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(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-01)
The workplace and workforce have evolved and taken on a different personality than in the past. For employees the office environment has moved from a place where you must work, to a place where you want to work, to a place ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-08-31)
This companion of short essays, images and drawings are parts to a whole: a series of independent studies in search of architectural understandings. While this â projectâ has been underway for several years, until ...
Defining Sustainability Through Bentwood Lamination
(Virginia Tech, 2015-02-05)
What does sustainability mean with respect to furniture design and fabrication? How has technology - created and subsequently clouded - opportunities for new thinking? This body of work explores these broader questions ...
A Frame + Infill House in Lima, Peru
(Virginia Tech, 2019-01-22)
This work is a study of the relationship between frame, infill, and earth. A search of structure defining space through threshold. Ultimately, it proposes a structural frame as a collection of rooms.
Dignity In Palliative Care: The Hospice at Skogafoss Falls
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-04)
Hospice is a place of caring, a place where life is measured in quality, not quantity. During a terminally ill patientâ s final weeks, days or hours, it is important that hospice facilities provide comfort through any ...
Chamber Hall Threshold Design and Acoustic Surface Shaping with Parametric Modeling
(Virginia Tech, 2011-05-03)
The architectural opportunity to develop the sound and light lock of a performance venue as a space that engages and prepares the audience for a performance is one that is sadly missing from most halls. I have explored the ...
Hub and Axis
(Virginia Tech, 2010-05-04)
The project is for the central building of a community center used by the communities of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. The building is a space configured as a hub that uses axes to determine entering, exiting and vertical ...
Another Concrete In the Wall
(Virginia Tech, 2015-06-29)
concrete has a memory. It stores the construction sequences. It shows what it is made of and how it is made. The texture of the formwork, the color difference of the pours, and the shadows of the metal ties combine to layer ...
Reveries of a walk: Architectonics and an Attunement to Nature
(Virginia Tech, 2018-06-25)
Architecture has been primarily ocularcentric for the last century. This thesis proposes a more sensible approach to architecture. A multisensory experience that gives the user a deeper response to the building. ...
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-27)
The thesis is a study of how architecture brings the fantasy from drawings to the reality as a building. A library is a good choice for me because of the most familiar experience that accompanied with me so far is learning. ...