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    • Sustainable Development Concept Plan for Rockwood 

      Abbott, Steve (University of Oregon, 2009)
      The intent of this concept plan is to create a safe and central place for diverse community groups to come together, for businesses to grow, and for the physical design of the streets to provide a healthy, pedestrian-friendly ...
    • TOD at Gresham Crossings: Integrating Ecology and Mixed-Use Transit-Oriented Development 

      Schlachter, Rena; Muller, Brook (University of Oregon, 2009)
      This interdisciplinary design studio focused on scenarios for multi-story, multi-unit transit oriented development for the 4.4 acre site, located across from Gresham Crossing in Gresham, OR. The studio program consisted ...
    • City of Gresham: Program for a New City Hall 

      Holverstott, Brett; von Bargen, Jean E. (University of Oregon, 2009)
      As a programming class we were charged with developing a comprehensive program for a new Gresham City Hall building. We started initially researching the city of Gresham by examining past articles about the challenges the ...
    • Green Cities: Sustainable Development in Springwater 

      Cunha-Rigby, Matthew; Young, Robert F. (University of Oregon, 2009)
      The Green Cities Project focuses on providing the City of Gresham with a set of policy and plan recommendations for the Springwater Community. Springwater, a 1272-acre site on the southeast edge of the Portland Metro ...
    • Sustainability Focused Data Analysis: To what extent do walkability, crime, and neighborhood predict housing prices? 

      Armstrong, Price; Greene, Jessica (University of Oregon, 2009)
      This study asks whether residents of Gresham, Oregon value the benefits of mixed land use as indicated by higher housing prices in walkable neighborhoods, controlling for other factors that affect home prices. By controlling ...
    • Shaping Light: Sunshade Studies for Gresham City Hall and Rockwood/Civic Drive Light Rail Station Designs 

      Meier, Sina; Cheng, Nancy (University of Oregon, 2009)
      This course was comprised of three major exercises: the design of a light modulating screen; the design of a sun shading device for Gresham City Hall’s west-facing facade; and the design of a light rail station at Civic ...
    • Sustainable Suburbs: Rockwood Town Center Redevelopment Design 

      Cassel, Roussa; Falkenstein, Lizzie; Larco, Nico (University of Oregon, 2009)
      As part of the year-long partnership between the University and the City of Gresham, the Sustainable Suburbs studio focused on the Rockwood neighborhood and called for students to propose six development schemes for this area.
    • Downtown Parks Connectivity Analysis with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) 

      Bean, Trafton; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The following report documents the ideas, proposals, and methodologies produced by the Sustainable City Year (SCY) Downtown Parks Connectivity project for the City of Salem. The Downtown Parks Connectivity project members ...
    • North Downtown Waterfront Development: Building Design Proposals 

      Schmidt, Elizabeth M.; Larco, Nico (University of Oregon, 2010)
      During the Fall 2010 and Winter 2011 academic terms at the University of Oregon, twelve students in an architecture studio course worked with the City of Salem to develop twelve different architectural programs and designs ...
    • Minto-Brown Island Park Studio 

      Bingle, Logan; Nevers, Vanessa; Ruggeri, Deni (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The City of Salem asked the Minto-Brown Island Park research and design studio, led by University of Oregon Landscape Architecture Professor Deni Ruggeri, to provide a new interpretive trail plan for Minto-Brown Island ...
    • Minto-Brown Island Park Citizen Communications Strategy 

      Nelson, Jonathan; Stavitsky, Al (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The city collaborated with students from the University of Oregon’s Strategic Communication program to develop a communication plan to address a variety of concerns. The city specifically wanted students to create a plan ...
    • High Performance, High Density, High Ambitions: Housing for the Salem Housing Authority 

      O'Neil, Shane; Keyes, Peter (University of Oregon, 2010)
      In collaboration with Peter Keyes’s 2011 Advanced Architectural Design Studio at the University of Oregon and the Sustainable Cities Initiative, the City of Salem and the Salem Housing Authority (SHA) sought to re-imagine ...
    • Bicycle Transportation 

      Welch, Monica; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The proposals reviewed in this document were generated as a result of collaboration between the City of Salem and the University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative. Fifty-one students in a Planning, Public Policy, ...
    • Environmental Law: Green Building, Graywater, and Stormwater 

      McGinn, Jennifer; Wilson, Jan (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As part of the Sustainable City Year partnership with the City of Salem, five students from the University of Oregon School of Law’s Environmental Law Clinic course researched sustainable building and stormwater ...
    • Engaging the Latino Community in Salem 

      Lopez, Monique G.; Welch, Mackie; Sandoval, Gerardo (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The purpose of this report is to provide City of Salem personnel with recommendations of strategies to use when engaging with the growing Latino population in the city. The barriers, opportunities, and action items ...
    • Gresham City Hall : Conceptual Designs Plans for a New City Hall 

      Falkenstein, Lizzie; Arms, Shannon (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Thirteen schemes were developed for the Gresham City Hall project under the Sustainable Cities Initiative during the winter term of 2010. Each group took a unique approach to the challenges and opportunities presented. All ...
    • Water, Microecologies+ Density: Transit-Oriented Development at Gresham Crossings 

      Hart, Bennett (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This advanced level research and development focused design studio explored the potential synergies between transit-oriented development (TOD) and habitat sensitive and low impact design. Students were asked to generate ...
    • Rockwood Cultural Asset Mapping : Building Community and Engaging Residents 

      Moore, Stephanie (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This document outlines work done by graduate students in the Public Folklore and Cultural Programming course in the Arts & Administration Department during the Winter term 2010 and provides recommendations to the Gresham ...
    • Salem Streetlights: Solutions for a Sustainable System 

      Landis, Joshua; Moore, Caroline; Mosley, Rachel; Ruderman, Chris; Skinner, Seth; Chrisinger, Colleen (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Currently, the City of Salem provides approximately 10,500 streetlights for the safety and well-being of its residents. These streetlights cost the city roughly 1.5 million dollars per year in combined electricity and ...
    • Salem Civic Center - Interior Architecture 

      Fuller, Leah; Zimmer, Linda (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As a part of the University of Oregon Sustainable City Year program, sixteen students enrolled in a mid-level interior design studio examined the Salem Civic Center building, generating proposals for renovation and reuse ...