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An Architectural Alternative to the Big Box
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-24)
Wal-Mart has plans to open a store in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia. The fact that there is already a Wal-Mart store, in the town of Christiansburg, just four miles away from the proposed location makes this idea ...
The Modern Domus: An Exploration of Roman Brick
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-17)
My thesis explores the potential manipulation of Roman brick using a Flemish bond, corner quoining, and barrel vaulting. The design uses this brick module to re-interpret the Ancient Roman domus, an urban residence embedded ...
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-15)
Studying movement, through the design and development of a narrow residential site with access from water and land at opposing ends. Utilizing parallel planes, connect three zones of the site and maximizing directional ...
Design of a Soccer Stadium
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-04)
Resisting external forces can be a source of beauty. This work represents an effort to understand how architecture can be derived from the struggle against natural forces to create a built-form. Starting with an idea, that ...
A Family Chapel: Searching for Form
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-06)
The building is a family chapel comprised of three separate yet interdependent spaces: a sanctuary, a stair tower, and a spire. The design developed from the inside out, specifically from the interior of the sanctuary to ...
Inhabiting Structure: An Elementary School Campus
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-08)
This thesis explores the idea of creating inhabitable spaces within the structure of a building. The inhabitation can range from physical to imaginative.
Nyack River Front Park: a conversation between land and water
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-02)
This architecture thesis is an exploration of an idea, an event, and a place. The idea was to explore design with water. The design had to be thoughtful and have an impact: an event. My place is on the waterfront. This ...
Sensibility of Architecture: A Drawn Inquiry
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-19)
This project has been about delving into forms of drawn architectural discovery and inquiry. The cathedral became a vehicle for approaching this from different angles. It tries to understand how a design achieves that ...
Connecting the Disconnected:Designing a Walkway in Arlington, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-03)
This thesis is a study of rhythm, generated by a pattern, and how it can be used to address the urban disconnect of 12th Street in Arlington, Virginia. Rhythm is a tool that can be used to connect a space. The repetition ...
Water Transport Terminal
(Virginia Tech, 2010-02-05)
This thesis is an attempt in the exploration of an architectural idea of breaking away from a conventional column beam structure. This idea led to a geometrical form which would be most stable, supported by itself, and ...