Title page for ETD etd-12092008-223212


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Massey, Ivor Nikolas
Author's Email Address imassey@vt.edu
URN etd-12092008-223212
Title Awakening The Muse: A Museum for the Fisher Family Art Collection
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Chair
Schnoedt, Heinrich Committee Member
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Member
Keywords
  • Gallery
  • Canyon
  • Architecture
  • Path
  • Subterranean
  • Light
Date of Defense 2008-05-16
Availability unrestricted
Abstract
This thesis is a proposal for a large contemporary art museum on the Presidio Parade Grounds in San Francisco, California. The site is small and historic, thus my solution was to build primarily underground. Through my exploration of designing a subterranean art museum I addressed the challenges of natural lighting, circulation, and curation. The following images document the result of my studies.
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