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Thought and Invention: a study of architectural form through the particular and the universal
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-08)
This thesis study investigates the significance of the archetypal images of architecture and the inherent relationship between space, structure, and form. How are space and form defined by architecture? Is form a premeditated ...
The Giant Dream Chamber
(Virginia Tech, 2009-08-21)
The Giant Dream Chamber is an underworld figure chanting Aperspectival intuition, the image arrives. Matter undresses, interiority silhouetted.
A Study of Boundaries and Transitions
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-04)
This thesis explores the boundaries and transitions within architecture. What makes a solid boundary? And what blurs the lines of transition in between? Possibilities were explored and limits pushed through the studying ...
A New Form In A Historic District
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-05)
Historic preservation commissions are required to review proposals of infill within historic districts. Often, this process is viewed as something that stifles an architect. What can an architect to do to both comply with ...
The Brick Panel
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-15)
A masonry wall or panel is made by the stacking of individual units; typically brick, stone, concrete block or glass block. These units are bound together by mortar to form continuous vertical surfaces. Traditionally, ...
Joints and connections
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-19)
Istanbul is a city on the water and historically has been a link between East and West. Unlike most cities, ferry boats are one of the most commonly used means of travel, along with rail and bus lines. There is a contrast ...
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-15)
What would it mean to make space inspired by the sounds of a particular place. The sounds are natural and man-made heard on the site; the place is Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universityâ s campus. I designed ...
Extension of the Axis Mundi
(Virginia Tech, 2000-09-12)
A work develops through methodical inquiry based on the reciprocity inherent in the construction of an object and its evaluation. A physical object informs an initial concept and acts as the fundamental catalyst for ...
Expansiveness and Security Through Materials and Design
(Virginia Tech, 2008-06-12)
This is a youth hostel designed to provide maximum functional comfort and efficiency in a relatively confined space. Because of its narrow floor plan, the windows are made large to make the rooms seem bigger and frame the ...
The Urban Precinct: A Case Study for an Urban-Inspired On-Campus Medical Center at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-11)
This Thesis is a case study on the design and development of a medical center comprised of three buildings to be located on the Blacksburg Campus of Virginia Tech. The three buildings will form a space unlike any other ...