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  • Sponge, Table, Pads: Exchange Space 

    Ou Yang, Chun (2012-09-05)
    This thesis takes the typical one-to-one relationship between a tower and a lobby and asks what if a three-layer base that produces a higher density and a scale exceeding the physical boundary of a single office tower ...
  • SURFcity 

    Stitt, Alexander (2013-09-16)
    SURFcity reorganizes, redistributes, and recentralizes the peripheral urban environment of diffuse and urbanized architectures into condensed architectural form. Through surface elaboration and densification techniques, ...
  • Switch Facade: Seriality and Urbanism 

    Hohman, Alexander (2014-04-24)
    The thesis proposes re-cladding the Smithson’s Economist Building to demonstrate a heterogeneous serial facade and explore the relationship between facades and urbanism. Modern curtain wall designs are prescriptions for ...
  • The Effervescent Void City 

    Reder, Renee (2014-04-23)
    In Tokyo, where the cost of one acre of land is $7.8 billion and the urban population has grown by about 100,000 per year, urban densification is a necessary but pricy reality. The issue is not new; overcrowding as a ...
  • Urban Intersections: Engaging Dualities in Shanghai 

    Morgan, Katherine (2012-09-05)
    The absolute polarization of contextual and tabula rasa urban models has long been advanced, even blatantly promoted, within the discipline. Taken for granted as foils, the exclusive championing and application of context ...
  • VeloCity : mapping Houston on the diagonal 

    Muessig, Peter (2012-09-05)
    This thesis researches the perception of our surroundings while in motion. The bicycle is the primary focus and is conceptualized as an apparatus, once activated by its rider. New measure is applied to the city through the ...