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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 ...
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.
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. ...
Edifying Design-Build: Towards a Practice and Place based Architectural Education
(Virginia Tech, 2018-03-23)
Architecture in its primitive form enacted a relationship of making between intentions and outcome. Post- industrialized modernization has created a multiplication of complexities, resulting in a profession that has ...
Ecological Urbanism: Embedding Nature in the City
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-03)
Urban designers are trained to think systematically, to simultaneously see the big picture for numerous human systems in the city—including multiple modes of transportation, barriers faced by the city's inhabitants, and ...
Design that Heals
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-06)
It is the architect's responsibility to protect the public's health, safety, and welfare. Ironically, healthcare facilities, whose programs focus on those elements, often seem to fall short of those basic design standards. ...
Sensorium: The Sum of Perception
(Virginia Tech, 2017-09-28)
We live in a world full of stimuli. We can see, smell, feel, taste and hear because stimuli surrounds us. However, when we are conceived in the womb of our mothers we are formed with no senses. During that time we are ...
A "theatre" of the collective memory
(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-23)
A "THEATRE" OF THE COLLECTIVE MEMORY. A "HOUSE" OF THE DEAD. A "MUSEUM" OF THE HISTORY. A "GALLERY" OF FUNERARY ART. AN "OPERA" OF THE FAMILY STORY. A "CARNIVAL" OF THE FUNERAL--THE GRAND FINALE.
Ephemerality in Stasis
(Virginia Tech, 2019-05-23)
Through an exploration of media and technique, this project sought to represent pregnant silence and portentous darkness within architecture: ephemeral effect drawn in stasis. A sequence of three rooms - formed constructively, ...