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A country house
(Virginia Tech, 2006-08-07)
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 "Know Thyself". Those houses had elements intended ...
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 ...
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 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 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 ...