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    • Gateway Centre - Minneapolis, Minnesota 

      Olschlager, Gordon A. (North Dakota State University, 1978)
    • Architecture and biophilia: Creating spaces that promote a positive affiliation with nature and the living world 

      Sjoquist, Jenny (North Dakota State University, 2003-05)
      The outdoors and its natural elements have become a growing interest to me in the last couple of years – especially the reasons why people are attracted to them. I believe one of the major reasons is to escape everyday ...
    • 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 Politics 

      Arndt, Matthew (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Since our built environment is not immune to the globalization of knowledge and culture what do we do as a society to keep its identity? Symbolism of a certin identity must seek out and inform the architecture of our civic ...
    • Downtown Development: A Lifestyle Approach 

      Wilke, Travis (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis provides some answers to the question: how can the implementation by architects of minimal energy consumption and better material utilization in design begin to stop the wasteful ways so prevalent in our current ...
    • Today for Tomorrow 

      Anderson, Christopher (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Educating today’s children about the facts of sustainable awareness is essential to reach the maximum potential in order to provide for both the environment and future populations. In today’s world, children seem to ...
    • A Museum of Architectural Elements 

      Crowley, Shawn (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The theoretical premise of this thesis is “Architects communicate through the innovation, adaption and organization of elements like: structure, materials, motifs, signs, symbols and form with a society whose members are ...
    • EOS 1: Evolution of Sustainability 

      Thomas, Jonathan (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Human interaction is a real need fulfilled by simple communication, verbal or non verbal. Individualism and congregation are part of everyday settings. The built environment has a large influence on how and when these ...
    • A Moving City 

      Vetter, Michael (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis will provide some answers to the question, “How can public transportation respond to the built environment to improve how we move within a city?” The typology for the examination of this problem is a light ...
    • Sustainability of Time 

      Peake, Nicholas (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The Government is building a storage facility at Yucca Mountain in the Nevada desert, which is where the dormitory complex would need to be as well. This is as structure that will have a program and life span of at least ...
    • Matilda's House 

      Kohn, Amanda (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Suffering is part of the human condition, and, thus, so is healing and comfort. An architecture that can foster the healing process and the restoration of balance between mind, body, and soul brings to light the true meaning ...
    • 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 ...
    • Designing for the Senses 

      Gough, Nathaniel (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The typology for this project will be a school for the blind. The blind and visually handicapped have the right to be able to navigate effortlessly through the built environment. It is our job as designers to ensure the ...
    • Ecological Living 

      Trueblood, Melissa (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      The natural world has set the precedent for life and the cycles in which living beings come and go. Many of our challenges in daily life are the struggles between time, money, and our personal health. With that, a look ...
    • Maintaining the Integrity of the Public Library Building in the Digital Age 

      Engle, Alexander J. (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Today’s public library building sits in a peculiar position as media changes from the tactile to the digital. The thesis aims to illustrate the continued importance of the library as a physical place within the community. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hidatsa Ma-giguts-gi Adish (Hidatsa Learning Lodge) Language and Performance Renewal Center for Three Affiliated Tribes 

      Abe, Marita (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Abstract/Executive Summary: Interest is increasing among the “Seventh Generation” of Three Affiliated Tribes on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota, seeking out elders who are still fluent speakers of the Hidatsa ...
    • A Sustainable Living Solution For Southern Minnesota 

      Schwarz, Ben (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Abstract: This thesis discusses the possibility and feasibility of designing sustainably in harsh climatological extremes. It more specifically covers the typology of single family residential dwellings, better known ...
    • 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 ...