Title page for ETD etd-07152010-095105

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Zimmerman, Jessica Louise
URN etd-07152010-095105
Title A New Middle Landscape : An Urban Neighborhood
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Gartner, Howard Scott Committee Chair
Edge, Kay F. Committee Member
Galloway, William U. Committee Member
  • courtyard
  • block
  • housing
  • suburbs
  • urban
Date of Defense 2010-06-03
Availability unrestricted
This thesis is an exploration of a new housing type: a middle ground between a single-family detached house of the suburbs and a high-density apartment building of the city. A block in the Shockoe Bottom district of Richmond, Virginia is the site for this medium-density living environment. The building is a multi-use complex consisting of forty-six homes, a large central courtyard, and thirteen commercial spaces on its ground floor. The building's massing evolved from a series of studies that took into account interior volumes of space, generous balcony square footage, as well as light and ventilation considerations. These massing studies, along with a strict organization of parts and uses, resulted in a multifaceted orthogonal form.
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