This is a record of a place in flux, the hutongs of Beijing. It is not a complete, measured, well-organized physical record, but a patchwork where the atmosphere and essence of place can be experienced. It is a journey of discovery. It is a document that, in the face of terms such as heritage and preservation, reminds us of the intangible beyond.
Of the thesis entitled: MAKING THE CITY – A Document on Tactical Urbanism
In the past decade city of Toronto has seen an unprecedented growth in its population. This surge on growth of the city poses questions about the quality of its future public and private spaces and its patterns of growth.
Of the thesis entitled: Migrants, Urban Village and an Open Community – A case of Yangji, Guangzhou, China
Massive migration is one the most significant phenomena of China’s urbanization. In the thirty years since the “Reform and Open Up” policy began, Guangzhou, as the center of the Pearl River Delta, has experienced significant economic growth and urban expansion and attracted a vast number of migrant laborers.
Of the thesis entitled: TALES OF A FLOOD
Of the thesis entitled: A Series
Of the thesis entitled: Hunting For: Lessons on Architecture in Cree Territory
Of the thesis entitled: Second Skin: Painting Architecture
This thesis is a creative and conceptual inquiry into the role of surface or skin in architectural theory and practice, and the nature of its relationship to architecture’s form, structure, and depth.
Yoon is a Professor and Head of the Department of Architecture at MIT. She is a licensed architect and founder of MY Studio and Höweler + Yoon Architecture, LLP. Höweler + Yoon Architecture / MY Studio is a multidisciplinary practice, operating in the space between architecture, art, and landscape. They believe in an embodied experience of architecture, seeing media as material and its effects as palpable elements of architectural speculation.
The Air From Other Planets
Immersive Environments: Media, Architecture and Landscape
Of the thesis entitled: The Adventures of Goat
Paths to Practice is a day long event hosted by the School of Architecture and Co-operative Education and Career Action to bring together students, professionals, faculty, and co-operative education in exploration of current Architectural practice and employment opportunities.
Projection and Reception
Of the thesis entitled: Bush Garden
To garden is to draw with the land.
This tending is the primary act of culture: to perpetuate a people by negotiating with a place. Gardening impresses hope upon the land, measuring the bounds of sustenance.
Elasticity and Networks: Computing BioMatters
Second Skin: Painting Architecture draws on MArch candidate Stephanie Boutari's current thesis work-in-progress: a creative and conceptual inquiry into the role of surface or skin in architectural theory and practice. The exhibition combines her research with a series of paintings and large-scale murals.
Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year.
In this lecture Carsten Primdahl, founding partner of CEBRA, will present selected works.
Of the thesis entitled: Contact and Continuity
Wayfinding. Embodied learning. Craft Culture.
That material can harbour life inspires careful consideration of the craft of building. Building is the agency of architecture; material—its medium.
The act of building engages the whole body; touch, brings together mind, and material.
Henning Larsen Architects
Of the thesis entitled: The Creek that is not: A Composite Park-way at the Garrison Creek
Of the thesis entitled: Algae Textile: A Lightweight Photobioreactor for Urban Buildings