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House in Cuba: A dialog with the place
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
How do I sense the domain of a place? How does it support my own domain? How does the place communicate its individuality? How does my self listen to this presence? How does the place nurture my inquiries? How ...
Library - Between past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-11)
- Libraries are institutions of learning - They represent the cultural heritage and values of a society. Public libraries are often located at places of urban significance or, in the course of time help to establish ...
Beyond the Institution: The Making of a Visual and Conceptual Playground
(Virginia Tech, 1999-12-15)
this thesis Presents an exploration of the residence hall as an institution through formal and conceptual play.
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.
Philadelphia Public Housing: Reknitting the Urban Fabric
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-07)
Our world continues to undergo significant and extraordinary changes. Technology is firmly becoming embedded into society, population is steadily increasing, and a greater awareness of our fragile environment is ...
Places of the Earth: A Cultural Center for Zimbabwe
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-04)
This thesis began with research in the rural areas of Zimbabwe, in southern Africa. I began with a little background knowledge and a great desire to learn. I took my research to the rural areas to try to understand the ...
Architecture and Human Event: a Theatre for the Consortium
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-20)
Architecture is an interaction, a marriage between human event, human need, human spirit and built form. Architects range along the line of this interaction from those that embrace the complexity of humanity and struggle ...
Some Assembly Required: The Structural Condition of Collage in Architecture and Urbanism
(Virginia Tech, 1997-03-28)
It is my intention through this thesis to investigate the structural condition of collage as a culturally relevant approach to understanding architectural meaning and designing architectural form within the context of the ...
(Virginia Tech, 1997-05-07)
In order to understand a sentence fully, one must understand its parts and the way they work. A complete sentence, in its most simple form, is a substantive with a verb in agreement. Additions to this sentence may include ...
A Reconstitution of Place
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-05)
By drawing upon the essential characteristics of a locality, an architect may, through reinterpretation, reconstitute a place. This occurs when mundane characteristics of a locality are reformulated in such a manner that ...