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    • Un-Locking the River: Addressing Riparian Ecosystems and Public Recreation Opportunities Along the Mississippi River Gorge in Minneapolis, Minnesota 

      Stottler, Michael L. (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      Lock and dam systems harm rivers across America by disrupting their natural processes and destroying their unique riparian ecosystems. Riverbed habitat is covered by sediments, water temperatures rise due to slower flows, ...
    • An Underwater Approach 

      Steffen, Travis (2012)
      “An Underwater Approach” is a series of theoretical premises that will develop into a master plan design. City planning and community involvement projects will be targeted at improving viability and awareness in an ...
    • Unifying Dimensions 

      McCullough, Kellie (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      The practice of adaptive reuse can completely transform the way people interact with and perceive an existing building. However, is there a way to interweave the past with the present, perhaps by analyzing the building’s ...
    • Unstitch: Saving an Urban Fabric 

      Hillen, Carissa (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      Shopping malls were designed to be communal spaces that mimicked town squares, where one could shop, socialize, and feel connected. The architect intended for them to be dense, to promote walkability, and have mixed-uses ...
    • Unwanted Inevitability 

      Sager, Zachary (2012)
      According to the USDA, The upper midwest as well as the rest of the regions of the United States have been in a climatic wet-cycle since 1993. Excess precipitation has lead to increased flood likliness. In many countries ...
    • Upper Harbor Terminal Park: Reconnecting Neighborhood and Linking History through Memories along a Post-Industrial River Front in North Minneapolis 

      Hadera, Nikodemous (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      This thesis examines the potential benefits of having an open public space that can be a downtown amenity for the population of north Minneapolis. Over the coming years the state of Minnesota is experiencing growth due to ...
    • Urban "Gumbo": A Mixed-Use Public Corridor in Lafayette, Louisiana 

      Pickett, Courtney (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis project invited the exploration of the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. In fact, a boundary does not need to exist. To explore the impact of architecture in public spaces and an existing urban ...
    • Urban Activation 

      Crow, Ashley (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      There are many elements within a city that provide a significant impact on your quality of life. Quality of life is a subjective measure of the overall happiness of a person or a community usually measured within the ...
    • Urban advocate : Fargo City Hall renovation and addition 

      Fremstad, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis, Urban advocate, presents a proposed addition and renovation to Fargo’s current city hall. In Fargo, North Dakota, population growth has forced city leaders to consider their options on the undersized city hall. ...
    • Urban Arcology 

      Corniea, Nick (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis is a study into an urban Arcology on the East Bank of the Mississippi River in the Twin Cities, MN. It will explore ideas of Utopia and the ideal that architects attempt to realize each time he/she designs. ...
    • Urban Design Assessment 

      Harnisch, Tyler (North Dakota State University, 2016)
      Communities are continually following social life cycles, growing and decaying as society fluctuates. In order to establish a positive connection between advancement and growth one must develop a guiding principle. This ...
    • Urban elder care 

      Bednar, Gregory (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      My thesis project focused on the design aspects of integrating assisted living care facilities with a childcare facility or an animal shelter. The Eden Alternative nonprofit has conducted research and has shown the benefits ...
    • Urban Endemics: Protecting Imperiled Species 

      Sagvold, Jodi (2011)
      This thesis project will explore the requirements for a botanical garden and associated grounds, within the city of Fargo, North Dakota. A key element includes the addition of micro-climates suitable for the introduction/ ...
    • Urban Greenway Retrofit: a design for alternative transportation, community and the environment 

      Rude, Maegin (2011)
      This thesis will examine how greenway systems connect and strengthen neighborhoods and green spaces within a city. A connected greenway system links green spaces within a city to enhance the relationships and well-being ...
    • Urban Greenway Transformation: Multi-Functional Design Alternatives for the Fargo Community 

      Eisenbraun, David L (2013)
      This study assesses how citywide greenway systems connect and strengthen neighborhoods, provide recreational opportunities, enhance options to use multi-modal transportation, and expand usable green spaces. A pedestrian ...
    • Urban Identity : Frogtown Finds Itself 

      Roden, Michael (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Our cities are too often disconnected. They are disconnected in the sense of a failure to relate neighborhoods and districts to each other. This is especially true for cities which lack effective public transportation. ...
    • Urban Individuality 

      Fugleberg, Ryan (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis explores possible answers to the question, is individualism slowing the growth of dense housing? The Typology used to examine this problem is a dense residential/mixed use complex. The Theoretical Premise/Unifying ...
    • Urban infrastructure 

      Buerkle, Tyler (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis project, Urban Infrastructure, provides answers to the question, How can a city’s systems and infrastructure influence its architecture? The building typology used to examine this question is a 75,000 sq. ft. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Urban Resurrection 

      Leidholm, Dustin (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      Communities are becoming increasingly aware that current trends of expansive growth are not sustainable. Infill development, or the development of vacant or under-utilized sites within urban areas, can be an alternative ...