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  • 66°N 

    Hofstede, Nicholas Anton (2007)
    '66°N' is the design for a large-scale ecotourism hotel that takes advantage of dynamic and shifting environmental conditions of Greenland to visually and physically register the changes in the fragile arctic environment. ...
  • architecture : appalachia 

    Dietz, Andrea Hunter (2005)
    architecture : appalachia, a juxtaposition to elicit awareness and reflection, is a proposal for the diversion of the Appalachian Trail into the coalfields of southern West Virginia. While West Virginia is the only state ...
  • Eat, drink, man, woman: Modernity and urban lifestyles in China 

    Zhang, Qin (2001)
    Based on my fieldwork and research in Beijing and other Chinese urban cities in the 1990s, this dissertation focuses on urban Chinese lifestyles caught up in historical and momentous dynamics of continuity and transition. ...
  • Farm worker housing/tourist shelter in Napa Valley 

    Kuchkovsky, Michael Paul (2001)
    During the grape harvest that lasts for two months between late August to early November, over 3,000 migrant farm workers migrate to the Napa Valley. With less than a 1% vacancy rate in the area, they sleep in fields, cars ...
  • Getting organized: A history of amateur astronomy in the United States 

    Williams, Thomas R. (2000)
    During the twentieth century, American amateur astronomers attempted to form national organizations with structures and intents similar to the British Astronomical Association (BAA), an amateur organization dedicated to ...
  • Havana (after)life: Touring the entropics 

    Risteen, Nicholas Moore (2007)
    While Havana's status as the 'Pearl of the Caribbean' dissipated in 1959, Cuba and its capital survived the subsequent 30 years as a relatively prosperous Caribbean nation under communist control. Soviet communism's ...
  • On a mathematical formulation and solution of the fair-lane assignment problem in bicycle motocross racing 

    Anderson, Ebonii Johari (2002)
    Bicycle Motocross (BMX) is a sport in which riders compete over an elaborately designed track. The sport of BMX has different systems of qualifying participants to the next round of competition. In the most popular system, ...
  • Supaspace: An exploration of architectural space in cooperative networked hyperreal gaming environments 

    Sisson, David Michael (1999)
    In the late 20th century we find ourselves in a situation where the very nature of reality is questionable; rather than a 'virtual = being such in essence or effect though not formally recognized or admitted' supaspace ...
  • The next step: Recreational trail interface 

    Hays, Katherine (2009)
    The Next Step re-choreographs the trail system, encouraging a multiplicity of experiences while treating the city as an exhibit. This project focuses on the network's deployment in Washington, D.C. This network, empowered ...
  • World roadtrip: Rethinking road accommodation for global roadtrip scenarios 

    Armsby, Susan Arline (2007)
    Ambitious road building projects are underway all over the world. Despite critiques of car infrastructure and its effects on urban morphology, the environment, rising gas prices, etc., these projects have already begun and ...