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    • The Sacred Qualities of the Mundane: Using Music and Architecture to Achieve Harmony in the Workplace 

      Walbolt, David (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      This thesis project is intended to critique the daily ritual we fall into has humans. We wake up, go to work, come home and to do it all again tomorrow. How can we design the workplace to be a space that makes you want to ...
    • Safe Harbor: Recontextualizing Architectural Design to Engage Society in Combating Human Trafficking 

      Stroh, Anna (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      As one of the fastest growing and most lucrative criminal enterprises, human trafficking involves the use of force, fraud, or coercion to lure victims into labor or commercial sexual exploitation. Minnesota faces widespread ...
    • Saudade - rethinking deathcare 

      Schrader, Alex (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      This thesis explores the manner in which architecture can more sympathetically respond to people in a time of loss and grievance. Through adaptively repurposing a historic structure in Minneapolis, MN, a crematory and ...
    • Scientific discovery + Designing the science museum of the future 

      Bukowski, Dennis (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      This thesis demonstrated the connection between how children and adults learn about science, as well as the connection between science and technology in modern building design. By looking at the scientific advancements of ...
    • Sense-a-tecture: An Exploration into Architectural Sensory Experience and Environmental Learning 

      White, Christopher (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      Our world is built up of individual parts. Each part is unique by itself, but it is the process of bringing them together that makes up our experience as a whole. There is more to a forest than the texture of bark. We use ...
    • Senseful design 

      Lenz, Chelsea (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      This thesis - senseful design - explores the relationship that our five senses have with architecture. Can a holistic design for our senses create a more meaningful experience with architecture? This question is answered ...
    • Sensitive Significance 

      Anderson, Kerry (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis studies the question of how the quality of the built environment affects all aspects of well-being in its users. The topic will be explored through mixed method research with an emphasis on the relationships ...
    • Sensory Architecture : Redefining How One Interprets Space 

      Holz, Heather (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This design thesis will address the question: how do combinations of our senses influence the way we interact with our surrounding built environment? The typology chosen to evaluate this question is an addition to an ...
    • Serene Senescence: Modular Aging in Place in Fargo, North Dakota 

      Clarksean, Kristin (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      As the population of baby boomers reaches retirement age, the question of how to house and properly care for this generation comes to mind. Many of the smaller living spaces geared toward the senior population are ...
    • Shedding Light: On the End to Native Genocide 

      Blindert, Dominic (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has seen historical trauma. Located roughly 75 miles southeast of the Black Hills in South Dakota, Pine Ridge has received international attention for its incredible despair. Plagued for ...
    • The Shoppes on Main: Developing a Sense of Place 

      Osten, Alisha (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis researches and investigates the effect architectural space brings to a sense of place within an urban environment. Located on Main Avenue and 18th Street in Fargo, The Shoppes on Main: Developing a Sense of ...
    • Simple Nurture: Weaving Motherhood and Community 

      Argenziano, Anne (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      There are community centers in nearly every city that are used to some extent. Some are good and some are bad. In most cases, the existence of a community is a prerequisite for the construction of a community center. ...
    • Ski Center Fargo 

      Valkov, Petar (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis delivers, in an attempt to answer questions, how the solid waste may be affected by communities. The subject of this attempt is a local community waste field of Fargo, ND. The theoretical Premise / Unifying ...
    • Social Adaptation: Changing the Built Environment 

      Schneider, Luke (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      Social Adaptation examines ways in which a building can adequately respond to the advancement of computing technology and social media dominance. Overwhelming access to computing technology and social media not only changes ...
    • Social Network Housing 

      Schneider, Thomas (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      Social Network Housing aims to examine the phenomenon of the social network and the emerging technology of augmented reality. The social network has become a driving force in shaping how we communicate with each other. The ...
    • Solid Rock Physical Rehabilitation Center 

      Louis, Stephanie (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis explores some possible answers to the question, “What is the correlation between physical, social, and emotional attributes?” The typology examined for this thesis is a physical rehabilitation facility. People’s ...
    • Soundscape 

      Budke, Andrew (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis will examine the role of sound in the architectural experience by asking how architecture can improve the standing of sound in the designed environment. Possible solutions are subsequently explored through the ...
    • The Space Between: A Manifesto for Designing Socially Engaged Communities 

      Malnaa, Alex (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      Suburbanization, low-density residential, commercial and civic zones with expansive, under-utilized parking lots have created physical and social distances between people. Each typological zone is segregated from the others ...
    • Space Sky Earth: Weather Learning Museum and Research Center 

      Gutowski, Benjamin (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      A rainstorm now and again can be a calming experience. With our climate changing and a focus on more sustainable built projects, we can only wonder if it is enough to help offset the carbon footprint that architects ...
    • St. Michael Speedway & Resort 

      Stokke, Austin R. (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      Raceways are uncommonly thought of as a public amenity and even more uncommonly thought of as a public health solution. Although this may be an incorrect implication. For instance, race tracks could serve as an outlet for ...