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    • Machane Yehuda 

      Feinberg, Michael (University of Waterloo, 2010-12-20)
      Modern Jerusalem has developed against a background of conflict between the European powers and the Ottoman Empire, between Jews and Arabs, and between religious and secular Jews. These conflicts have fragmented the urban ...
    • Maelström 

      Tyrrell, Jonathan (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-10)
      The Lofoten Maelström in Norway, one of the world’s most powerful systems of tidal eddies, has been a locus of terror and imagination for centuries. First depicted in renaissance cartography, the myth of the vortex was ...
    • Making Manifest : Grounding Islam 

      Josephson, Alexander (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-21)
      The Caveat For many reasons, names have had to be concealed within this document. The events depicted are real and the discussions true. This is an attempt to legitimize the informal, seemingly mundane and sometimes ...
    • The Making of Chang-Shin District: A Study in Top-Down and Bottom-Up Urban Development 

      Yang, Hyunjoon (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-18)
      This thesis studies the process of urban development as a mass phenomenon involving top-down and bottom-up paradigms, which work as a whole to achieve distinct characteristics seen in urban neighbourhoods. In this study, ...
    • Making the Child's World: Fostering Permanence 

      Cichy, Natalie A.R. Soranno (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      Making the Child's World: Fostering Permanence, is a redefining, reordering and recalibration of the planning of a centre for children in transition within the child welfare system that would operate alongside foster homes. ...
    • Making the City : A Document on Tactical Urbanism 

      Hamidya, Talayeh (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-22)
      In the past decade city of Toronto has seen an unprecedented growth in its population. This surge on growth of the city poses questions about the quality of its future public and private spaces and its patterns of growth. In ...
    • MALLOCALYPSE: the loss of great space 

      Brady, Adam (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-25)
      The contemporary North American believes that you can purchase happiness. We search in boxes labeled new and improved, looking for products that are forever bigger, stronger, and faster. We want these things because they ...
    • Manufacturing Distinction: Gaining access to Mass Customization in the Production of Architecture 

      Pentesco, William (University of Waterloo, 2019-08-02)
      Contemporary architecture often finds itself challenging the physical constraints of the previous era and typically aims to be one of a kind. This thesis views architecture as the accumulation of design and construction ...
    • The Map is Not the Territory 

      Urbanik, Brian A (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-24)
      Hi Donald, It just occurred to me that I might be finished with this fieldwork. I’m sitting at the side of the road looking over this fucked up landscape of cattle, golf carts, trees with turning leaves, being rained on, ...
    • Mapping the City: Narratives of Memory and Place 

      Geib, Desiree (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-10)
      How do we discover a new place and begin to get acquainted with it? In Canadian cities, the sense of place can be difficult to grasp. The relative youth of the built form of our cities and a constant influx of new people ...
    • Mass Housing for New Moscow 

      Markin, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-23)
      This thesis explores the highrise housing development industry within Moscow's recently expanded borders, where a large volume of what is commonly understood to be an outdated Soviet-era product continues to be built. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • Mediations of Shattered Water: Environmental Intimacy & the Dissolution of the Self 

      Holbrook-Smith, Katherine (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-09)
      In a time of accelerated environmental degradation, a human-centric approach to engagement has engendered a pervasive cultural passivity towards the environment. This fatalistic detachment amplified by technological advances ...
    • Medina: Reviving Place Identity through Public Space 

      Al-Mahdy, Omar (University of Waterloo, 2013-01-25)
      Medina, as the second holy city for Muslims around the world and a place where the Prophet (peace be upon him) lived and is buried, has a distinctive identity. On the contrary, however, the central part of the city, the ...
    • The Memory Mines 

      Lo, Evelyn Ka-Kwok (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-19)
      She is eighteen when she leaves home. She leaves shortly after her father’s inexplicable disappearance – an event she neither understands nor accepts. She does what everyone on the cusp of adulthood does: she moves abroad ...
    • Migrants, Urban Village, and An Open Community - A Case of Yangji, Guangzhou, China 

      Zhang, Zhuoyi (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-12)
      Massive migration is one the most significant phenomena of China’s urbanization. In the thirty years since the "Reform and Open Up" policy began, Guangzhou, as the center of the Pearl River Delta, has experienced significant ...
    • Mitbach Megasher: Israel's Immigration, Gastronomy, and Design 

      Cohen, Catherine (University of Waterloo, 2017-12-07)
      Israel, being the Jewish emigration nation, welcomed over 3.7 million people in the last century. The vast intake of new immigrants from various ethnicities and cultures created ample strains on the Israeli government. ...
    • Moments of Spiritual Engagement in Architecture: A Search for Awareness of Life and Architecture 

      Wat, Timothy (University of Waterloo, 2014-06-19)
      In my encounter of Peter Zumthor’s Seniors’ Home and Kolumba Museum, I found architecture to affect well-being within the daily course of life. I saw the Seniors' Home contribute to the dwelling of the entire being of the ...
    • The Mongrel Approach 

      Poon, Lauren (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-19)
      Cities are concentrations of diverse populations that undergo continual transformation over time. This thesis deals with the question, how does the individual make place in a constantly changing environment? The entry point ...
    • Monsoon Notebook: Exploring Home 

      Fonseka, Jaliya (University of Waterloo, 2016-05-16)
      This thesis explores the meaning of home, and the role it plays in my relationship to architecture. It rests in the transitional space between my native Sri Lanka and Canada, where I have lived for the last eighteen years. ...

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