MArch Dissertation Projects

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2024 +

  • Ashwini Ramshetty Designing Maggie Centre in Tropics
  • Sonakshi Madan Farming Forward: Rethinking Healthy Communities through Retrofitted Urban Farms
  • Harshita Mathur Environmentally responsive resorts for the tropics
  • Abhilash Menon Adaptive Re-Use of Textile Mills in Bombay to Affordable Housing Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete.
  • Gayatri Patil Cool Pods: Urban cooling shelter for commuters
  • Divy Vora Adaptive reuse of slum rehabilitation buildings using modular housing in Mumbai
  • Jiajie Xue Honoring Life and Embracing Death: Retrofitting Residential Building with Integration of Cemetery
  • Jing Xu New typology ancestral shrine in industrial building reuse in Shenzhen
  • Stavan Gang Adaptive reuse of Olympic villages: From temporary housing to sustainable communities
  • Sarab Jot Singh Repurposing Havelis: Adaptive Thermal Comfort through the prism of History
  • Gauri Sharma Design Systems for Sub-Tropical Homes
  • Sophiah Lourdes Contemporary Emergency Housing
  • Berk Erzengin Post-Earthquake Modular CLT Housing in Istanbul
  • Nurul Ahmad Fauzi Carbon Impact and Planned Obsolescence of Data Architecture
  • Katarzyna Baczynska Retrofiting for Climate Resilience

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2023 +

  • Tanvi Patily Design Guidelines for Rural Schools
  • Deepthi Ravi Targetting Net Zero in High-Rise Office Retrofit
  • Ketan Naidu Kunapalli Sustainable Low-Rise Housing
  • Anagha Vasudevan Retrofitting fully glazed office building for 24 hour comfort
  • Manapat Teparaksa Shop-house Prototypes in Bangkok
  • Honeyksha Waghela Refurbishing Mumbai’s first cast-iron building – Watson Hotel
  • Shreya Bothara Courtyards as Environmental Strategies for Mixed-use Buildings in Tropical Climates of India
  • Tanshi Rungta Lessons from the Vernacular Architecture of Rajasathan
  • Zeel Dhangdharia Environmentally Responsive Offshore Building Design
  • Surabhi Agarwal Centre for Sustainable Living
  • Ayushi Gupta Reimagining Migrant Labour Camps
  • Roshani Mirchandani Reversible Office Building
  • Shreya Aneja Re-imagining urban villages using vernacular strategies and improved indoor air quality
  • Yang Xi Balcony in Adaptive Reuse
  • Da Meng Urban Farms of the Future
  • Elif Neva Beskonakli Prefabricated Adaptive Housing for the Dense Cities of the Future
  • Jiawei Tang Design of Smart Adaptive Pre-fabricated Housing System
  • Neha Kurian Sustainability in Building Conservation

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2022 +

  • Anushree Bhattad Adaptive Reuse of Wada Courtyards 
  • Yue-ching Leung  Reimagining Low Carbon Mixed-use High-rise in Hong Kong 
  • Lamia Wali Upama Verandas on Residential Buildings in Dhaka
  • Smiti Agarwal Redesign of Dilli Haat
  • Vasheena Mittal  Re-thinking glass facades for office buildings in Gurugram
  • Jiaqi Zhang Reconversion of industrial Warehouses into mixed-use
  • Dila Batmaz Productivity Oriented Refurbishment in Co-working Spaces 
  • Dev Chawla Low Carbon Office Environments

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2021 +

  • Ponshankar Bhuvanasundar Redevelopment of Workspaces in Coimbatore
  • Sudnapha Jaratjarungkiat Growing Shophouses in Southern Thailand
  • Aibee Bautista Learning from the Traditional Filipino Houses
  • Susan Mascarenhas Advances in Environmentally-Adaptive Designs
  • Madhurya Surabhi Passive Strategies for Workspace Environments
  • Aditi Bipin Katira Social Housing in Mumbai
  • Shatanik Mandal Adaptive Re-use: Railways to School
  • Apurv Aggarwal Revisiting Hotels: In a subtropical city
  • Sahil Srivastava Potential of an underground market in Delhi
  • Vanshica Chugh Environmentally responsive primary schools in Chandigarh
  • Karen Abou Nasr Sustainable Affordable Housing: a Beacon of Hope
  • Anna Dwyer Sustainably Regenerating Levittown: A Retrofit of the Prototypical American Suburb
  • Ilia Varvarousi Home Sweet Home: adaptable/adaptive residential block

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2020 +

  • Varsha Kakuturu Urban Housing in Chennai
  • Shibani Choudhury A new vernacular for the traditional Alis of Pune, India
  • Pablo Ruiz Buenrostro Low-Cost Housing in Mexico City
  • Vishesh Khurana Athletic Village in Gujarat
  • Allen Kwun Pui Lai Passive Cooling for High-Rise Living in Hong Kong
  • Sakshay Malik A LIbrary in Ahmedabad
  • Rakshith Chhatrala Hindu Monastery in Temple Complex, Jodhpur
  • Ananya Bhattachrya Redefining Workspace Design in Composite Climates
  • Radhika Raj Design of Outdoor Spaces in Gurugram
  • Yong Yu High-Rise Residential Building in Wuhan
  • Drishti Chatrath Pedestrain Comfort in a Tropical Marketplace

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2019 +

  • Maria Osoy Escobar Design of Educational Buildings in Guatemala
  • Melissa Romo Serrano Sustainable Housing Complex in Mexico City
  • Khayati Mitra Design of Educational Buildings in Dubai
  • Begüm Peker Design of a Vineyard House
  • Tony Lahoud Eco-Communities

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2018 +

  • Maria Luisa Arze Diversification of the Chilean Mediagua
  • Mohannad Abu Suhaiban Microclimate Devices for Outdoor Spaces in London
  • Swati Bhargava Courtyards and Jaalis as Environmental Strategies for in Workspaces in Jaipur
  • Kanishk Bhatt Office Design in Ahmedabad, India
  • Georgina Di Gironimo Redefining Residential Environments in Buenos Aires
  • Tingting Gao Jetty Regeneration-Community Hub along the Thames
  • Daniel Ibarra Flores Passive Design for Multiple-Use Buildings in Mexico’s Hot-Dry and Mild Climates
  • Karthica Kalyanasundaram Passive Design Strategies for Housing Clusters in the Tropics
  • Anupa Ria Kurian Learning from Kerala’s Vernacular Architecture
  • Pavithra Lakshmi The House that Follows its Occupants from Chennai to Delhi
  • Naitikkumar Patel Passive Design for High-Rise Residential Buildings in Dubai
  • Anjana Suresh Redesign of Gandhi Street Market, Trichy
  • Poonam Sachdev Kaur Redesigning the Bazaar in Mumbai
  • Gunveer Singh 24/7 IT Office in Delhi NCR
  • Deep Kiran Gala Vertical Millenial Village in Mumbai

AA SED Master of Architecture  MArch 2017 +

  • Rafael Alonso Candau  Whole Life Carbon in Office Building Design in London, UK (Distinction)
  • Maria Kristina Alvarez Design of an Eco-Resort in the Philippines
  • Elias Anka Preserving Cultural Heritage: Environmental Retrofit of the Beiruti Rose House
  • Timothy De Los Santos Design of Sports Centre in Metro Manila
  • Angela Dub Redefining Urban Living in Buenos Aires
  • Paolo Flores Design of an Educational Complex in Metro Manila
  • Romaissa Hadji Intermediary Spaces and their Environmental Impact on Office Towers in Dubai
  • Varunya Jarunyaroj Design of Public Housing in Singapore
  • Zahraa Makke Design of village for children of war in the South of Lebanon
  • John Salama Residual Spaces under Bridges: Art Hub in Cairo
  • Shruti Shiva Social housing in Mumbai: learning from the chawl
  • Wan Fong Wu Urban Synergy: Adaptive Infill Living -London prototype

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2016 +

  • Antonio AlmeidaRefurbishment of Fishing Village, Trafaria, Portugal
  • Sandheep Ellangovan Small Structures for Outdoor Comfort in Chennai, India
  • Oindrila Ghosh Revitalising the Informal City, Kolkata, India
  • Irene Giglio Retrofitting Project for the Corviale, Rome, Italy
  • Nimya Mariam Urban Living in Warm-Humid Climates, Cochin, India
  • Wasinee Prasongsumrit Shophouse Prototype, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Cindrella Semaan Integrating vernacular strategies into contemporary buildings, Adma, Lebanon
  • Monica Toledo Commercial Boulevard as New Urban Plaza, Santiago, Chile
  • Julia Torrubia Aznárez Dynamic skins for office buildings, Madrid, Spain
  • Ameer Mustafa Varzgani Daylight in Art Galleries and Museums, London, UK
  • Jiaji Yang Low-Income Community, Guangzhou, China
  • Daniel Zepeda Free-Running Office Buildings in Guadalajara, Mexico

AA SED Master of Architecture  MArch 2015 +

  • Han Chen Design for High Density Residential Community in Wuhan, China (Distinction)
  • Adriana Comi Social Housing in Mexico City
  • Kimmy El-Dash Designing Out Fuel Poverty, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Mahmoud Ezzeldin The Future of Library Design inNew York, USA
  • Francisco Godoy Eco Tourism in Chile
  • Anahí González Primary Educational Spaces, Mexico
  • Madhulika Kumar School for Dance and Music, Trichy, India
  • Ayelet Lanel Educational Spaces – Learning from Nature, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Rhiannon Laurie Future Library and Co-working Design in London, UK
  • Gabriela Nuñez-Melgar Temporary Shelter for the Homeless, London, UK
  • Artem Polomannyy Resilient Commercial Environments in Minsk, Belarus
  • Hyosik Pyo Design of Tall Residential Building in Daegu, South Korea
  • Jorge Ramirez Local Identity for Rural Social Housing, Northern Chile
  • Andrea Rossi School & Community Centre on Lampedusa Island, Italy
  • Praew Sirichanchuen Low-Income Community in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Ganesh Sivakumar Affordable Housing Design, Tiruchirappali, India
  • Pierluigi Turco Migrant Centre on Lampedusa Island, Italy
  • Mariyam Zakiah Self-Build Houses in the Mountains, Sikkim, India

AA SED Master of Architecture  MArch 2014 +

  • Adriana Briseño -Design of Primary Schools in San Luis Potosí, México – A School for the Community
  • Alessandra Ghione Arhitecture to Take Away – Design of a minimal, flexible and movable touristic accommodation in venice
  • Amedeo Scofone Reshaping Cities after Natural Disasters
  • Camila Della Bitta Rethining the Market-Driven Urban Block
  • Chandana Ramesh Rethinking Tradition – Environmental Principles of Vastu Shastra
  • Daniele Severino Layering Microclimates – Atacama Desert, Chile
  • Harshini Sampathkumar Respite Architecture – an intervantion to sustain fishermen’s livelihood
  • Javier Guzman Slow Urbanism – Developing the Abandoned Residential Urban Infrastructure in Sveille, Spain
  • Juan Montoliu Hernandez Crisis Architecture – Colonizing Existing Concrete Structures(Distinction)
  • Kartikeya Rajput Passive Housing in the Desert
  • Leo Sooseok Kim Sustainable Built Forms in High-density Urban Areas in Seoul, Korea
  • Mileni Pamfili Redefining the Urban Living in Central Athens
  • Polina Vorobyeva Adaptive Building Skins – For a High-Rise Office Building in Temperate Climate of Moscow
  • Sanyukta Pande Corporate Work Environments, New Delhi, India
  • Shanuli Gupta Controllable Permeability: Design of office buildings in warm and humid climates of Mumbai
  • Shravan Pradeep Design Strategies for Office Buildings in Bangalore – Passive Techniques for 24 hour Working Environments
  • Yiping Zhu Extending Spaces and Fading Borders – Primary School Design in Xiamen China

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2013

  • Alexandra Andone Density and Urban Form in Bucharest, Romania
  • Pedro Augspach Refurbishing the Catalinas Norte Development in Buenos Aires
  • Jose Luis Barros Self-Built Social Housing in Ecuador
  • Valliammai Chidambaram Design of Environmentally-Responsive Office Building in Chennai, India
  • Danah Dib A Residential Development in Kuwait City (Distinction)
  • Ronak Gawarwala Office Building in Dubai
  • Benito Gutierrez Low-cost Community in Mexico
  • Ignacio Medina López Residential Refurbishment in Madrid
  • Tuan Anh Nguyen An Adaptive Housing Prototype for Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Saachi Padubidri A Diamond Bazaar in Mumbai
  • Pilar Perez Del Real A Research Centre in Seville
  • Izzati Mohamad Salim High Rise Work Environment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Tomas Swett Office Building Typology in Santiago, Chile (Distinction)
  • Ajaree Tedkajorn Self-sufficient Social Housing in Bangkok, Thailand
  • Filippo Weber Environmental Diversity and Contemporary Lifestyle, Florence, Italy

AA SED Master of Architecture  MArch 2012 +

  • Priji BalakrishnanCool Streets in Hot Climates : A means to achieve pedestrian comfort in Sharjah, UAE (Distinction)
  • Dana Bryan. Passive Aggression Low energy cooling in Los Angeles, USA
  • Ece Cakir. Adaptive School Environments: Elementary school design through investigation of vernacular architecture in Mardin,  Turkey
  • Herman Calleja. Cool Workspaces: Passive Cooling Strategies for a Digital Creative Industry Hub in Malta (Distinction)
  • Ana Terra Capobianco. Recycling Superstructures in Sao Paulo
  • Alda Coelho.  Reshaping the suburbs of Maputo, Mozambique
  • Xavier Cordero. The New American Model: Sustainably Densifying the Sprawling Suburban.
  • Noah Czech. Sustainable City Blocks: Urban Microclimate, Building Envelope and Program
  • Rohit Garg. Passive Cooling Strategies for Residences in the Composite Climate of New Delhi: Applications in a Multiple Generation Family Residence.
  • Lourdes Gaspart. Alpine Rooftop Additions: Retrofit of  multi-storey dwellings in the Swiss Alps.
  • Branden Harrell. Community Housing, Soweto: Creating a Sustainable Township; 17 years Post Apartheid
  • Mina Hasman. Vernacular Ecology: Passive Strategies for  Housing in Southeastern Turkey.
  • Preeti Mogali. Optimising Building Form and Wind Towers  in Dubai: Reducing energy consumption in contemporary university architecture.
  • Guilherme Rampazzo. Achieving Environmental Comfort in Detached Housing in the Sao Paulo region, Brazil
  • Therezia Sloet Tot Everlo. EU Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro: Employing the use of transitional spaces to achieve thermal comfort.

AA SED Master of Architecture  MArch  2011 +

  • Suraksha Bhatla. Tall Communities: Passive Urban Housing for the Tropics
  • Ruth Dominguez. Habitat of pilgrims in Saint James Way:The use of water walls for transient spaces.
  • Miguel Cardona Firpi. Re-Thinking the Creda Agenda in Barcelona: Designing adaptive urban living environments in a courtyard block.
  • Celina Escobar. Reinterpretation of Residential Courtyard Typology in Seville: Density studies and Environmental Strategies.
  • Pablo Gugel. Pushing the Climate Boundaries for Urban Earth-Sheltered Housing in Spain
  • Constanza Jorquera. Achieving thermal comfort with passive means in a detached house central-southern Chile.
  • Pamela Kravetsky. Urbanising the Detached House in Winnipeg’s Extreme Climate: Low Energy Design Through Strictly Passive Means.
  • Amy Leedham. Re-humanizing the Hospital: Sustainable Innovations for Healthcare Architecture (Distinction).
  • Didar Ozcelik. Underground Indoor Rock Climbing Center, Alacati,Turkey
  • Jeewon Paek. Environmental Performance of Adaptive Building Envelope Design: Urban housing in Seoul, Korea
  • Francisco Ramirez. Modular Low Carbon “Strawcrete”: Self-Built Application for a Rural Community in South Central Chile.
  • Rodrigo Rodrigues. Dynamic Roof Structures for Retail Use: A prototype for low energy design in a temperate climate.
  • Fanor Serrano. Massive Timber Construction: An energy efficient urban infill in London.
  • Orapim Tantipat. Multi-storey housing in the tropical city, Bangkok

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2010 +

  • Isha Anand. Contemporzing Religious Architecture.
  • Chanasit Cholasuek. Sustainable Low Income Community in Bangkok.
  • Jose Antonio Espinoza de Tudela. Post Disaster Housing for Chile
  • Olga Maria Conto Sterling. Learning Environments in Informal Settlements, Colombia.
  • Anuja Pandit. Contemporary Indian Housing, Pune, India  – Making use of transition spaces as social and climatic mediator.
  • Katerina Pantazi. Urban Metaphors : Exploring the Urban Roofscape Of Athens.
  • Gilda Riveros. Urban Social Housing in Colombia.
  • Saranti, K. Architectural Microclimatic Interventions in a Square_Patras Greece.
  • Stojkovic, M. Dynamic Office Building Façade In Temperate Climate.
  • Alexandra Theodorou. Accommodating Change: Housing in London

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2009 +

  • Jorge Eduardo De Souza Hue. Design of a Cultural Centre in Madureira, Rio De Janeiro.
  • Eric Blake Jackson. (Bedford)2: Rethinking The AA Graduate School-Scheme for a Bioclimatic Live/Work Facility.
  • Gwenedd Murray. Ecological Learning Centre for the Marin Academy, San Rafael, California: Perception of Comfort within Naturally Ventilated Classrooms.
  • Lucy Ely Querales. Re-shaping Energy Efficient Buildings through Microclimatic Assessment: Caracas Case.
  • Ekachai Sophonudomporn. Dynamic Daylighting Responsive: A Design Proposal for an Art Gallery.
  • Anya Thomas. Gone Fishing. Self help development for low income fishing communities in Sri Lanka

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2008 +

  • Kanika Agarwal. Residential Cluster, Ahmedabad: Development of a Housing Community Based on   the traditional pol housing.
  • Yasamin Arbabi. High Altitude Design: Optimising Residential Architecture in the Alborz Mountain.
  • Tiffany D.Broyles. Ground UP: Defining an Architectural Typology for the Urban Farm.
  • Vidhi Gupta . Rethinking “Openings and Voids” in the design of a “Quality Workspace”
  • Krista Murray Raines. Rethinking the Underground Passenger Environment.
  • Annie Diana Babu. A Low Energy Passenger Terminal Building for Ahmedabad Airport, India.
  • Lai Min-Hui. Low Energy Row House Community in Kaohsiung (South Taiwan).
  • Farah Naz. Energy Efficient Garment Factories in Bagladesh.

AA SED Master of Architecture MArch 2007 +

  • Giles Bruce. High Density, Low Energy. Achieving solar access for Dublin’s  multi – storey apartment developments.
  • Haven Burkee. Comfort in the Keys: Low energy residential design in the Florida Keys.
  • Natalia Kokosalaki. Lightweight Stadium for Hot Climates.
  • Sayed Z. Majidi. Next Stop Kabul – rapid structures and climate context.