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Energic Architecture in Old Town Alexandria
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-06)
Every architecure is being with life-force such as a plant who lives on the photosynthesis that need carbon dioxide + water + light energy, and provide oxygen in day time. On the contrary, Plants need oxygen and release ...
What can the site give to the building and the building to the site?
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-26)
This thesis explores the relationship between the "constructed" (built) environment and the natural environment. What defines such a relationship and can the relationship be formulated? Surely a successful union is much ...
Dwelling Happens: A Study of Urban Living in the 21st Century
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
It is the responsibility of the discipline of architecture to enhance and compliment the human act of dwelling. One must engage the sun, moon and the changing seasons, provide spatial efficiency to lifestyle, purpose, ...
Walls That Can Talk: City Museum for Istanbul
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-04)
My thesis; "City Museum for Istanbul" tells the story of Istanbul . The project; from its plans to its elevations and sections is designed by a clear understanding and classification of the city and its long history. Every ...
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-13)
Sacred spaces have long existed due to their importance as a symbol of belief. Structures are designed to be timeless and forever lasting, representing the essence of faith. In this case, a Mosque has been designed for a ...
Contented Architecture - In Search of Delight for All Senses
(Virginia Tech, 2003-09-26)
Contented Architecture : In search of delight for all senses is an attempt to discover and capture the delightful sensory experiences of the users in the architectural space. Architectural space is seen as an artistic ...
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 ...
To Build Upon Ruin
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-02)
it is essential to regard the history of a site. to find the complexities that to others have mattered. architecture has a responsibility to interpret the past to future generations. it is then that it becomes immortal.
A Complex For Computer Technologies
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-01)
The building which manifests itself is a direct reaction to the desires of the site and more importantly to the functions it houses. The purpose of this thesis though is to make an addition to the desires and to solve a ...
Friendship Community and Fitness Center
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-10)
I propose to design a facility that will be both a fitness center and a community center. The building will integrate a fragmented site, making the site a cohesive whole and making all parts of the site navigable through ...