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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? ...
On Dancing with Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
"I would like to - sometime - build a theater which has natural light..." Louis I. Kahn "Space and the Inspirations" 1967 Titled "On Dancing with Architecture" and in reference to Merce Cunningham's choreography, this ...
Awakening The Muse: A Museum for the Fisher Family Art Collection
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-16)
This thesis is a proposal for a large contemporary art museum on the Presidio Parade Grounds in San Francisco, California. The site is small and historic, thus my solution was to build primarily underground. Through my ...
Reflections of Color and Light
(Virginia Tech, 2014-08-25)
An integral part of human vision is the perception of color through the reflection of light. At any moment the human eye is receiving a complex polychromatic reflection of its environment, and the human mind is perceiving ...
School for Children who are Blind
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-28)
Architecturally, my thesis project is a new type of design for children who have visual impairments. Most of the children who have visual impairments need more attention to receive a full education. With a proper education ...