Title page for ETD etd-04032000-01170008


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Tseng, Hui-Min
Author's Email Address htseng@vt.edu
URN etd-04032000-01170008
Title Reality and Imagination A Place for Blacksburg
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
O'Brien, Michael J. Committee Chair
Brown, William W. Committee Member
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
Schnoedt, Heinrich Committee Member
Keywords
  • reality and imagination
  • movie
  • blacksburg
  • movie theater
  • theater
Date of Defense 2000-02-10
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
There is nothing impossible in the world. Humans use their imagination to make their dreams come true or to achieve their desires. In architecture, a project should be completed by team effort and technology. Architects and engineers transform their ideas and imagination into an real object: space. Like a film, reflecting the director’s thought and expression.

How can space be defined ? A wall, a column.... every element in architecture can define a space, even though it might be only a door. A wall can be a separation as defining edges of a space, but a wall also is a connection as indicating other spaces for human to enter. A column is not just a part of the structure in architecture; it may guide people approaching a space or imply that there is another different space beyond?....

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