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Cosmographic Origins for a New Classicism
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-14)
The spirit of the Latin 'classicus' as a broad ideology has in one sense existed through every age of modern human history. It could begin to be described as an attitude that is resistant to sudden change and is not ...
4 urban houses
(Virginia Tech, 1994)
Response to the Sun
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-14)
This thesis is an attempt to address the phenomenon of the sun in architecture. Particular use is made of the notions of warmth, light, shadow and energy as form generators. Of specific concern is how one structure can ...
(Virginia Tech, 1994-01-01)
<p>The premise of this thesis is that architecture indeed superseded the act of ordinary building. Beyond the idea of shelter or utilitarian accommodation, architecture is the art of embedding or encoding substantial ...
Compression and release, enclosure and transparency
(Virginia Tech, 1994-07-05)
</p> <p>A philosophical standpoint that directly informs the design method: concern to invoke genius loci, to make a specific place, to give appropriate expression to architectural form. There is an attempt to remain in ...
A school of architecture addition & renovation: a design pertaining to our process of education
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1994)
Architecture as a creative will in the a-tectonic aesthetic order: (an architecture-theoretical inquiry according to Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of order)
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-19)
The thesis participates in the critical evaluation of the modernist concept of 'homogenizing of cultural differences', and in the narrower architectural context against the idea of the type, module, and system. Although ...
A thesis of architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-15)
Urban Rhythms: A School of Music and Mixed-Use Project for Washington, DC.
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-15)
I believe that there are certain forces, I call them rhythms, which exist in the urban environment. They are rhythms because they are both physically and perceptually dynamic. These rhythms shape the city, and give character ...
Architecture and the Crisis of Place
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-02)
"In a world more and more consumed by the artificial realities of electronic technology, architecture serves not just as the physical construct embodying the essence of our time, but more importantly as an experience of ...