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The Physical from the Void
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-11)
This thesis confronts the ultimate limits of perceiving the constructed world and the limits of our ability to experience architecture. The imperative of architecture is poetic: to and project encounters between matter and ...
The Anamorphic Library
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-30)
This thesis examines the idea of perspective, specifically anamorphic perspective, and how anamorphosis can be applied to architecture. Anamorphosis is a distorted image that appears regular only from a certain point. ...
A Hyperloop Station: Exploring the Potential of Urban Infrastructure
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-30)
The future is bright. Technology is progressing at accelerating rates. Cities are experiencing a resurgence in population growth, which in turn is pushing transport systems to simultaneously expand and improve. The ...
USS John F. Kennedy Memorial Center
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-22)
Aircraft Carriers are naval vessels that allow for landing and take-off of military aircraft. Typically, Aircraft Carriers are active for 50 to 60 years then need to be retired or decommissioned. The ship is either torn ...
Adaptive Living in the City
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-28)
Although living in the city can provide many benefits, it also provides many issues as well. Housing costs are constantly increasing, both physical and mental spaces are sacrificed, and our innate connection to nature is ...
Memory and Intuition: An Uncovering of Sensibilities
(Virginia Tech, 2016-11-22)
This is an exploration beginning with memory of growing up in and exploring a forest surrounding my childhood home. This environment encompassed overwhelming scale and comforting intimacy, with a small intervention that ...
The Relationship of Structure and Material Through the Lens of Three Catholic Chapels
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-21)
The architectural practice has long held several ideas about how a building should present itself relative to its structure. With modern building technologies and building codes, the structure of a building and the facade ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
In Search of the Organic: An Unequivocal Exploration into the Principles of Organic Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-06)
The architecture is a multi-venue performing arts complex consisting of a full-scale opera house, a mid-size open-air theater, a small recital salon, and an outdoor arena-style street-stage. The building is sited at Buzzard ...
Urban Rhythms of Washington DC
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-11)
How can architecture serve as a catalyst to strengthen a transitioning neighborhood without displacing or replacing the local community? Cities bear the weight of continual change. Across the United States, urban communities ...