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Motion, Space and Sound
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-11)
As part of our daily routines, we continually move from one space to another. The existing conditions of the spaces we move through often impact the way we experience architecture. Whether we transition between spaces ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-02)
This thesis is an exploration of the ambiguous form. "Ambiguous" means having multiple interpretations. Usually, a figurative presentation will direct people to a particular thing. On the contrary, if familiarity is provided ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-18)
Chinese urban villages which have grown over time have difficulty to operate as a healthy urban environment. As a consequence, residents are often forced to move to the boundary of the city although many prefer its narrow ...
Architectural Kinetics: A Study of Operable Mechanisms for Different Types of Envelopes
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)
Accepting that one of the main duties of an architect is mastering the tectonic expression of the building and its architectural effect, could there be a mechanism that allows a building or object to change its expression? ...
Architecture of Urban Infrastructural Residue
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-07)
Urbanization is the process of limitless expansion of that which is urban, the built essentials that constitutes a civilization, beyond the limits of what can be recognized as the city. Infrastructure is the method by which ...
School for Children who are Blind
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-28)
Architecturally, my thesis project is a new type of design for children who have visual impairments. Most of the children who have visual impairments need more attention to receive a full education. With a proper education ...
(Virginia Tech, 2019-10-09)
The work seeks to understand the nature of architecture where House and Institution coexist. Specific architectural constructs support the archetype of house in order to provide an instant notion of Home. The constructs ...
The Relationship of Structure and Material Through the Lens of Three Catholic Chapels
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-21)
The architectural practice has long held several ideas about how a building should present itself relative to its structure. With modern building technologies and building codes, the structure of a building and the facade ...
The Maritime Museum of Baltimore
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-17)
The Maritime Museum finds its home in a corner of the Baltimore harbor near the intersection of Boston Street and Clinton Street in Canton. As an institution focusing on the historical context of Baltimore, I chose to align ...