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  • Harbor 

    Young, Martha A. (2011)
    The speaker confronts both her ambiguous relationship with her father and becoming a parent herself, moving from fear and anger to a tentative reconciliation. Specific topics also include motherhood, the author's younger ...
  • Wild to Wildscape: Designing the Urban Wild 

    LaGue, Renee (2017)
    Urban wasteland, terrain vague, postindustrial site, urban wild and wildscape: these are but a few of the terms describing sites which have been disturbed by humans and contain novel or spontaneous vegetation. In this ...
  • The Contemporary Local Market: Creating a Network of Food Distribution 

    Shanklin, Eli William (2017)
    During the United Nations’ 1996 World Food Summit, the concept of “food security” was defined as existing “when all people, at all times, have physical, [social] and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food ...
  • Remembering Place: Reviving the Ritual of Making 

    Pasquerello, Stephen Michael (2017)
    This thesis will address the reclamation of an abandoned building to revive its historical significance and restore its sense of place. We aim to preserve and enhance the value of the building in ways that remember the ...
  • Energizing Sustainable Lifestyles 

    Sahaniuk, Florencia (2017)
    The decrease in energy costs to the population of Buenos Aires has increased the consumption of energy and the lack of investment in the infrastructure of the electric grid has caused for the province of Buenos Aires to ...

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