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Making of the wall
(Virginia Tech, 1995-12-15)
<p>The most beautiful buildings are the ones that have been built through time, and the most beautiful memories are from childhood.</p> <p> I use my own collection of memories, the things I have read and the places I have ...
Influencing human reactions through the sense of space: Revealing the nature of water through architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-15)
This study focuses on the importance of the quality of space through the introduction of water and its influence on the human reactions. Each space we enter has the potential to create a lasting impression in our mind. ...
Ideas/objects: bringing the made closer to the mind
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-04)
Architecture is a formal expression of an idea. 'We perceive every form as the embodiment of an idea, every piece of work as a manifestation of our innermost selves. Only work which is the product of inner compulsion can ...
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 ...
An archive: housing the written history of the citizens of Bucks County, Pennsylvania
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-15)
<p>The growth of any community is marked many times over by the coming of progress which may be regarded either with promise or as a threat. The history of Doylestown records the arrival of train travel as an event.</p> <p> It ...
House as box
(Virginia Tech, 1995-08-15)
Light in Architecture: Smithsonian Museum of Photography
(Virginia Tech, 2016-02-19)
This project will address light use in a museum. The focus and the program will require give and take in order to provide sources of natural light without compromising conservation standards. The building will house ...
City Living: Exploring the Modern Rowhouse Typology
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-12)
The traditional rowhouse form was a result of economical use of available space and materials that provided its occupants a home that fulfilled functional and societal needs. The result was a series of rooms along a travel ...
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) ...
Modular Pattern Installation
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-19)
Traditional Indian screens utilize beautiful intricate patterns derived from nature to attain spatial definition. Even though we utilize them as static objects with rigid boundaries, the beauty of a screen provokes wonder ...