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LOCATING SHAMBHALA: A PILGRIMAGE COMPLEX FOR KALAPA VALLEY IN THE HIGHLANDS OF CAPE BRETON, NOVA SCOTIA
This thesis explores the relationship between landscape, sacred space and dwelling in the non-theistic spiritual tradition of Shambhala. Through the design of a pilgrimage complex for Kalapa Valley in the Cape Breton ...
Alternative Reality: The Monument, the Megastructure and the Luxury Hotel
This thesis inherits the infrastructure of Lower Manhattan’s Exit 2, where the Brooklyn Bridge and elevated FDR highway intersect. A recent proposal for a nearby ultra-exclusive luxury hotel is controversial. The site faces ...
Connecting the City: Redefining a Railway Divide in Duncan, British Columbia
This architectural thesis seeks to examine how public architecture and urban design can facilitate increased social connection and exchange in North American cities through the suggested development of an unused rail ...
[IN]formal: Infrastructure and Citizenship in Manila's Undercity
The influx of rural migrants to urban centres in the developing world has resulted in a dichotomous urbanization and the proliferation of informal settlements. Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is no stranger to ...
Between Inside and Outside: Expanding Environmental Context Through Building Systems
This thesis explores how architecture can expand the conceived notion of enclosure to a greater environmental context, and how a building may become an instrument for experience and engagement across the interior/exterior ...
Designing for Sensitive Sites: Enabling Sustainable Interaction In Ecologically Sensitive Sites
Design for sensitive ecological sites while promoting interaction with those sites requires a clear understanding of where the site’s fragility lies and what measures would be most appropriate to minimize intrusion while ...