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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 ...
    • Finding a Future for the Past 

      Whitney, Jenn (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This work addresses the uses of space within a building over time. Through the years, needs of spaces evolve and require changes. Often, buildings are left vacant once they no longer function for their desired needs. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Encompassing Spirituality : An Exercise In Formal Gathering 

      Heidrich, Christopher (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis project is an exploration of the built environment and how it is affected by the way people of different religions gather together. Bound by a familiar belief in a higher power based in the certainty of a ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Grand Coulee Living and Retail/ An Environmental Approach Towards Sustainable Living 

      Wetch, Christopher R. (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Will there be a paradigm shift in the way people build and live because of varying economic conditions? The building typology will be a sustainable mid-rise mixed use building. The world’s population currently and in the ...
    • Revealing Light 

      Dressel, Mitchell (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      How does light reveal? For centuries architects have been using light to express the built environment. Architects have used light to reveal a mood, an object, and even space. A non-denominational chapel seems to express ...
    • Neurotic: Mind, Body, Soul, Architecture 

      Chmielewski, Amy (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This project is meant to embrace and design for our different minds. The idea is to create a place where we can be ourselves and retreat to a state of mind that puts our emotions or neuroses at ease. People seek places ...
    • 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. ...
    • Solid Rock Physical Rehabilitation Center 

      Louis, Stephanie (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis explores some possible answers to the question, “What is the correlation between physical, social, and emotional attributes?” The typology examined for this thesis is a physical rehabilitation facility. People’s ...
    • Museum: The Beauty of Lean 

      Stone, Timothy M. (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      Museums are universal institutions dedicated to the preservation of culture: This one will be located in the vicinity of downtown Fargo, North Dakota, with a approximate square footage of 38,000. Architectural design, ...
    • The Sustainable Middle School of Vancouver 

      Mertz, Mandel (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      There is a lack of awareness of what we are doing to our ecosystems and how we can reverse the trend of harmful practices that threaten our environment. Through education and observation, a more widespread movement of ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adaptive Architecture: Design for a Declining Global Population 

      Sommerfeld, Brian (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      In the face of a declining human population, our ability to plan for and adapt to future circumstances will be essential if we, as a global community, are to not only preserve our built environment, but also ensure its ...
    • Transportation And Architecture: Who Influences Who 

      Zachman, Kevin (North Dakota State University, 2010)
      This thesis provides some answers to the question: how do the advances of technology in the transportation infrastructure predestine how one designs the built environment? The Typology for the examination of this problem ...