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In place of an indigenous culture, Houston has gathered an industry devoted to deploying generic, understandable, manmade environments in places they otherwise might not seem to belong. This project is a website that ...
The site for this thesis is the peripheral zone of Dublin, Ireland. The project is driven by a hidden energy and the always present dream of escaping. It became an attempt to understand a city that presently remains invisible.
Urban reality; informing the project: An Environmental Center in the Houston Ship Channel
In the introduction to his research on "The Contemporary City" Rem Koolhaas observes, "the unavoidable fragmentation of the existing city, has led to a displacement of the centre of gravity of urban dynamics from the city ...
Strip City' is both an actual site and a set of visual circumstances found in the modern, automobile dependent city. Physically, strip cities occur along the highways, where audience and advertising merge into a complex ...
Capturing the city/spatializing the captured: An animated documentary of Hong Kong
The incredible density and the ever-moving round-the clock public transport constitute the vibrant character of Hong Kong. In this totally consumptive city where the turnover rate is unbelievably fast, people have no time ...
Inhabiting downtown Houston: Density and hollowness in the contemporary city
This thesis is an investigation of urban form, specifically urban form that allows for architectural interventions at a variety of scales, as well as an architecture that is at once, dense and porous. The idea derives from ...
Monumentality and the struggle for collective expression in the twentieth century (Virginia)
Since institutions have existed they have yearned to express themselves. Throughout history collective bodies have sought for architecture to help define their mission and participate in the life of their institutions. ...
Conflicting systems: A mediation of the natural, the man-made, and the in-between
Architecture and the conceptions of urban and rural space have been drastically transformed by the continuous expansion of the man-made into the natural rural landscape. The collision of man-made and natural environments ...