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A Thesis on Craftsmanship
(Virginia Tech, 2005-09-02)
Craftsmanship as study: Word, Image, Craftsman as precedent Craftsmanship as Making: Truth and knowledge through the makers hands Craftsmanship as the Imagined: Plans, Sections, Elevations, Details, and Models for an ...
24 hr Building: A Study into the Cyclical Nature of Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 2008-09-12)
We live in a society dominated by time. It plays a part in nearly everything we do. Time tells us when to wake up, when to eat, when to be at work, when its time to sleep, and so on. Just as people are controlled by time, ...
Concentration and Dispersion: a brickyard experience
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-17)
This thesis investigates the architecture of perceived boundaries, formed by architectural and phenomenological elements of concentration and dispersion. Inspiring this investigation was a site located on the property of ...
Rhythms of Change: the Washington Waldorf School
(Virginia Tech, 2003-09-24)
Juhani Pallasmaa writes, "We have the mental need to experience the reality that we are rooted in the continuity of time and in the man-made world, it is the task of architecture to facilitate this experience." (Eyes of ...
An Exploration of the Masonry Wall
(Virginia Tech, 2006-11-17)
The teaching of the user through the clear understanding of the building they encounter on a daily basis is the intent of this thesis. Can a user learn how a brick wall is constructed, by looking and interacting with the ...
Tactile and Visual Sound: A Music Cooperative for the Adams Morgan Community
(Virginia Tech, 2005-02-14)
Tactile and visual sound:Experiencing the aural through the use of material and form to direct, create and control sound.
The Building as an Educational Tool - A Competitive Sport Boarding School
(Virginia Tech, 2003-05-29)
As the topic for my master's thesis, I wanted to challenge myself with a project to which I have a personal connection and use my experience for designing. At 13 years old, I went ot a competitive sport boarding school for ...