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Blacksburg Central - A New Middle School
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-04)
Building upon the form of a middle school, this thesis is an examination of several architectural questions. This new middle school is imagined to exist at the old Blacksburg Middle school site on Main street between Clay ...
Architecture for the Imagination: A Study of an Elementary Educational Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-30)
This thesis seeks to create an environment that encourages the learning process by addressing issues of emotional and physical well-being. The concept implies that success in learning can be linked to the environment ...
A Camp in the Desert
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-17)
A house is pulled apart into its separate rooms and joined in the out-of-doors. This collection of rooms is recognized as a camp. This move is in agreement with the site of the house, which is the foothills of the Rincon ...
Towards an old charm
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
When we build unconsciously and we build as a habit, only then we lose the essence of architecture
The Log Outbuilding at Solitude: An Architectural and Archaeological Investigation of Virginia Tech's Second Oldest Building
(Virginia Tech, 2000-05-01)
The Log Outbuilding at Solitude: An Architectural and Archaeological Investigation of Virginia Tech's Second Oldest Building<p> Michael J. Pulice<p> Abstract<p> Solitude is a National Register historic property that ...
The Sempiternal Nature of Architectural-Conservation and the Unfinished Building and Drawing
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-02)
Conservation is today often interpreted as the preservation of a still-shot, an understanding informed by the belief that by displaying photographic memory of the past, it is possible to gain access to it. Naturalistic ...
Library in the future
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-09)
What is a library in the future? Will it be extinct? I don't believe so. In fact, library is never a space only for storing, neither in the past nor in the future. It provide quiet space. From this perspective, a library ...
Comparative Assessment of Network-Centric Software Architectures
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-01)
The purpose of this thesis is to characterize, compare and contrast four network-centric software architectures, namely Client-Server Architecture (CSA), Distributed Objects Architecture (DOA), Service-Oriented Architecture ...
Repetition: A Study of the Structural Bay
(Virginia Tech, 2000-09-15)
Every architect strives to make architecture, without its occurrence being a guaranteed result. Although often mistakenly used synonymously, a differentiation exists between building and architecture. Architecture offers ...
The Expanded Civic Space of E-Government: Where the State and Citizen Interact Digitally
(Virginia Tech, 2003-11-20)
This dissertation explores both the evolving nature of the public encounter--where state and citizen meet--and the virtual civic space in which the meeting occurs through an examination of selected state and federal web ...