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Architecture for the Imagination: A Study of an Elementary Educational Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-30)
This thesis seeks to create an environment that encourages the learning process by addressing issues of emotional and physical well-being. The concept implies that success in learning can be linked to the environment ...
A Study of Line
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-07)
The line is the basic element of design. Some would argue that the most basic element would be the point, but in order for anything to be defined by that point, another point would have to be referenced. The connector, ...
Intrinsics: An Exploration in Tectonic Expression
(Virginia Tech, 1999-09-17)
I've titled my thesis, "Intrinsics" because my architectural design is an attempt to respond to what is inherent in the materials, in the way materials are joined, in the flow of forces through the structure, in the site ...
Emotional Resonance and Transference in Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2017-02-06)
This thesis examines the notion of unseen factors that a user leaves behind once departing from a space. When properly engaged, an inhabitant forms an emotional attachment to a space. This attachment can be felt by later ...
Blacksburg Central - A New Middle School
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-04)
Building upon the form of a middle school, this thesis is an examination of several architectural questions. This new middle school is imagined to exist at the old Blacksburg Middle school site on Main street between Clay ...
Safe Haven Orphanage and School
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-30)
Pro bono work has always appealed to me. The prospect of being able to help those less fortunate with my knowledge and skillset is uplifting and gratifying. There is something truly rewarding about taking the architectural ...