Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Architecture

Today’s Topics: What is MLK Day? Systemic Racism in Architecture How are Things Changing? What is MLK Day? During the Civil Rights movement in the 1960’s, Martin Luther King Jr. sacrificed his life time and time again. He was a leader standing up for the rights of all African Americans and the injustices in ourContinue reading “Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Architecture”

Semester Studio Project

Today’s Topics: Iterations Final Work Final Pin-Up Iterations It has become apparent that I only shared the first part of my architecture studio project with you. Overall with this project, it has gone through 4 major iterations that have drastically changed how I portray my ideas and how I represent them. I have developed myContinue reading “Semester Studio Project”

What is Architecture?

Year after year, a question I always come back to is “what is architecture?”. My favorite part of this question is how there is no right or wrong answer, and everyone always has a different answer. Subjectivity has been a dominant force of my education during my 3rd year of architecture school. It is trulyContinue reading “What is Architecture?”

The Good and the Great of This Semester so far

Today’s Topics: Why I Haven’t Posted in a While My Initial Thoughts Appreciation and Growth Why I Haven’t Posted in a While The last time I made a post to my blog was after my first pin-up this semester. Things were going well and I was progressing as I felt I should. Then things startedContinue reading “The Good and the Great of This Semester so far”

Architecture Studio Pin-Up No.1

Today’s Topics: What is the Project? The work that I’ve Done What’s Next? What is the Project? In architecture studio, we are working on a semester long project. This past Wednesday we had a big deadline where we had to show our progressed work. We used our sketches, and printed out our plans, among variousContinue reading “Architecture Studio Pin-Up No.1”

Historic Preservation In Wytheville

Today’s Topics: What Am I Doing in Wytheville? Surveying Exploration What Am I Doing in Wytheville? During this past summer, my roommate and I were recommended by a faculty member for a project in Wytheville. We then had to be selected by the Undergraduate Chair of the Architecture Program, and interviewed by the owner ofContinue reading “Historic Preservation In Wytheville”

CAUSfest 2021

Today’s Topics: Busy Summer What is CAUSfest? Student Organizations What is CAUSfest? Does CAUSfest ring any bells, or mean anything specific to you? I imagine that it does not because this is a relatively new event for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech. CAUSfest is a recruitment event for student organizationsContinue reading “CAUSfest 2021”

Back To Campus Since Over A Year

Today’s Topics: The Start The Drive Moving In The Start We ran into a close call in the morning, as we needed to rent a truck to carry couches, my bed, and desks. We chose to go with a Home Depot truck and to start off, we wanted to leave as early as possible. WhichContinue reading “Back To Campus Since Over A Year”

Traveling in my Virtual Internship

Today’s Topics: How is This Set up? Site Visits New Connections How is This Set up? Prior to attaining this internship, one of the questions I always struggled with was how could I have an experience of working outside of Maryland. Most times that means I have to move out and find a place toContinue reading “Traveling in my Virtual Internship”