Title page for ETD etd-05192006-155454

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author McCoy, Nerissa
URN etd-05192006-155454
Title Architecture and Nature: A Retreat at Claytor Lake
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Ermann, Michael G. Committee Chair
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Member
  • Claytor Lake
  • retreat
  • nature
  • architectural relationships
  • wood screen
Date of Defense 2006-05-11
Availability unrestricted
My thesis looks to define a harmonious relationship between architecture and nature. The critical intersection of the realm of land and the realm of building is what has most influenced my design process. This place where building meets nature needs to be both meaningful and balanced. The investigation involves how to respect the current condition and compliment it with an architecture serving as connection for the human experience.
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