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    • A. G.L.I.M.P.S.E; Ashland Great Lakes & Industrial Mining Pier & Shipping Exhibits 

      Nelson, Megan (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis project, ‘A GLIMPSE’, examines the question, how does the configuration and organization of elements in a space influence the engagements of its participants? The typology for examination of this problem is a ...
    • Amplifying Aquatic Thresholds: A Great Lakes Conservation & Research Center on Washington Island, WI 

      Gemlo, Rachel (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This Thesis titled “Amplifying Aquatic Thresholds: A Great Lakes conservation research center on Washington Island, WI” investigates the question, “how do natural formations influence the way we interact with a site as a ...
    • Architecture and biophilia: Creating spaces that promote a positive affiliation with nature and the living world 

      Sjoquist, Jenny (North Dakota State University, 2003-05)
      The outdoors and its natural elements have become a growing interest to me in the last couple of years – especially the reasons why people are attracted to them. I believe one of the major reasons is to escape everyday ...
    • Biodynamic Farming : Between the Plate and the Planet 

      Lunke, Kyle (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      There are a number of reasons why food in the United States may be subjected to health, social, and environmental concerns. This thesis book examines regenerative agriculture and how the built environment may help to reverse ...
    • Breaking The Mold: Exploring the Recreation of Fitness Design in a Natural Setting 

      Sullivan, Dylan (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      Since the beginning of time, mankind has maintained a profound connection with their physical fitness and the World around them. However, modern day practices are distrupting these formerly innate behaviors. The lethargic ...
    • Communities - Progress Through Gathering 

      Tromberg, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      The ideas of how architecture can help rural communities stay viable in the twenty-first century will be explored through the development and design of a multi-use community center. Located in Grantsburg, a small rural ...
    • Contrasting History 

      Jensen, Jared (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This graduate thesis examines the inherent meaning in a constructed building and using that to find a new purpose for that building that embraces its style, age, and purpose. Through this connection with history, the ...
    • Dwelling up|on the Dock 

      Weismantel, Jared (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis project will explore the aspects of dwellings that can contribute to making the floor plan more efficient through flexibility and adaptation to the users and environment.
    • Hope : An Environment for Revitalization 

      Kalscheur, Samuel (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis project focuses on the need for a more holistic approach in today’s health care system, one that puts a greater emphasis on the psychological healing of a person; a facet that is too often neglected. Specifically, ...
    • Hopeful Youth 

      Zikmund, Jacob (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis examines the question, how can architecture encourage positive relationships and inspire hope in young cancer patients? The project will study the affects of the natural and built environment and what role it ...
    • Industrious Revival: Anticipating Architecture 

      Hall, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2016)
      Utilizing the combination of the adaptive reuse design strategy and prefabricated architecture building systems this thesis will explore strategies that enable a building to adapt to better fit into its environment. Taking ...
    • O'Donnell Park: Enhancing Downtown Milwaukee’s Economic, Environmental and Social Networks through Sustainable Design 

      Flynn, Justin (2017)
      This thesis begins to address, how does a city provide essential resources for a city in a public urban space? A question designers have asked themselves since the beginning of urban design. In this day and age currently, ...
    • Ore Dock No:1 

      Johnson, Collin (North Dakota State University, 2016)
      This project explores how society values its industrial infrastructure and how industrial architecture is valuable and credible not only to the profession of architecture, but also to society as a whole. Industry has been ...
    • Permeable education 

      Becker, Catherine (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis, Permeable Education, provides insight into the impact that permeable architecture has on the culture in a community when applied in educational spaces. The typology, a 230,000 square foot Center for Learning ...
    • [re]DUX : adaptive architecture, [re]use & mixed use 

      Horntvedt, Rachel (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis examines the implications a building’s history/past has on its future development. It is guided by the idea that some structures are more capable than others in making the transition from one function ...
    • redefine: urban living 

      Taplin, Brittany (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      The focus of this thesis, [redefine] is how a building's function can be redefined to suit the changing needs of the community through adaptive reuse. Over time buildings cease to function the way they were originally ...
    • Urban Paths 

      Grunwald, Aaron (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      The typology for this thesis project will be a hybrid transit center. Public awareness on the effects that vehicles and buildings have on the environment is a large component to this project. This will be done through a ...
    • Vacant Mainstreet 

      Booth, David (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis, Vacant Main Street, will focus on a building’s ability to affect its surrounding community. Can a building be the spark that revitalizes a dying Main Street? The Main Street of St. Croix Falls, WI is ...