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The city design and the new Urban Revolution : conceptualizing catalytic, sustainable development in Mexico's second tier
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
What is the present role of technical change - particularly change in integrated Information-Communication Technology (ICT) - in facilitating sustainable urbanism in the developing world? Technological advancements are ...
Affordability issues in programming continuing care retirement communitites
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
Jazz, improvisation, and streetscapes : guidelines for in-fill development
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
How can we design in-fill buildings that are frankly new and dynamic, yet respectful and engaging of the context of the streetscape? Improvisational jazz is a form of music whose practitioners seek to integrate the familiar ...
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, ...
Networked enclaves of Los Angeles : infrastructural strategies for the immigrant enclaves of Koreatown
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016)
Racial and ethnic segregation has always been physically embedded into Los Angeles. The history of planning within the LA metropolitan area, the development of its highway infrastructure, and the demographic mix are all ...
Granular urbanism : adaptive strategies for obsolete downtown neighborhoods
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)
Tackling the problem of obsolescence in North American cities, this thesis interrogates the question of how we should plan for the regeneration of aging office buildings. I argue that current whole-building, coarse-grained ...
Instruments of service
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
Instruments of Service are defined by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as "representations, in any medium of expression now known or later developed, of the tangible and intangible creative work performed by the ...
Civitas Peregrina : abject space in early immigrant Toronto
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
The literature on early planning history tends to document the 'progress' made at the turn of twentieth century through the scientific study and rationalization of urban space. Through a detailed study of two areas in early ...
Redeveloping or preserving public housing : the future of Columbia Point
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
Columbia Point, Boston's largest and most stigmatized public housing project, has been a focal point for public and private. investment strategies to create a new mixed-income residential community. Columbia Point provided ...
Extending the physical and cultural boundaries of affordable housing : a reconfiguration of the Franklin Field Public Housing Development
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
Public housing is in a state of revision. Changes in attitude and approach to housing low-income people, evident in housing reform, are challenging the standard which public housing has come to represent. After years of ...