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USS John F. Kennedy Memorial Center
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-22)
Aircraft Carriers are naval vessels that allow for landing and take-off of military aircraft. Typically, Aircraft Carriers are active for 50 to 60 years then need to be retired or decommissioned. The ship is either torn ...
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 ...
The Relationship of Structure and Material Through the Lens of Three Catholic Chapels
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-21)
The architectural practice has long held several ideas about how a building should present itself relative to its structure. With modern building technologies and building codes, the structure of a building and the facade ...
Soaking Sensual Nakedness: Haptic Bathhouse Explorations
(Virginia Tech, 2016-04-20)
How can architecture stimulate an increased haptic experience? People with sight lack the everyday immediacy of sensory awareness as compared with people with significant sight impairment. When sight is lost, the mind ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
Lenses of Connectivity: Adapting the Impact of Urban Highways on American Cities
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-30)
Once thriving neighborhoods in mid-sized American cities have been decimated, scarred and disrupted by the serpentine free form highways that have touched them. This product of technological innovation from the 1950s and ...
Urban Rhythms of Washington DC
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-11)
How can architecture serve as a catalyst to strengthen a transitioning neighborhood without displacing or replacing the local community? Cities bear the weight of continual change. Across the United States, urban communities ...
Perpetuate the Revolution: Embrace the Brick Wall
(Virginia Tech, 2016-01-10)
Washington D.C., along with similar historically significant cities, boasts architectural treasures. Understanding how our above-ground archeology, which represents the passage of time and suggests urban development, will ...
A School of Culinary Design for Alexandria
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-05)
The need for a space for the community to gather and the underutilization of the waterfront led to the design of a public space for Alexandria. A school of culinary design was chosen to elevate the current situation of ...
In Search of the Organic: An Unequivocal Exploration into the Principles of Organic Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-06)
The architecture is a multi-venue performing arts complex consisting of a full-scale opera house, a mid-size open-air theater, a small recital salon, and an outdoor arena-style street-stage. The building is sited at Buzzard ...