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The Architecture of Concrete
(Virginia Tech, 2016-11-01)
The ETD presented is but a simplistic representation of the time spent pursuing a proposition: what is the architecture of concrete? The timeline began in the Fall Semester of 2012 in Alexandria Virginia and ended as a ...
Architect / Builder: Builder / Architect
(Virginia Tech, 2002-12-13)
Throughout architectural history, the relationship between builder and architect has been ever-changing. Architects traditionally evolved from the building trades with a fundamental understanding of the principals behind ...
Site Lines: Building in Earth and Sky
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-03)
At Jones Point in Alexandria, Virginia, it is easy to perceive the movements of the tides, the stars, and the sun, or to point to the markers and structures that dot the peninsula. However, the rules that govern the heavenly ...
Architectural Elements As Structure
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-27)
If there is magic on this planet, It is contained in water. â Loran Eisely, The Immese Journey, 1957â
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-13)
Sacred spaces have long existed due to their importance as a symbol of belief. Structures are designed to be timeless and forever lasting, representing the essence of faith. In this case, a Mosque has been designed for a ...
Designing for the Waterfront - An Estuarine Research Reserve on Jones Point
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-01)
Due to our love of the waterfront, almost half of the United States population now lives in coastal areas, including shores of estuaries. Unfortunately, this increasing concentration of people upsets the balance of ...
Manufacturing and Experience: a Story of Converging Paths
(Virginia Tech, 2001-02-09)
CONVERGENCE OF PATHS <p> Within the vast urban fabrics live many threads of paths. These paths weave in, out, diagonal, above and underground forming city blocks that we well know. Events happen when these paths interact. ...