Katherine’s thesis explores the opportunities provided by this concept of ownership and mobility. Individual units could become highly tuned to the person(s) occupying them – morphing each unit into an indispensable platform from which users occupy a city. This new concept of home would allow an increasingly mobile population to resituate with ease – finally reconstituting home with our wandering lifestyle. She will defend her thesis on Wednesday December 16th, 2015 at 10 AM in ARC 1001 [Cummings Lecture Theatre].
Continuing with Kitchener’s initiative to establish urban design at the human scale and introduce contemporary building ideas, Tahoora Alimohammadi’s thesis looks to expand work and living opportunities in the city center with the proposal of a new intermodal transit hub in the heart of that growing downtown core. This design proposal seeks to create an intimate relationship between public life, infrastructure and people.
The defense will take place on on Thursday November 26, 2015 at 1:30pm in ARC 2003, University of Waterloo School of Architecture
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How do you stop that annoying clicking sound as you pedal fast on your dad’s old bicycle? Yup, you’ll probably need the bearings replaced in the pedal. Yup, the pedals have bearings (who knew?). Nope, you don’t have to spend a fortune on something new. Look no further than RecycleCycles in Kitchener, a Community Bicycle […]