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    • Radiant Future: Dwelling, Pruitt Igoe, and the Imprint of Communist Architecture 

      Darling, Robert (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      This project seeks to solve the issue of public housing that America is facing in the present day. This housing sector is in crisis, and needs a renewed emphasis on quality and regard for human dignity, as well as an ...
    • Re-imagining RFK: Using DC's Captive Audience as a Revenue-Driven Incentive for a Privately-Funded Stadium 

      Scott, Jacob (North Dakota State University, 2019)
      NFL stadiums are expensive, consume tremendous amounts of land and materials, and oftentimes require a significant amount of taxpayer funding. Additionally, outside of the ten to twelve football games held per year, ...
    • [re]DUX : adaptive architecture, [re]use & mixed use 

      Horntvedt, Rachel (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis examines the implications a building’s history/past has on its future development. It is guided by the idea that some structures are more capable than others in making the transition from one function ...
    • rEACH Central Ground Pet Healthcare Facility 

      Hazelett, Sarah (North Dakota State University, 2020)
      Animals have been beside humans for centuries, throughout the time we have tried to understand and domesticate all sorts of animals. There are many benefits to having pets in our lives, including a happier and healthier ...
    • READesign 

      Thomsen, Ryan (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis, READesign: Architecture that promotes knowledge, will focus on an investigation of the question, how can architecture enhance education and learning. The typology for this examination will be a mixture between ...
    • ReArrange: Making Space Transform 

      Makis, Amanda (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis explores the question of how kinetic architecture can promote learning in the general public. The typology that is being examined is a kinetic laboratory. The Theoretical Premise /Unifying Idea guiding research ...
    • Reawakening Cultural Significance: Ruin Exploration in its Full Embodiment 

      Majchrzak, David (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis aims to evoke a “historical consciousness” through the embodied experience of architecture. Specifically speaking, this architecture will reawaken the history of the Native American culture through creative ...
    • Rebuilding the Human Experience 

      Hart, Mindy (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis will create a natural food co-op in a town devastated by natural disaster. The design of this building will utilize a site with an existing structural failure in Greensburg, Kansas, left behind after the ...
    • Reconnect the aging: residential assisted living for the elders in a Great Plains small town 

      Farmer, Kimberly (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis project, Reconnect the Aging: Residential Assisted Living for the Elders in a Great Plains Small Town, addresses forgotten and unnoticed elderly in society and how they can be reconnected to the surrounding ...
    • Recovering Life in Architecture 

      Patnode, David (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis, Recover(ing)life within architecture, will focus on the question, “How can the design of a rehabilitation center assist in the care that each patient experiences and requires individually in the recovery ...
    • The Recovery of St. James: The Journey to Wholeness for the Broken and Addicted 

      Harms, Diedrich (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      In the City of Butte, Montana, a rough and economically depressed area, the first hospital of the region now sits in ruin. The Old St. James Hospital will be taken from its current damaged state and transformed into a ...
    • Recovery through design 

      Prins, Polly (North Dakota State University, 2015)
      The aim of this thesis is to investigate and identify the environmental psychological needs of patients receiving treatment for addiction and mental health diseases. The research aims to implement architectural spacial ...
    • Recycling the Oil Boom 

      Frick, Benjamin (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This thesis provides some answers to the question, how can a small community sustainably adapt to a localized oil boom? The typology for this examination to the problem is a recycling center. The theoretical premise/unifying ...
    • redefine: urban living 

      Taplin, Brittany (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      The focus of this thesis, [redefine] is how a building's function can be redefined to suit the changing needs of the community through adaptive reuse. Over time buildings cease to function the way they were originally ...
    • Redefining the Cybernetic Being: Reconstructing the Theatrical Origins of the Contemporary Metropolis 

      Goodman, Samuel (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      We live in the information age. This means that our collective existence lies within a global society supported by an economy that is almost entirely structured by information technology, the study or use of systems for ...
    • The Redesign of Lakeshore Architecture: A Mixed Use Approach to a Single Use Idea 

      Fjelstad, Chase (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      Boathouses are currently banned in Minnesota do to their effect on our lakeshores, but this may not be the right solution to the issues they face. Just because something is outlawed does not mean that it is entirely bad, ...
    • Redesigning the Passenger Experience Within the Context of Commercial Aviation: Door to Door 

      Musel, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2020)
      When addressing the topic of travel, a series of mixed emotions can rise up within us. Stemming from our experience from previous trips, we may choose to see the entire trip as a positive or negative based upon a single ...
    • Refractive Architecture: A Paradigm Shift through Education 

      Plasencia, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      A place of no place, void of connection or meaning. We are moving ever more rapidly into a utopian society. A society of automatons, operating as machines. Aspects of our world today have been reduced and categorized to a ...
    • Regenerating Space for Community Enhancement 

      Kreil, Emily (North Dakota State University, 2022)
      Urban development and master planning of a large site that lies within a growing city can unify and influence expansion in a community, if done so in a strategic and deliberate way. My thesis project will analyze the ...
    • Regeneration Through Connection 

      Hoff, Danielle (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      Citing the world’s current rate of natural resource use, there will be little left of the world that is natural within a generation. The current cycle of environmental degradation is so extreme that the natural environment ...