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(Virginia Tech, 2014-10-07)
Pause is a necessity within the rhythm of life. There are pauses everywhere around us; we pause when we breathe, we pause when we speak, and we pause when we think. Pause is a crucial part in the most beautiful pieces of ...
A position on architectural education
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
Persian Cultural Center
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-29)
Culture is a foundation of each community and it creates society identity. Maybe you are searching among the branches for what only appear in the roots? -Rumi In my thesis, by designing a Persian Cultural Center in Washington D.C. on the site of the former embassy of Iran, I want to produce and define a place that introduces architecturally the theme of Persian culture and education which has continuously developed over the past many centuries. It will express the value of architecture in defining the context of theoretical foundations and ideology of the Persians. There is nothing more timely today than that truth, which is timeless, than the message that comes from tradition and is relevant now because it has been relevant at all times. Such as message belong to a now which has been, is and will ever be present .To speak of tradition is to speak of immutable principles of heavenly origin and of their application to different moments of time and space. It is also to speak of the continuity of certain doctrines and of the sacred forms, which are the means whereby, these doctrines are conveyed to men and whereby the teachings of the tradition are actualized within men. -The sense of unity...
Soul nurturing in the vernacular architecture of Japan
(Virginia Tech, 1994)
Towards an understanding of vernacular domestic habitation
(Virginia Tech, 1992)
Edifying Design-Build: Towards a Practice and Place based Architectural Education
(Virginia Tech, 2018-03-23)
Architecture in its primitive form enacted a relationship of making between intentions and outcome. Post- industrialized modernization has created a multiplication of complexities, resulting in a profession that has ...
Design For All: The Neutral Ground Market in Freret, New Orleans
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-04)
This project is a celebration. Inspired by time spent in Baltimore, this thesis examines how standardized elements can be utilized to create Architecture and make astute, functional, contextually sensitive, and pleasurable ...
Refuge in Belen Valley
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-17)
A story about love and desire to imagine architecture in a peruvian landscape. On one hand, 'Refuge in Belen Valley' is a thesis about discovering the ideal conditions that architecture should meet in a landscape, conditions ...
Performance Architecture: A Center for The Performing Arts at The Ohio State University
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-02)
Performance architecture is not just an empty tagline, but the description of a full-bodied design solution through the relationship shared by form and function. Form is the source that provides an impression - of the ...
Espace de l'Espérance
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-06)
Religion (and misunderstanding of religion) plays a large role in the current state of global social unrest. In parcitular, tension between practitioners of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity seems to be unavoidably high. ...