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"The Urban Leftover": Open corner situations in the downtown area of berlin
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-08)
The situation of the "Urban Leftover" caused by the errection of linear building types -the so called "Zeile"- after World War II is obvious in over 100 locations in the former West Berlin, Germany. The radical modern ...
a study of material: a stone house in the arctic circle
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
the work that follows is a study in material and the nature of its construction. i chose a site that was rich in tradition of building, but chose to not mimic tradition. the arctic circle of norway has a tradition of ...
Seeing. Feeling. Remembering: The Making of an Appalachian Place
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-06)
Three houses are sited in the New River Valley of Southwestern Virginia in 1996. Each house is designed to provide the essential utilitarian resources necessary for habitation in modern Appalachia. The relative context ...
A country house
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-07)
A house is a shelter that brings protection and intimacy. These functions might be considered to be more than physical. Ancient Greek houses often had the lintel scripted "Know Thyself". Those houses had elements intended ...
urban order + space
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-07)
wilderness and urban texture Since the earliest beginnings of civilization, mankind has strived to form urban space by limiting its outlines and bringing a system of order to the wilderness of nature. Thus street and ...
H2ODC: The Renaissance of Water Culture in D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2014-01-02)
Washington DC is seen as a center of politics, bureaucracy, litigation, legislation, and the trading of power and resources. For this reason outsiders are both attracted to and repelled from our city. For many of us ...
24 hr Building: A Study into the Cyclical Nature of Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-12)
We live in a society dominated by time. It plays a part in nearly everything we do. Time tells us when to wake up, when to eat, when to be at work, when its time to sleep, and so on. Just as people are controlled by time, ...
Transformations: An Arts Center for Narrows, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-01)
What is the role of mechanisms and change in architecture? How does a building relate to the people in and around it? How might architecture interact with people, not as an object, but as a participant in a dialogue?
Art Center on the Lake
(Virginia Tech, 2020-02-11)
The water's shore, used for defense, trade, transportation and industry, always plays an important role in a city's development. Buildings were built there to fulfill related practical functions, such as barns, factories ...
Analyzing Physical Characteristics that Support Sense of Place and Context-Sensitive Community Design in Santa Fe, New Mexico
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-13)
New developments often lack regional identity and distinctiveness of place. Before the industrial revolution, landscapes were the result of social, cultural and environmental constraints. Currently, a strong sense of ...