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Another Concrete In the Wall
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-29)
concrete has a memory. It stores the construction sequences. It shows what it is made of and how it is made. The texture of the formwork, the color difference of the pours, and the shadows of the metal ties combine to layer ...
A house on a hill
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-29)
The design of the house began with a response to topography. The placing of the house at the bend of a hillside prompted a rotation of axis in the plan. As a result, the thesis becomes about the architectural implications ...
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-06)
This thesis is an exploration of how an existing parking lot in Washington, DC is transformed into a greenspace with ten public pavilions. This structured garden is designed to promote solitude and reflection and to develop ...
CNG7 Consolidated Nail Gun
(Virginia Tech, 2015-01-30)
The purpose of my study is to create a compact, portable nail gun. The nail gun is to be used in tight spaces where hammers, pneumatic nail guns, and portable nail guns will not fit. The intended market is for homeowners ...
Cultivating a Landscape; A Bridge
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-01)
a bridge bridges. we build bridges so that we may overcome a perceived break in the continuity of our movement and wonder. the bridge intercedes in order to make a way towards something; beyond a limit, river, border, or ...
Architecture & Change: The Conversation Between Old & New in Architecture as Examined in the Montmartre House, Paris, France
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-09)
Buildings and the cities they make up are in a state of constant change. Temples become churches, palaces become apartment complexes, and railway stations have been turned into hotels and museums. Paris is an example of ...
Legitimizing the Senses and Provoking Emotions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-05)
This thesis was a study of a structure that legitimized the senses and provoked emotion by creating different experiential conditions.
Light and Matter
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-20)
The images which comprise the majority of these pages have been given the name Light Sculptures. They are not computer generated or hand drawn, they are photographs of the interaction between light and a reflective cylinder. ...
A house for a boat
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-28)
This thesis is the result of an exploration to develop an architectural series of modular units. It is my position that information regarding site and program are unnecessary when beginning an architectural project. This ...
The Aesthetic of Love
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-29)
Indigenous architecture is a loving response to the natural conditions surrounding oneâ s inhabitation of architecture. It is designed and built by those who will inhabit it and is necessarily designed in coordination ...