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    • Hack: Reclaiming the Commons 

      Schellingerhoudt, David Michael (University of Waterloo, 2013-05-03)
      Architecture is an act of agency, and a technology that can be learned by anyone for their own purpose. It evolved as a system of organization and a protective shell for our fragile bodies, a vast, complex technology that ...
    • Hants County, 45º6’10”N 63º44’2”W 

      Rossiter, Patrick (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-22)
      How can regionalism and modern building practices synthesize to develop a localized building culture? While regionally conscientious modern architecture demands efficiency, sustainable resource equilibrium may be the ...
    • Healing Through Architecture 

      Beggs, Jennifer Lynda (University of Waterloo, 2015-08-26)
      Numerous studies show evidence of the body’s ability to “self-heal” when put into positive healing environments. This healing is enabled by the ability of the body to ‘tap into our internal pharmacies’ by activating the ...

      Lee, Tracy (University of Waterloo, 2007-04-19)
      Creating a sense of place; a meaningful urban landscape has been one of the great challenges of the contemporary built world. Urban fabric once molded and sanctified by religion, myth, and subtle forces, is presently ...
    • Healthcare and the Environment: A Holistic Approach 

      Tosheff, Tiffany Leeann (University of Waterloo, 2010-02-18)
      There is an increasing need for a local comprehensive cancer treatment centre that caters primarily to children. This design proposes a paediatric facility that will be located in Waterloo Region to meet the needs of the ...
    • Henrik Latrope 

      Tatarovic, Andjela (University of Waterloo, 2018-03-20)
      This is a parody on Albert Camus’ The Fall, and it satirizes Contemporary Architecture’s Dystopic Marginalizations. It takes place one fateful night between a frustrated middle-aged architect, Henrik Latrope, and his ...
    • Heterotopia of Spectacles: Toronto International Film Festival in the Entertainment District 

      Lam, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-22)
      The Toronto International Film Festival Group (tiff.) is the latest addition to an existing array of spectacles offered in Entertainment District of Toronto. Spectacles remove us from reality, surprise us, connect us with ...
    • Hidden Stories: Resurrecting the Garrison Creek through a Decentralized Storm-water Management System 

      Gauchan, Rakshya (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-11)
      This thesis examines the disconnect that is created when the urban infrastructure of cities absorbs its historic landscape. Toronto’s Garrison Creek is a typical example of such disconnection; where the historic creek was ...
    • History of failure 

      Pepin, Marc-Antoine (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-16)
      The ability to project a virtual vision on the world and give it physical form sets the human apart. By shaping his surroundings at will, the human holds considerable power not only on the environment, but -on fellow humans ...
    • Holes & Notches: Creating a Framework to Promote Agency for the Elderly in Baeksa Village 

      Lee, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2019-06-03)
      The demographic landscape of developed countries around the world is rapidly shifting. Populations are increasingly aging yet birthrates are declining. These changes are particularly pronounced in South Korea, where by ...
    • Hollow Ground 

      Isaacs, Hayley (University of Waterloo, 2007-01-23)
      Friedrich Nietzsche classified all precepts which were imposed upon us by human intervention as idols; his aim was to instigate “a revaluation of all values”, through the irrefutable sounding out of these idols. Armed ...
    • A Home for Urban Families: An Alternative Approach to Housing in Downtown Toronto 

      Tranze-Drabinia, Dina (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-23)
      As prices of single family homes rapidly increase in Toronto, many families are faced with a challenging dilemma: move beyond the city’s peripheries to where house prices are lower, or remain within the city and attempt ...
    • HORIZON 

      MacIntosh, Reggie Wade (University of Waterloo, 2010-10-22)
      This thesis proposes the design of a space exploration vessel capable of sustaining a community of 2000 inhabitants that will leave Earth and never return. The unique mission criteria will allow for the in depth study of ...
    • Hospital 

      Popa, Paula (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-21)
      The former Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto was a sight in need of little description: beyond the fenced property, the building, recognizably a postwar hospital, uncaringly dismantled its red brick and regularly spaced ...
    • The House of Matter 

      Nielsen, Benjamin Leif (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-19)
      Everything falls apart, but some materials do it with a specific panache, and once design leaves paper to be built, no project is complete until it falls. As creatures subject to time, we identify with things in which we ...
    • A House of No Importance: The rise and fall of Nasr City’s middle class extended family houses 

      elBahrawy, Amr (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-23)
      Since its urban boom around the mid 1980s, the Cairene residential district of Nasr City has been the hub for a unique housing phenomenon. It has seen middle class professionals appropriating its apartment building typologies ...
    • The House of Ontario: Restoring Meaning and Identity to Queen's Park 

      Karney, Christina (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-31)
      “It seems to me that Canadian sensibility has been profoundly disturbed, not so much by our famous problem of identity, important as that is, as by a series of paradoxes in what confronts that identity. It is less perplexed ...
    • House of Reconciliation 

      Noufaily, Farid J. (University of Waterloo, 2007-10-23)
      The signing of the Ta'if Agreement on October 22, 1989 marked the beginning of the end of the divisive and destructive Lebanese Civil War that had raged since 1975. The war was finally ended in March 1991, when the new ...
    • The House of Uncommon Grounds 

      Arbabi, Lida (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-09)
      Demographically open public spaces provide valuable grounds for engaging diverse ideologies. While the rise of society and passive consumption of mass culture excludes “action” and “speech” from the public realm and threatens ...
    • a House to be Home 

      Grin, Reuben (University of Waterloo, 2014-09-19)
      Architecture exists in context. Buildings are designed for, and exist in, a place and time. The vast majority must adhere to a relative strict set of construction, regulatory, and cultural considerations; all of them are ...


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