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Architecture for the Moving Body
(Virginia Tech, 2008-11-07)
The human body is designed for movement. It has to move, it desires to move. Our bodies will find a way to express that desire. The way we as humans inhabit the built environment reflects our ability and desire for our ...
Center for Making Material and Craftsmanship: A dialog between the crafted and the fabricated
(Virginia Tech, 2007-11-29)
This thesis is a personal exploration about the making of architecture, not just through the exploration of a particular idea, but as a synthesis of many ideas within the imagination of the architect. Beyond the investigations ...
How Architecture can influence private contemplation and public negotiation
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-03)
How can Architecture influence private contemplation and public negotiation? This thesis attempts to investigate the effect of our built environment on how individuals work together. To explore this question, a conflict ...
Alexandria Textile Factory
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-08)
The fabric of the city. A folded roof plane. Textile brick. The density of a weave. A fabric's structure. A hem's meter. The selvage. The fringe. Weaving. The connections drawn between textiles and architecture ...
Lines Drawn Between Sun + Earth
(Virginia Tech, 2007-10-05)
The purpose of this thesis was two-fold. First, an investigation into the design process was conducted in order to find the influences, which bring forth architecture from various methods of play and interaction with ...
Toward Liquid Emerald: A Cultural Center for the Japanese Tea
(Virginia Tech, 2002-02-08)
What are the layers of interaction between building and user? Weight? Time? Material? Space? How do these four elements affect the perception of an architectural figure?
Discovery Food - Culinary Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2005-12-16)
What keeps places unique in times of globalization? If information, goods, food, architecture are the same everywhere, what`s the difference between places? What are people identifying with? Eating habits are a main factor ...
Search for a standard for the engenderment of local architectural heritage
(Virginia Tech, 2009-11-09)
This thesis project is about the educational process of design by which one learns to see the human potential in the situation of the built environment. That I believe is the universal message of this work communicated ...
Community Space in the Urban Context
(Virginia Tech, 2008-05-21)
Division is everywhere in our culture. We are divided by races, economic level, political affiliations, religion, nationality, and the list goes on, and on. Everywhere we turn we are faced with things that divide us, but ...
Sentenced by Light: An Architectural Study of Light and Time
(Virginia Tech, 2004-09-17)
Life is a series of moments. Architecture is experienced by a series of moments. Prison is experienced by a series of measured moments.