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Inhabiting Structure: An Elementary School Campus
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-08)
This thesis explores the idea of creating inhabitable spaces within the structure of a building. The inhabitation can range from physical to imaginative.
Silence, Darkness and Light: The Grand Egyptian Museum
(Virginia Tech, 2004-02-11)
How can the unique legacy of the most ancient of civilizations be represented within a single building? How can one building spans the area between heaven and earth, the space described in the cosmology of our pharonic ...
(Virginia Tech, 2004-02-04)
Out of a dialog of order and building, the cruciform finds presence in the plan and section of a temporally significant house. This is a study of the dialectic between the ideal and the empirical in architecture.
The Rebirth of A Nation: An Embassy Proposal for the Republic of South Africa in Washington, DC
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-14)
In both South Africa and the United States, the occurrence of certain political and social events have affected the cultural structure of the African society. As the patterns of community have been lost over time, due to ...
Interaction and Intervention a case study: 1019 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-16)
It is a favorite canon of preservation architects that soon 95% of work will deal with an existing construct in some manner. Reasons for this include the public's affinity toward old and historic buildings, and the utter ...
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 ...
An Island Escape
(Virginia Tech, 2002-06-14)
A house designed for island living, incorporating climate and culture into building design.
(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 ...
(Virginia Tech, 2004-08-31)
This thesis proposes an urban hybrid within the historical district of downtown San Francisco. The design develops a new typ of urban housing introducing the architectural concept of the house to the highrise.
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-22)
Taking the shortest possible distance and staying on a leveled surface is an intrinsic part of human nature. The bridge, a powerful invention realizes this human desire. It connects very directly otherwise separate locations ...