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"Relationships Between Human and Planets": Student Housing Based on Courtyard Planning
(Virginia Tech, 2001-05-31)
With globalization and competition the importance of education is increasing daily. Hence the student migration is increasing a lot not just nationally but internationally too. There are students who travel from one place ...
An Urban Camp for Boat Building
(Virginia Tech, 2004-01-16)
At the age of eighteen, when I was approaching the end of my apprenticeship as a cabinetmaker, I made my first self designed piece of furniture. The master cabinetmaker or the client determined the form of most of the ...
Civic Sounds; A Music Conservatory for D.C
(Virginia Tech, 2002-02-08)
"If it sounds good, it is good." - Duke Ellington "Like music, a work acquires its value only through the love it manifests." - Eileen Gray "...but in the mud and scum of things There alway, alway something sings." - R.W. Emerson
The Union of Aerial and Terrestrial Forces
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-13)
Environmentally sensitive architecture is rapidly staking its claim on the building community. The structures that are being constructed to fulfill the increasing public demand for "green buildings" are not currently ...
Make Hit Phlegm
(Virginia Tech, 2009-09-30)
This thesis is an application of surrealism to architecture. Surrealism is an art & literary movement started in Europe between the world wars. After the chaos of the first world war the surrealist group was disillusioned ...
A Library of Emotions
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
This thesis is an investigation into the impact of design elements on human behavior as explored through the design of a library. A library was chosen for its role in the community and because of the diverse group of users ...
The Houston Center for Photography
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-10)
This building is about the moment. It is about the moment when the image and the viewer begin a dialogue of existence. It is about the moment when a photographer and a model begin a relationship that is as intimate as that ...
Urban Hospice: A Montage of Expiration and Memory
(Virginia Tech, 2003-06-23)
Architecture is visuality. Its object is what Norman Bryson has referred to as a screen of signs. â Between subject and the world is inserted the entire sum of discourses which make up visuality, that cultural construct, ...
Modal Shifts: Row Houses and Alley Houses in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2000-02-14)
Living in the city requires a balance between public and private modes and individual and communal identities. This project explores the subtleties and intricacies of architectural responses to these concerns in a housing ...
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-15)
lavare lente | a place for slow washing | alexandria, virginia the proposal is for a slow laundering facility for alexandria, virginia. the building is intended to be slow and deliberate in its construction and inhabitation. ...