skyscraper problem" challenged the thought and practice of civic designers and architects prior to World War I. It referred to the incompatibility of City Beautiful principles with economically propelled land development, ...
The growth pole system, an alternative program for low-income housing in Colombia, South America,
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1971)
An examination of the intangible business component of commercial real estate investments
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
Renovation of the Close factory : a proposal for urban housing
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977)
Process and relation analysis : capturing architectural thought
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
This paper reflects the research conducted for the Design Technology Group at the Architectural Department at MIT under the participation of Charles Dalsass and the supervision of William Porter. The research evaluates ...