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Interaction and Intervention a case study: 1019 Cameron Street, Alexandria, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-16)
It is a favorite canon of preservation architects that soon 95% of work will deal with an existing construct in some manner. Reasons for this include the public's affinity toward old and historic buildings, and the utter ...
Black Filmmaker's Foundation
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-21)
Can architecture live in the passage of real time and memory? It has occured to me that movement must not be limited to action (horizontal and vertical.) For instance, the movement of people, light or objects are not the ...
A Center for Dance and Carnivals: Temporary vs. Permanent
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-06)
How to create a permanent house for a temporary event? How to provide a comfortable environment in an extreme climate?
Fitness, Flexibility, and Suspension: An Aquatics Facility on Washington, D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-13)
To create a legible building, the structure's form must describe and reinforce the mission of the organization that inhabits it. This proposal for a regional competition, training and recreational aquatics facility ...
An Urban Camp for Boat Building
(Virginia Tech, 2004-01-16)
At the age of eighteen, when I was approaching the end of my apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker, I made my first self designed piece of furniture. The master cabinetmaker or the client determined the form of most of the ...
'Sustainability as a Design Tool' A Sustainable Biology and Chemistry Teaching Laboratory for Georgetown University in Washington D.C. 'Inform[ation]al Backbone'
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-22)
Like much of the world, the United States is currently experiencing intense growth, especially in and around its cities. Unfortunately, this growth is often at odds with the natural environment. In order to reduce the ...
A Self Portrait: "The Embassy of Chile"
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Washington D.C. is a city of multicultural richness difficult to surpass. The huge diversity of languages, cultures, and people found in the city are the bases of its identity. Countless diplomatic missions, international ...
Architectural Postures: A Proposed Education Center of Nature for Rock Creek Park
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-21)
The human form becomes the bearer of my inspiration, revealing a cosmology within itself, appealing to the idea of understanding the body and implementing its essence into architecture. The lessons found in the tectonic ...
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.
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.