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Document Type

Campus Access

Degree Program

Architecture

Degree Type

Master of Architecture (M.Arch.)

Year Degree Awarded

2011

Month Degree Awarded

September

Keywords

Architecture, Kinetic Architecture

Abstract

This project explores solutions to the projected challenges costal housing will face over the course of the next twenty years. Most specifically the main focus will be the challenge of global warming and rising sea levels. This project will attempt to create a model of coastal architecture that can act as a precedent and solution to the costal architecture of the future.

First Advisor

Kathleen R. Lugosch

Second Advisor

Stephen Schriber

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