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    • Fragments of Sobriquet 

      Stines, Shanne Nathaniel (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-16)
      As exposited and demonstrated through the work and studies of sociologists Pierre Bourdieu, and Gary Stevens, among others, architects have traditionally represented but a small and demographically homogenous portion of ...
    • Fringe Benefits 

      McMurchy, David (University of Waterloo, 2018-02-21)
      The Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) is in a state of constant and massive growth in terms of population, development and economic investment. This growth has generated pressures both within and at the peripheries ...
    • From Houses to Hillsides: Support for Adaptive Housing on Hong Kong's Slopes 

      Leung, Tak Yi (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-22)
      Hong Kong’s urban development is governed by the mountainous terrain of the city. The city is growing, and easily developable low-lying flat land is becoming increasingly scarce. As a result, Hong Kong’s development is ...
    • From Mountain to Maleh: Water as an Agent of Negotiation in the Kidron Valley/Wadi an-Nar 

      Cohen-Murison, Rachel (University of Waterloo, 2017-05-05)
      In a site with significantly fractured political, social, and environmental governance, it comes as no surprise that the West Bank’s water network is fraught with issues. Over-pumping of groundwater, inadequate sewage ...
    • From Pedagogy to Agency: Learning to Act in Rural China 

      Zhou, Puzhen (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-14)
      From Pedagogy to Agency confronts the imbalances found between rural and urban society in China, exploring the role education plays in their ever-changing relationship. The thesis posits that schools, classrooms, ...
    • From Socialist Estate to City Neighbourhood: A Critical Look at Eastern European Housing Estates 

      Mazowiec, Aleksandra (University of Waterloo, 2009-04-22)
      This thesis presents a critical examination of Eastern European housing estates, examining their unique condition and growing concerns, in order to propose a new model for their regeneration so that they can become vital ...
    • The Future of Food in Suburbia 

      Khalid, Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2012-10-22)
      This thesis addresses resilience for the future of Canadian suburbs, through the lens of buildings and food, particularly against the backdrop of peak oil and climate change. Food access is an integral part of how a city ...
    • Galt Agora: Vision for a Pedestrian Fabric in the City of Cambridge 

      Dabov, Boian (University of Waterloo, 2015-02-17)
      The ongoing urban renewal occurring within the City of Cambridge, and its Galt city centre has been a long delayed process, yet it is a necessary one for the city and its inhabitants. A latent sense of disintegration within ...
    • The Generic Spectacle 

      Kraler, Kurt (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-13)
      The completion of the CityCenter resort on the Las Vegas Strip in 2009 by MGM Resorts marks the single largest privately funded development in American history. It also marks a departure from all-encompassing themes of ...
    • Geographies of Urban Filth 

      Zhang, Liyang (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-23)
      This thesis studies how our cultural understanding of dirt and cleanliness are bound to issues of class and race and how they are manifested within urban and spatial design. Boundaries are formed between clean and dirty, ...
    • A Giant's Quiet Decay: The Latency of Superior North 

      Brown, Heather Kathleen (University of Waterloo, 2012-05-18)
      What happens after a place has been exploited, isolated, and neglected? What occurs when that place is bound – confined – by impenetrable voids of dereliction? Its core, slowing diffracting, with no opportunity to ...
    • The Girl in the Wood Frock 

      Ling, Andrea Shin (University of Waterloo, 2007-05-17)
      A GIRL, forced to marry her father after he sees her playing in his dead wife’s wedding gown, runs away wearing five dresses. Four dresses are of silk and they are beautiful. The last dress is of wood. It is in this ...
    • Globalization, Multiculturalism and the Evolution of Suburban Toronto, Richmond Hill Iranian Community 

      FAKHARI TEHRANI, FARIMAH (University of Waterloo, 2015-06-15)
      Canadian cities and their built form will continue to evolve as they are affected, by trends in globalization and its consequent mobilization of populations in mass immigration. This thesis investigates the impact on the ...
    • Globe Park: Hybridizing Cultural, Ecological, and Industrial Spaces on Hamilton's Bayfront Landscape 

      Votruba, Michael Wesley (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-26)
      Applying complex ecosystems theory, this thesis maps and analyzes the codependency of ecological and manufacturing flows affecting cities, the landscape, and the environment. Learning from this analysis, a prototype for a ...
    • The Grange Hotel: Everyday Leisure in the Grange Neighbourhood 

      Kwak, Dongkyu Dan (University of Waterloo, 2015-05-07)
      The modern metropolis offers a wide variety of experiences to enrich our everyday life. Beyond meeting our daily needs, such a rich and diverse city is a complex system of urban phenomena that also satisfies our need for ...
    • Green 

      Knap, Laura Marianne (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-06)
      We insist upon “green space”, but the term’s vague cast brings little into focus. In this thesis I search out what it is that we look for in green space. I consider some ways, within our North American context, that we ...
    • Green Infrastructure and the Sustainable Metropolitan Village 

      Saplamaeff, Holly (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-28)
      The current model of suburban development in Canadian cities has serious consequences for the natural environment. The ubiquitous landscape of sprawl consumes excessive amounts of greenfield land and natural resources, ...
    • GREY TO GREEN 13 GATES TO THE GREENBELT 

      El Filali, Salim (University of Waterloo, 2019-10-21)
      The Greenbelt was created by the Government of Ontario in 2005 to protect working farms, wetlands, natural habitats, woods and river valleys that surround the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Its vast 8000 square kilometers ...
    • Grid + Ghost 

      Neufeld, Stephanie (University of Waterloo, 2013-02-21)
      The thesis begins with a notion to design a school of architecture in Saskatchewan. The context, at first, appears overwhelmingly basic: an agricultural grid superimposed on a horizontal plain, under an endless sky. This ...
    • Guiding the Grand: Journeying into the Grand River's Diverse Histories 

      Kandrack, Carly Lynn (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-20)
      The Grand River is a dynamic force that acts on and within the landscape of its watershed. Through the course of an eleven-thousand-year relationship with humanity, its identity has evolved most dramatically in the last ...

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