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Urban Data Center: A Architectural Celebration of Data
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
Throughout the last century, the popularization of the automobile and development of roads and highways has changed the way we live, and how cities develop. Bridges, aqueducts, and power plants had comparable impact in ...
Performance Architecture: A Center for The Performing Arts at The Ohio State University
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-02)
Performance architecture is not just an empty tagline, but the description of a full-bodied design solution through the relationship shared by form and function. Form is the source that provides an impression - of the ...
Housing...the Hillside, Los Angeles, California
(Virginia Tech, 1993-07-09)
This Thesis is a proposal for a prototypical hillside housing community in Los Angeles, California. As a prototype it is responsible for setting an architectural precedent. In this effort, the Thesis continues with focus ...
Architecture Exists Between Man and Time
(Virginia Tech, 1997-10-13)
The light is the giver of presence. Nature is eternal in time. Man's life is transitory. Architecture is the joint between man and light, man and nature.
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-28)
Outside the world of music the transistor has supplanted the vacuum tube. Transistors do the same sort of job as vacuum tubes but they use germanium or silicon in their manufacture, thus the current is produced in a solid ...
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 ...
Green Building Design 300H Street NE, Washington DC
(Virginia Tech, 2009-12-17)
How to understand the concept of GREEN in an architectural perspective is the aim of my thesis. Aside from the basic concepts of sustainable building design, such as climate responsive layout, natural systems from daylight ...
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 ...
A Collaboration Between Imagination and Reality
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-20)
Many cultures and civilizations throughout history have developed beliefs that explain the creation of man and his role in nature. With the development of these beliefs, man developed symbolism which he applied to material ...
Sensual Architecture: Project for a Thermal Bath at Warm Springs
(Virginia Tech, 2000-06-16)
This thesis investigation an project design were driven by the desire to develop an understanding of how architecture addresses the senses. Guided by the practice of a craft, the vestige of art, architectural history and ...