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Urban segregation | clichy-sous-bois | paris
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-29)
this thesis investigates, whether or not, and to what degree architecture effects the urban and social segregation of suburbs which are built primarily to house industrial labor in times of economic growth. the city of ...
complexity form order structure
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-30)
This thesis project is complex because of its crystalline form. It is ordered through structural hierarchy and modularity. The presence of both complexity and order gives articulation to all scales of the project, allows ...
Architecture Under the Influence of a Topographic Condition
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
The thought of building on this land is frightening to me. Construction is necessarily accompanied by a relative level of destruction, and I always have to question whether the positive outweighs the negative. It is rare ...
A Shapely Resistance: A Study in Construction for a Kindergarten
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-08)
This thesis deals with the relationship between form and strength in architecture. The proposed building is a Kindergarten which unites issues of shape, physics, and habitat. The roof is vaulted and the walls are curved ...
Legitimizing the Senses and Provoking Emotions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-05)
This thesis was a study of a structure that legitimized the senses and provoked emotion by creating different experiential conditions.
An Architecture of Light: A Catholic Church for Blacksburg, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2008-01-31)
This thesis is an investigation on how in architecture structure and material modulate the perception of light. This idea was implemented in the design of a catholic church for the parish of Blacksburg,Virginia. The vision ...
An Architectural Alternative to the Big Box
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-24)
Wal-Mart has plans to open a store in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia. The fact that there is already a Wal-Mart store, in the town of Christiansburg, just four miles away from the proposed location makes this idea ...
Elastic, Pure, and Invigorating: A Cottage Row for Yellow Sulphur Springs
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-29)
Situated between Blacksburg and Christiansburg in Montgomery County, Virginia, the Yellow Sulphur Springs Resort began in 1810 as a collection of rustic cabins and closed in 1923 with two hotels, numerous cottages, a bowling ...
Inside + Outside
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-06)
A study of public and private space through human scale architectural elements: Window, Material and Path. The project is an urban infill that is very narrow and long, and incorporates an alley that connects one side of ...
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-16)
The design of this architecture academy for one hundred students is an exploration of educational function, geometric construction with digital drawing tools, perspectival manipulation, and minimalist architectural aesthetics. ...