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Washington DC Aquarium
(Virginia Tech, 1993-09-20)
This project is about re-establishing Maryland Avenue as a pedestrian corridor. Increasing pedestrian traffic along this axis will physically reconnect the Capitol Building to the Jefferson Memorial and provide the ...
National Museum of Film and Photography, Washington, D.C.
(Virginia Tech, 1999-08-13)
The origins of this project lie in a desire to understand the relationship that exists between light and architecture. Natural light has always played a role in the evolution of architecture, helping us make countless ...
To Build Upon Ruin
(Virginia Tech, 1998-07-02)
it is essential to regard the history of a site. to find the complexities that to others have mattered. architecture has a responsibility to interpret the past to future generations. it is then that it becomes immortal.
A Complex For Computer Technologies
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-01)
The building which manifests itself is a direct reaction to the desires of the site and more importantly to the functions it houses. The purpose of this thesis though is to make an addition to the desires and to solve a ...
Design for education and environment: Jacksonville Estuarine Research Center
(Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1998)
The relatively recent success of the aquarium as a tourist destination has promoted a National interest in marine life. In the past twenty years cities have built aquariums that draw millions annually to various locations, ...
Designing for the Waterfront - An Estuarine Research Reserve on Jones Point
(Virginia Tech, 1998-08-01)
Due to our love of the waterfront, almost half of the United States population now lives in coastal areas, including shores of estuaries. Unfortunately, this increasing concentration of people upsets the balance of ...
A School of Architecture
(Virginia Tech, 1999-09-01)
I propose to create a building whose formal architectural elements; floor, wall, column, and stair, all transform to provide for the needs of the user. The structure will exist as not just a support for an enclosure, but ...
(Virginia Tech, 1991-07-24)
The creation of a place of refuge amid chaos. To create a place that answers the question, â why are we here?â The definition of a place between the sacred and the profane. The complexity of the city will foster an ...
Permanence and Temporality: Better Urban Living Through Provision of Natural Light, Natural Ventilation, Green Space, and a Place for Community
(Virginia Tech, 1998-02-06)
This thesis is an exercise in ideas of two realms, theoretical and practical, and an effort to mix the two to create architecture. The theoretical thesis is exemplified in the pairings of photos seen on the bottom of each ...
Cultural Monument: The Future of The Past City
(Virginia Tech, 1998-12-14)
“Things are changing, but nothing changes, and still there are changes.” The rise of science and technology facilitate the means to an end. As it seem, many undeveloped countries are rapidly competing to be a part of a ...