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Extension of the Axis Mundi
(Virginia Tech, 2000-09-12)
A work develops through methodical inquiry based on the reciprocity inherent in the construction of an object and its evaluation. A physical object informs an initial concept and acts as the fundamental catalyst for ...
Thresholds in the Urban Environment: Women and Children's Shelter
(Virginia Tech, 2002-09-20)
The premise of this thesis is to explore the transition of spaces through thresholds. This exploration begins with the urban environment and how one transitions through spaces into private spaces. In particular, this ...
Blacksburg Central - A New Middle School
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-04)
Building upon the form of a middle school, this thesis is an examination of several architectural questions. This new middle school is imagined to exist at the old Blacksburg Middle school site on Main street between Clay ...
Towards an old charm
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
When we build unconsciously and we build as a habit, only then we lose the essence of architecture
Materials and Imagination: A Building of Fire and Water
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-31)
<p> An exploration of the relationship between man and the elements, fire and water, this project futher develops these ideas by way of the imagination. Man's attempt to form further connections with these elements is ...
Joints and connections
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-19)
Istanbul is a city on the water and historically has been a link between East and West. Unlike most cities, ferry boats are one of the most commonly used means of travel, along with rail and bus lines. There is a contrast ...
National Museum of Film and Photography, Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
The origins of this project lie in a desire to understand the relationship that exists between light and architecture. Natural light has always played a role in the evolution of architecture, helping us make countless ...
Space: Working and Living
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-14)
what is architecture? what defines space? how do you define separation and integration of spaces? what is the relationship of human scale to space elements? how can architecture be studied? Architecture is ...
refin [d]ing process
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-16)
This thesis marks a point where the priorities determining my occupation with architecture might shift. In part it is a reflection of an approach to architecture, which generates an awareness that can be extended to an ...
Architecture for Urbanity
(Virginia Tech, 1997-08-04)
Designing architecture that reinforces urbanity starts with an intuitive understanding. Urban places are complex, containing many simple systems which combine to make a chaotic whole. This complexity is full of events, ...