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Material Fluidity: Sense - Will - Form, Alexandria, Virginia Maritime Museum
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-03)
The goal of my thesis was to produce a building that lives in the spirit of water - a universal substance that senses and responds to the will of the environment around it. Similar to water, the maritime museum adapts ...
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-01)
The workplace and workforce have evolved and taken on a different personality than in the past. For employees the office environment has moved from a place where you must work, to a place where you want to work, to a place ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-08-31)
This companion of short essays, images and drawings are parts to a whole: a series of independent studies in search of architectural understandings. While this â projectâ has been underway for several years, until ...
Defining Sustainability Through Bentwood Lamination
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-05)
What does sustainability mean with respect to furniture design and fabrication? How has technology - created and subsequently clouded - opportunities for new thinking? This body of work explores these broader questions ...
What can the site give to the building and the building to the site?
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-26)
This thesis explores the relationship between the "constructed" (built) environment and the natural environment. What defines such a relationship and can the relationship be formulated? Surely a successful union is much ...
A Frame + Infill House in Lima, Peru
(Virginia Tech, 2019-01-22)
This work is a study of the relationship between frame, infill, and earth. A search of structure defining space through threshold. Ultimately, it proposes a structural frame as a collection of rooms.
Dignity In Palliative Care: The Hospice at Skogafoss Falls
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
Hospice is a place of caring, a place where life is measured in quality, not quantity. During a terminally ill patientâ s final weeks, days or hours, it is important that hospice facilities provide comfort through any ...
Chamber Hall Threshold Design and Acoustic Surface Shaping with Parametric Modeling
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-03)
The architectural opportunity to develop the sound and light lock of a performance venue as a space that engages and prepares the audience for a performance is one that is sadly missing from most halls. I have explored the ...
Two Screens and an Urban Place
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-09)
An exploration to utilize the notion of a screen in order to orchestrate an urban response, an urban mixed-use building. It is an investigation into the contradictions of materiality and the inherent values of organistic ...
Hub and Axis
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-04)
The project is for the central building of a community center used by the communities of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. The building is a space configured as a hub that uses axes to determine entering, exiting and vertical ...