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    • The Damages of Demolition 

      McDonald, Amy (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      The goal of this thesis is to compare the effects of restoring a historic building versus the process of demolition and new construction for the same typology. By quantifying the embodied energy put into the historic ...
    • Deaf Sight: A New Sound in Architecture : Architecture for the Deaf 

      Specht, Tyler (North Dakota State University, 2013)
    • Delight in Architecture 

      Bausman, Molly (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This project explores delight in buildings and how we experience them. It states that the personality of a building as exhibited in individual traits is what we find delight in, as humans tend to personify things they ...
    • The Depth of Rivers and the Restorative Power of the Fragment: Architecture as Fluid Filmic Narrative 

      Galbraith, Christa (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      In 1948, Ralph Ellison wrote an article about the experience of living in Harlem and explained a common feeling of placelessness and uncertainty of self. This placelessness persists today as the neighborhood undergoes ...
    • Desalination and Architecture 

      Busagara, Olivier (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis project will focus on how a desalination plant can benefit the environment. As population grows, climate changes, and local water scarcity heighten, desalination of brackish water and seawater is increasingly ...
    • Desert Soul; Learning Conservation Through Self Revelation 

      Medd, Elizabeth (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This thesis, Desert Soul: Learning Conservation through Self Revelation, will focus on an investigation of the question, how can insight from past cultures of the Sonoran Desert inform and direct conservation and sustainability ...
    • Design a Progressive Environment for Transitioning Foster Care Adolescents 

      Ochs, Samantha (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Foster care was designed to help support and care for children in dire circumstances. At 18, the young adults are “aged out.” Current data on the aging out process has found poor outcomes for the young adults formerly ...
    • Design active 

      Stroh, Alyssa (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      The way in which one’s environment is built has a strong influence on the individual and community as a whole. Societies across America are very diverse depending on geographical location, resources, economy, climate, and ...
    • Design by Nature - A Montessori School 

      Fitzer, Mathias (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis examines the ability of designers to use nature as an inspiration in their design process, often referred to as biomimicry. The final design for this Montessori school of 180 students in Winnipeg, Manitoba will ...
    • Design for Bereavement 

      Larson, Nathan (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This project seeks to explore how the built environment can create a healthy atmosphere for grieving the death of a loved one by examining psychological research to develop the form of the building, a space can be created ...
    • Design for Well-Being: Architecture to Reduce Health Inequity 

      Falk, Paige (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      As a society, we are faced with ever-changing healthcare costs and quality of care. Unfortunately, not everyone can access, or afford, the care that they need. Throughout the country, many people are facing illness and ...
    • Designing Efficiently: A Focus on the User 

      Hooge, Sarah (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Our built environment is plagued by ineffective design. Often we find we have lost sight of the purpose of our built environment as our needs and tasks have changed drastically over time. A fresh analysis of our needs and ...
    • Designing Emotion 

      Meier, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      This thesis revolves around the question of how can we push and use certain parts of our designs to influence people’s attitudes and reactions to create a better experience for the people who experience our designs. ...
    • Designing for a New Way of Living 

      Rausch, Megan (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This graduate thesis explores the ideas and exploration of creating architecture as an educational instrument that will inform its occupants about a new, more environmentally-friendly way of living. The design itself becomes ...
    • Designing for Aging 

      Bergstrom, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The built environment must adapt to the increasing number of aged people by maintaining and improving the accessibility of the built environment. Due to improvements in medicine, as well as the aging of the baby boomer ...
    • Designing for Chaos: Turning Digital Complexity into a Quantum Science Learning Center 

      Anderson, Ari (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis will explore the ability of a designer to use the arbitrary relationships generated in complex systems to determine the design of a building. Traditionally, the form of a building is created through a very ...
    • Designing for Connection to Alleviate Urban Stress 

      Skare, Courtney (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Today, it is estimated that over half of the world’s population are living in urban areas. With the ever-rising totals of the human population locating to the urban environment, the effects that the built environment ...
    • Designing for Humanity 

      Thordson, Elizabeth (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      This thesis aims to explore the idea that a healthy prison design will in turn create a healthy atmosphere. I will work to design a prison that will aid in the inmates’ transition back into society. By designing a structure ...
    • 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 ...
    • Designing for Outsiders: Building a Sustainble Future for Keaau 

      Meyer, Christina (North Dakota State University, 2020)
      How tolerant are we of people outside our community? Our ingrained instincts drive us as humans to seek positive interactions, to feel accepted and appreciated, to find purpose to help us thrive as individuals and as a ...