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Folding: A House
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-11)
Folding: A House is a study of the continuity of floor, wall and ceiling within the context of a house. With this method of continuity through folding, a strong directionality occurs within the spaces. The relationship ...
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 ...
(Virginia Tech, 2000-09-15)
The Solar House is an investigation that resulted from an inter-disciplinary, design built competition ( the Solar Decathlon). This event was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy in an atempt to integrate architecture, ...
A Shelter in El Salvador
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-26)
A house composed of two bedrooms and two bathrooms sits in a landscape of towering pine trees, lush orange groves, and tall grasses. Approaching from the west, a stepped lava tock garden wall protects the terraces of ...
Elements of Memory
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-03)
I set out to create a house to nestle within the rugged landscape of West Virginia; a dwelling that would suit those living in rural villages and up remote hollows. This place is created by a retaining wall to hold back ...
Field, Lines and Drawing
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-15)
An architectural idea has been drawn out in a row house on an imaginary site. Architectural drawings in plan, section and elevation, as well as diagrams, sketches and graphite renderings show a process of working that ...
A New Form In A Historic District
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-05)
Historic preservation commissions are required to review proposals of infill within historic districts. Often, this process is viewed as something that stifles an architect. What can an architect to do to both comply with ...
The Half House
(Virginia Tech, 2009-08-13)
The Half House is a study in architectural form. The ideal Form is necessarily cubic. The program is the vital form of the house. The means of formal study is subtractive, geometric, and symbolic.
House of Woven Space
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-30)
This thesis explores the origins of the House and Temple form through the design of a house. The design looks to the theory of the original elements of architecture being the hearth, roof, mound and woven enclosure. Specific ...
a house on Tee street
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-12)
Combining both roof and shelter into one creates several design opportunities for a small house for college students living in Blacksburg, VA. The roof will serve many purposes, including structure, rain water collection, ...