Title page for ETD etd-11162011-165904

Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Rafati, Tofan
Author's Email Address tofan@vt.edu
URN etd-11162011-165904
Title A Machine for Imagination
Degree Master of Architecture
Department Architecture
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Thompson, Steven Ross Committee Chair
Bassett, James C. Committee Member
Rott, Hans Christian Committee Member
  • Social science fiction
  • Quintin Tarantino
  • Myth
  • Machine
  • Imagination
  • Stone
Date of Defense 2011-11-10
Availability unrestricted

It began with the question, “What if the Modern Man was successful in his dominion over nature?”

By means of Architecture this thesis became a speculation and commentary on the human condition. But, more than that, this is a story that tells the evolution and outcome of a series of questions and inquiries into the relationship between Architecture, art and the mythopoetic-narrative realm.

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