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    • Integrational Structuring: A Holarchic Strategy for Housing the Aging Population 

      Gruchala, Adam (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-20)
      Canadian society is facing a marked demographic shift as the baby boom generation ages. By 2031 almost 25 percent of Canadians will be over sixty-five; many of those will be north of eighty and the oldest boomers will be ...
    • Intensifying Toronto 

      Clarke, Jonathan (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-13)
      How cities grow is set to change. In the Greater Toronto Area, both Ontario’s Greenbelt Plan and Growth Plan for the Golden Greater Horseshoe are set to have a significant impact on how and where urban growth will occur ...
    • The Intermodal Metropolis: Spatial Protocols at the Convergence of Regional Mobility Networks 

      Williamson, John (University of Waterloo, 2012-01-12)
      Suburban Centres were established in the Toronto region as the population dispersed beyond the city’s borders. Intended as a set of delivery points for municipal services and concentrations of commercial and social program ...
    • Interstitial Landscape as Interstitial Tissue: Parco degli Acquedotti al'Mandrione 

      Dumitrascu, Sandrina (University of Waterloo, 2009-09-03)
      This thesis emerged from a series of journeys / ‘percorsi’, conducted between 2007 and 2009 along the course of the aqueducts and railway lines in the south-east of Rome. During this time, my focus shifted from figure to ...
    • Interstitial Urbanity: Fragments of Place Within the Post-Modern City 

      Tsui, Matthew (University of Waterloo, 2006)
      This thesis introduces <em>Interstitial Urbanity</em> as a strategy for addressing issues of urbanity and place within New York's peripheral developments. Driven primarily by market forces, these developer led office and ...
    • The Interval: in-between unmaking and remaking the body 

      Lu, Qinyu (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-19)
      By its individual terms, we can think of a body in two coincident ways that meet it in the middle: from the familiar inside-out and from the less familiar outside-in. To proceed from the middle of things conceives of a ...
    • The Intrinsic Agent: Working with Light 

      Garach, Trimira Anil (University of Waterloo, 2018-01-09)
      Architecture’s intrinsic natural agent, light, is an elusive and mysterious figure in the process of architectural design. The very phenomenon that reveals to us the contents, materials, and proportions of a space is ...
    • An Investigation into the Lexicon of Waste 

      Lau, Carmen Allison (University of Waterloo, 2011-04-26)
      Since the onset of the Industrial Revolution, the increase in population, urbanization, cheap energies, and new technologies have bankrupted the environment into destruction. This chaos has created a society that transformed ...
    • Invisible Boundaries 

      Torrens, Brian (University of Waterloo, 2011-08-12)
      Within Buenos Aires there exists a boundary between the formal, planned developments of the middle class and the informal, organically-developed self-built housing of the poor. Villa 31, an informal settlement located near ...
    • THE ISLINGTON GALLERY OF ART: An Architectural Implementation of the 'Third Place' 

      Juzkiw, Alexandra (University of Waterloo, 2007-01-22)
      This thesis proposes turning a Toronto subway station into a gallery that will display temporary exhibitions of contemporary art. Islington subway station, on the corner of Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue, will ...
    • It's ON at Ontario Place - Or is it? 

      El-Sayes, Rola (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-18)
      This thesis It’s ON at Ontario Place - Or Is It? addresses the roles that architecture and landscape play in shaping the waterfront and park systems into designed connected networks that respond to local, social, sustainable, ...
    • It's Terminal: Architecture of Obsolescence 

      Winters, Andrew (University of Waterloo, 2019-01-17)
      There’s always been one here. There’s the one that’s here now, there’s the one that it replaced, and there’s also the first one that didn’t last so long. One hundred and sixty odd years there’s been one here, in this place. ...
    • An Itinerant Architect 

      Hunt, Gordon (University of Waterloo, 2014-05-22)
      An itinerant architect—one who learns, teaches, and practices architecture on the road—has the ability to improve spaces that would otherwise never reach their fullest potential. The profession of architecture as it stands ...
    • Johannesburg: the urban mediate 

      Lubell, Claire (University of Waterloo, 2014-08-18)
      Object _ This thesis draws from the specific universality of Johannesburg to develop a theoretical framework that critically examines the opposing forces of its urbanization. In just 130 years the city of Johannesburg has ...
    • Journey into Caldera 

      Li, Run Yi (University of Waterloo, 2017-06-14)
      There is a dormant volcano in the northern province of Jilin, China, called the Baekdu/Chang Bai Mountain. At the top of this 2,744 m mountain is a large caldera filled with water, named “Heaven Lake”. Geologically, this ...
    • A Journey to Shora: Expressing the Architectural Environment Behind A Door into Ocean 

      Hassanzadegan, Parisa (University of Waterloo, 2019-05-23)
      This thesis seeks to express the architectural environment behind Joan Slonczewski’s 1986 science-fiction novel, A Door into Ocean. The novel describes a water-covered planet called Shora; its inhabitants, Sharers; and ...
    • Journey to the Centre of the Shield 

      Kuzan, Katherine (University of Waterloo, 2012-08-29)
      The land of deep water lies in Ontario’s north, atop the boundless rock of the Shield. It holds the secret of an island once blossoming with copper ore. Here primordial elements dance in the ancient landscape and invite ...
    • The Journey to the Inner Peace of Your Heart-Modernization of traditional Chinese Buddhist temples 

      Wang, Rui (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-23)
      This thesis aims to explore the method of designing contemporary Chinese Buddhist temples in terms of investigating how Buddhist temples should develop without repeating traditional forms nor losing the sacred sensation. While ...
    • The Journey to the Other Side: Investigation into the Myth of Persephone 

      Kamrani, Fatemeh (University of Waterloo, 2015-02-09)
      This thesis is an exploration of chthonian architecture, which offers qualities that guide its visitor to the gate of the unconscious mind, which has always been the starting point of the holy trip of self-discovery. This ...
    • The Kijiji Kit: A Slum Upgrading Strategy for Nairobi, Kenya 

      Kim, Lily (University of Waterloo, 2008-01-25)
      This thesis is sited in Mukuru-Kwa-Njenga, a slum community in Nairobi, Kenya. Like many others around the world, this community faces issues of health, sanitation, mobility, and basic services. Through the investigation ...


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