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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 ...
Soul nurturing in the vernacular architecture of Japan
(Virginia Tech, 1994)
Theoretical Architecture in Structures of Dense Urban Reform
(Virginia Tech, 2006-02-10)
This paper identifies a range of elements and principles useful for the development of an urban theoretical architecture. Acceptance of nature as a design element and in particular the use of nature to bound nodes of high ...
The limits of a discipline: cogitatum necessarium: architecture and the mystery of things, Michelangelo: a case study
(Virginia Tech, 1996-08-28)
This thesis examines the parallels between two distinct disciplines: Architecture and Roman Catholic Mysticism. The argument centers on these disciplines' connection to the world of corporeal things and examines the ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-14)
the Horizon separates the ground, sky the inhabitable space, space the separation of opposites the Horizon exists where opposites meet the contradiction emphasizes the existence of the Horizon architectural elements ...
Playtesting Educational Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-11)
Architecture and game design both have very similar goals: they both are seeking to create 3-dimensional environments that deliver an optimal user experience. In game design, these environments are simulated, whereas in ...
(Virginia Tech, 1982)
The Civic Life of the City Block
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-23)
Town planning and political interaction of citizens are the main factors that affect civilizations on the most basic level. My study comes from an understanding of a need for a society to develop politically active citizens ...
Building Duration: A House Living Toward Death
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-06)
Life is a transition through stages, framed by birth and death. We transition through life in a nonlinear fashion, moving sometimes closer to, and sometimes farther from, rest. Daily, we rise for living and fall to rest. ...
The impact of solar geometry on architectural strategies
(Virginia Tech, 2018-02-19)
Designing architecture is related to producing vast amounts of information based on constraints, experience or common sense, and at the same time, those designs are assisted by specialized software, but, are the results ...