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  • D'Aleo, Salvatore (2012-05-22)
    What is architecture's role in challenging conventions of mixed-use in downtown Detroit? This thesis investigation seeks to explore and challenge the idea of the mixed use urban environment in downtown Detroit. To understand ...
  • Hermesmeyer, Eva M. (2015-01-22)
    THIS thesis aims to create a form of suburban densification intent on creating a new settlement pattern that will lie between the urban core and the suburban sprawl. It seeks to not only density, but to enrich the ...
  • Sommer, Shannon (2012-04-11)
    There are always questions about communities and what they need. The question that should be asked first before all others is, what defines a community? Is it the housing? Is it the economy? Is it the location and geography? ...
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    Byrnes, Collin (2012-05-22)
    Our attitudes are shaped by our environments; our emotions, activities, and thoughts are affected by the surroundings in which we live. Individual personalities develop as a reflection of the environment in which they ...
  • Decker, Mollie (2013-06-12)
    Food and architecture are forever bound together when it comes to man’s survival. Today the connection is complicated by culture, industry, standardization, power, and monetary gain; but the connection between food and ...
  • Moore, Brian (2014-05-21)
    There is a problem of discussing experiences. In architecture, the result makes for a difficult critique or discussion of experiences in the built environment. Whenever style, form, function, or materials are called into ...
  • LeVasseur, Laura (2012-05-22)
    Architecture has the unique ability of being able to have a direct effect on the way people feel within a space. This idea is never more evident than in the design of healthcare spaces. Healthcare spaces are charged with ...
  • Hawarny, Michael (2012-05-16)
    It has been said that great architecture makes a statement. While some statements are open for debate, the basic premise of a building making a valid statement rings true for all good designers. With this initial design ...
  • Marshall, Jonathan (2012-05-16)
    OVER THE AGES ARCHITECTURE HAS ADAPTED THE HUMAN CONDITION TO ENUMERABLE CLIMATES AND ENVIRONMENTS. As TECHNOLOGY HAS ADVANCED ARCHITECTURE HAS FOUND SIMPLICITY OF DESIGN THROUGH THE USE OF MECHANICALLY CONTROLLED ADAPTED ...
  • Cichowski, Sarah (2014-05-22)
    Abstract: Ur-ban [ur-buh n] adjective 1. Of, pertaining to, or designating a city or town. 2. Living in a city. 3. Characteristic of or accustomed to cities; citified: He is an urban type. Ru-ral [roo r-uh] ...
  • Black, Sarah (2017-04-26)
    This thesis engages in the discourse of historic preservation. The investigation analyzes the practice by several means. Understanding the different ways that preservation can be conducted is an important place to start, ...
  • Jaskiewicz, Spencer (2015-04-27)
    Today’s culture in the United States tends to focus on youth. This focus on youth has been to the detriment to other ages of the population, specifically the elderly. In many instances we have cast them away from society ...
  • McNamara, Drew (2012-05-21)
    Pattern carries with it nearly infinite definitions and interpretations. Every field of study has its own way of claiming patterns. For designers, patterns have enjoyed a recent renaissance, no longer relegated to mere ...
  • Stein, Catherine (2012-05-16)
    Detroit was taken over by a human made virus composed of industrial withdraw, military strategy and political policy half a century earlier that has resulted in abandoned, dilapidated, burned and vacant buildings consuming ...
  • Shadik, Joseph (2012-05-23)
    Society has evolved over generations and will no doubt continue to evolve. Its effect on the built environment has continually changed over time as well. However, over time, the built environment has reciprocated this ...
  • Stonehouse, William (2015-04-28)
    A commentary on the redevelopment of interstate 375 and the six alternatives submitted for the project. Through an exploration into urban separation, how humanity has defined and separated itself will interweave with the ...
  • Quaine, John (2013-06-11)
    Formed objects are all around us. Whether it be the juxtaposition of buildings in a major city or a collection of small items in a house, form shapes our everyday life. The mere presence of physical form gives us a sense ...
  • Grady, Brendan (2012-05-16)
    The intended thesis examines the relationship of how architecture can define place. Place can be identified as the common willingness of individuals of a community to engage within their space. The intent of the project ...
  • Field, Sarah (Chaney) (2012-05-17)
    How do architects contribute to the physical city? And, what role does architecture play in the process of the city making? It is the edges or sense of edges that architects contribute to the physical city. By breaking ...
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    VanderWeele, Jared (2012-05-17)
    Is nature really right outside the window? When someone says, "I'm going to go enjoy the Great Outdoors this weekend," everyone knows that they don't mean their backyard; they mean the lake or the mountains or the cabin ...

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