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Innovations of the Generic: Addressing the 710
Once a symbol of technology and innovation, freeway infrastructure has matured into a hyper concrete network - neither a place, nor a destination for the city dweller, and dominated by the privileged utilitarianism of the ...
Temporary Populations: An Architecture of the Interstitial
One unique aspect of the extended stay hotel typology is that as demographics of temporary populations within this dwelling type shift, relationships must constantly be renegotiated. In order to best respond to the demands ...
This thesis exploits the latent opportunities that are found in buffer zones. While typical buffers are static, passive entities, this thesis treats the buffer as a territory that is able to act aggressively. The buffers' ...
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 ...