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    • Residential Redux 

      Blaha, Aaron J (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      Residential Redux is an investigation of the following question, can a new residential/mixed-use complex integrate the traditional assets of a suburban neighborhood, while still addressing its new urban context? This ...
    • Resiliency: Creating necessary connection in an unstable environment 

      Harvey, Noah (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      This is a study of how connections are made between people in an extreme time of need and also what happens to those connections when they are not immediately in use. It is also a study on the resiliency and sustainability ...
    • Resilient by Nature - Restoring Ecology through Urban Ecotourism 

      Walter, Jamie (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis investigates how the Ecotourism Movement can restore the natural environment. The typology in this study is an urban, ecology complex including a museum, restaurant/bar, flexible community space, and outdoor ...
    • Resort design as it relates to the subconscious 

      Wocken, Anthony (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      How can the principles of environmental sensitivity and responsiveness measurably enhance the way that hospitality is envisioned, implemented, and experienced? The world constantly becomes more interconnected and international ...
    • Responsive Frameworks: Polyfunctional space for dynamic stimulus 

      Colianni, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis titled “Resonsive Frameworks: Polyfunctional space for dynamic stimulus” investigates the question, “how does a building respond to dynamic stimulus?” Creating polyfunctional space through the use of kinetic ...
    • Restart|Retreat: Minnesota Center for the Responsible Use of Technology 

      Scallon, Joseph (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      The Minnesota Center for the Responsible Use of Technology is an architectural design for a 20,000 sq ft computer education center in Minneapolis that promotes the responsible use of technology. The design provides for ...
    • Restore: Veteran support facility 

      Tabert, Casey (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis project, titled Restore, critically analyzes how an architectural experience can have psychological healing effects on service members and their families who have been affected by the repercussions of war and ...
    • Restoring Veterans Through Companionship: The Study between Rural and Urban Context 

      Haack, Jacob (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      How does design differentiate between rural and urban sites? If the parameters are set and the same program is used for each, which context will be more successful? This thesis focuses on two issues that affect the ...
    • Resurgence 

      Groth, Catherine (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      Detroit, Michigan, is on the cusp of the biggest economic crisis of its history. This architectural thesis will seek to blend the elements of socio-economics, cultural relevance and historical significance in order to ...
    • Rethinking Shangri-La : Revival of the sustainable courtyard dwellings 

      Vaidya, Pooja (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      While technology and globalization continue to prevail in every aspect of the world, the scope for the sustenance of regional culture is rapidly disappearing. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, hasn’t been left behind ...
    • Return to Symbiosis 

      Nienaber, Stephen (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      Return to Symbiosis, Montessori Elementary School, Fargo Nd, This thesis looks at the relationship between humans and nature and how humans have come to be parasites to this earth. Also it looks at how an architect can ...
    • Reusing Structure 

      Cameron, Mark (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis attempts to understand how built structures can evolve over time through use and reuse. It looks at how reusing a space is possible by taking a warehouse structure and reusing it for the new purpose of living ...
    • Revealing Light 

      Dressel, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      How does light reveal? For centuries architects have been using light to express the built environment. Architects have used light to reveal a mood, an object, and even space. A non-denominational chapel seems to express ...
    • Reviltalize 

      Johnson, Rebecca (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      The abstract of this project is to study the connection between the human body (mind, body, and soul) and the built environment. This connection is made evident by the historic preservation and adaptation of a building ...
    • Revisiting Residential Design Through Vertical Farming 

      Vollema, Jetse (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis is an investigation of the question, as a city’s population continues to rise, how can residential design assist in meeting the increased demand for food, water, energy and shelter? The typologies for the ...
    • Revitalization 

      Armendariz III, Pedro (North Dakota State University, 2016)
      America has long tried to revitalize cities spending billions of dollars on wasted programs or buildings that do not help solve the problem. The solution should target the root of the problem not just cover it up. This ...
    • Ritual : Enhancing the Modern Athlete 

      Sorby, Ryan (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This project illustrates how ritual influences the construction, function, and experience of architecture. Ritual is essential in our everyday life and it is vital to that architecture contributes to ritual. This project ...
    • Rivers Edge: An Adult Participatory Net Zero Community 

      Schimke, Ian (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      “It is truly a democratic building. Nearly everyone who lives and works on the site has a hand in determining how it performs.” - jv DeSousa We live in a time of social change - we have been given the challenge of ...
    • Ruin : the library reimagined 

      Erickson, Samuel (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      In his readings, “On the Uses and Disadvantages of History for Life” Friedrich Nietzsche discusses how a “critical approach to history” allows the past to be used as a vital force for future life and action. Such assumptions ...
    • Rural Decline:Preserving Community 

      Kieper, Jacob (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      Rural Decline: Preserving Community. This thesis will focus on the question “How can architecture aid in the preservation and revitalization of rural communities?” Architectural problem solving and community involvement ...