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Urban segregation | clichy-sous-bois | paris
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-29)
this thesis investigates, whether or not, and to what degree architecture effects the urban and social segregation of suburbs which are built primarily to house industrial labor in times of economic growth. the city of ...
In Search of Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-09)
A view. A path. These are the areas of investigation for this thesis. A residential structure is incorporated to analyze the impact that these two concepts have on the design process. The building project uses openings ...
complexity form order structure
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-30)
This thesis project is complex because of its crystalline form. It is ordered through structural hierarchy and modularity. The presence of both complexity and order gives articulation to all scales of the project, allows ...
Architecture Under the Influence of a Topographic Condition
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
The thought of building on this land is frightening to me. Construction is necessarily accompanied by a relative level of destruction, and I always have to question whether the positive outweighs the negative. It is rare ...
Overlapping Geometries: 1+1=3
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-16)
The idea of two elements overlapping to create a third element is a very simple idea, yet one imbued with possibility. It can be as simple as two colors combining to create a new color: yellow + blue = green. This new, ...
Acts of Liturgy
(Virginia Tech, 2004-11-19)
This project is a Catholic church located in downtown Blacksburg, VA. Whereas many religious buildings seem to rely heavily on iconography in order to designate the building as sacred, this project explicitly seeks an ...
A Shapely Resistance: A Study in Construction for a Kindergarten
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-08)
This thesis deals with the relationship between form and strength in architecture. The proposed building is a Kindergarten which unites issues of shape, physics, and habitat. The roof is vaulted and the walls are curved ...
Legitimizing the Senses and Provoking Emotions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-05)
This thesis was a study of a structure that legitimized the senses and provoked emotion by creating different experiential conditions.
A Living Room for a Town
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-04)
My thesis is an urban intervention into the small town of Blacksburg, Virginia. The ideas and explorations of this project are derived from the placement of a canopy over the Main Street of the downtown. The thesis ...
An Architecture of Light: A Catholic Church for Blacksburg, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01-31)
This thesis is an investigation on how in architecture structure and material modulate the perception of light. This idea was implemented in the design of a catholic church for the parish of Blacksburg,Virginia. The vision ...