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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 ...
An Urban Dwelling Place for Farmers
(Virginia Tech, 2010-12-16)
It is my intention to plan for the types of activity carried out by future inhabitants of vertical farms. Through a twenty-six storey high building,a conceptual farm with housing for the producers, situated amongst dense ...
(Virginia Tech, 2019-10-09)
The work seeks to understand the nature of architecture where House and Institution coexist. Specific architectural constructs support the archetype of house in order to provide an instant notion of Home. The constructs ...
The Relationship of Structure and Material Through the Lens of Three Catholic Chapels
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-21)
The architectural practice has long held several ideas about how a building should present itself relative to its structure. With modern building technologies and building codes, the structure of a building and the facade ...
Architecture as Connector to Nature
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-11)
How can architecture connect us to our environments? Is architecture responsible for connecting its user to their surrounding context? Can our spaces inform us about the world around us? There are numerous ways that ...
The Maritime Museum of Baltimore
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-17)
The Maritime Museum finds its home in a corner of the Baltimore harbor near the intersection of Boston Street and Clinton Street in Canton. As an institution focusing on the historical context of Baltimore, I chose to align ...
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 ...
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 ...
Towards an understanding of vernacular domestic habitation
(Virginia Tech, 1992)