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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 ...
La Costa Residences: A Tower by the Shore
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09-11)
This thesis choreographs the procession around and within a tower. An alternating sequence of compression and expansion of space creates a rich spatial experience. Each moment along the sequence is meant to complement or ...
The Physical from the Void
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-11)
This thesis confronts the ultimate limits of perceiving the constructed world and the limits of our ability to experience architecture. The imperative of architecture is poetic: to and project encounters between matter and ...
In Search of Forms in the Design of an Urban Intervention
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-05)
Urban Interventions are too often regarded by long-time inhabitants of city neighborhoods as a means to displace them from their homes to make room for expensive chain stores and exclusive residential buildings - gentrification. ...
A Church in New England
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-12)
The project explores light as a material element and as a spacial generator, and how the intercession of other disparate, different material elements can work to create disparate, different material conditions that manifest ...
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? ...
The Quiet Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2015-11-16)
I believe architecture is a product of construction and will. The building either conforms to the environment or is set against it. Architecture manifests its existence from the differentiation between the environment it ...
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1979)
Architectural fusion and indigenous ideology in early colonial Mexico : a case study of Teposcolula, Oaxaca, 1535-1580, demonstrating cultural transmission and transformation through negotiation and consent in planning a new urban environment
(Virginia Tech, 1996-03-01)
<p>This study demonstrates that by willingly entering a process of peaceful negotiation and consent the indigenous leadership of Teposcolula played a determining role in planning and building their new urbanization on ...
Affordable Artist Housing: An Exploration of Public and Private
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-25)
"Only Architecture that considers human scale and interaction is successful" — Jan Gel As architects we cannot control how humans act or how someone will use the spaces that we create. However, as architects we can use ...