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Motion, Space and Sound
(Virginia Tech, 2017-01-11)
As part of our daily routines, we continually move from one space to another. The existing conditions of the spaces we move through often impact the way we experience architecture. Whether we transition between spaces ...
An architecture of play
(Virginia Tech, 2020-01-28)
Play is important in a child's development, growth and education. Children must be given a space where--in place of formal education--wonder and the love of play can be fostered and encouraged, allowing them to transition ...
Art Center on the Lake
(Virginia Tech, 2020-02-11)
The water's shore, used for defense, trade, transportation and industry, always plays an important role in a city's development. Buildings were built there to fulfill related practical functions, such as barns, factories ...
(Virginia Tech, 2020-02-05)
Bridging is considered as a formal, spatial, referential, and tectonic articulation of connectedness between architecture and context. The question is probed through a mixed architectural program situated in the interstice ...
(Virginia Tech, 2018-08-02)
This thesis is an exploration of the ambiguous form. "Ambiguous" means having multiple interpretations. Usually, a figurative presentation will direct people to a particular thing. On the contrary, if familiarity is provided ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-18)
Chinese urban villages which have grown over time have difficulty to operate as a healthy urban environment. As a consequence, residents are often forced to move to the boundary of the city although many prefer its narrow ...
OLD & NEW Mysteries in Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2011-03-15)
Architecture provides a vessel for people to once again appreciate their past, while simultaneously experiencing the present. We all linger on our pasts while we live in the moment and think about the future. Future is ...
Architectural Kinetics: A Study of Operable Mechanisms for Different Types of Envelopes
(Virginia Tech, 2014-03-13)
Accepting that one of the main duties of an architect is mastering the tectonic expression of the building and its architectural effect, could there be a mechanism that allows a building or object to change its expression? ...
Architecture of Urban Infrastructural Residue
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-07)
Urbanization is the process of limitless expansion of that which is urban, the built essentials that constitutes a civilization, beyond the limits of what can be recognized as the city. Infrastructure is the method by which ...