Title page for ETD etd-07122005-142627

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Ajlani, Tarek F.
Author's Email Address tajlani@vt.edu
URN etd-07122005-142627
Title Gallery For Art
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Feuerstein, Marcia F. Committee Chair
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Member
  • facade
  • H-joint
  • mask
Date of Defense 2005-06-06
Availability unrestricted
For my thesis I explored the idea of the mask in relation to architecture. For my project I designed an art gallery located in Georgetown Washington DC which is composed of three layers: a structural layer, an environmental casing, and an outer layer. Theoretical parallels are drawn between the outer layer of the gallery and what is commonly referred to as a mask. Additionally, I explored the interaction between the layers of the gallery. The distinguishing characteristics of the building include the tri-facade mask, the unique spaces in between the gallery's layers, the glass system, the mask's ghost effect, and the floor system.
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