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Borders and Bandaids
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09-16)
thresh-old noun `thresh-`hold, `thre-`shold _the sill of a doorway _the entrance to a house or building _any place or point of entering or beginning A threshold can be understood as the visible or invisible division ...
Light in Architecture: Smithsonian Museum of Photography
(Virginia Tech, 2016-02-19)
This project will address light use in a museum. The focus and the program will require give and take in order to provide sources of natural light without compromising conservation standards. The building will house ...
Soaking Sensual Nakedness: Haptic Bathhouse Explorations
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-20)
How can architecture stimulate an increased haptic experience? People with sight lack the everyday immediacy of sensory awareness as compared with people with significant sight impairment. When sight is lost, the mind ...
Designing for Health in the Suburbs
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-09)
This thesis is a proposal on how architects and designers can begin to rethink our role in providing for the health, safety and welfare of the general population- with an emphasis on health- specifically in existing ...
Perpetuate the Revolution: Embrace the Brick Wall
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-10)
Washington D.C., along with similar historically significant cities, boasts architectural treasures. Understanding how our above-ground archeology, which represents the passage of time and suggests urban development, will ...
Choreography for the Aficionado: A Phenomenological Study Choreographing between Site, Volume, and Material to Enhance the Moment of the Aficionado
(Virginia Tech, 2018-02-16)
Encompassed between the Potomac River, the Washington metro line and train bridges at 14th Street, the proposal is a phenomenological study choreographing between site, volume and material to enhance the moment of the ...
Embassy of New Nations
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-26)
As the world becomes both more urbanized and both natural and man-made threats increase there is a growing concern for the resiliency of cities. How can a city adapt to absorb and recover from shocks? Public places today ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
Lenses of Connectivity: Adapting the Impact of Urban Highways on American Cities
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-30)
Once thriving neighborhoods in mid-sized American cities have been decimated, scarred and disrupted by the serpentine free form highways that have touched them. This product of technological innovation from the 1950s and ...
USS John F. Kennedy Memorial Center
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-22)
Aircraft Carriers are naval vessels that allow for landing and take-off of military aircraft. Typically, Aircraft Carriers are active for 50 to 60 years then need to be retired or decommissioned. The ship is either torn ...