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USS John F. Kennedy Memorial Center
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-22)
Aircraft Carriers are naval vessels that allow for landing and take-off of military aircraft. Typically, Aircraft Carriers are active for 50 to 60 years then need to be retired or decommissioned. The ship is either torn ...
Adaptive Living in the City
(Virginia Tech, 2016-06-28)
Although living in the city can provide many benefits, it also provides many issues as well. Housing costs are constantly increasing, both physical and mental spaces are sacrificed, and our innate connection to nature is ...
The Relationship of Structure and Material Through the Lens of Three Catholic Chapels
(Virginia Tech, 2016-12-21)
The architectural practice has long held several ideas about how a building should present itself relative to its structure. With modern building technologies and building codes, the structure of a building and the facade ...
An Urban Dwelling Place for Farmers
(Virginia Tech, 2010-12-16)
It is my intention to plan for the types of activity carried out by future inhabitants of vertical farms. Through a twenty-six storey high building,a conceptual farm with housing for the producers, situated amongst dense ...
Building Duration: A House Living Toward Death
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-06)
Life is a transition through stages, framed by birth and death. We transition through life in a nonlinear fashion, moving sometimes closer to, and sometimes farther from, rest. Daily, we rise for living and fall to rest. ...
Revitalizing Downtown Houston - Bringing Back the Human Scale
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-27)
(Virginia Tech, 2019-07-10)
This thesis seeks to investigate how architecture can utilize different techniques to introduce people to landscape, specifically those who have an uncomfortable relationship with nature due to inequities in access to ...
Urban Rhythms of Washington DC
(Virginia Tech, 2016-07-11)
How can architecture serve as a catalyst to strengthen a transitioning neighborhood without displacing or replacing the local community? Cities bear the weight of continual change. Across the United States, urban communities ...
Espace de l'Espérance
(Virginia Tech, 2018-07-06)
Religion (and misunderstanding of religion) plays a large role in the current state of global social unrest. In parcitular, tension between practitioners of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity seems to be unavoidably high. ...
Fixing the Box
(Virginia Tech, 2017-10-04)
My Thesis addresses one of the staples of suburban American development for the past half century, the ubiquitous Big Box store in the strip mall shopping centers and the acres of surface parking lots built around them. ...