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Material Fluidity: Sense - Will - Form, Alexandria, Virginia Maritime Museum
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-03)
The goal of my thesis was to produce a building that lives in the spirit of water - a universal substance that senses and responds to the will of the environment around it. Similar to water, the maritime museum adapts ...
Architecture as a creative will in the a-tectonic aesthetic order :(an architecture-theoretical inquiry according to Friedrich Nietzsche's concept of order)
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-19)
The thesis participates in the critical evaluation of the modernist concept of 'homogenizing of cultural differences', and in the narrower architectural context against the idea of the type, module, and system. Although ...
(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 ...
existence and continuity
(Virginia Tech, 1996-08-01)
History is a narrative of interdependent events or a series of events clustering about some idea which weaves them together. History gathers individually occurring events along the datum of such an idea and absorbs it ...
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 ...
What can the site give to the building and the building to the site?
(Virginia Tech, 2002-05-26)
This thesis explores the relationship between the "constructed" (built) environment and the natural environment. What defines such a relationship and can the relationship be formulated? Surely a successful union is much ...
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 ...