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An investigation of significant form: through an application of the "script analogue" to Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" books
(Virginia Tech, 1995-01-09)
<p>In recent years, the study of language has been found to be significant to the development of a cultural approach to landscape architecture. In particular, attention has been focused on the literary device of metaphor, ...
Materials and Imagination: A Building of Fire and Water
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-31)
<p> An exploration of the relationship between man and the elements, fire and water, this project futher develops these ideas by way of the imagination. Man's attempt to form further connections with these elements is ...
Descendents: Research in Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-05)
This thesis investigates the relationships between projects in the form of resistance. The thesis is accompanied by a series of projects that investigate a number of resistances. These resistances spur relationships to ...
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-01)
This study began with the desire to design a public town library of the future and became a search for an inkling of what is essential to Architecture. It is murky and full of contradictions. It asks more than it ...
Architecture for the Imagination: A Study of an Elementary Educational Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-30)
This thesis seeks to create an environment that encourages the learning process by addressing issues of emotional and physical well-being. The concept implies that success in learning can be linked to the environment ...
The Form of Nonconformity: Architecture & The Punk Rock Aesthetic
(Virginia Tech, 2008-07-01)
Punk rock is about music, rebellion, anarchy, and style. How can this be translated into architecture? Can a building possess these qualities? What would a "rebellious" building look like? How will it change our ...
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
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. ...
Ten Thoughts on Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-10)
In the face of technological developments, economic demands, and cultural desires that can encourage buildings devoid of character and permanence, we need to look for attributes of architecture that evoke strength and elude ...
A Search for Truth: Investigating the Connection Between Man, Architecture and the Universe
(Virginia Tech, 1999-11-16)
The study of architecture is a search for the truth, conceived from a desire to understand the nature of life. Through the process of investigation, discoveries bring us closer to this understanding. Universal truths ...