Title page for ETD etd-04022006-173806

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Siebers, Steven A.
Author's Email Address ssiebers@vt.edu
URN etd-04022006-173806
Title slowness
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Piedmont-Palladino, Susan C. Committee Chair
Emmons, Paul F. Committee Member
Frascari, Marco Committee Member
holt, jaan Committee Member
  • wash rinse
  • soak
  • drawing with material
  • steven siebers
  • slowness
  • slow food
  • lavare lente
  • drawing
  • memory
  • slow cities
  • hurry up make slow architecture
  • slow food
  • thousandths of an inch
  • line drying
  • bricks are taking over
  • 200 commerce street
  • slow architecture
  • slowness is the theme
  • ideogram
  • soak wash rinse
  • slow washing
  • a place for slow washing
  • festina lente
  • ice house
  • bricks
  • slow construction
  • indirectness
  • joyful exchange
  • header wall
  • bronze forms
  • slip cast
Date of Defense 2005-06-15
Availability unrestricted
lavare lente | a place for slow washing | alexandria, virginia

the proposal is for a slow laundering facility for alexandria, virginia. the building is intended to be slow and deliberate in its construction and inhabitation. without conventional machines, the architecture and the individual must take on increased roles in the process of washing. ideas about how slowness relates to memory, drawing and construction, and about how we might ground ourselves in a manageably paced lifestyle are at the root of the thesis.

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