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Housing...the Hillside, Los Angeles, California
(Virginia Tech, 1993-07-09)
This Thesis is a proposal for a prototypical hillside housing community in Los Angeles, California. As a prototype it is responsible for setting an architectural precedent. In this effort, the Thesis continues with focus ...
Architecture Exists Between Man and Time
(Virginia Tech, 1997-10-13)
The light is the giver of presence. Nature is eternal in time. Man's life is transitory. Architecture is the joint between man and light, man and nature.
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-28)
Outside the world of music the transistor has supplanted the vacuum tube. Transistors do the same sort of job as vacuum tubes but they use germanium or silicon in their manufacture, thus the current is produced in a solid ...
Findings: Relationships of old and new, past and present
(Virginia Tech, 1997-10-31)
"Only with the language of the present can we get the past to speak." Sverre Fehn "A poet doesn't produce a different language for each poem. That's not necessary; he uses the same language, he uses even the same ...
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
"School began with a man under a tree, who did not know he was a teacher, discussing his realization with a few, who did not know they were students. The students aspired that their sons also listen to such a man. Spaces ...
The James River Nature Center: A Study of Context and Concept
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
Contextually, each program has a set of inherent issues, stemming from physical, social and historical conditions. This context can be helpful, if not essential, in developing the architectural questions that lead to a ...
Structure for Habitation
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-05)
The following project involves the design of a series of row houses at Broce street in the town of Blacksburg. The proposed scheme can be described as a line of units that are parallel to the street. Though the project ...
(Virginia Tech, 1998-09-18)
Everything is related. Some of the relations we see, some of them we don't. Architecture is a synthesis of elements, relating to itself and to the outside. A challenge in this project lies in the recognition of the ...
Structure & Freedom - A Montessori School in Georgetown
(Virginia Tech, 1996-06-28)
The design challenge of this project was to create an engaging environment for learning; one that through its architecture, encourages discovery, sensory and intellectual development and stewardship of the environment. ...
National Museum of Film and Photography
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-12)
Between the National Gallery of Art and the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., the National Museum of Film and Photography design thesis explores issues of architecture at a scale of cultural significance. ...