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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 ...
House as box
(Virginia Tech, 1995-08-15)
Drawing as a means to architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1998)
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 ...
Unlocking the Urban Box: A Multi-Use Building for Asheville, NC
(Virginia Tech, 1998-05-06)
The city block may be seen as the fabric of the urban environment. It is often a compacted form, divided only by changing facades and party walls. Boxes all in rows. There is an inescapable sense of enclosure. Architecture ...
The Novel of Business and the Business of the Novel: W.D. Howells' Examination of Prosperity Archetypes
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-18)
This thesis examines William Dean Howells' two most notable novels of business, The Rise of Silas Lapham (1885) and A Hazard of New Fortunes (1890), suggesting that the business of literature, in its dissemination of success ...
(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 ...
Vertical School of Art
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-27)
Vertical Buildings (skyscrapers) challenge our perception of space, our perception of scale, our idea of movement, they challenge the way we live. Currently urban cities are becoming more and more dense. Lack of space is ...
How Architecture can influence private contemplation and public negotiation.
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-03)
How can Architecture influence private contemplation and public negotiation? This thesis attempts to investigate the effect of our built environment on how individuals work together. To explore this question, a conflict ...
Grid Structure and Space
(Virginia Tech, 1999-05-10)
From the ancient times, people used various kinds of natural material to build architecture. Because of the characteristics of natural materials, there are many limits to challenge the possibility of the architectural ...