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complexity form order structure
(Virginia Tech, 2008-04-30)
This thesis project is complex because of its crystalline form. It is ordered through structural hierarchy and modularity. The presence of both complexity and order gives articulation to all scales of the project, allows ...
Between Form and Method
(Virginia Tech, 2011-09-27)
The intent of this thesis was to develop a component system derived from a desired form. Through analysis of the initial form, I gained an understanding of the underlying parameters, principles, and topologies the form ...
Interspaces: The Odd Fellows Lodge
(Virginia Tech, 1997-09-26)
A discussion concerning the frame, foundation, midsection and stair of the Odd Fellows Lodge. Influenced by the precedents of rural Virginia's pragmatic building techniques and the personal and poetic work of architect ...
Café of Dance
(Virginia Tech, 2007-05-02)
A beginning of questions about architecture and humanity and searching for those answers that begin to initiate the process of design and improving the quality of life. This is an investigation and an understanding of ...
The Physical from the Void
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-11)
This thesis confronts the ultimate limits of perceiving the constructed world and the limits of our ability to experience architecture. The imperative of architecture is poetic: to and project encounters between matter and ...
A Galveston Beach House
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-19)
this house began as a desire to place a single floating mass on the horizon, but became an exploration of proportion, material, and volume, and how they relate to each other.
Out of Alignment
(Virginia Tech, 2014-01-11)
This thesis is an exploration of relationships made between angular elements for the purpose of discovering the spatial results that those explorations create. The media used to develop this thesis are two dimensional ...
Vintner's House; A Residence and Vineyard in Davenport, CA
(Virginia Tech, 2012-04-26)
The Vintnerâ s House is a Residence and Vineyard nestled between well-known wine regions on the central coast of California. It is a workerâ s house; for the cultivator, the grower, and the nurturer of the vines. The ...
plywood work: setting up looms and other works of mischief
(Virginia Tech, 2006-09-11)
'after all, it takes a baker'
Craft in Architecture: The Making of a Coffee Mill and a Study of Form Generation
(Virginia Tech, 2012-05-01)
The connection of craft and architecture is a subject that has interested me since I began my architecture education some seventeen years ago. Although my path led me away from, then back to architecture, craft and making ...