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Common Place: collective housing in the bluegrass
(Virginia Tech, 2011-07-29)
This thesis proposes new housing for migrant farm workers outside of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. The housing complex deals with architectureâ s relationship to place and community while providing a dignified dwelling, imparting ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-08-30)
Circulation is the way by which people move and interact with a piece of architecture. In public buildings, such as transportation terminals, it is crucial to have a floor plan that allows easy flow of pedestrian traffic. ...
To Build Upon Ruin
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-02)
it is essential to regard the history of a site. to find the complexities that to others have mattered. architecture has a responsibility to interpret the past to future generations. it is then that it becomes immortal.
Philadelphia Public Housing: Reknitting the Urban Fabric
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-07)
Our world continues to undergo significant and extraordinary changes. Technology is firmly becoming embedded into society, population is steadily increasing, and a greater awareness of our fragile environment is ...
Speaking Through Architecture: The Sound and the Structure of the Story Made Material
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-01)
This is an architectural thesis for the creation of stories. Through the collection of memories and ideas, stories are discovered and then assembled to form objects of intent. The proposed design is also a hybrid - a ...
Biophilic Design: Transitional Housing for Homeless Veterans
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-14)
Biophilia: the close relationship between architecture and nature. In my thesis, I look to embrace that relationship by designing housing for homeless veterans. For veterans, this connection helps the space become a place ...
Inhabiting the Skin
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-16)
Appreciation of the natural light, air, and scenery outside the built interior environment spurs the architect's desire to "bring the outside in". (Lately, floor-to-ceiling glazing is the most popular way of doing this.) ...
Celebrating the Natural Cycle of Life: A Birthing and Hospice Center
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-16)
When the special moments of life and death are imminent, where do you want to be? My thesis seeks to create an eco-sensitive, sustainable building that celebrates the time and place of two of life s most amazing events: ...
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-04)
From Structure to Urban Frames In the context of this thesis, the notion of frame is recognized as enclosing borders, or the outline of views, rather than as a load-bearing structural element. This thesis investigates ...
Motion, Space and Sound
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-11)
As part of our daily routines, we continually move from one space to another. The existing conditions of the spaces we move through often impact the way we experience architecture. Whether we transition between spaces ...