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(Virginia Tech, 2011-12-07)
This thesis is a series of experiments performed on how ribbon-like bands of material can be folded to generate special volumes that can accommodate the functional aspects of a building program.
Towards understanding a tower: the design of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
(Virginia Tech, 1995)
Toward [Re]generative Environmental Design
(Virginia Tech, 1998-12-09)
Cosmographic Origins for a New Classicism
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-14)
The spirit of the Latin 'classicus' as a broad ideology has in one sense existed through every age of modern human history. It could begin to be described as an attitude that is resistant to sudden change and is not ...
forwards and backwards
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-27)
The New World has always had an obsession with establishing its legitimacy through recreating previous architectural styles. Our colonial architecture imported the architecture of the Old World. The more important the ...
The Space of the In-between
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-15)
The site is located across the P. St. Bridge, before one enters DuPont Circle. This is an ideal site for investigating the space of the inbetween. The site is situated between the small scale fabric of Georgetown and the ...
(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 ...
An Institute for Urban Agriculture: Architecture, Ecology and Urban Habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2002-12-01)
Humankind has lived on earth for a geologically brief time. Our species has proven a remarkable ability to adapt to our environment through the development and use of tools and technology. Little evidence suggests when ...
Temporal and Material Layers: A Library for Pulaski, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-14)
The focus of my thesis is the examination of the formal layers of a building through their material and temporal natures and the interactions of these layers. The examination of the interplay between the new and the old, ...
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 ...