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Architecture for the Moving Body
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-07)
The human body is designed for movement. It has to move, it desires to move. Our bodies will find a way to express that desire. The way we as humans inhabit the built environment reflects our ability and desire for our ...
Discovery Food - Culinary Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-12-16)
What keeps places unique in times of globalization? If information, goods, food, architecture are the same everywhere, what`s the difference between places? What are people identifying with? Eating habits are a main factor ...
(Virginia Tech, 2011-09-26)
My architectural thesis began with a desire to investigate the relationship between old and new in architecture. Each city has a history of its own, with old structures and new structures that are in constant dialogue, ...
Religion and Architecture: Designing a temple of Candomble in Salvador Bahia, Brazil
(Virginia Tech, 2007-06-18)
<p> My thesis aims to create a place of worship for the people of the neighborhood of Plataforma, located in Salvador Bahia, Brazil. Candomble was introduced to Brazil during times of slavery and is the root of Afro-Brazilian ...
Sentenced by Light: An Architectural Study of Light and Time
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Life is a series of moments. Architecture is experienced by a series of moments. Prison is experienced by a series of measured moments.
On Earth's Body - A New Center for the City of Alexandria Department of Parks and Recreation
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-10)
I have always been interested in the body/self relationship. As a former fitness instructor and new mother, I have experienced many variations of my body. I was especially interested in what happens during movement or ...
Urban Rhythms: A School of Music and Mixed-Use Project for Washington, DC.
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-15)
I believe that there are certain forces, I call them rhythms, which exist in the urban environment. They are rhythms because they are both physically and perceptually dynamic. These rhythms shape the city, and give character ...
Drawing Music, Playing Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-25)
ARCHITECTURE AND MUSIC SHARE INTRINSIC MEANINGS GENERATED BY A CONSTANT STREAM OF METAPHORS WHICH ARE FORMS OF POETIC TRANSFORMATIONS. This thesis sought to challange the present way an architect-musician makes drawings ...
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
"School began with a man under a tree, who did not know he was a teacher, discussing his realization with a few, who did not know they were students. The students aspired that their sons also listen to such a man. Spaces ...
Collage as a design process
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-09)
Invented by Max Ernst. This is a creative process based on quotation. Here I quote architects and buildings that I admire. The intention is to compose a project while finding my own syntax and working proceedure. Collage.