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    • Tactility and architecture : Peter Zumthor's Thermal baths in Vals and the hybridization of the two motifs of tactility-materiality and movement 

      Lee, Tonghoon, 1972- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
      Tactility holds a unique position in modem architectural discourse. Oftentimes, it has been evoked "as an alternative to two-dimensional vision. However, the notion of tactility sometimes denotes ambiguous and often ...
    • Taipei apartment 

      Hsu, Andy Chien-Che (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
      To accommodate the rapid modernization and urbanization between 1960s and 1980s, a large number of mid-rise apartments has been built in Taipei. Today, these poorly designed apartments represent about 40 percent of the ...
    • Taipei mobility : gone in less than 300 seconds : mixed modality transportation system in dense mixed-use urban fabric, take Taipei City for example 

      Chuang, Chih-Chao (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      Urban designers and planners always try to tackle the urban issues from spatial, cultural and economical point of views; However, sometimes these issues were limited or, even more, created by current transportation system. ...
    • Taipei terminal rail station : casting an urban gateway 

      Tsai, May Deanna (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
      Access is a key issue in the design of railway stations. The evolution of the train station typology, has resulted in many types of stations based on the development of the stations' access. Since rail travel on a larger ...
    • Taking stock 

      Karsan, Zain (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      This thesis is sited in a near and uncertain future in the Rust Belt of America. The title of this thesis refers to three interrelated conditions, industrial technology, material culture and architectural agency. 'Taking' ...
    • TALL : rethinking the systems of the contemporary high rise 

      Namkung, Kenneth, 1977- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
      The life of modern work is complex. What once entailed simple activities encapsulated within simple and hierarchically designed spaces has evolved into a highly volatile and complex organism. Businesses and workers are ...
    • Tall buildings in Asia : a critique on the high-rise building in Colombo, Shri Lanka 

      Pieris, Anoma D. (Anoma Darshani) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
      The recent generation of tall buildings in Asia have been appropriated from the West with little adaptation. With no understanding of the forces that have generated this building form, Asia embraces the high-rise as an ...
    • Taste : a commentary on its genesis, nature and claims 

      Kokkoris, Panos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
      In the first section, taste, along with parallel phenomena linked to form and symbolism in general, is discussed in relation to the fundamental device of the reason-feeling dichotomy . The dichotomy's internal possibilities ...
    • Teaching an old strip new tricks : a renovation proposal for Boston's nightclub district 

      De Natale, Victor Ocie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984)
    • The teaching museum 

      Stopfel, John Richard (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1960)
    • Teasing out technique : animating Boston's City Hall 

      Woods, Ann C., M. Arch. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      What were once considered advanced visualization techniques have now become commonplace. With the advancement of visualization tools, animation has quickly become a primary means of representation within architecture; ...
    • Technical aspects for urban expansion on the water. 

      Nayak, Bhagehand Deokaran (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970)
    • Technical image and the built environment : ideas for a possible design agenda 

      Wilhelm, Martin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1996)
      Vilem Flusser introduces in his 'Into the Universe of the Technical Images' this universe as attracting the' existential interest of future humans'. He describes the technical images as re-assemblies of bits of truth that ...
    • A technique for creating new visual phenomena 

      Ritter, Donald (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
      This paper outlines a technique for creating new visual phenomena by proposing a systematic method of using existing media in novel manners. The technique involve s the random and purposeful manipulation of person-media ...
    • Technological rules and constraints affecting design of precast concrete housing 

      Nakamura, Takatoshi, 1964- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
      Precast concrete technology is of great importance in multifamily housing. This technology provides the possibility to the industrialize housing construction and thus enhance the availability and quality of houses. With ...
    • Technomorphosis : communication, content and architecture 

      Inayatullah, Imrana (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
      To interpret the meaning of the built environment which surrounds us today, we must confront a plurality of architectural movements, each with its own built-in value system, iconographic references and select languages. ...
    • Tectonic studies in Beichuan : rebuilding the Beichuan Middle School 

      Taylor, Christopher (Christopher Jordon) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
      In his essay, Studies in Tectonic Culture, Kenneth Frampton asserts that the built environment is "first and foremost a construction, and only later an abstract discourse." Building upon this logic, this thesis asks how ...
    • A tectonics approach to architecture : a new church building for Buffalo 

      Bovenzi, Christopher A. (Christopher Anthony) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
      Architecture can heighten an experience when it supports the mood of that experience and when it is felt to embody the idea or purpose of the experience. The challenge here is that the Christian Church comes into being ...
    • Tectonics in architecture : from the physical to the meta-physical 

      Maulden, Robert (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
      Tectonics in architecture is defined as "the science or art of construction, both in relation to use and artistic design." It refers not just to the "activity of making the materially requisite construction that answers ...
    • Telecom hotel and data storage real estate opportunities in Chile and Argentina 

      McGee, T. D'Arcy (Thomas D'Arcy), 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      Telecommunication deregulation and the Internet revolution have created the need for two new types of real estate, the telecom hotel and the data storage center. Similar forces are at work in much of Latin America. This ...