Now showing items 11-20 of 160
The Space of the In-between
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-15)
The site is located across the P. St. Bridge, before one enters DuPont Circle. This is an ideal site for investigating the space of the inbetween. The site is situated between the small scale fabric of Georgetown and the ...
Black Filmmaker's Foundation
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-21)
Can architecture live in the passage of real time and memory? It has occured to me that movement must not be limited to action (horizontal and vertical.) For instance, the movement of people, light or objects are not the ...
At Home In the City: an exploration of the relationship between density, privacy, and flexibility in urban housing
(Virginia Tech, 2011-09-26)
"When the immediate vicinity is neither visible nor audible, the city apartment integrated into the urban fabric can be far more luxurious than the detached country home, provided both alternatives offer identical, house-like ...
A Center for Dance and Carnivals: Temporary vs. Permanent
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-06)
How to create a permanent house for a temporary event? How to provide a comfortable environment in an extreme climate?
Between the Gap
(Virginia Tech, 2009-10-14)
The reveal is an important architectural element. In many buildings, reveals define transitions between dissimilar materials, textures, finishes or planes. A reveal can also be thought of as a gap. Webster's dictionary ...
Fitness, Flexibility, and Suspension: An Aquatics Facility on Washington, D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront
(Virginia Tech, 2004-05-13)
To create a legible building, the structure's form must describe and reinforce the mission of the organization that inhabits it. This proposal for a regional competition, training and recreational aquatics facility ...
An Institute for Urban Agriculture: Architecture, Ecology and Urban Habitat
(Virginia Tech, 2002-12-01)
Humankind has lived on earth for a geologically brief time. Our species has proven a remarkable ability to adapt to our environment through the development and use of tools and technology. Little evidence suggests when ...
Celebrating the Natural Cycle of Life: A Birthing and Hospice Center
(Virginia Tech, 2006-06-16)
When the special moments of life and death are imminent, where do you want to be? My thesis seeks to create an eco-sensitive, sustainable building that celebrates the time and place of two of life s most amazing events: ...
"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 ...
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-22)
How can a building and the landscape be integrated in such a way that the interior and exterior begin to infiltrate each other, blurring and in some cases breaking the threshold between them? A threshold is a place, time, ...