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Color, Texture and The Space In-Between: An Architectural Intervention of Stained Glass
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-30)
This thesis studies the use of stained glass as a building material and how it can enhance the visual presence of light, materiality and space in a building interior. Lighting, color, and texture were integral paths of ...
ARCHITECTURE AND DIALOGUE: Bar and Apartments as Setting for Political and Public Conversation
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-01)
Human beings by nature are social creatures capable of intelligent and complex interactions. Unfortunately, planning and implementation of the built environment has not always influenced or created opportunities for social ...
A School of Culinary Design for Alexandria
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-05)
The need for a space for the community to gather and the underutilization of the waterfront led to the design of a public space for Alexandria. A school of culinary design was chosen to elevate the current situation of ...
The Intimate Domain of Dwelling Between Earth and Sky
(Virginia Tech, 2015-05-14)
The original constructive act of human nature was to make shelter. The original architectural act of human nature was to create place. Nature is made of emotive elemental matter- the horizontal of earth, the vertical of ...
Capturing the Ephemeral
(Virginia Tech, 2014-09-10)
This thesis is an investigation into the construction of ephemeral phenomena through material means and at multiple scales. Studies utilized abstract methods that are not immediately relatable to the scale of occupable ...
(Virginia Tech, 2011-12-07)
This thesis is a series of experiments performed on how ribbon-like bands of material can be folded to generate special volumes that can accommodate the functional aspects of a building program.
An Elemental Study in Conservation: A Ceramic Artists' Retreat on Virginia's Rappahannock River
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-02)
In the process of developing my thesis, I wanted to let go of the contemporary way of thinking about the relationship between architecture and sustainability, which lately tends to be through a lens of applied technology ...
A Shelter in El Salvador
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-26)
A house composed of two bedrooms and two bathrooms sits in a landscape of towering pine trees, lush orange groves, and tall grasses. Approaching from the west, a stepped lava tock garden wall protects the terraces of ...
A Place in Amman
(Virginia Tech, 2014-07-09)
What is a Cultural Collage? It is what is happening in Jordan today; different people from different backgrounds come to one piece of land looking for any refuge and hope. I wanted to create a building for this phenomenon. ...
Structure of Sound
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-29)
This thesis creates a complementarity relationship with the use of timber and concrete as primary structural and accent materials. Key elements of this thesis include (1) The development of a wood latticing system (2) ...