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Interspaces: The Odd Fellows Lodge
(Virginia Tech, 1997-09-26)
A discussion concerning the frame, foundation, midsection and stair of the Odd Fellows Lodge. Influenced by the precedents of rural Virginia's pragmatic building techniques and the personal and poetic work of architect ...
Acts of Liturgy
(Virginia Tech, 2004-11-19)
This project is a Catholic church located in downtown Blacksburg, VA. Whereas many religious buildings seem to rely heavily on iconography in order to designate the building as sacred, this project explicitly seeks an ...
A Shapely Resistance: A Study in Construction for a Kindergarten
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-08)
This thesis deals with the relationship between form and strength in architecture. The proposed building is a Kindergarten which unites issues of shape, physics, and habitat. The roof is vaulted and the walls are curved ...
The Lake Theatre
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-29)
At the beginnings of this thesis, the importance was solely focused on the design of an independent multipurpose theater and the transitions between the public area and backstage. As the year and project progressed, it ...
Alexandria Underwater Museum For Sunken Monuments
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-06)
This thesis is a study of a journey in the deep mystery of the eastern harbor on the Mediterranean sea in the city of Alexandria. For Herodotus, the four major elements for civilizationâ s development overtime are water, ...
Legitimizing the Senses and Provoking Emotions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-05)
This thesis was a study of a structure that legitimized the senses and provoked emotion by creating different experiential conditions.
Creation is a Patient Search: An Exploration of Form
(Virginia Tech, 2013-09-20)
This thesis began as a search, an exploration into creating a building using strong geometric forms that were defined by the structure. the thesis was tested, and retested, forgotten then restarted. every iteration through ...
A Living Room for a Town
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-04)
My thesis is an urban intervention into the small town of Blacksburg, Virginia. The ideas and explorations of this project are derived from the placement of a canopy over the Main Street of the downtown. The thesis ...
An Architecture of Light: A Catholic Church for Blacksburg, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01-31)
This thesis is an investigation on how in architecture structure and material modulate the perception of light. This idea was implemented in the design of a catholic church for the parish of Blacksburg,Virginia. The vision ...
Architecture & Change: The Conversation Between Old & New in Architecture as Examined in the Montmartre House, Paris, France
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-09)
Buildings and the cities they make up are in a state of constant change. Temples become churches, palaces become apartment complexes, and railway stations have been turned into hotels and museums. Paris is an example of ...