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Between Auto(mobile) and Building: A Study of Pedestrian Oriented Parking Lots
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-01)
The automobile is undeniably an icon of our modern era. Decades of accommodating the automobile have dramatically transformed the shape and the quality of our physical environment. The typical suburban retail parking lot ...
Towards understanding a tower :the design of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
(Virginia Tech, 1995)
Alternative suburban settlements
(Virginia Tech, 1995-08-05)
Civic Space: An Architectural Framework for Urban Invention
(Virginia Tech, 2010-07-13)
This project represents the search for an architecture within the physical, historical, and political situation that an existing city presents. Set within the physical bounds of Savannah, it builds upon an understanding ...
Sky Above, Earth Below: Design of the Sun School for Environmental Studies
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-08)
ABSTRACT With the increasing destruction of our natural environment, and with the realization that we ultimately depend upon this environment, my thesis explores the role of Architecture in designing the built environment ...
(Virginia Tech, 1995-01-18)
This thesis is an investigation of a liberative space and an attempt to design one. The term Liberative Space is defined by Plummer. as the kind of endowment [that] provides the frameworks in which others can fly. In ...
Digital + Physical: Rethinking the Playground
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-08)
The increasing presence of digital play experiences has become an undeniable part of many childrenâ s lives. These digital experiences have begun to rival traditional physical play. Even with the introduction of the ...
The Intimate Domain of Dwelling Between Earth and Sky
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-14)
The original constructive act of human nature was to make shelter. The original architectural act of human nature was to create place. Nature is made of emotive elemental matter- the horizontal of earth, the vertical of ...
A Prototypical Approach to Developing a Junior Golf Facility for Diverse Participants Using Survey Instruments and Advanced Computer Visualization Tools
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-15)
Can a prototypical process involving literature reviews, interviews, questionnaires, design charrettes, and advanced computer visualization tools, be applied to create golf facilities valid to the subjects involved in the ...
Seeing Through a Wall
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-10)
Architecture possesses the ability to evoke wonder in the everyday. This thesis and project mark the beginning of the study of an architecture that reveals this poetic dimension of the everyday. In an increasingly ...