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Overlapping Geometries: 1+1=3
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-16)
The idea of two elements overlapping to create a third element is a very simple idea, yet one imbued with possibility. It can be as simple as two colors combining to create a new color: yellow + blue = green. This new, ...
Towards an old charm
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
When we build unconsciously and we build as a habit, only then we lose the essence of architecture
House on the Cliff
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-26)
Color is both physical and perceptual. We see color, we feel color, and we dream of color. For the color study, I constructed the perspective drawings of the house as graphic compositions with no materiality. The application ...
The Symbolic Form of Architecture: An investigation into its philosophical foundations and a discussion on the development of the perception of architectural form by modern heoreticians and symbolist architects
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-28)
This thesis investigates the concept of the symbolic form of architecture. It first focuses on the philosophical foundations for this concept in the works of Ernst Cassirer, Immanuel Kant, Conrad Fiedler, and Theodor Adorno. ...
A School in Pangnol
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-18)
A place is more than a geograhic location. It is the sum of the immeasurable and sensible idiosyncracies that serve to identify as specifically as coordinate points can. Places are filled with traces of what once was ...
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 ...
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 ...