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Persian Cultural Center
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-29)
Culture is a foundation of each community and it creates society identity. Maybe you are searching among the branches for what only appear in the roots? -Rumi In my thesis, by designing a Persian Cultural Center in Washington D.C. on the site of the former embassy of Iran, I want to produce and define a place that introduces architecturally the theme of Persian culture and education which has continuously developed over the past many centuries. It will express the value of architecture in defining the context of theoretical foundations and ideology of the Persians. There is nothing more timely today than that truth, which is timeless, than the message that comes from tradition and is relevant now because it has been relevant at all times. Such as message belong to a now which has been, is and will ever be present .To speak of tradition is to speak of immutable principles of heavenly origin and of their application to different moments of time and space. It is also to speak of the continuity of certain doctrines and of the sacred forms, which are the means whereby, these doctrines are conveyed to men and whereby the teachings of the tradition are actualized within men. -The sense of unity...
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
"School began with a man under a tree, who did not know he was a teacher, discussing his realization with a few, who did not know they were students. The students aspired that their sons also listen to such a man. Spaces ...
The Position of a Chair
(Virginia Tech, 2013-10-02)
A chair was made of northern white ash wood. Steamed laminates make up each leg, and the spans are solid wood. A bent seat perches on this frame. Drawings, words, and photographs expose the chair in this book. A full ...
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-28)
Outside the world of music the transistor has supplanted the vacuum tube. Transistors do the same sort of job as vacuum tubes but they use germanium or silicon in their manufacture, thus the current is produced in a solid ...
The Place of Man
(Virginia Tech, 2011-12-07)
This is a long building comprised of a series of five rooms set in a field and open to the sky and the surrounding landscape in varying degrees. It is a building that makes a place that encourages manâ s contemplation of ...
The Resonance of Michelangelo
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-26)
This thesis is an exploration of creating an essence in architecture through a sense of ambition and harmony. The ambition for a design to have an architectural presence and establish a clear identity, while achieving a ...
A House In Situ
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-17)
The project is located in the Teton Valley of Idaho, sited on the eastern slope of the Big Hole Mountains oriented toward the western face of the Teton Mountain Range. The program is a vacation house for a young family of ...
Edinburgh Art School
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-30)
An Art School in Old Town Edinburgh that has historically preserved facades along the Royal Mile, bridging old and new in a new city center.
Drawing as Landscape Architectural Scholarship
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-06)
Considering the vital role that drawing plays in conceiving buildings and landscapes, the question of â knowledgeâ in relation to visual representations becomes a matter of importance. The conventional view of drawing ...
Washington D.C. Aquarium: An Exploration of Shaping the Water: Building Sculpture Along the Existing Landscape
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-31)
The proposed aquarium is located in South East Washington D.C. The design creates an interactive walkway along the river. The movement of the water is redirected to stimulate the enjoyable atmospere for the people. The ...