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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)
ARCHITECTURE AND DIALOGUE: Bar and Apartments as Setting for Political and Public Conversation
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-01)
Human beings by nature are social creatures capable of intelligent and complex interactions. Unfortunately, planning and implementation of the built environment has not always influenced or created opportunities for social ...
(Virginia Tech, 1997-06-06)
A spatial sequence unfolds and is revealed over time. It is perceived through motion, movement channeled through the space with light and form. The layering and overlapping of surface creates a relationship of light and ...
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 ...
Architecture: In the Line of Economy
(Virginia Tech, 1997-07-11)
Three houses are presented in this book. Each house has been designed with distinct site parameters with the expectation that obvious differences in form would occur. The focus of this investigation lies within the significant ...
(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 ...
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 ...
Drawing as a means to architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1998)
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 ...