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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
Discover. Reveal. Educate.: Making a School for Bluegrass Music in Floyd, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2006-01-11)
Architecture can facilitate the learning process. This book outlines a design exploration of this fundamental premise. The architectural platform for this exploration is a music conservatory dedicated to teaching the ...
The Architecture of the Transformation of Folding and the Design of an Alexandria Law Firm
(Virginia Tech, 2010-07-22)
Understanding architecture through a contemporary context of the transformations of art and technology was the springboard for this thesis. Identifying folding as a basic transformation became the focus for developing an ...
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 ...
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 ...
Lines of Discovery
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-07)
An entry for the World Trade Center Memorial Competition was expanded upon as a study into the nature of design. The project influenced its own evolution and revealed exciting outcomes. The memorial is a reinforced ...
Along the River's Edge – A Bed and Breakfast Residence
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-09)
There are many forces at work in a design process. Each element of a design sketch reacts to ones before and after it. As a designer, one must be able to look at each individually and as part of the whole. In addition, ...
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 ...
Folded Intersection: a performing arts center
(Virginia Tech, 2003-07-10)
This project proposes a performing arts center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, a 170-year old industrial city. As part of the city revitalization, the design seeks to build up a "stage", and create a piece of edge at the city's ...