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Healthy Building, People, Planet: A Place for Learning and Play
(Virginia Tech, 2009-09-04)
This Thesis attempts to question how the built environment affects public and planet health. I am particularly concerned with childhood obesity and how it is related to the affordability of neighborhoods, accessibility ...
'Sustainability as a Design Tool' A Sustainable Biology and Chemistry Teaching Laboratory for Georgetown University in Washington D.C. 'Inform[ation]al Backbone'
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-22)
Like much of the world, the United States is currently experiencing intense growth, especially in and around its cities. Unfortunately, this growth is often at odds with the natural environment. In order to reduce the ...
A Self Portrait: "The Embassy of Chile"
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Washington D.C. is a city of multicultural richness difficult to surpass. The huge diversity of languages, cultures, and people found in the city are the bases of its identity. Countless diplomatic missions, international ...
"At the Still Point of the Turning World": A Reference to Time and Movement
(Virginia Tech, 2005-09-16)
A Clinic for the study of Sleep Disorders The proposal for a clinic for sleep disorders sited on the edge of Dupont Circle within the District of Columbia. This thesis is a reference to time and movement as it relates to ...
Drawing Music, Playing Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-05-25)
Architecture and music share intrinsic meanings generated by a constant stream of metaphors which are forms of poetic transformations. This thesis sought to challenge the present way an architect-musician makes drawings ...
Polyrhythms and Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2003-12-20)
This paper is an investigation of polyrhythms and their practical application in architecture. It includes a musical definition of the term â polyrhythmsâ and application of these theories into a design for a ...
Architectural Postures: A Proposed Education Center of Nature for Rock Creek Park
(Virginia Tech, 2004-06-21)
The human form becomes the bearer of my inspiration, revealing a cosmology within itself, appealing to the idea of understanding the body and implementing its essence into architecture. The lessons found in the tectonic ...
Pars Pro Toto (A Part for the Whole): Re-Envisioning the RFK Stadium Site
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-07)
For the last three years, D.C. United and the District of Columbia have been negotiating a site for a new stadium for their soccer club. The owners of United wanted to take a small parcel of the land now known as â Poplar ...
Collage as a design process
(Virginia Tech, 2004-04-09)
Invented by Max Ernst. This is a creative process based on quotation. Here I quote architects and buildings that I admire. The intention is to compose a project while finding my own syntax and working proceedure. Collage.
An Exploration of Movement and the Human Form
(Virginia Tech, 2005-06-20)
The Human form can be translated and diagrammed in multiple components, such as movement, structure, emotion, and tendency. As the art of dance redefines the limits of the body, these characteristics can be directly applied ...