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Home is Here: Community and Health Center
(Virginia Tech, 2020-06-23)
Over 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the shadows all across America. They live with the fear of being separated from their families and the risk of being detained or deported back to a country they escaped. This ...
Public Oasis for Nomads
(Virginia Tech, 2020-06-30)
As our technologies evolve, the world gets smaller, and it becomes easier for people to travel and mix. Some people travel, some move permanently, creating an exchange of cultures and knowledge. I believe our architecture ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
Reasserting the Past and Preserving the Future: A Cultural Center in Wadi Rum
(Virginia Tech, 2020-07-07)
Although only a few of us have been to the desert, we all have a clear and chromatic image of it. Our mental representation of these landscapes has been formed throughout the years through photographic media and film. A ...
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-18)
Chinese urban villages which have grown over time have difficulty to operate as a healthy urban environment. As a consequence, residents are often forced to move to the boundary of the city although many prefer its narrow ...
OLD & NEW Mysteries in Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-15)
Architecture provides a vessel for people to once again appreciate their past, while simultaneously experiencing the present. We all linger on our pasts while we live in the moment and think about the future. Future is ...
Architectural Kinetics: A Study of Operable Mechanisms for Different Types of Envelopes
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)
Accepting that one of the main duties of an architect is mastering the tectonic expression of the building and its architectural effect, could there be a mechanism that allows a building or object to change its expression? ...
Architecture of Urban Infrastructural Residue
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-07)
Urbanization is the process of limitless expansion of that which is urban, the built essentials that constitutes a civilization, beyond the limits of what can be recognized as the city. Infrastructure is the method by which ...
School for Children who are Blind
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-28)
Architecturally, my thesis project is a new type of design for children who have visual impairments. Most of the children who have visual impairments need more attention to receive a full education. With a proper education ...
CFD analysis of airflow patterns and heat transfer in small, medium, and large structures
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11-05)
Designing buildings to use energy more efficiently can lead to lower energy costs, while maintaining comfort for occupants. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) can be utilized to visualize and simulate expected flows in ...