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Towards understanding a tower :the design of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
(Virginia Tech, 1995)
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 ...
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 ...
Hardware Architectures for Software Security
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-30)
The need for hardware-based software protection stems primarily from the increasing value of software coupled with the inability to trust software that utilizes or manages shared resources. By correctly utilizing security ...
Ideas/objects :bringing the made closer to the mind
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-04)
Architecture is a formal expression of an idea. 'We perceive every form as the embodiment of an idea, every piece of work as a manifestation of our innermost selves. Only work which is the product of inner compulsion can ...
(Virginia Tech, 1996-07-05)
Sacred Threshold: An Examination of the Threshold in a Catholic Church for Hispanic Immigrants
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-01)
The Book of Exodus in the Old Testament recounts the liberation and salvation of an oppressed people and their subsequent journey to and arrival at the Promised Land. In the Christian Church, this journey continues in the ...
A Place in Amman
(Virginia Tech, 2014-07-09)
What is a Cultural Collage? It is what is happening in Jordan today; different people from different backgrounds come to one piece of land looking for any refuge and hope. I wanted to create a building for this phenomenon. ...
How Architecture can influence private contemplation and public negotiation.
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-03)
How can Architecture influence private contemplation and public negotiation? This thesis attempts to investigate the effect of our built environment on how individuals work together. To explore this question, a conflict ...
Analogy for Appalachia
(Virginia Tech, 2013-09-02)
What follows is a relatively concise attempt at ordering a series of abstracted and formalized vernacular elements within a cohesive whole. A lodge and series of cabins located in Pulaski, Virginia are used as a vehicle ...