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    • 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 ...
    • House(Craft): Mobile Housing for a New Generation 

      Jackson, Katherine (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-14)
      We have been called the “entitled” generation. We want to be your boss before we’ve stepped through the door. We grew up in the Internet Age; being told we were special, unique, and capable of anything we wanted. We are ...
    • Housing for an Emerging Middle Class: Rethinking the Development of Military Bases in Metro Manila 

      Tiansay, Symon Richard (University of Waterloo, 2020-05-20)
      A shortage of affordable housing in Metro Manila, Philippines, has become an issue for those who work in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry. While this housing shortage has existed since World War 2, the ...
    • Housing Urbanism_Living With Neighbours 

      Wang, Meng (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-28)
      My thesis explores how new social relationships can be reinforced by architectural spaces in residential projects in today’s complex, cross-cultural, political, and economic urban conditions. In Toronto, some newer types ...
    • How Should We Live: An Alternative Process of Land Development for Chinese Villages 

      Chan, Bill (University of Waterloo, 2013-04-15)
      A class of migrant workers in China that have left their official rural residence in search of work and wealth in the more developed coastal cities have created a new process of urbanization. The ‘floating population’ ...
    • Hunting For: Lessons on Architecture in Cree Territory 

      Phull, Amrit (University of Waterloo, 2014-12-19)
      Canada’s subarctic region of James Bay, extending from the southeastern rim of the greater Hudson’s Bay, is seated at the interface of diametrically opposed climates, cultures, geologies, and ecologies. With the European ...
    • Hurry Up and Wait: Spatial Strategies for Urban Stress Relief 

      Hadley, Maighdlyn (University of Waterloo, 2020-02-21)
      In the midst of rising urban density and its projected impacts on infrastructures and city dwellers alike, the importance of understanding the effects of built space on our biology and mental well-being is becoming essential ...
    • Hybrid Human Agency: A Teleodynamic Socio-Spatial Interaction Model for Emergent Human Agency Architecture 

      Boyko, Erik (University of Waterloo, 2010-04-22)
      People relate with one another in space and through imagined and technologically mediated networks. This thesis is concerned with the relationship between these two types of social connections – spatial and network. ...
    • Hybrid Thresholds, Redefining the Don River’s Edge 

      Amini, Saba (University of Waterloo, 2015-09-28)
      My proposal envisions the threshold between the built urban fabric and the natural environment at the water’s edge. It focuses on the development of public space at the water’s edge, and tries to transform that space ...
    • Hydro-Solar Fields 

      Dror, Libby (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-28)
      In the current context of escalating climate catastrophes paralleled with depleting energy resources, degrading fresh water supplies and diminishing agricultural lands, there is an increasing preoccupation with the prospects ...
    • I Just Want to Take Pictures 

      Mancini, Agata Zuzanna (University of Waterloo, 2009-10-30)
      Life is to be lived, savoured and engaged. Photography gives us permission to do that – to stop and simply look at something. As we hurry on with our day, it says, “Wait - over there! Look at that! Look how great that ...
    • I love my house. I am my house. 

      McNinch, Darcy Shaun (University of Waterloo, 2011-09-28)
      My first experience of architecture, a nearly universal case, was that of the house I grew up in. A century old, black & white clapboard farmhouse out- side of Kingston, Ontario was where I called home. Having grown up and ...
    • I Went for a Drive 

      Chimienti, Marco (University of Waterloo, 2018-08-03)
      The place is a Tower much like the ones in Cambridge I’ve been so fascinated by, the ones I’m drawn to when I need a break. What makes this Tower of interest is that it just so happens to be the tallest thing in the western ...
    • Identity and Economy: Mining the Ring of Fire 

      Irvine, Danika (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-28)
      When the price of oil fell in 2014, Canada’s economy suffered. Even now, two years later, companies continue to drop their prices to stay competitive, as the global supply of oil remains great without any corresponding ...
    • Ideologies of Medellín's Miracle: A critique of architecture's new utopia 

      Davey, Taylor (University of Waterloo, 2016-04-22)
      Once considered the most violent city in the world, the city of Medellín, Colombia has more recently received global notoriety as a model of architecture and urban planning for social development. This notoriety originates ...
    • IF STONES COULD SPEAK Destruction, Preservation and Memory the case in Kosovo and Metohija 

      Milanovic, Mia (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-22)
      According to the International Center for Transitional Justice, 145 known churches and monasteries in the autonomous province of Kosovo and Metohija(KosMet)* were partially or completely damaged after the Kumanovo Agreement ...
    • Imagining Hope: Integrating Shelter and Services in Toronto’s Moss Park 

      Xu, Xiao Wen (University of Waterloo, 2018-05-15)
      The winter of 2018 was particularly harsh and its ramifications were evident in the vulnerable homeless populations around Toronto. There is a shortage of accommodations in shelters especially in freezing temperatures and ...
    • Immensity 

      Storey-Fleming, Sonja (University of Waterloo, 2014-01-21)
      This thesis is concerned with the moments, places, and circumstances in which the great magnitude of the world is felt. I live within the vast space of the spherical earth and the infinite space of the universe, however, ...

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