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    • L.A. Micro-Publics : expanding the seams of the transportation system 

      Hong, Yeon Wha (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
      The global city is the privileged site of "repositioning ... citizenship in practice," where traditional notions of identity and citizenship are being radically reconstructed. This thesis examines contemporary Los Angeles ...
    • "La Revelation m'est venue de l'Orient" Henri Matisse 

      Corm, Tamara H. (Tamara Hiram), 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      This Master's thesis will analyze Matisse's complex relation to the Orient. In 1947, Hemi Matisse was a recognized avant garde painter, after having deeply reflected on his painting he declared: "The Revelation came to me ...
    • A laboratory building for research and development. 

      Vitols, Austris Janis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1965)
    • Laborlandschaft : redesigning the industrial laboratory module 

      Farley, Alexander H. (Alexander Hamilton) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
      This thesis proposes to redesign the industrial pharmaceutical laboratory typology by rethinking the composition of the laboratory module; the smallest functional sub-unit of the laboratory type. The design for this thesis ...
    • Labyrinthos 

      Garvey, Gregory Patrick (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
      Composition, in time and space is discussed as a general problem in graphics, music, film/video, landscape architecture and architecture. This discussion serves to introduce the primary sources which motivate the design ...
    • A ladies apparel shop on Boylston Street, Boston 

      Zarina-Haner, Astra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955)
    • Land development approaches in the context of land scarcity : case study, Byblos, Lebanon 

      Asdourian, Avedis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
      The objective of this study is to provide a general understanding for guiding urban development in secondary cities in Lebanon. An existing site in the Byblos Metropolitan Area is utilized as a reference to this study. The ...
    • The land use structure of five american cities 

      Marcou, Georges Th. (Georges Themistocles) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955)
    • Landmark : towards and alternative testing range, Vieques, Puerto Rico 

      Allora, Jennifer, 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
      How does land differentiate itself from other land by the way that it is marked? What implicit power relations are evidenced in these land marking processes? Whose interests are served in the designation of certain places ...
    • Landscape and form : observation and transformation of farm form 

      Henrich, Denise K. (Denise Kay) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
      This thesis is an exploration of the collective, that of farm form. The form of a collective organization is of a multiplicity of relationships, rich in information and understandable. It is an interactive coming together ...
    • Landscape and memory : transformation of an urban river's edge 

      McHugh, Eileen T. (Eileen Teresa), 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
      I grew up in Philadelphia. The waterfront and its urban character motivated my original focus combined with architectural interests in dealing with public spaces. The search began for a site which was a locus of intensity ...
    • Landscape boogie-woogie 

      Daley, Mark (Mark S.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
      The intent of this work was to explore an additive working method as a way to generate building form. It was initiated without any preconceived ideas about the project's final outcome. Instead, it focused on observations, ...
    • Landscape furniture house 

      Macdonald, Harold Bane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988)
      A house. over there on the cliff. it is very large. the owner must have a lot of cash. right on top of the cliff over the reservoir. seagulls come from the rockport ocean to drink fresh water and sit in the sun. the house ...
    • Landscape viewing in metropolitan Boston 

      Teas, Wendy Ann (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990)
      This thesis recognizes the importance of landscape viewing, especially as a solitary act of contemplation. It suggests the creation of a place from which to gaze upon a vast landscape. It postulates that an observation ...
    • Landscape, culture, and identity : redefining the borderlands 

      Schmidt-Wetekam, Sabrina, 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
      The proposal seeks to develop and foster new understandings of this border through using built form as a vehicle for re-orienting, disorienting our physical and psychological understandings of borders. The physical ...
    • Landscapes as references for design 

      Batchelor, James P (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
      This is a study of the ways in which the forms in landscapes - natural terrain adapted and inhabited - can serve as references in architectural design. As references for design, landscapes provide a richness of responses ...
    • Landscapes of convergence : a proposal for exchange at the San Diego-Tijuana border 

      Apigian, Michelle (Michelle Renée), 1971- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      This thesis addresses the relationship between San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico. Although these two cities are part of a single landscape and ecology, they are divided, not only by a physical wall, but very different ...
    • Landscapes of transformation 

      Ambs, Emily (Emily Kiersten) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
      This thesis aims to examine the cultural effect of transformation through the lens of procedural techniques applied to the human body and architecture. The body and architecture both operate as landscapes of transformation. ...
    • Languages of entrances. 

      Roberts, John Stewart (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978)
    • A large multi-purpose auditorium for Boston 

      Hershberger, Howard D (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1962)