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House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Library - Between past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-11)
- Libraries are institutions of learning - They represent the cultural heritage and values of a society. Public libraries are often located at places of urban significance or, in the course of time help to establish ...
Music in Perspective
(Virginia Tech, 2014-08-21)
This thesis seeks to explore how geometry, music, and architecture can all interweave with each other. Music is based on the harmonic ratios of geometry. These relationships can also be used to inform the geometries of ...
Crumbs - 360 Kneading
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-02)
DESIGN OF A BAKERY IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Through the evolution of a baker's practices, we can understand the transitions of matter between bread, body and building. The food soil waste system of the bakery becomes an ...
united stadium. united station.
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-17)
DC United is one of Major League Soccerâ s most decorated franchises, yet it still plays its home games within the crumbling confines of RFK Stadium. This structure and the surrounding parking lots sit vacant for most of ...
Beyond the Institution: The Making of a Visual and Conceptual Playground
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-15)
this thesis Presents an exploration of the residence hall as an institution through formal and conceptual play.
in :: out
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-09)
Our built environment is frequently in opposition with nature, therefore how man reacts with his surroundings can also shape them. The residential project began with the horizontal lines of the rock formations located ...
A Study of Dynamic + Static Space
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
Architecture and dance are both able to communicate through a language of rhythm and choreography. The fluidity and balance of a dancer as an artistic endeavor can be an inspiration, to develop analogous architectural ...
Along the River's Edge – A Bed and Breakfast Residence
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-09)
There are many forces at work in a design process. Each element of a design sketch reacts to ones before and after it. As a designer, one must be able to look at each individually and as part of the whole. In addition, ...
Science of the Small: Nanotechnology Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2009-02-06)
This thesis is an attempt to explore post industrial society and how modern industry can become part of the urban experience. Through the design of a nanotechnology research laboratory, I was able to discover a connection ...