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Toward [Re]generative Environmental Design
(Virginia Tech, 1998-12-09)
Sky Above, Earth Below: Design of the Sun School for Environmental Studies
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-08)
With the increasing destruction of our natural environment, and with the realization that we ultimately depend upon this environment, my thesis explores the role of Architecture in designing the built environment to be ...
Cosmographic Origins for a New Classicism
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-14)
The spirit of the Latin 'classicus' as a broad ideology has in one sense existed through every age of modern human history. It could begin to be described as an attitude that is resistant to sudden change and is not ...
Etudes in Making: poems of construction
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-17)
Within this Book is a glimpse of the world that was brought forth from my thesis work. When beginning to find the place of the thesis work, I assumed that I should be making an architectural construction at the scale of ...
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 ...
A Public Bath in Alexandria, Virginia: Body, Water, and Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-25)
This thesis investigation and design project were driven by the desire to develop and understand how body relates nature through tectonic objects. I explore how body reacts to different thermal and moisture condition from ...
Chinese Scholar Garden Detail with Grace of Rainwater
(Virginia Tech, 2007-06-06)
When the Astor Court / Ming Room was built at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1980, it attracted visitors from all over the world. Replicating the Master of Nets Garden, added in UNESCO World Heritage List in ...
A Complex For Computer Technologies
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-01)
The building which manifests itself is a direct reaction to the desires of the site and more importantly to the functions it houses. The purpose of this thesis though is to make an addition to the desires and to solve a ...
Drawing Music, Playing Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-25)
Architecture and music share intrinsic meanings generated by a constant stream of metaphors which are forms of poetic transformations. This thesis sought to challenge the present way an architect-musician makes drawings ...