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The Urban Place: Places for Jay to Sit
(Virginia Tech, 1998-01-14)
This thesis is an exploration of the design of successful urban places, those that are filled with people enjoying the vitality present in a density of life. The inspiration for this thesis came from a statement made by ...
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 Symbolic Form of Architecture: An investigation into its philosophical foundations and a discussion on the development of the perception of architectural form by modern heoreticians and symbolist architects
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-28)
This thesis investigates the concept of the symbolic form of architecture. It first focuses on the philosophical foundations for this concept in the works of Ernst Cassirer, Immanuel Kant, Conrad Fiedler, and Theodor Adorno. ...
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-15)
Studying movement, through the design and development of a narrow residential site with access from water and land at opposing ends. Utilizing parallel planes, connect three zones of the site and maximizing directional ...
Nyack River Front Park: a conversation between land and water
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-02)
This architecture thesis is an exploration of an idea, an event, and a place. The idea was to explore design with water. The design had to be thoughtful and have an impact: an event. My place is on the waterfront. This ...
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. ...
The Brick Panel
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-15)
A masonry wall or panel is made by the stacking of individual units; typically brick, stone, concrete block or glass block. These units are bound together by mortar to form continuous vertical surfaces. Traditionally, ...
Joints and connections
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-19)
Istanbul is a city on the water and historically has been a link between East and West. Unlike most cities, ferry boats are one of the most commonly used means of travel, along with rail and bus lines. There is a contrast ...
Extension of the Axis Mundi
(Virginia Tech, 2000-09-12)
A work develops through methodical inquiry based on the reciprocity inherent in the construction of an object and its evaluation. A physical object informs an initial concept and acts as the fundamental catalyst for ...
From nostalgia to architecture: a stair for New York City
(Virginia Tech, 1995-05-05)
<p>This thesis has been an exploration of a nostalgically inspired architectural idea. The resulting struggle was to bring rational clarity to the concepts associated with nostalgia in an effort to intelligently transform ...