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    • 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 Bivouac: High-Modulus Composite Membranes for Portable Shelters 

      Croll, Jessie (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-27)
      This thesis explores an iterative modelling and fabrication process for fibre-based composites through the design of a lightweight, portable shelter for backpacking and mountaineering. Existing tent typologies compromise ...
    • 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 ...
    • Imitation vs. Adaptation in Canadian Mosques: The Conflicts and Challenges of Purpose-Built and Repurposed Architecture 

      Ahmed, Saadman (University of Waterloo, 2021-01-26)
      In Canada, the construction of Islamic mosques has been influenced by various cultural biases, historical interpretation, and a multitude of subtle contradictions which shape the identities of the different generations of ...
    • 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, ...
    • Imperfect Heart 

      Linseman, Rose (University of Waterloo, 2016-01-04)
      Herein lies a personal inquiry and collection of beautiful ruin in an imperfect architectural world. The journey into abandoned ruin, born out of a curiosity to see what comes of viewing architecture in its darkest hours. ...
    • The Importance of Place: A Role for the Built Environment in the Etiology and Treatment of Problematic Substance Use 

      Friesen, Allegra (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-07)
      Faced with the growing North American drug crisis, and in light of the history of ineffective or even harmful approaches to treating problematic substance use, it is time to examine the problem from a new angle. There is ...
    • in a good way: (Re)grounding Contextual Narratives on Turtle Island 

      Lalor, Amina (University of Waterloo, 2020-07-21)
      Canada is a settler-colonial nation built on Indigenous lands. Architecture in this context is not a neutral practice. Together with urban planning, it has played a key role in the genocidal dispossession, displacement, ...
    • In The Fields: the Fun Palace, Co-creation, and the Digital City 

      Fernandez, Alejandro (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-14)
      In 1963, architect Cedric Price, theatre producer Joan Littlewood, and cybernetician Gordon Pask proposed a new kind of leisure centre called the Fun Palace. Though never built, the project continues to influence architecture ...
    • In the Shadow of an Oak Tree : A place to heal for women of Sarpol Zahab city 

      Adelinik, Ailin (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-02)
      Natural disasters are unpredictable, terrible events that can change people’s lives in less than a minute, like the 7.3 earthquake that shook western Iran in November 2017. Sarpol Zahab, a small Kurdish city sited near ...


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