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    • Walking in the city--an operational theater 

      Slattery, Maureen L. (Maureen Louise) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
      The city is to be considered a site of power. Privileged, gendered, uneven, the city exercises authority and control over its inhabitants. What masks as public, in truth, is private. Its space and structures are fixed by ...
    • Walking on daylight : the application of translucent floor systems as a means of achieving natural daylighting in mid and low rise architecture 

      Widder, James (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985)
      This thesis is concerned with the introduction of quality daylight to buildings by means of translucency in the horizontal planes or floors within the building. Since people began to build, the concept of translucency in ...
    • The walled city : Beijing hybrid development plan in the 2nd ring road 

      Liang, Shaoyi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
      The circular ring roads are one of the key elements that define the spatial organization of Beijing today. However, as the city continues to expand, the ring roads located in the inner city, combined with the gridded ...
    • Walling political conflicts : an urban archetype for the Demilitarized Zone 

      Hong, Jihak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
      Polarity in political ideologies within the Korea Peninsula has left a heavily militarized infrastructure, called the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). The no man's land is a thickly belted corridor on the Korean peninsula ...
    • Walter Baker Chocolate Factory : an adaptive reuse exploration 

      Castro, Fernando D (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
      This thesis explores the processes of building evolution and the methods in which old buildings are recycled for continued use. Reuse is the process in which a building's life is extended through a preservation or alteration ...
    • A war memorial for Cambridge, Mass. 

      Parker, Leonard S (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1950)
    • Warship : memorial in antithesis 

      Tchelistcheff, Andre Victor (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
      This thesis is divided into three distinct yet related parts. The first consists of observations and reflections on some of New York City's many war memorials, ranging from one commemorating the Revolutionary War to one ...
    • WASH plus infrascaping 

      Dieudonne, Rudy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
      For many decades, various non-governmental agencies, and political entities have been working to resolve issues relating to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene within developing countries around the world. One area within the ...
    • Washington, D.C. : essays on the city form of a capital 

      Kousoulas, George (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985)
      This thesis is an exploration of the city form of Washington. D.C. through four independent essays. Each essay examines a different aspect of the city: its monumentality as determined by its relationship with the nation ...
    • Wasting Time : a leisure infrastructure for mega-landfill 

      Nguyen, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Margaret) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      Landfills are consolidating into fewer, taller, and more massive singular objects in the exurban landscape.This thesis looks at one instance in Virginia, the first regional landfill in the state to accept trash from New ...
    • Watch-grab-arrange-see : thinking with motion images via streams and collages 

      Elliott, Edward Lee (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
    • Watching you watching you 

      Nagura, Hideji (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
      This thesis consists of four parts. Part one is a written dialogue in which I respond to the words and the thoughts of the photographer, Diane Arbus. Through responding to Arbus' thoughts, I had hoped to make clear my own ...
    • Water : forms and associations in natural and built landscapes 

      Hungle, Laurene Anne (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
      In nature, water appears as a drop, a trickle, a spring, a stream, a waterfall, a pool, a lake, a river or the sea. These myriad forms offer exciting visual and physical contrast within the natural landscape and evoke ...
    • Water and fountains in urban spaces 

      Baker, Sara Kontoff (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
    • Water driven : New Orleans City Hall as a sustainable civic center for 21st century 

      Sangthong, Pholkrit (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      The devastating struck of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in late summer of 2005 was deadly and immense. The storm destroyed over 170 drinking water facilities and 47 wastewater treatments around the city, and resulted ...
    • Water infrastructure : hybridized architecture along the Arizona canal 

      Atwood, Alex (Wayne Alex) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      Due to budget issues, the Central Arizona Project (CAP) canal has been left exposed to the arid desert environment since its construction in the 1970s. As a result, 5% of the amount of water diverted from the Colorado River ...
    • Water place, water power 

      Belanger, Philip Owens (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
    • Water rites : a city stage for Boston 

      Mansfield, Timothy Denton (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
      This thesis focuses on the design of a public theatre for the entire city of Boston, a "city stage." The intention is to explore through design the boundaries of an architectural setting for large scale performance art; ...
    • Water+works : a new ecological infrastructure 

      Hedstrom, Lisa Kristin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      With the global water crisis as catalyst, Water+Works acts as a model for a localized water initiative that will mitigate flooding and provide a freshwater resource in times of crisis, while enriching urban ecosystems and ...
    • Water, Agriculture + settlement design in the arid lower Colorado River Basin : 3 new models 

      Wirth, Timo Matti (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      This thesis investigates possible conversions of an increasingly unviable type of irrigated agricultural landscape, seen under the influences of three simultaneous processes: urban growth, change of cropping practice and ...