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    • Rethinking the Smart City: Interventions for a Post-Digital Age 

      Maleszyk, Justyna (University of Waterloo, 2018-09-19)
      The term Smart City is quickly gaining traction, as it spreads across global cities in a series of urban initiatives. When depicted in mass media, Smart City developments are often portrayed as idealistic technological ...
    • Rethinking Typology in Taipei: Designing New Frameworks for Urban Living 

      Chuang, Vincent (University of Waterloo, 2023-02-23)
      The Taipei streethouse is a typology that has been formed through a continuous dialogue with the local urban fabric and society. Since the typology was first brought over by Qing dynasty settlers from Fujian Province in ...
    • Rural Bogotá: Inhabiting Colombia's Asymmetrical Territory 

      Lopez Cerquera, Diana Alexandra (University of Waterloo, 2017-12-19)
      Throughout the twentieth century, rural Colombia experienced a series of forces which acted as catalysts for the inequalities found within the territory and instigated the agrarian and armed conflicts – two national crisis ...
    • The Second and Third Disasters: Education in Post-Disaster Recovery in Rural Nepal 

      Sakharevich, Maryia (University of Waterloo, 2018-07-20)
      Education is widely recognized as a fundamental part of recovery process after a natural disaster. Psychologically, it provides a sense of normality by reintroducing a daily routine, helps children cope with the trauma of ...
    • Socioculturally Focused Reclamation: Reimagining the Post-extraction Landscape of Giant Mine 

      Gamble, Haley (University of Waterloo, 2020-12-15)
      Canada is a nation of extraction, a truism that predates its confederation and is as iconic as its fur trade. Though the modern reality of extraction differs widely from this historical archetype natural resources continue ...
    • Supplements for Diplomacy: Revisiting the 'South China Sea Marine Park' 

      Logendrarajah, Kobi (University of Waterloo, 2020-02-14)
      With its reputation of its diverse fisheries, latent oil reserves, and its strategic economic position in global trade, the South China Sea has historically been a site of contention between states. Today, we find this ...
    • Unsettling Ground: Studies on Building and Fluid Geology in Arviat, Nunavut 

      McMillan, Jason (University of Waterloo, 2019-04-26)
      Ground in the Canadian Arctic is continuously being shaped by the dramatic seasonal cycles of the environment, extreme weather and deep geological processes of glaciation and retreat. The stability of Northern ground is ...
    • Vessel: stories from the edge of the world 

      Bursey, Liam (University of Waterloo, 2024-01-05)
      From the first instances of human inhabitation on the island of Newfoundland, wooden boats have been crucial facilitators to life on The Rock. Those who called this beautifully rugged land home were able to do so as a ...

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