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The collapsible house
The scales of change that affect suburban houses differ according to numerous variables. The goal of this thesis is to design a house that can adapt not only to different external scales of change--for example, climate--but ...
Many many many many parking spaces
"Houston is the first major city without streets"$\sp1$ It is a city of parking space, and mostly surface parking at that. Economic incentives and automobility dictate the ground rules by which the contemporary city is ...
The ground in Houston is a shifting landscape of heavy clay soils, flat topography, and intense rainfall. When this environment is overlaid with fixed, man-made infrastructures, the two systems interact to exacerbate natural ...
Supaspace: An exploration of architectural space in cooperative networked hyperreal gaming environments
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 ...
Capsizing the flagship: A study in PHARMETICS
P H A R M E T I C S dispensary is a prototype retail facility developed by combining one drugstore chain conglomerate and one international cosmetic company. The dispensary is sited as an operational component in commerce, ...