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Contented Architecture - In Search of Delight for All Senses
(Virginia Tech, 2003-09-26)
Contented Architecture : In search of delight for all senses is an attempt to discover and capture the delightful sensory experiences of the users in the architectural space. Architectural space is seen as an artistic ...
Aqua + Culture: Intergrating Fish, Farming, and Flood-control Systems on Four Mile Run
(Virginia Tech, 2016-08-11)
This thesis begins with the study of a highly integrated agricultural system called dike-pond system in Pearl River Delta, South China. From the study, two aspects of dike-pond system are found interesting. One is the ...
Design: Encouraging Sustainability Through Persuasion
(Virginia Tech, 2013-02-08)
The thesis proposes a mobile app design along with an innovative business plan aiming to encourage sustainable purchasing. To uncover the limitations in current design practices, firstly, represented examples of sustainable ...
The Nature of Building A Public Arts Complex in Washington, DC
(Virginia Tech, 2003-05-30)
"Construction is the art of making a meaningful whole out of many parts. Buildings are witnesses to the human ability to construct concrete things. I believe that the real core of all architectural work lies in the art of ...
Borders and Bandaids
(Virginia Tech, 2015-09-16)
thresh-old noun `thresh-`hold, `thre-`shold _the sill of a doorway _the entrance to a house or building _any place or point of entering or beginning A threshold can be understood as the visible or invisible division ...
Movement in Architecture: A Spacial Movement Theory
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-12)
As the body moves through space ephemeral lines of movement are created. These lines of movement are influenced by body tendencies. We learn from the body by watching the path and patterning of movement. From the study ...
The Cube House
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-03)
My thesis is about how to solve the social problem of lack of family communication. This problem happens to me, and I believe happens to some others as well. To solve the problem, I used architectural methods to build a ...
Architectural Project Design of "THE SEAT OF THE AFRICAN CRIMINAL COURT": In French, Projet d'Etudes Architectural du "SIEGE DE LA COUR PENAL INTERAFRICAINE"
(Virginia Tech, 2009-07-01)
This thesis explores the symbolic form of a significant public building through the architectural design of an international African Criminal Court in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-18)
Chinese urban villages which have grown over time have difficulty to operate as a healthy urban environment. As a consequence, residents are often forced to move to the boundary of the city although many prefer its narrow ...
Architectural Kinetics: A Study of Operable Mechanisms for Different Types of Envelopes
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)
Accepting that one of the main duties of an architect is mastering the tectonic expression of the building and its architectural effect, could there be a mechanism that allows a building or object to change its expression? ...