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The Novel of Business and the Business of the Novel: W.D. Howells' Examination of Prosperity Archetypes
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-18)
This thesis examines William Dean Howells' two most notable novels of business, The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890), suggesting that the business of literature, in its dissemination of success ...
Institute for Digital Research and New Offices for the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities located in the Columbia Heights Neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-24)
The proposed 42,000 square foot facility is envisioned to be a satellite office for both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as a digital research institute. The ...
Etudes in Making: poems of construction
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-17)
Within this Book is a glimpse of the world that was brought forth from my thesis work. When beginning to find the place of the thesis work, I assumed that I should be making an architectural construction at the scale of ...
(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 ...