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Energy Substitution Rates and Energy Policy Analysis on Nova Scotia Dairy Farms
This paper analyzes energy substitution rates on dairy farms in Nova Scotia (NS), Canada. A transcendental logarithmic cost function is used to find the elasticities of substitution which are utilized to determine the ...
Trailblazing: Empowering Rural Youth Through Mobile Architecture
This thesis proposes a network of small-scale architectural interventions to address a growing issue of youth substance abuse in rural Nova Scotia, Canada. Thorburn, a hub of a larger region of dispersed communities, acts ...
MATERIAL PROCESS AS A DESIGN TOOL: INVESTIGATING THE MAKING OF CERAMICS IN NOVA SCOTIA
Materials are a significant aspect of architectural design, the construction components are selected for their availability, location, cultural meaning, physical characteristics and properties. The construction components ...
MONUMENT IN THE VALLEY: AN ADAPTIVE REUSE STRATEGY FOR THE NOVA SCOTIA TEXTILES LIMITED MILL OF WINDSOR, NOVA SCOTIA
This thesis addresses the revitalization of the former Nova Scotia Textiles Limited mill in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada. Windsor is a small town that lies along the confluence of the Avon and St. Croix River shores, off ...
Biology, Ecological Impacts, and Management of Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum cuspidatum syn. Fallopia japonica) in Nova Scotia
Japanese knotweed is an invasive plant that grows in disturbed sites across Nova Scotia. This study recorded an average spring growth rate of 6cm per day until reaching a canopy height exceeding 2m in June. Knotweed stands ...