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    • Dancing Architecture: The parallel evolution of Bharatanatyam and South Indian Architecture 

      Jayakrishnan, Kavitha (University of Waterloo, 2011-10-05)
      In her book, "Indian Classical dance", Kapila Vatsyayan describes dance as the highest order of spiritual discipline, the enactment of which is symbolic of a ritual sacrifice of one's being to a transcendental order. The ...
    • Dancing to the Desert: A Proposal for Self-Help Reconstruction of Post-Earthquake Cities in Hot-Arid Climates 

      Nejad, Sara Khakbaz (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-23)
      Natural hazards kill 82,500 people globally in a typical year, with earthquakes as the largest cause of death amongst all natural hazards in Central and Southern America, East Asia, Europe, and the Near East. Damages are ...
    • Darkness Encountered in Light 

      Frayne, Nicholas Forrest (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-15)
      The old axiom that history is doomed to repeat itself seems to be true in the contemporary world. Ideologies of hate and division are having something of a resurgence, despite our common cries of ‘never again.’ We can trace ...
    • Darkness with Shards of Light 

      Rahman, Anika Sibat (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-23)
      Realities of the world are often difficult to face. We dream of a world devoid of social ills. In the notion of 'utopia', we imagine such an environment - sparkling and full of light, but this perfect world is a delusion. ...
    • Data, Debt & Daemons: Systemic Asymmetries on Spaceship Earth 

      Chu, Wesley (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-17)
      Day by day, the rate at which we create new data increases exponentially. Our capacity to learn cannot keep up. We are tiny members of a vast universal network, incapable of discerning cause and effect. Instead, we develop ...
    • (de)militarized zone: faction space as borderline landscape 

      Lee, Jieun (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-24)
      Tension has been the most significant and constant factor in the relationship between North and South Korea over the past sixty years. The differences in the political systems and the economic disparity between the two ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dear Paul: Still absurd, after all these years 

      Varickanickal, Susan (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-23)
      I grew up in the suburbs, and perhaps I am embarrassed to admit it. But there is no use denying it. It’s written all over my face. Even though I have been away for nearly a decade, the residue of that past life still ...
    • Death and Memory: A Memorial and Museum for Euromaidan 

      Fraser, Mark (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-24)
      Memorials are a way of mending hardship through the commemoration of past events. They are a physical manifestation and expression of events, used as a way to come to terms ends. They also create an opportunity for ...
    • Death in the City: The St. Lawrence Funeral Centre 

      Brown, Liam David Renshaw (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      In contemporary North America, death is contained within a network of cemeteries, crematoria and funeral homes. Death-space and its associative funeral rituals are both sacred and abject resulting in marginalization that ...
    • DECLAMATION: Embracing the Arid State in the Hetch Hetchy Water System 

      Maciel, Sean (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-24)
      Land reclamation is a form of land management, common in the American Southwest, that seeks to alter arid landscapes through a fabricated re-balancing of the hydrological ledger: taking water from one location, sometimes ...
    • Decolonizing Architecture: Vieques as a Symbol for a Post-Colonized Puerto Rico 

      Aponte, Tiara (University of Waterloo, 2013-02-22)
      Puerto Rico has been a United States territory since 1898. Since then, our identity and culture has been threatened by the impositions of the colonizer. The so-called “identity crisis” caused by the relationship with the ...
    • Delandfill: Reclaiming Ontario's Closed Landfill Sites 

      Murphy, Andrea (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-23)
      There are over one thousand closed ‘small’ landfills in Ontario, each with differing circumstances and potential problems. This project proposes a method of addressing such dormant sites in situ, based upon a case study ...
    • Design Architecture in Virtual Reality 

      Sankar, Anisha (University of Waterloo, 2019-06-10)
      Architectural representation has newly been introduced to Virtual Reality (VR) technology, which provides architects with a medium to showcase unbuilt designs as immersive experiences. Designers can use specialized VR ...
    • The Design of Food 

      Janzen, Jennifer (University of Waterloo, 2011-05-02)
      “The gastronomic must no longer serve as mere metaphor for the arts, but must take its place among the muses.” - Allen S. Weiss Isidore of Seville, in his seventh century work Isidori Hispalensis Episcopi Etymologiarum ...
    • Design with Energy in Mind 

      Ross, Barbara Marion (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-16)
      This study demonstrates how much impact an architect can have on the environmental loads imposed by a building, through fundamental choices of building form, proportion, orientation, and enclosure design. It also offers ...
    • Desire of Union 

      Mozafari, Ardavan (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-20)
      In our modern world, a signifi cant number of traditional values have been dramatically manipulated, taking on new meanings and definitions quite diff erent from their original or natural signifi cance. Moreover, these ...
    • The Destiny Plan: Colonization of Space 

      Gill, Jaspall (University of Waterloo, 2016-08-31)
      This thesis explores a design of a colony in outer space able to comfortably sustain a dense growing population of 1 million inhabitants. This visionary colony, will exist in the Moon-Earth Lagrange Point 1 and aims to ...
    • The Detail, Photographed: Reimagining the Monument 

      Poleto, Elaina (University of Waterloo, 2019-02-04)
      Architectural monuments lie scattered in small communities throughout Ontario, hidden by the everyday, masked by the sub-urban streets. The sub-urban streets where I lived felt impersonal and unnatural, with cookie-cutter ...
    • Detroit Neighbourhood Stabilization: Burdens Become Assets 

      Rutherford, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-23)
      Detroit is just one example of a post-industrial city that has been struggling with the decline of the American industrial economy. In the past 100 years, Detroit city has gone from one of the largest and most promising ...

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