Now showing items 41-50 of 50
Sentenced by Light: An Architectural Study of Light and Time
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Life is a series of moments. Architecture is experienced by a series of moments. Prison is experienced by a series of measured moments.
Moments in a pavilion
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-30)
This thesis is my answer to the following question: What is a good building? I believe that a good building must have the moments that can touch people. It should have some spiritual qualities. These moments can be achieved ...
A Measure of Time A Sense of Place
(Virginia Tech, 2005-07-13)
Sustainable design is often conceived of only in terms of applied technologies, without a concern for quality of life of residents. This thesis is an investigation of sustainable design that meets standards of quality of ...
Silence, Light, and Memory in Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2019-02-01)
This work seeks to explore the unmeasurable qualities of architecture that enrich the architectural experience, with a focus on the roles of light, sound, and memory as they interact with architecture in the making of that ...
Four Houses: A Language of Transition from Earth to Sky
(Virginia Tech, 1995-09-01)
The thesis of this project is to develop a language of architecture for the design of a rural house. Parameters for this language are specified through program, ideas about living in a country home, and the importance ...
Half-Lit: Georgetown University Center for the Study of Light
(Virginia Tech, 2012-02-16)
It is the intention of this thesis to explore the idea of half light, as put forward by Luis Barragan: â Architects are forgetting the need of human beings for half-light, the sort of light that imposes a tranquility, ...
Four Pools | Four Qualities
(Virginia Tech, 2018-02-05)
Programatically, this thesis takes the form of a bath house, carved into the side of the Palisades that run along the New River, near Eggleston, VA. Natural springs were formed within the cliffs, that run off into the New ...
Scripture as Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1999-02-12)
A church performs many functions. It presents an image; prepares the believer for worship; introduces the unbeliever to God; facilitates worship services; projects the words of the pastor; resonates the music of the choir ...
Play of light on planes; A kindergarten for Blacksburg, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-08-28)
This thesis explores the variety of spatial conditions that can be created with simple planar elements by modulating light. The result is an architectural space in which children better comprehend natural phenomena through ...
From Light to Dark: "Passage"
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-24)
This thesis is a study of a primary passage and progression from light to dark. A secondary passage considers possibilities of a broader connection to context and a clear definition of entrance into the archive. Typologically, ...