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Science of the Small: Nanotechnology Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 2009-02-06)
This thesis is an attempt to explore post industrial society and how modern industry can become part of the urban experience. Through the design of a nanotechnology research laboratory, I was able to discover a connection ...
To Build Upon Ruin
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-02)
it is essential to regard the history of a site. to find the complexities that to others have mattered. architecture has a responsibility to interpret the past to future generations. it is then that it becomes immortal.
Cultural Monument: The Future of The Past City
(Virginia Tech, 1998-12-14)
“Things are changing, but nothing changes, and still there are changes.” The rise of science and technology facilitate the means to an end. As it seem, many undeveloped countries are rapidly competing to be a part of a ...
Architecture, A Public Engagement with: Purpose, Poetry, Place, Prospect, Program, Principle, Process
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-10)
The purpose of the Times Square Civic Center is to deal with the street as a living, breathing member of the community just as the street was treated in the Old Town of the 18th Century. The Times Square Civic Center ...
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 ...
A Complex For Computer Technologies
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-01)
The building which manifests itself is a direct reaction to the desires of the site and more importantly to the functions it houses. The purpose of this thesis though is to make an addition to the desires and to solve a ...
Samurai Sword Museum in Kyoto
(Virginia Tech, 2013-03-26)
I have lived in Kyoto for 6 months. During the 6 months, I was intrigued by the Bushido spirit in Kyoto, the core of Bushido is the social stratification and honor unto death. I would like to use the architecture language ...
Nocturnal Flight: Dynamic Imagination in architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2009-02-20)
The journey for my thesis wanted to be romantic and fantastic like our lives. We can maintain daily life in any given day with short compositions of memories.Every time you think about a moment, the memory reveals a different ...
Site Lines: Building in Earth and Sky
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-03)
At Jones Point in Alexandria, Virginia, it is easy to perceive the movements of the tides, the stars, and the sun, or to point to the markers and structures that dot the peninsula. However, the rules that govern the heavenly ...
A Path for Water
(Virginia Tech, 2007-06-15)
How can water influence the rhythm of Architecture? <p> Water is referred to as the blood of the earth, the liquid that runs through the veins of the earth. At times rain falls calmly to the earthâ s surface bringing ...