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Color, Texture and The Space In-Between: An Architectural Intervention of Stained Glass
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-30)
This thesis studies the use of stained glass as a building material and how it can enhance the visual presence of light, materiality and space in a building interior. Lighting, color, and texture were integral paths of ...
Chinese Scholar Garden Detail with Grace of Rainwater
(Virginia Tech, 2007-06-06)
Chinese Scholar Garden Detail with Grace of Rainwater Abstract When the Astor Court / Ming Room was built at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1980, it attracted visitors from all over the world. Replicating ...
ARCHITECTURE AND DIALOGUE: Bar and Apartments as Setting for Political and Public Conversation
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-01)
Human beings by nature are social creatures capable of intelligent and complex interactions. Unfortunately, planning and implementation of the built environment has not always influenced or created opportunities for social ...
(Virginia Tech, 2000-05-12)
This thesis is an investigation of place. The project is a vehicle which informs how the variables of site and program can be developed into place. Through the production of tangible work the architect may verify whether ...
A School of Culinary Design for Alexandria
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-05)
The need for a space for the community to gather and the underutilization of the waterfront led to the design of a public space for Alexandria. A school of culinary design was chosen to elevate the current situation of ...
My Father's House - Element, Space, and Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2000-07-10)
The study of architecture is a journey. This thesis is a stage in that journey that allows me the opportunity to wonder, to explore, and to investigate. During the design of a house for my father, many issues concerning ...
The Intimate Domain of Dwelling Between Earth and Sky
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-14)
The original constructive act of human nature was to make shelter. The original architectural act of human nature was to create place. Nature is made of emotive elemental matter- the horizontal of earth, the vertical of ...
Capturing the Ephemeral
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-10)
This thesis is an investigation into the construction of ephemeral phenomena through material means and at multiple scales. Studies utilized abstract methods that are not immediately relatable to the scale of occupable ...
(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.
Drawing Music, Playing Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-25)
ARCHITECTURE AND MUSIC SHARE INTRINSIC MEANINGS GENERATED BY A CONSTANT STREAM OF METAPHORS WHICH ARE FORMS OF POETIC TRANSFORMATIONS. This thesis sought to challange the present way an architect-musician makes drawings ...