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    • Table-Top Views 

      Yong, Jennifer May Chiyee (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-20)
      High resolution aerial photography has become widely available in the twenty-first century. Already accustomed to consuming data-rich bird’s-eye views, we have eagerly adapted this scale of digital imagery for pleasure ...
    • Tactics to Tiny: Finding Your Way Home 

      Wu, Sheng Wen (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-31)
      This is a study of tiny homes and how they fit within the practical and theoretical framework of our regulatory housing system. It starts with a (much) smaller home but has social, political, financial and legal implications ...
    • Tale of Two Cities 

      Baktash, Pooya (University of Waterloo, 2010-05-20)
      It was the best of cities, it was the worst of cities, it was a place of giddying boom, it was a place of economic despair, it was a utopia, it was a dystopic no-topia, it was the world centre of fantasies, and the world ...
    • A Tale of Two Cities: Re-Imagining Tahrir Square’s Muggamaa Complex(e) 

      Abdalla, Laila H. (University of Waterloo, 2020-06-08)
      Cairo, Al Qahera, the city Victorious in Arabic, is being replaced by a new administrative capital 50 km away from its core in the middle of the desert . Known throughout history as the City of a Thousand Minarets, Cairo ...
    • Tales of a Flood 

      Takook, Alireza (University of Waterloo, 2015-01-06)
      This thesis is a story of a flood as seen through the eyes of an architect. The narrative explores the relationship of the young architect with his physical surroundings, using the context of a city that goes through a ...
    • Tales of the Maunsell Sea Forts A Philosophy of Making in the Anthropocene 

      Cheong, Felix Kwan-Cheong (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-14)
      The Age of the Anthropocene is marked by a shift in power between the relationship of nature and man. For the first time in human history we are actively shaping the environmental systems around us on a planetary scale, ...
    • Teleportation: The Possible Leap 

      Monshi, Amirhesam (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
      This thesis tells a story, inviting its audience into a parallel world, existing somewhere in my imagination, where human teleportation becomes real and gradually becomes the most prevalent method of transportation. ...
    • Tempest Redux 

      O'Reilly, Morgan (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-20)
      I could write about what making a movie has to do with architecture, a question that has been posed to me countless times by family and friends who live happily outside of the architecture bubble. It’s a question that I ...
    • The Temple Of Afrobeat(s): Re-Imagination of The New Afrika Shrine 

      Ogbe, Ogbe (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-14)
      Fela Kuti is very influential to the development of Nigerian music, as he is credited for the founding of Afrobeat, which in turn led to the establishment of Afrobeats, a collection of musical sub-genres of Nigerian and ...
    • The Thermoheliodome – “Air conditioning” without conditioning the air, using radiant cooling and indirect evaporation 

      Meggers, Forrest; Guo, Hongshan; Teitelbaum, Eric; Aschwanden, Gideon; Read, Jake; Houchois, Nicholas; Pantelic, Jovan; Calabrò, Emanuele (Elsevier, 2017-12-15)
      The Thermoheliodome is an experimental pavilion that explores cooling without air conditioning. The two research aims were to explore the use of indirect evaporative cooling and the geometric reflection of radiant cooling. ...
    • Three Minutes to Midnight 

      Ghantous, Amanda (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-21)
      In the early 20th century, architects and planners, dissatisfied with the overcrowded and deteriorating state of large cities and inspired by the seemingly infinite possibilities offered by new technologies, began to propose ...
    • Thriving on the New Décarie Expressway: Reconciling Trenched Urban Expressways with the City 

      Ross, Shannon (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-21)
      During the 1960s large trenched expressways were introduced into our urban centres to accommodate the booming vehicular traffic. These expressways were built on an enormous scale, often traversing entire cities. Unfortunately, ...
    • Tian-jing: Hunan skywell compounds in modern China 

      Tan, Kexin (University of Waterloo, 2020-04-20)
      Tian-jing, or skywell, is a small courtyard that is both an interior and an exterior space. It is an interstice which both disconnects and joins the surrounding chambers. The opening acts as a conduit for the heavens within ...
    • The Tomato Palace; Empathy, Practice, & Design 

      Walker, Tyler (University of Waterloo, 2013-04-05)
      Empathy is the capacity to move beyond the confining sense of ‘I’ and experience the world through others. Like laughter, it does not exist in isolation by its very nature it is an act of human connection. This thesis ...
    • Tomorrow's Airport Today: A Holistic Approach to Modern Terminal Design 

      Nagy, Andrea Larisa (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-24)
      Modern airport terminal design approaches the needs of passengers on a primarily logistical level. Over time, genuine interest in passenger comfort and satisfaction has become diluted in the face of an increasingly efficiency ...
    • Too Good to be True 

      Barker, Scott (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-22)
      This thesis presents a portrait of cultural diversity filtered through a lens of memory, experience and architecture. What does diversity look like? Where do we experience diversity? How unrestrained is our experience of ...
    • Too Much Information 

      Nguyen, Vien (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-19)
      This book begins with a mysterious illness in Florence and ends in the half-light of an American desert night. Notes are gathered, impressions taken, sketches made, and objects found, all leading to and from six buildings, ...
    • Too Much Time, Or Too Little 

      MacDiarmid, Jonathan Alan (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-14)
      To Homo Faber (man as maker), the Promethean revolt against nature is an act of mastership. Guided by the ideals of utility and beauty, the world of making is always rooted in the transformation of means into ends. ...
    • A Tool, A Room, A House, A Village: Urban Cottages for Domestic Crafting 

      Sykes, Hayley (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      When we craft objects, we become absorbed in work, intimately involved with the physical piece. These things populate our homes, carrying our imprint. Whether making or using our handiwork, our crafts bring us joy. However, ...
    • Toronto's Last Mile Delivering to Communities in Public Urban Spaces 

      Li, Winona (University of Waterloo, 2020-10-22)
      Streets shadowed by skyscrapers, copious amounts of cars trying to navigate through the downtown core, and, communities that grow in density everyday –Toronto is lacking the infrastructure to accommodate the contemporary ...


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