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(Virginia Tech, 2011-12-07)
This thesis is a series of experiments performed on how ribbon-like bands of material can be folded to generate special volumes that can accommodate the functional aspects of a building program.
(Virginia Tech, 2012-10-11)
A study of how contrasting architectural elements can create a sense of presence. Contrasts constitute movement, feeling, and energy and are what could be the basis of an architecture that illustrates these principles. The ...
Ousia and the Poiesis of Character Findings from an Interaction
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-27)
Allowing the interaction of two dynamic forces that vie for dominance to be a form, a new character emerges. The character of the new form is present in the qualities of its making.
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-01)
This thesis is out from the relationship between imagination and memory. Imagination is always from memory. After expressing my imagination through pencil, things that are invinted are actually familier to the past. Based ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-03)
This thesis is an infiltration into the world of craft, woodworking and joinery. The destruction of presupposed form and tectonics, and a rebuilding through the mindâ s eye and an obsured lens.
Embracing Monumentality: a Montpelier Center for the Arts
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-04)
Monumentality shares a connection with history in its relationship with time, but it is not limited by this association. The selection of noble materials, such as granite, can date a building through the august character ...
A House in Charleston
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-30)
This project began with the desire to design a house in a town for which I have always had a personal affection: Charleston, South Carolina. The house is designed for a an artist and his family of four and includes a ...
Contemporary Sanctuary: constructing an addition to Chestnut Methodist Church, Newport News, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-01)
The project offers a design for an addition to a Methodist Church in Newport News, Virginia. The proposal includes a new sanctuary, kitchen, meeting room, and entrance. Axonometric inquiries, detailed sections, and ...
Golden Ratio House: A Construction of Form
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-26)
The Golden Ratio House is primarily an architectural object constructed from a cube, which is the necessary point of origin for this project. Similar to the rules of invention, its purpose lies in its own making. Its ...
A House and A Workshop
(Virginia Tech, 2011-04-29)
This thesis is a series of projects that attempt to create a fully imagined and described world for a woodworker. Each project, titled A House and A Workshop, focuses on different ideas as the imagined world becomes ...