Title page for ETD etd-05302008-162909


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Hall, Vernon Anthony
Author's Email Address vahall@vt.edu
URN etd-05302008-162909
Title A Meeting of Land and Water
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Jones, James R. Committee Chair
Edge, Kay F. Committee Member
Schubert, Robert P. Committee Member
Keywords
  • water taxi
  • water
  • threshold
  • public market
  • land
  • duality
Date of Defense 2008-05-08
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
What is the opportunity afforded by a distinction in geography? Can a building respond to a threshold, or meeting point between two distinct geographical conditions? In particular, the duality of land and water and the moment when these two elements meet, could indicate and influence form and structure. What is a potential response to such a condition in geography, what are the mechanisms and means by which a building could respond to such a condition? This project seeks to highlight and celebrate the distinction between land and water, a meeting point where land ends and a river begins. The building’s form, structure, and material are a reaction to the geographic condition.
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