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    • 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, ...
    • The Green Scare: Radical environmental activism and the invention of "eco-terrorism" in American superhero comics from 1970 to 1990 

      Lacy, Brendan (University of Waterloo, 2021-02-22)
      American environmentalism became a recognizable social movement in the 1960s. In the following two decades the movement evolved to represent a diverse set of philosophies and developed new protest methods. In the early ...

      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 ...
    • A Guide for Foreign Trained Newcomer Architects: Identifying barriers to re-licensure in Canada 

      Terzian, Hagop (University of Waterloo, 2021-01-19)
      Canada has a reputation of maintaining a positive outlook on immigration and prides itself on the belief that its doors are open to individuals all around the world. Canada’s government welcomes a diverse number of immigrants ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...


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