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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 ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-28)
Abstract From the inception of high rise construction concrete and steel have been the foundation both literally and figuratively of the construction process. As we, a society, become more aware and conscious of the ...
Drawing as a means to architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1998)
Structure of Sound
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-29)
This thesis creates a complementarity relationship with the use of timber and concrete as primary structural and accent materials. Key elements of this thesis include (1) The development of a wood latticing system (2) ...
A Study of Line
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-07)
The line is the basic element of design. Some would argue that the most basic element would be the point, but in order for anything to be defined by that point, another point would have to be referenced. The connector, ...
Threshold to the Sacred
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-07)
In designing a sacred space, the work should be a product not only of the mechanics of the mind but also a response of the heart, and therefore the spirit or soul that an architect must possess. For the soul is the harmony ...
A Place in Amman
(Virginia Tech, 2014-07-09)
What is a Cultural Collage? It is what is happening in Jordan today; different people from different backgrounds come to one piece of land looking for any refuge and hope. I wanted to create a building for this phenomenon. ...
Place In The Middle Landscape
(Virginia Tech, 1997-01-29)
The ideals of a democratic society coupled with the vast expansiveness of the American landscape have led to settlement patterns within the urban environment that are distinctively American and non-traditional. The continual ...