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Architecture as a creative will in the a-tectonic aesthetic order :(an architecture-theoretical inquiry according to Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of order)
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-19)
The thesis participates in the critical evaluation of the modernist concept of 'homogenizing of cultural differences', and in the narrower architectural context against the idea of the type, module, and system. Although ...
Findings: Relationships of old and new, past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1997-10-31)
"Only with the language of the present can we get the past to speak." Sverre Fehn "A poet doesn't produce a different language for each poem. That's not necessary; he uses the same language, he uses even the same ...
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
"School began with a man under a tree, who did not know he was a teacher, discussing his realization with a few, who did not know they were students. The students aspired that their sons also listen to such a man. Spaces ...
Interspaces: The Odd Fellows Lodge
(Virginia Tech, 1997-09-26)
ABSTRACT A discussion concerning the frame, foundation, midsection and stair of the Odd Fellows Lodge. Influenced by the precedents of rural Virginia's pragmatic building techniques and the personal and poetic work of ...
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-18)
Everything is related. Some of the relations we see, some of them we don't. Architecture is a synthesis of elements, relating to itself and to the outside. A challenge in this project lies in the recognition of the ...
A position on architectural education
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
The James River Nature Center: A Study of Context and Concept
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
Contextually, each program has a set of inherent issues, stemming from physical, social and historical conditions. This context can be helpful, if not essential, in developing the architectural questions that lead to a ...
Structure for Habitation
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-05)
ABSTRACT The following project involves the design of a series of row houses at Broce street in the town of Blacksburg. The proposed scheme can be described as a line of units that are parallel to the street. Though the ...
Structure & Freedom - A Montessori School in Georgetown
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-28)
The design challenge of this project was to create an engaging environment for learning; one that through its architecture, encourages discovery, sensory and intellectual development and stewardship of the environment. ...
The limits of a discipline : cogitatum necessarium : architecture and the mystery of things, Michelangelo : a case study
(Virginia Tech, 1996-08-28)
This thesis examines the parallels between two distinct disciplines: Architecture and Roman Catholic Mysticism. The argument centers on these disciplines' connection to the world of corporeal things and examines the ...