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    • M-Cell assembly 

      Mairopoulos, Dimitrios (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      In this thesis I propose a self- assembly procedure called the Morphocell(M-Cell) assembly. This procedure is based on an assembly unit called the M-Cell. The M-Cell is comprised out of two components, the M-Block and the ...
    • The M.I.T. Endicott House : a study in highest and best use 

      Bolstad, William C. (William Charles) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
      Since the 1950's, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been in possession of the Endicott House, a 19-acre property and former family estate located in Dedham, MA. A highest and best use analysis was performed on ...
    • M.I.Tomorrow--visions for East Campus 

      Yang, Woo-Hyun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1987)
    • M49-- Machine for the Living : a performance broadcast through an interfering FM radio transmission 

      Goldfarb, Maximilian M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
      The focus of the M49: Machine For The Living project is a performance work that considers the omnipresence of layered communications, which extend, yet supersede corporeal space of the individual. M49 creates a framework ...
    • Ma(i)cro visions : utilizing social network service data for a transformational process of urban social spaces 

      Ahn, Chaewon (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      The proliferation of data and technological evolution visualizes normally unseen dimensions of human interaction. However in urban studies, only a few embrace this new way of seeing as a practical tool to observe the public ...
    • Maa-Bara : catalyzing change in Nigeria's Niger delta 

      Okiomah, Ogheneruno E. (Ogheneruno Elo) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
      Can architecture catalyze economic growth? This thesis serves as a design contribution to the war against poverty by proving that small-scale architectural interventions can propagate large-scale economic growth. It ...
    • Machi, Machinami, Machiya : a context for people's places in Japan 

      Seitz, Patricia A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982)
      This thesis attempts to present the structure of Japanese towns as the connection between physical amenity and use, and the meaning of spatial structure as it is formed and textured by the people who inhabit it. This is ...
    • Machine couture : manufacturing as consumer spectacle 

      Hwang, Margaret (Margaret Juien-Yuan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
      By creating spectacle through architecture, clothing Labels have developed new branding techniques through which to redefine and provoke. However, the essential behind-the-scenes models of production have remained the same: ...
    • Machine learning paradigms for building energy performance simulations 

      Aijazi, Arfa N. (Arfa Nawal) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      This research seeks to overcome a technical limitation of building energy performance simulations, the computation time, by using surrogate modeling, a class of supervised machine learning techniques where the output is a ...
    • Machines' perception of space 

      Peng, Wenzhe (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Architectural design is highly dependent on the architect's understanding of space. However, in the era of digital revolution, when efficiency and economy are the major concerns in most industrial fields, whether a computer ...
    • Made in Hong Kong : re-envisioning the pedestrian interface 

      Huang, Peng, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
      The thesis begins with an interest in the diversity and ambiguity of open spaces in a consumption oriented society: Hong Kong. The hustle and bustle of informal markets, together with the traditional pedestrian streets ...
    • Madurai, India : the architecture of a city 

      Smith, Julian Struthers (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976)
    • Main Place : a look at a multi-use redevelopment 

      Cole, David K (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985)
    • Mainstreaming straw as a construction material : understanding the future of bio-based architectural materials 

      Carbone, Christopher M. (Christopher Martin), 1975- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
      There is a current trend in design and construction towards the use of distinct prefabricated components in the production of buildings. There is also a growing awareness by architects and builders of the environmental ...
    • "Make no little plans." : big moves for the post-industrial city 

      Malinow, Daniel J., 1979- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
      With the current trend in planning and urban design aspiring towards incrementally executed, phased-in projects, it becomes necessary to ask if this strategy is based upon anything more than anxiety, fear and apprehension ...
    • Making gestures : design and fabrication through real time human computer interaction 

      Pinochet Puentes, Diego Ignacio (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
      Design is "something that we do" that is related to our unique human condition as creative individuals, so as "making" is related to how we manifest and impress that uniqueness into our surrounding environment. Nonetheless, ...
    • Making Waves : the past futures of Azerbaijan's islands 

      Boghossian, Garine (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
      This thesis is a collection of design speculations meant to question the frenzy around capitalist urban development in emerging 'world-class" cities. It particularly studies how post-extraction economies are restructuring ...
    • Makivism design : Social Media Participatory Design (SMPD) 

      Austin, Ty (Roydrick Tyrone) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      We live in a world today where instantaneous transparency is the rule of thumb. Social media platforms such as Facebook or Linkedin have become the primary modes of communication and connectivity amongst professional and ...
    • The Malay house : rationale and change 

      Wan Abidin, Wan Burhanuddin B (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981)
      The Malay house is defined and described in the Malaysian context . Underlying principles or rules that make up the· house are derived from the analysis of its physical, spatial and functional elements and the variations ...
    • The mall society : illusion, exclusion, and control in the urban center 

      Glenn, Daniel J (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989)
      Pre-planned, centrally-managed, privatized public space is rapidly replacing the traditional downtowns of our communities and increasingly, the centers of our largest cities--in the form of the shopping mall. This thesis ...