Title page for ETD etd-07022010-152437

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Rosenberg, Ryan Michael
Author's Email Address RRyan08@vt.edu
URN etd-07022010-152437
Title Nature Conquers Construction
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Galloway, William U. Committee Chair
Gartner, Howard Scott Committee Member
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Member
  • Green Architecture
  • Sustainability
  • Vertical Garden
  • Tectonics
  • Stramp
Date of Defense 2010-06-09
Availability unrestricted
This project began as a critique of the current notions of “green” architecture. It grew into the creation of a system for integrating nature with structure, the organic with the constructed. A grand entry for the Highline Park on the lower Westside of Manhattan is used as a means for generating a domain which plants, specifically hanging ivy, could thrive. Simple elements such as columns, cables, stairs and ramps, can become a means for creating immersive living volumes, fostering instances where nature can conquer construction.
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