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Gathering: a study of public space through an inhabitable bridge in Southwest Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-19)
This study builds on the National Capital Planning Commissionâ s (NCPC) 50 year Master Plan for Washington D.C. It focuses on several of the NCPCâ s five key goals; to build on the legacy of the historic Lâ Enfant and ...
Rebirth of a Rock: Pembroke Quarry Amphitheatre
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-14)
Every place on earth has a voice. This voice resonates from the shaping events that have long passed and the current conditions that continue to give each place its individual character. The voice continually evolves as ...
Urban Housing in the Park
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-19)
The vitality of the city is substantially dependent upon the coexistence of old and new-buildings and people. A lot can be learned from the history and/or the potential of different generations; in the city this exchange ...
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 ...
House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Of Surface and Shadow. Proposal for a new School of Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-14)
Puerto Rico is a place of strong sunlight, temperate winds and humid climate. It is also a place where the landscape and the natives are very colorful. Today's culture consists of a chaotic urban atmosphere which ...
Transition: a process of beginning and ending
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-14)
Studying the interaction of people with the objects around them is essential to designers. A designer must study in detail: the hold, the fit in the hand, the effect of movement, the placement, and the juxtaposition ...
A Line Demarcating Greenwich Village
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-07)
The trail of the artifact is an anonymous line on a tourist map of Manhattan. It delimits the boundary, separates the inner and outer, and occupies space. This occupied space juxtaposing the edge of Greenwich Village is ...
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.
Lines of Site
(Virginia Tech, 1997-12-12)
Architecture in today's urban environments exists through, and must respond to, the interaction of contemporary constructs occurring within the context of the urban fabric of the established city. The opportunity residing ...