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    • The Circle of Life: The Role of Architecture in the Embodiment of Grief 

      Barta, Ashton (North Dakota State University, 2022)
      If it is true that we understand ourselves through the other, is it possible that a piece of ourselves is therefore within the other? How has distancing ourselves from the death of others impacted the understanding of the ...
    • City of Kids - design kindergarten 

      Zhang, Wenyi (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis project, City of Kids, examines the question that how can architectural elements optimize the traditional method of early childhood development. This thesis proposal primarily focuses on the impacts of spatial ...
    • City Provident 

      Martz, Steven (North Dakota State University, 2014)
      This thesis models a system of movement. Any space containing obstacles and needing to be traversed offers resistance to whom or whatever may be trying to navigate it. This resistance transfers directly to inefficiencies ...
    • Cleaning by Greening: Adaptive Reuse of America's Open-Pit Mines 

      Edwards, Jacob (North Dakota State University, 2022)
      Surface mines are a common sight in mineral-rich areas. One such area is the Mesabi Iron Range in northern Minnesota. These mines will eventually become abandoned, as many in the eastern United States, as well as many along ...
    • Cohesive Community 

      Mellgren, Jeffrey (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      Cohesive Community Military Chapel - Outreach Center - 46,500 sq. ft. Minot AFB, ND How can the development of a place foster and nourish a sense of community and well being?” A place can create an atmosphere of ...
    • Collecting Varied Energies within a Disconnected Community 

      Oakes, Megan (North Dakota State University, 2016)
      For centuries cities have been formed and various cultures shaped by the natural formation and flow of fresh water resources. Nature has an ever-changing pattern, rich-complexity, and various textures and forms that appeal ...
    • Common Culture: Rediscovering Public Space in American Cities 

      Plutowski, Kellen (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      The influence of public spaces in urban life is an issue that has been apparent since the development of ancient cities. Opportunities to socialize, interact, and exchange ideas in these spaces allow members of a community ...
    • Communities - Progress Through Gathering 

      Tromberg, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      The ideas of how architecture can help rural communities stay viable in the twenty-first century will be explored through the development and design of a multi-use community center. Located in Grantsburg, a small rural ...
    • Community Bridge 

      Olson, Emily (North Dakota State University, 2022)
      The traumatizing effects of homelessness on families can have long lasting consequences, especially for children who often miss considerable amounts of school due to their newly disrupted life. Without a solid education, ...
    • Community Design Build 

      Pauley, Dani (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      This thesis provides some answers to the question, how might a restorative community-based residential design build center/curriculum be created where the structure itself resonates with the embedded values of such an ...
    • Community Identity: Re-connecting City + River 

      Nies, Shane (North Dakota State University, 2012)
      This project will examine a growing city’s historical origin that has been lost. The typology will be community center and library accompanied by a bridge/site rennovation. The guiding idea is that the design will be ...
    • Community, Culture, & Compassion: Creating Space for Exchange & Community Building 

      Davy, Thomas (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Every person has a different background and personal perspective. This background shapes how we perceive and interact with others in our daily lives. Can shared spaces and experiences shift our perspectives and make us ...
    • Compressed Agriculture Initiative 

      Homic, Thomas (North Dakota State University, 2013)
      Increasingly within urban population growth there is a greater demand on the agricultural resources needed to keep these populations properly fed. As these stresses on the agricultural space and supply chain increase, ...
    • Computational Community: An Aggregation Based Modular Housing Development 

      Thomson, James III (North Dakota State University, 2022)
      How can computation and aggregation-based design tools be utilized in the creation of a modular housing development? Using existing computer modelling and computational programming tools, such as Rhinoceros and its plugin ...
    • Concerning the Masked in Architecture 

      Bales, Fernando (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The thesis responds to the statement that queries the role of the designer and asks whether or not one can "unmask" that which has been covered up by our tendencies in the way we live. The typology being a master-builder ...
    • Connected by Nature: Linking the Public to Science 

      Smith, Emerson (North Dakota State University, 2017)
      As human development increasingly puts pressure on the natural environment, research into how to mitigate damage will be more vital than ever. Despite this, society chooses to ignore the advice of experts and disregard the ...
    • Connecting US 

      Ford, Taylor (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Imagine experiencing multiple different cities and cultures within a single day. In Europe, this is easily accessible, partly because of the close proximity and small scale of countries, but also because of their means ...
    • Continuum 

      Trojan, Joshua (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      As a contemporary society, we pursue sustainability to mitigate environmental unbalance. However, we rarely reflect on the temporal and cyclical nature of our existence, which exposes the premise of sustainability; continuance ...
    • Contrasting History 

      Jensen, Jared (North Dakota State University, 2011)
      This graduate thesis examines the inherent meaning in a constructed building and using that to find a new purpose for that building that embraces its style, age, and purpose. Through this connection with history, the ...
    • Cooling Off Social Meltdown 

      Shibuya, Hajime (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      These days many problems are discussed worldwide including the environmental, cultural, and economic fields. Pollutions from industrial exhausts are killing not only the ecological environment but for us, human being. ...