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Recognizing History through Cultural Interpretation
Homesteading was how westward expansion began in the United States in 1862. The Homestead Act gave an applicant one hundred sixty acres or one quarter section of undeveloped land outside the original thirteen colonies. The ...
Community, Resilience and Wetlands
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 ...
Ecological Resilient Landscapes: Averting a Pending Disaster
Scars can be inflicted on landscapes after decades of human intervention. This project is meant to embrace the effects of remedial ecological design on our fragmented landscapes. Limited human intervention is an essential ...
Winters in mid western climates create a challenging environment for outdoor activity. Exercise and outdoor interaction decrease with the temperatures, causing a variety of health implications. Conditions such as Seasonal ...
Place: Community Development and the Effects of Nature and Culture
What conjures a sense of place? Is it the landscape, the built environment, the people, or more likely a combination of them all? This document explores the factors that contribute to a unique sense of place. With this ...
Selling the system
Community Resilience: Investing in Walkability
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 ...
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 ...
Permeating Barriers - Minneapolis, MN
Vast neighborhood change has long been characteristic of American communities. Declining physical conditions, social instability, and urban sprawl have all impacted inner city neighborhoods over the past few decades. In ...
Social Corridors will demonstrate that recreational corridors in communities will increase the social and economic values to residents of a community. The project explores all the fundamental aspects of a passive ...