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Center for Making Material and Craftsmanship: A dialog between the crafted and the fabricated
(Virginia Tech, 2007-11-29)
This thesis is a personal exploration about the making of architecture, not just through the exploration of a particular idea, but as a synthesis of many ideas within the imagination of the architect. Beyond the investigations ...
Lines Drawn Between Sun + Earth
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-05)
The purpose of this thesis was two-fold. First, an investigation into the design process was conducted in order to find the influences, which bring forth architecture from various methods of play and interaction with ...
Contextus: A Modern Intervention in the Urban Fabric
(Virginia Tech, 2007-07-27)
The word "context" originates in "contextus", which is Latin for "weaving." An architectural question arises as to how a building can so integrate itself with a community that is it truly woven into the urban fabric. The ...
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 ...