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A Self Portrait: "The Embassy of Chile"
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Washington D.C. is a city of multicultural richness difficult to surpass. The huge diversity of languages, cultures, and people found in the city are the bases of its identity. Countless diplomatic missions, international ...
Rhythms of Change: the Washington Waldorf School
(Virginia Tech, 2003-09-24)
Juhani Pallasmaa writes, "We have the mental need to experience the reality that we are rooted in the continuity of time and in the man-made world, it is the task of architecture to facilitate this experience." (Eyes of ...
Architectural Postures: A Proposed Education Center of Nature for Rock Creek Park
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-21)
The human form becomes the bearer of my inspiration, revealing a cosmology within itself, appealing to the idea of understanding the body and implementing its essence into architecture. The lessons found in the tectonic ...
An Institute for Urban Agriculture: Architecture, Ecology and Urban Habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2002-12-01)
Humankind has lived on earth for a geologically brief time. Our species has proven a remarkable ability to adapt to our environment through the development and use of tools and technology. Little evidence suggests when ...
Sentenced by Light: An Architectural Study of Light and Time
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Life is a series of moments. Architecture is experienced by a series of moments. Prison is experienced by a series of measured moments.
Modal Shifts: Row Houses and Alley Houses in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-02-14)
Living in the city requires a balance between public and private modes and individual and communal identities. This project explores the subtleties and intricacies of architectural responses to these concerns in a housing ...
Thresholds in the Urban Environment: Women and Children's Shelter
(Virginia Tech, 2002-09-20)
The premise of this thesis is to explore the transition of spaces through thresholds. This exploration begins with the urban environment and how one transitions through spaces into private spaces. In particular, this ...
Designing the Threshold: A Holistic Center for the Terminally Ill
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-28)
If Architecture can express the joy of birth and all the infinite aspects of human life, then Architecture can celebrate death as a final rite of passage. Can Architecture celebrate man's transition into the afterlife? ...
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 ...
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-02)
how can architecture transcend style in the fashion world? my thesis offers experiences for both the public and private realm of the fashion industry. for the public, the opportunity to see and feel the clothes on the ...