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House as box
(Virginia Tech, 1995-08-15)
(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 ...
Drawing as a means to architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1998)
The Space of the In-between
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-15)
The site is located across the P. St. Bridge, before one enters DuPont Circle. This is an ideal site for investigating the space of the inbetween. The site is situated between the small scale fabric of Georgetown and the ...
A Complex For Computer Technologies
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-01)
THE BUILDING WHICH MANIFESTS ITSELF IS A DIRECT REACTION TO THE DESIRES OF THE SITE AND MORE IMPORTANTLY TO THE FUNCTIONS IT HOUSES. THE PURPOSE OF THIS THESIS THOUGH IS TO MAKE AN ADDITION TO THE DESIRES AND TO SOLVE ...
Ten Thoughts on Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1997-02-10)
In the face of technological developments, economic demands, and cultural desires that can encourage buildings devoid of character and permanence, we need to look for attributes of architecture that evoke strength and elude ...
The Symbolic Form of Architecture: An investigation into its philosophical foundations and a discussion on the development of the perception of architectural form by modern heoreticians and symbolist architects
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-28)
This thesis investigates the concept of the symbolic form of architecture. It first focuses on the philosophical foundations for this concept in the works of Ernst Cassirer, Immanuel Kant, Conrad Fiedler, and Theodor Adorno. ...
Towards understanding a tower :the design of the Staten Island Ferry Terminal
(Virginia Tech, 1995)