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    • Designing for Memory Loss 

      Biegert, Mary (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      We all live with the fact that someday our loved ones will need to have help with day to day life and that we will too. As of right now there is a generally negative feeling towards moving out of one’s home and into an ...
    • Warrior's Ranch: Combating the Invisible Enemy 

      Hyatt, Brandon (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Warrior’s Ranch is a domiciliary mental health rehabilitation facility that is designed to help treat veterans who are suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other psychological and physical disorders. The ...
    • Business center for independent musicians 

      Pfaff, Russell John (North Dakota State University, 2005)
      “In music, the meter, tempo and related rhythms are referred to as time. In architecture, there exists the idea of the fourth dimension. This theory suggests that architectural forms and spaces are experienced not just in ...
    • Built on the Rock 

      Reim, Philip (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      American church buildings age, deteriorate, and vanish, their congregants dwindling and lacking the financial resources to build or maintain them. Simultaneously, a global pandemic sheds light on shortcomings in ...
    • 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 ...
    • Building Blocks: Re-framing Urban Inestment and Community Health Through Equitable Empowerment 

      Derf, Benjamin (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      The modern city is failing at embracing the value of difference and common ground is fading. The implicit effects of urban policy are dividing cities and putting their most marginalized communities in an even more ...
    • Public Memory and Forgetting: Making Visible the Invisibility of Loss in the San Francisco AIDS Pandemic 

      Norby, Beau (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      It is well known that we depend on our memory for our individual and collective sense of identity, meaning, and purpose. We assign significance to past, present, and future events through inter-subjective and ordered ...
    • The Materiality of Time and Water: An Emotional and Cognitive Reinvigoration of Sustainability on the Edge of the California Coast 

      Cochrane, Bailey (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Ancient man had a full-bodied integration into the divinity of the earth that we have displaced in our modern age. We have become subjects of the technological advancements of today and as a result are tasked with ...
    • Getting Old: A Design Solution to Improve Mental Health Post Retirement 

      Buschke, Bailey (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Individuals 65 years and older are struggling with the alarmingly high suicide rates among their peers. This is often caused by the sudden lack of purpose following retirement. Designing for community involvement while ...
    • Centennial High: A School for Hope and Growth 

      Teuber, Augustina (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      In this paper, high school design is evaluated in order to better support the mental health of its occupants. The alarming rise in anxiety, depression, and violence among youth over the past few decades demonstrates the ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Healing the Invisible 

      Luschen, Amy (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Every day, the environments that surround are constantly impacting who we are and how we feel. Unfortunately, the power that we hold as designers is often overlooked, especially in the fields of healthcare and healing. ...
    • Housing for All 

      Hill, Amanda (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      What effect does sustainability and design consideration have on affordable housing? This thesis investigates affordable housing and how sustainable design can make it more economical. There is a lack of design that goes ...
    • Wasted Space: Reimagining and Repurposing Spaces 

      Hermanson, Alixandra (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Cities throughout the world have developed urban landscapes sprawling with buildings of various uses, green spaces linking neighborhoods and networks of transportation systems. Some areas within these types of cities have ...
    • Land of 10,000 Dying Lakes: Designing for Sustainable Water Management Through Wetland Conservation and Public Recreation 

      Unruh, Zachary (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      In 2017, 169 harmful algal blooms were reported nation-wide. Existing in all water body types, saltwater or freshwater, this number is increasing every year, and Minnesota is no exception. In the land of 10,000 lakes, ...
    • Creating a Functional use of City Space Along the St. Croix River in Correlation to Seasonal Flooding 

      Valiquet, Sydney (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Many locations within the United States have major flooding problems. One of these locations is along the St. Croix River. The St. Croix River is a tributary of the Mississippi River and it is approximately 169 miles long. ...
    • Revisiting Riverfronts: Creating Safe Urban Waterfronts That Can be Used Outside of Large Storm Events 

      Kerfeld, Sam (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Blue Spaces - areas along rivers, lakes, oceans, etc ... - in Urban Areas have shown to improve pedestrians physical and mental health. Due to climate change these spaces are in danger of becoming deserted and forgotten. ...
    • Contemporary Landscape Approached to Buddhism Temple 

      Nguyen, Nhi (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Tay Phuong Monastery was built in 2013 with a small fundraiser from the followers. The temple is located on a 35-acre lot, with a beautiful, natural, and pure environment. This place is for people to come to worship and ...
    • Bringing Nature Indoors: Tetris Landscaping 

      Borgert, Rachel (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American spends 93% of their life indoors. Almost 70% of which is at home. By being indoors there is a greater chance of being exposed to higher ...