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  • Kafer, Elijah (2012-05-18)
    “Cultural Landscapes” could be described as the manifestation of values as seen in the interactions between human beings and nature. Not all of these “interactions” can be accounted for physically, but those that are become ...
  • Kinnunen, John (2012-05-18)
    With the use of technology architects can break the pattern of the dangerous orthogonal building. Technology in architecture is starting to eliminate the fallacy that non-orthogonal buildings are too costly and too complex ...
  • Johansen, Hans (2012-05-18)
    In a landscape devoid of any predominant style or picturesque sight to orient one’s design toward, where bare necessity is the driving force for intervention, how do we arrive at a successful design solution? Architecture ...
  • Filipic, Jacob (2012-05-18)
    With the investigation of the tectonics of materials, primarily concrete and wood, this thesis begins to question and challenge the conventional uses and assemblies of these relatively common materials. The thesis begins ...
  • Curtin, John T (2012-05-21)
    With the ending of World War II and the attendant industrial conversion to peacetime production, Americans were treated to a number of household conveniences and appliances which promised to revolutionize their way of life. ...
  • Baer, Christopher (2012-05-18)
    The city of Detroit is in a transition point in its history; a shift from automotive and heavy machinery to new forms of technology and manufacturing. The sprawl outward has left the urban core barren with abandoned ...
  • Walsh, Mary (2014-05-22)
    Temporary structures have been around since mankind first existed. They fall under the premise of tents and shelters, places of ritual or meditation. Yet, with its long history, it is still up for debate whether or not ...
  • Jenkins, Nate (2012-05-24)
    This thesis is an exploration of how to alter the human perception of the underground, while blurring our orientation to the “Surface”. The general lack of sensitivity exercised for designing spaces below the surface has ...
  • Villarreal, Melissa (2013-06-13)
    This study intends to investigate design techniques that can be used in overlaying architectural structure to the program of a facility. The program consists of a center for women and children who are or have been affected ...
  • Chlopan, Renée (2012-05-18)
    What makes a city unique? What makes one place more distinguishable or desirable than the next? What about a city gives it identity or character? Is it the abundance of chain corporations, the efficiency of highway travel, ...
  • Johnson, Laura (2012-05-18)
    The constantly changing nature of daylight makes it one of the elements of architecture that cannot be controlled. This theme comprises the investigation of how to artistically integrate the multiplicities of light and ...
  • Lachowski, Eric (2012-05-18)
    Our age of architecture is fortunate enough to be so multifaceted. There is no one dominating idea, or movement, dictating how we design. But oddly enough a condition of favoritism has determined certain architecture to ...
  • Pearn, Jonathan (2012-05-19)
    The title, they played fairly, is a remark based on the lifestyle choices which were catered to in the thesis. The thesis in general revolves around an environmentally conscious lifestyle. Design features include a ...
  • Clark, Christopher (2017-04-26)
    Samuel Huntington's 1991 publication "The Third Wave" explored and sought to explain a string of movements toward democracy throughout the world. With the Soviet Union's collapse in chronological proximity and the ensuing ...
  • Menchaca, Amber (2012-05-19)
    Many cultures embrace the elderly; revering them as wise sources of experience and wisdom. In the United States however, youth, vitality and the ability to be independent are largely the greater prize. In our endless effort ...
  • Cole, Carli (2012-05-19)
    Throughout time – preceding constructed civilization – ritual has been a predominant part of life. Early Native American settlers danced around fires chanting rituals and expressing their emotional connection to the physical ...
  • Sucher, Brad (2012-05-19)
    The intention of this thesis is to investigate spatial relationships between architecture and spectacle. Generally speaking, spectacle refers to an event that is memorable for the appearance it creates. Guy Debord’s ...
  • Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) (2015-08-24)
  • Krygel, James Gerald (2012-05-19)
    What are the issues in issues of live/work and the thresholds that define that in-between space? It is the parts of the whole that start to create a process of movement that defines the idea of threshold; the steps one ...
  • See, Mark (2012-05-19)
    The intent of this thesis is to propose that the world is experienced through a series of transitional elements that give way from one event to another. As objects/events begin to reveal themselves, a new set of circumstances ...

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