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Response to the Sun
(Virginia Tech, 1994-12-14)
This thesis is an attempt to address the phenomenon of the sun in architecture. Particular use is made of the notions of warmth, light, shadow and energy as form generators. Of specific concern is how one structure can ...
A New Form In A Historic District
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-05)
Historic preservation commissions are required to review proposals of infill within historic districts. Often, this process is viewed as something that stifles an architect. What can an architect to do to both comply with ...
Experiencing Architecture through Active and Mindful Spaces
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-10)
The connection between our body and mind is integral in the way we perceive and relate to the world that exists around us. Our perceptions and emotional responses to those spaces can influence and become a powerful tool ...
Light + Shadow
(Virginia Tech, 2013-08-14)
Without light, there can be no shadows. Architectural decisions can be structured in such a way as to filter, manipulate, or diffuse light to create an array of conditions in which both light and shadow become part of the ...
Four Pools | Four Qualities
(Virginia Tech, 2018-02-05)
Programatically, this thesis takes the form of a bath house, carved into the side of the Palisades that run along the New River, near Eggleston, VA. Natural springs were formed within the cliffs, that run off into the New ...
Ephemerality in Stasis
(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-23)
Through an exploration of media and technique, this project sought to represent pregnant silence and portentous darkness within architecture: ephemeral effect drawn in stasis. A sequence of three rooms - formed constructively, ...