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    • 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)
    • Las Leyes de Indias : observations of its influence on the physical space in the Latin American colonial cities 

      Frontado Saavedra, Jose Guillermo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980)
      This Thesis involves an analysis and a description of the structure of physical space of the Latin America Colonial Cities. The section of the document known as Leyes de Indias which deals with the urbanistic norms and the ...
    • Last Chance : crossing industrial and ecological cycles 

      Hutton, Monica (Monica Britt), 1987- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Views of long-term environmental change often rely on linear narratives of growth and decline. Last chance sites have been described as offering a limited window of time to witness landscapes and seascapes that are deemed ...
    • The last Levantine City : Beirut, 1830-1930 

      El Hayek, Chantal (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      My thesis examines the urban transformation of Beirut between 1830 and 1930. Evolving from a local market city importing European goods and exporting local produce into a transit city for the re-export of European commodities, ...
    • Last resorts : a tour guide to territorial protection for the Republic of the Maldives 

      Sleeper, Buck (Thomas Buck) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      A two meter rise in sea levels projected by the end of this century threatens the sovereignty of the Maldivian nation state. While flight from the Maldives to establish a new homeland elsewhere has been proposed, the culture ...
    • Learning city form from children : identifying patterns of adolescents' use and perception of the urban environment 

      Sherman, Michael Antonio (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993)
    • Learning environment assessment 

      Fan, Guoqing, 1969- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
      This thesis introduces a rationale and a set of methods for assessing the performance of learning environments. The vehicle of this study is the assessment project of the new teaching laboratory of the MIT Department of ...
    • Learning from cases : retrieving cases in CAD systems based on design criteria 

      Shih, Jau-Yung (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1991)
      Architects usually regard case studies as an important way to study architecture. Cases stand for existing answers to real problems and provide resources for free interpretation. This thesis investigates encoding design ...
    • Learning from each other : citizen participatory community design in the United States and Japan, and the role of the architect 

      Yonesu, Masaaki (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994)
      This thesis explored principles of community design for future development both in the US. and Japan by examining the organizational structures, levels of participation and processes of community designs. Three cases in ...