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House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Library - Between past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-11)
- Libraries are institutions of learning - They represent the cultural heritage and values of a society. Public libraries are often located at places of urban significance or, in the course of time help to establish ...
Beyond the Institution: The Making of a Visual and Conceptual Playground
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-15)
this thesis Presents an exploration of the residence hall as an institution through formal and conceptual play.
Architecture and Human Event: a Theatre for the Consortium
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-20)
Architecture is an interaction, a marriage between human event, human need, human spirit and built form. Architects range along the line of this interaction from those that embrace the complexity of humanity and struggle ...
Transformations: An Arts Center for Narrows, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-01)
What is the role of mechanisms and change in architecture? How does a building relate to the people in and around it? How might architecture interact with people, not as an object, but as a participant in a dialogue?
A discussion of two design approaches : in architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-07)
A: Architecture is a world of making. B: Architecture is a world of making the thinking. A: In my world of architecture, the thinking-of-making is a conscious mental development, while the thinking generated ...
The Remains of a Place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-11)
What makes a city exist? Is it movement, rhythm, symbols, texture, volume and time? Architecture should heighten the drama of living, walking gives a true scale of the city, creating an experience. Urban spaces must ...
Architecture for the Imagination: A Study of an Elementary Educational Environment
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-30)
This thesis seeks to create an environment that encourages the learning process by addressing issues of emotional and physical well-being. The concept implies that success in learning can be linked to the environment ...
(Virginia Tech, 1999-11-29)
The historical, vernacular, residential forms and processes of urban Japan are to be explored as a potential source of power with regards to the concept of developmental vernacular architecture. This theory is a relatively ...
Rebirth of a Rock: Pembroke Quarry Amphitheatre
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-14)
Every place on earth has a voice. This voice resonates from the shaping events that have long passed and the current conditions that continue to give each place its individual character. The voice continually evolves as ...