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    • Hydropower cities : a new candidate for eco-utopia 

      Akbarzadeh, Masoud, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      The increasing need for water due to incessant growth of population of the world makes it imperative to build water reservoirs in different location of the world. Water reservoirs most of the time are used as a mean to ...
    • Hygeia* weatherized 

      Greist Schmidt, Mishayla T. (Mishayla Thais) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      In The Architecture of the Well-Tempered Environment, Reyner Banham discusses the architect's obsession with creating self-contained environments that are defined by the enclosure that definitively separates the inside ...
    • Hyper-light architecture : composite tower for Hong Kong 

      Tsui, Jeffrey (Jeffrey Ling Siu), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001)
      The initial concept of the thesis beg ins with an interest in understanding the materials, manufacturing and aesthetics of modern product design and its relation ship with architecture and space . The approach to the problem ...
    • The hyperbolic lattice : morphology, kinematics, and potential applications 

      Clifford, Dale Timothy, 1966- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
      This thesis is a study of the kinetics and morphology of the hyperbolic lattice. Experiments began with simple models of sticks and string and progressed to the development of a surgical retractor made from biocompatible ...
    • Hyperdensity : revival of social fabric 

      Lok, WaiKai Leslie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      In Hangzhou, building height restriction is employed to preserve views and historical values, this renders a comparatively low density in the city center. Unable to accommodate the pressure of rapid urbanization, much of ...
    • HYPERsensarium : an archive of atmospheric conditions 

      Shaw, Kelly E. (Kelly Evelyn) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
      HYPERsensarium proposes a tangible interface of atmospheres for public experience through an archive of historical and projected weathers. While architecture's purpose has long been to act as the technical boundary between ...
    • Hypothetical geography : constituting limits on a new American frontier 

      Friedman, Nathan C. (Nathan Carlson) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Two hundred fifty-nine obelisk monuments mark the United States-Mexico boundary line west of the Rio Grande. Constructed in three distinct phases (1848-1857, 189 1- 1896, and 1964-1968) the monuments were the product of ...
    • H₂Otel : a new model for integrating water systems and coastal architecture 

      Brown, Danielle C. (Danielle Collinsworth) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      During the Industrial Era, "dams, water towers, sewage systems, and the like were celebrated as glorious icons, carefully designed, ornamented, and prominently located in the city, testifying to the modern promise of ...
    • I/O: input/output : design strategies : an inquiry into thinking / making 

      Kim, Simon YooHyun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This is a journey into the usefulness of physical computing, its implications in architectural design, and its present dangers.There has been much that has been promised in technology-laden future cities and much that is ...
    • Ibn Khaldun and the city : a study of the physical formation of medieval Cairo 

      Abu-Hantash, Tawfiq F (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
      This essay is an application of Ibn Khaldun's theories of culture and civilization to a study of the physical formation of medieval Cairo . The study is based on the premise that the city is an historical process governed ...
    • Ibo rural housing and planning 

      Atuanya, Udemezue Obidigwe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1956)
    • Icon + expectation : exploring the evolution of the American single family home 

      Wilcox, Michael E. (Michael Eaves), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2000)
      To propose a new conceptualization of "home", it is necessary to explore the mechanisms that have created this revered icon. Since the industrial revolution, the commercial packaging of the home has continually reinforced ...
    • Iconographies of pain in Mahmoud Sabri's work 

      Takesh, Suheyla (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Out of Iraq's most noteworthy modernist artists, Mahmoud Sabri was perhaps the most attuned to human suffering. Subjects of political martyrdom, social injustice, and the plight of the dispossessed permeate his work ...
    • An ideal model for the Chinese new town 

      Chen, Xun, M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997)
    • Ideal pathologies : Jean-Marc Bourgery's Traité complet de l'anatomie de l'homme (1831-1854) 

      Lo, Melissa (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      This thesis takes as its subject a remarkable anatomical atlas produced between 1831 and 1854: the Traite complet de l'anatomie de l'homme. Authored jointly by anatomist Jean-Marc Bourgery and artist Nicolas Henri Jacob, ...
    • An ideal theater : the Takarazuka Revue Company in Los Angeles 

      Tsing, Jeanne C. (Jeanne Chien) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
      This thesis explores the relationship between the spectacle and the spectator. The vehicle for this investigation is a theater, in Los Angeles, for an all-women Japanese revue company. The building articulates the roles ...
    • If you could see what I hear : editing assistance through cinematic parsing 

      Pincever, Natalio Carlos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
    • If you could see what I mean : descriptions of video in an anthropologist's video notebook 

      Aguierre Smith, Thomas G (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1992)
    • An illuminated workspace for iterative design 

      Wang, Yao, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2002)
      The rapid development of digital technology has led to the widespread of virtual or CAD based design environments. However, these tools lack a means of combing physical and digital representations in order to support the ...
    • Image & illusion : Los Angeles Film Center 

      Swett, Karen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986)
      To think about Los Angeles is like sitting in front of the television and switching the channels while keeping track of an the shows. It is a complex place: it has many divergent styles and images trying to make up a whole. ...