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My Father's House - Element, Space, and Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2000-07-10)
The study of architecture is a journey. This thesis is a stage in that journey that allows me the opportunity to wonder, to explore, and to investigate. During the design of a house for my father, many issues concerning ...
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 ...
Field, Lines and Drawing
(Virginia Tech, 2010-06-15)
An architectural idea has been drawn out in a row house on an imaginary site. Architectural drawings in plan, section and elevation, as well as diagrams, sketches and graphite renderings show a process of working that ...
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-17)
Ernest Hemingway conveyed emotion with an elegantly straightforward system. My methodology is patterned after his. To share a feeling, I recall the sharp details that caused it: buzzing bees fading to autumn's dry ...
A house on a hill
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-29)
The design of the house began with a response to topography. The placing of the house at the bend of a hillside prompted a rotation of axis in the plan. As a result, the thesis becomes about the architectural implications ...
A country house
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-07)
Title: A Country House Author: Sandra G. Otero A house is a shelter that brings protection and intimacy. These functions might be considered to be more than physical. Ancient Greek houses often had the lintel scripted ...