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The garden in the machine: Rethinking nature and history in the post-industrial landscape
Lying in the wake of accelerated technological advancement is a landscape of economic and environmental consequence. As older industrial facilities become obsolete, newer technologies look towards virgin land for growth. ...
Urban acupuncture: Urban park for Houston Downtown Tunnel System
This thesis is an investigation of U scRBAN M scERIDAN; the structure formed through relations rather than material and stimulation of it by inserting a park into everyday life. H scOUSTON D scOWNTOWN T scUNNEL S scYSTEM ...
Poetic interventions in the open city: Homo Viator and landscape in Houston and Randstad, Holland (Texas)
The Haarlemmermeer Polder resembles the Sleeping Beauty awaiting the Prince's kiss: it is a void filled with opportunity in the dispersed metropolitan landscape of Randstad, Holland. Like Houston, it is densely urban, yet ...
A public landscape for Galveston, Texas
A lack of non-commodified public space in Galveston was revealed through a series of analysis. The current state of a town that is undergoing a transformation from an agro-industrial economy to a tourist based economy 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 ...
Three bridges and a river
The rapid urbanization of Asia in recent years has radically transformed cities through the incessant barrage of the man-made into the natural. These immense changes are particularly evident in the nation of Singapore where ...