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Architecture is Life... ...Life is Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2001-06-04)
When thinking about architecture, I cannot help but think about my life and the things that have affected my life. How does the environment around us effect the daily decisions we make? How do the experiences throughout ...
The Anamorphic Library
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-30)
This thesis examines the idea of perspective, specifically anamorphic perspective, and how anamorphosis can be applied to architecture. Anamorphosis is a distorted image that appears regular only from a certain point. ...
Adaptive Living in the City
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-28)
Although living in the city can provide many benefits, it also provides many issues as well. Housing costs are constantly increasing, both physical and mental spaces are sacrificed, and our innate connection to nature is ...
a place for creation: artisans' retreat
(Virginia Tech, 2004-11-04)
through the act of separation architecture is born This thesis is a study of separation, asking the question of whether the act of separation can elevate the composition of material, space, and light to awaken the mind, ...
A position on architectural education
(Virginia Tech, 1990)
The City of Aetheria
(Virginia Tech, 2014-04-21)
Winston Churchill said "We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us." And this holds true for our cities as well. The intent of this thesis is to develop an understanding of the origins of the city, historic theories ...
Structure for Habitation
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-05)
ABSTRACT The following project involves the design of a series of row houses at Broce street in the town of Blacksburg. The proposed scheme can be described as a line of units that are parallel to the street. Though the ...
Virginia Gravity Flow Winery: A Transformative Journey
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-09)
This thesis is embodied by the design of a new gravity flow winery on the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Northern Virginia. The 100 acre site is home to an existing winery with grape vines aged over a decade. ...
Pulse 63: Live Streaming and Architectural Projection Mapping
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-11)
Pulse63 is a live streaming and projection mapping installation at architectural scale developed for Moogfest 2018, in Durham, NC. The project explores the relationship between telepresence and "superarchitecture". This ...
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-18)
Chinese urban villages which have grown over time have difficulty to operate as a healthy urban environment. As a consequence, residents are often forced to move to the boundary of the city although many prefer its narrow ...