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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 ...
"Actually a box, in appearance, is purely and simply a right-angled parallel-epiped, but when you look at it from within it's a labyrinth of a hundred interconnecting puzzle rings. The more you struggle the more the box, ...
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. ...
Materializing the invisible: A return to form-making
In an era of information technology and dematerialization, our sense for materiality is significantly jeopardized. It is particularly disturbing when placed within the context of architecture--a mode of form-making typically ...
Infinite projections for atopic landscapes
Atopia: without landscape, place. Methods are explored for both recording and activating atopia: by introducing the subject, rather than the object; and through projections, both literal and figurative, in order to create ...
Architectural discourse and practice at the end of the twenthieth century (Gilles Delueze)
A flaw in the use of difference in the semiotic basis of deconstruction is exposed. The finer grained, flexible notion of difference described by Gilles Delueze is inserted in its place. Freed from illustrating difference ...
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.
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 ...