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Sufficient Communities through Integrated Energy Systems: Increased Food Security in Newfoundland and Decreased Dependencies through Import- Replacement
(University of Waterloo, 2018-01-18)
While perceived as equal to other provinces, Newfoundland is Canada’s version of a third world province with the illusion of equality. To use Jane Jacob’s term, Newfoundland has a backwards economy, an economy which does ...
Food and the City: An Examination of the Role of Food in Local Neighbourhood Revitalization
(University of Waterloo, 2010-06-17)
The majority of people in North America have lost not only the knowledge of how to successfully sustain themselves from the land but, even more troubling, the basic knowledge of where the food comes from, what real food ...
Embodied Depth: Re-interpreting the Park in St.James Town
(University of Waterloo, 2016-09-26)
The thesis reflects on the loss of slowness and experiential depth in the age of acceleration. The “contrived depthlessness” of modernity – as described by Frederic Jameson– can be traced back to contemporary culture’s ...
A Seat at My Table
(University of Waterloo, 2019-09-18)
At dinner, our interactions with the food, the table settings, and other diners show how we engage with the material world. Table manners and etiquette are a window into a convivial life. As a beginner potter and ...
The Reading Room: Revitalizing Andrew Carnegie's Vision for the Public Library
(University of Waterloo, 2016-08-25)
At the turn of the 20th century, Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in America, was transforming society through the endowment of thousands of free public library buildings to communities around the world. Carnegie conceived ...
Establishing a Foothold: An Economic, Social and Cultural Model of Integration for New Canadians
(University of Waterloo, 2019-09-19)
With Canada’s rapidly aging population and low birth rate, immigration is critical to the future of the country and Toronto, as a gateway city and one of the most multicultural and multiracial cities in the world, is a ...
Nuna-Regionalism: A Vision of Iqaluit Regionalism
(University of Waterloo, 2013-02-22)
The recent demographic shift, sparked by a combination of political and environmental forces, towards urbanization in the Canadian Arctic has uprooted a tie to the land that largely defines Inuit cultural identity. The ...
Approaching Vertical: A Guide Through Land-Use in Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment
(University of Waterloo, 2018-01-22)
Ontario’s Niagara Escarpment is a landscape 450 million years in the making. Over this immense time line, great natural forces of the earth have aggregated, eroded, and carved this landscape, a 725-kilometer scarp face ...
Driverless Car Transit Hub
(University of Waterloo, 2018-09-24)
The world is moving towards automation, and manual labour is quickly becoming obsolete to avoid unnecessary human error in complex processes. As an example of this evolution, in twenty to thirty years, a new era of driverless ...
Syntagmatic Space: violent articulations through photography
(University of Waterloo, 2019-02-11)
This thesis examines the ways images come to bear on us: in our position as viewers and in their capacity to articulate violence.