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Let's All Go to the Movies
(Virginia Tech, 2006-05-10)
Welcome to the movies! Welcome to the stars! Welcome to this grand illusion! All of it's yours. New Urbanism. Hollywood thinks you're stupid. Scientology. Retro-futurism. Taking back color from toiletries. Personal politics. ...
The Urban Place: Places for Jay to Sit
(Virginia Tech, 1998-01-14)
This thesis is an exploration of the design of successful urban places, those that are filled with people enjoying the vitality present in a density of life. The inspiration for this thesis came from a statement made by ...
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 ...
a study of material: a house in the arctic circle
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
the work that follows is a study in material and the nature of its construction. i chose a site that was rich in tradition of building, but chose to not mimic tradition. the arctic circle of norway has a tradition of stone ...
Exhibition Center on the Stone Quarry
(Virginia Tech, 2015-12-09)
This thesis project came out of an idea that architecture can serve to understand the transformation and history of place. In other words, can architecture be interpreted to give opportunities for displaying glimpses of ...
Architecture Under the Influence of a Topographic Condition
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
The thought of building on this land is frightening to me. Construction is necessarily accompanied by a relative level of destruction, and I always have to question whether the positive outweighs the negative. It is rare ...
Overlapping Geometries: 1+1=3
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-16)
The idea of two elements overlapping to create a third element is a very simple idea, yet one imbued with possibility. It can be as simple as two colors combining to create a new color: yellow + blue = green. This new, ...
Towards an old charm
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-11)
When we build unconsciously and we build as a habit, only then we lose the essence of architecture
House on the Cliff
(Virginia Tech, 2017-06-26)
Color is both physical and perceptual. We see color, we feel color, and we dream of color. For the color study, I constructed the perspective drawings of the house as graphic compositions with no materiality. The application ...
The Symbolic Form of Architecture: An investigation into its philosophical foundations and a discussion on the development of the perception of architectural form by modern heoreticians and symbolist architects
(Virginia Tech, 1997-04-28)
This thesis investigates the concept of the symbolic form of architecture. It first focuses on the philosophical foundations for this concept in the works of Ernst Cassirer, Immanuel Kant, Conrad Fiedler, and Theodor Adorno. ...