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This thesis examines the role architecture played in the negotiation of power between local government and the Bourbon monarchy in Bordeaux after the Fronde— the civil war that was waged in France during the seventeenth century. By considering the construction and development of the Château...
Aesthetic Economies of Growth; Energy, Value, and the Work of Culture After Oil offers a cultural history of energy after the industrialization of fossil fuels. My argument is that the political economy of fossil fuels, and the climate change it generates, is anchored to energy’s aesthetic...
This project favours transgender narratives and affects inspired by exteriority, folds, queer décor, assemblage, and the archive. These spatial models help the project displace models of gender that are grounded in the concepts of enclosure, privacy, and property. As a response to the enforced...
My current research is focused on the history of camping and wilderness survival. Specifically, I am exploring how our ideas about the landscape are constructed, and what it means when we interact with the wild by engaging in activities like camping. My recent mixed-media prints combine my...
This research is a visual and empirical ethnography examining the design of clinical / semi-clinical locations of death, in relation to institutionalized dying in contemporary society. Through field observations at two palliative care sites in Alberta and interviews with end-of-life healthcare...
Integral Urbanism: Investigating the Materiality and Spatiality of the University of Alberta QuadrangleDownload
The university quadrangle is a space that exists on the majority of North American campuses, yet detailed investigation into the creation, existence and perpetuation of the quadrangle has been minimal. Considering how universities look to distinguish themselves from one another in search of the...
My paintings have a narrative element in the sense that I use symbolism, references to popular culture, and figures that are staged within expressionistic allegorical spaces. These spaces are visualized as a stage or film set in order to evoke a sense of cinematic storytelling, and the...
Reimagining the Suburban Strip-mall: The Future Twist. Architectural Proposal for Petrolia Mall, Greenfield, Edmonton CanadaDownload
This architectural design proposal applies the lessons of Strip-Appeal.com. IT envisions a new future for Petrolia strip mall. It questions the potential for these spaces to be redeveloped and re-purposed. The future twist of the strip mall is that it’s main appeal will be as a community hub,...
Structural variant detection by large-scale sequencing reveals new evolutionary evidence on breed divergence between Chinese and European pigsDownload
In this study, we performed a genome-wide SV detection among the genomes of thirteen pigs from diverse Chinese and European originated breeds by next genetation sequencing, and constrcuted a single-nucleotide resolution map involving 56,930 putative SVs. We firstly identified a SV hotspot...