landscape, urban landscape, city fabric, Fredericksburg, Rappahannock River, adaptive reuse
"PLacement and relationship of a city within its physical environment is a dynamic process that is revealed through its architecture and constructed (designed) interventions. The lift of this dynamic process deposits cicatrices, inscriptions, footprints, and artifacts within the city and place. These events inscribed in the landscape of a city reveal this changing relationship of city-environment. The contention is that a new construction within the city can actively manifest the current city landscape while also revealing the history of the place."
WIllis, Creighton, "Site as a Measurement of Place" (2001). Architecture Thesis Prep. 144.
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