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  • Johnson, Lauren Mickel (2012-08-10)
    B-Shelves (Box-Shelves) explores the relationship between design intent, generative design, mass customization and digital fabrication. B-Shelves is a mass custom furniture product that is customized through a web based ...
  • Bishu, Alemseged Genete (2013-02-25)
    According to the UN-Habitat, "developing countries will have 80% of the world's urban population in 2030. By then Africa and Asia will include almost seven out of every ten urban inhabitants in the world." (UN-Habitat, ...
  • Reeve, Julia Katharine (2013-02-25)
    This thesis is an investigation of the current American suburban environment and is and examination of the relationship between what was designed and how it is actually useful today. The suggestion of a series of alterations ...
  • Brooks, Bryan Joseph (2014-02-24)
    Dwelling upon the earth is a matter of body and spirit. Failing to comprehend the implications of the body upon the spirit or the spirit upon the body will either desanctify the common life or ignore the weight of glory ...
  • Graesser, Christopher Andrew (2014-02-24)
    St. Louis, like many riverfront cities around the world, has become isolated from the river upon which it was founded, the Mississippi. This thesis proposes a new riverfront transportation museum for St. Louis, as a means ...
  • Becker, Rebecca Ann (2013-04-17)
    This thesis posits a new prototype for the slaughterhouse, a model that houses the utilitarian functions of slaughtering and processing and reveals those functions to the community by providing informal and formal education. ...
  • Rock, Lauren E. (2013-04-17)
    The loss of place and devastation of a community is an all-too-common reality in many post-industrial cities like Detroit. The attempts of numerous top-down development projects have been largely unsuccessful in addressing ...
  • Blanch, Jessica Maureen (2012-09-13)
    This thesis proposes the redevelopment of a supermarket site at the center of the Rainier Beach Urban Village at the intersection of Rainier Avenue South and South Henderson Street in Seattle Washington, reusing the existing ...
  • McDade, Erin Katherine (2014-02-24)
    This thesis conceives of language as the foundation of culture, and explores the creation of a Native Andean Language Center in Cuzco, Peru, as a means of combatting homogenization, pastiche, and social denigration in ...
  • Eddy, Sarah Kathleen (2014-04-30)
    This thesis explores the capacity of the built environment to serve as a lens in mediating man's relationship with the relatively un-built environment at a site located on Flathead Lake. Our presence on Flathead Lake in ...
  • Fish, David (2013-04-17)
    University of Washington Master's Thesis Abstract (by)Metrics (by)Design: Building for Endurance David Ronald Fish Chair of Supervisory Committee: Asst. Professor Kathrina Simonen, Chair Department of Architecture College ...
  • Maienschein-Cline, Leslie
    Parking garages are ubiquitous and indispensable to modern suburban life, yet they are one of the most unpopular and criticized building types. Though important places of arrival and departure, movement and transition, ...
  • Hyslop, Jeffrey Thomas (2013-04-17)
    By the early 1960's Spokane, Washington's downtown, which had ballooned rapidly with railroad expansion, was faced with a downtown core that was underutilized, dilapidated, and blighted. In a citywide effort to restore the ...
  • Hunt, Kathryn E. (2013-04-17)
    Part think tank, part headquarters, part social, and part political, this thesis exemplifies the evolving position of the church in today's fluctuating society. Many religious and lay people alike are not only open to ...
  • Restad, Jena Stephen
    University of Washington Abstract Chimera Obscura: wayfinding vestiges in rural Iceland Jena Maureen Restad Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Kimo Griggs, Associate Professor Architecture As tourists, we travel to learn, ...
  • Velarde, Victor Alexander (2014-02-24)
    Due to the heavy use during peak climbing months and extreme climatic conditions of Camp Muir's Historic District this thesis proposal seeks to rejuvenate, re-design and provide an innovative and appropriate pre-fabricated ...
  • Yu, Seung Yun (2012-08-10)
    This project aims at the idea of making unemployed minority youth and low-income families in the ethnically diverse Othello neighborhood to become self-sufficient and to become contributing members in their communities by ...
  • Bautz, Alexander William (2013-04-17)
    A diagnosis of a chronic illness, and specifically an Autoimmune disease, tends to marginalize and isolate what is a growing global affected population. After diagnosis, patients are typically sent to specialized clinics ...
  • Maestas, Benjamin (2014-02-24)
    This thesis uses dance as a tool to investigate the alleys of Pioneer Square in Seattle, Washington. This path brings about an architecture that explores a shift of perspective in the attitude of homelessness, shelter and art.
  • DeBlauw, Jack Russell (2012-05-31)
    This thesis involves the design of a cooperative distillery on the former site of the Rainier Cold Storage building, which was originally part of the large complex of buildings comprising the Seattle Brewing & Malting ...

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