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A country house
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-07)
A house is a shelter that brings protection and intimacy. These functions might be considered to be more than physical. Ancient Greek houses often had the lintel scripted "Know Thyself". Those houses had elements intended ...
H2ODC: The Renaissance of Water Culture in D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2014-01-02)
Washington DC is seen as a center of politics, bureaucracy, litigation, legislation, and the trading of power and resources. For this reason outsiders are both attracted to and repelled from our city. For many of us ...
Urban Hospice: A Montage of Expiration and Memory
(Virginia Tech, 2003-06-23)
Architecture is visuality. Its object is what Norman Bryson has referred to as a screen of signs. â Between subject and the world is inserted the entire sum of discourses which make up visuality, that cultural construct, ...
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 ...
Materials and Imagination: A Building of Fire and Water
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-31)
<p> An exploration of the relationship between man and the elements, fire and water, this project futher develops these ideas by way of the imagination. Man's attempt to form further connections with these elements is ...
The Form of Nonconformity: Architecture & The Punk Rock Aesthetic
(Virginia Tech, 2008-07-01)
Punk rock is about music, rebellion, anarchy, and style. How can this be translated into architecture? Can a building possess these qualities? What would a "rebellious" building look like? How will it change our ...
Towards an old charm
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
When we build unconsciously and we build as a habit, only then we lose the essence of architecture
Institute for Digital Research and New Offices for the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities located in the Columbia Heights Neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-24)
The proposed 42,000 square foot facility is envisioned to be a satellite office for both the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, as well as a digital research institute. The ...
(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.
forwards and backwards
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-27)
The New World has always had an obsession with establishing its legitimacy through recreating previous architectural styles. Our colonial architecture imported the architecture of the Old World. The more important the ...