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    • Cascade Creek revitalizing community 

      Wildt, Josh (2014)
      Located adjacent to downtown Rochester, MN are three neighborhoods that are in the midst of revitalizing their housing infrastructure. Each neighborhood is taking steps to become a viable family neighborhood with a developed ...
    • Cemetery: Space For The Living 

      Fink, James (2010)
      The typical present-day cemetery is used primarily for burials, however, cemeteries in the past were created to function as parks as well as burial grounds. In order to change the functions of a cemetery, a more important ...
    • Climate Refuge: Thermal Comfort in Urban Micro Climates 

      Horvath, Nathaniel (North Dakota State University, 2020)
      This study addresses two major issues by responding to the significant decline in retail buildings including enclosed shopping malls and improving density, livability and human comfort in communities welcoming climate ...
    • Collision Course: Leveraging Open Space Conservation and Public Education to Minimize Bald Eagle Aircraft Strikes in St. Paul, Minnesota 

      Potzmann, Joseph (North Dakota State University, 2018)
      While many of us travel on an airplane day to day, the responsibility that pilots take on from boarding to deboarding is intensely high. Many considerable things could go wrong, and being responsible for many lives puts ...
    • Community (Make) Shift: Bringing urban communities together through the activation of underutilized spaces with social programming in the Georgetown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. 

      Rouillard, Catherine (2017)
      In current times society is gravitating towards urban communities. Although cities have higher amounts of people per proximity in these areas, it does not stop people from feeling lonely. Loneliness is defined as the ...
    • Community Connections 

      Hall, Nathan (2012)
      A university community in the Midwest will need to increase in density to accommodate an expanding population. This design thesis examines how density and growth can be accomplished while improving the quality of life for ...
    • Community Fabrication 

      Falkers, Stephanie (2010)
      This thesis set out to design for multiple people and their particular uses. To combine the desires of many and influence the way that they all use the space. Each user has defined different outcomes for the area, with no ...
    • Community Resilience: Investing in Walkability 

      Mellgren, Ashley (2011)
      Currently, Main Avenue is lacking character and connection to the rest of Fargo, North Dakota. Most of Main Avenue is zoned commercial, and it appears to be highly industrialized because of full scale billboards, concrete ...
    • Community School 

      Hudson, Ashley (2011)
      This thesis is intended to transfer urban theory to a rural place in such a way that it respects rural systems, and the result will be a hybrid solution. A design process will be set up to investigate the possibilities of ...
    • Community, Resilience and Wetlands 

      Flicker, Mark (2011)
      Through a wetland introduction and interaction, residents can be educated and benefit in a socio-ecological manner. I want to create a place in Woodbury, Minnesota that uses a wetland to not only enhance the beautification ...
    • Conspicuous hydrology: The untapped potential of stormwater 

      DuChene, Courtney (2013)
      Freshwater only represents 1% of the total water supply on Earth and is an essential entity for life to exist. Urban development has lead to the pollution and degradation of this essential element. Due to the existing ...
    • Contemporary Landscape Approached to Buddhism Temple 

      Nguyen, Nhi (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Tay Phuong Monastery was built in 2013 with a small fundraiser from the followers. The temple is located on a 35-acre lot, with a beautiful, natural, and pure environment. This place is for people to come to worship and ...
    • Creating a Functional use of City Space Along the St. Croix River in Correlation to Seasonal Flooding 

      Valiquet, Sydney (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      Many locations within the United States have major flooding problems. One of these locations is along the St. Croix River. The St. Croix River is a tributary of the Mississippi River and it is approximately 169 miles long. ...
    • Creating Celebrations, Food, and Spaces 

      Hansen, Ashley (2012)
      The city of Minneapolis, Minnesota in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood currently has one community garden dedicated to children. The neighborhood is one of the poorest in the city and is very ethnically diverse. With the ...
    • crime framework: designing for crime prevention 

      Kaisershot, Ashley (2012)
      Crime changes the social perception of the first time visitor and returning user and their ability to adapt in a changing environment while establishing their role in a community that is currently influenced by inclusionary ...
    • Cully Park remediating the Willamette Waterfront of Portland 

      Windrum, Kelsey (2015)
      This thesis is a remediation greenway project with an emphasis on waterfront revitalization and phytoremediation. Researched greenways focus on the conservation, recreation, and non-motorized transportation of a maintained ...
    • Designed Desirable: Deteriorating Urban Communities Renewed 

      Hyllested, Ryan (2012)
      This thesis studies how designers and planners can create a desirable community in the deteriorating urban communities affected by urban sprawl. By its nature this project is a community planning effort. The results of ...
    • Designing For All Seasons 

      Long Voelkner, Megann (2012)
      This design project examines how a landscape design can activate a small-scale Midwestern city’s outdoor use and tourism potential during the winter season. In the city of Bemidji, MN, the winter season can start as early ...
    • Designing for Play in Island Park 

      Bartlett, Halley (North Dakota State University, 2021)
      ‘Planning for Play in Island Park’ is a design thesis based meant to identify a realistic and multifaceted response to the removal of Ash Trees (Fraxinus pennsylvanica) from Fargo North Dakota’s downtown Island Park. ...
    • Diverse Community Center - Fargo, ND 

      Pham, Kevin (2011)
      The purpose of this thesis is to create and design a place for extraordinary activities for people of diverse cultures and backgrounds within the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. Fargo is a continually developing city ...