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    • AquaCalifornia: Water Infrastructure in the Age of Scarcity 

      Fung, Rachel (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-26)
      Water scarcity has always been a defining issue of the American West; and California is one of the western states that have long struggled with the management of its water resources. Over the past 5 years, California’s ...
    • Claiming the Sky; Rethinking High-Rise Development in the City of Toronto 

      Wright, Shannon (University of Waterloo, 2017-04-04)
      Toronto is following the footsteps of populated urban cities like New York through the extrusion of skyscrapers, transforming Toronto into one of the densest cities in North America. Rapid development of residential density ...
    • De-Coding Urbanity : Learning from and for Old Delhi || Preserving Cultural Urban Codes 

      Kaushal, Kanika (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-14)
      The Walled City Of Old Delhi serves as the heart of metropolitan Delhi. The city is a complex amalgamation of Mughal, Colonial and post Colonial architecture. This overlap has resulted in a rich urban fabric and networked ...
    • Learning from the Commonplace: Designing Diversity 

      Hui, Natalie Lok Yan (University of Waterloo, 2016-03-03)
      The commonplace is the realm that directly exists within the ordinary user’s reach and is the everyday lived in experience of the city. Margaret Crawford, the author of Everyday Urbanism, expresses that “an amazing number ...
    • Massive-Scale Agency 

      Lai, Frances (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-26)
      We are at a moment in time where technologies are developing at an accelerated pace, and information and communication technologies (ICTs) have advanced to a point where each of us carries a portal to insurmountable options ...
    • The N-Dimensional City: Establishing a Vitality Driven Framework for Volumetric Building Networks Through Parametric Design 

      de Luna, Montgomery Redford (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-22)
      The architectural concept of a city within a city, or a three-dimensional urban realm, aims to engage the public and bring the vitality of the city into the building. This concept often manifests in the form of grade-separated ...
    • The River is for Washing Carpets 

      Lakhani, Safira (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-25)
      Contemporary peacebuilding, notably as it is practiced in Afghanistan, consistently fails to address local needs in favour of international priorities for global security. Despite the significant presence of foreign ...
    • Spacebook: Networked Public Places in the Personalized Metropolis 

      van Leur, Tristan (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-06)
      Today’s society is more connected than ever; we have constant access to information, to communication, and to various forms of social media. Ubiquitous mobile computing has significantly changed the public realm in a way ...


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