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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • North Downtown Waterfront Development: Urban Design Proposals 

      Schmidt, Elizabeth M.; Larco, Nico (University of Oregon, 2010)
      During the fall 2010 academic term at the University of Oregon, five groups of three students in an architecture studio course worked with the City of Salem to develop five schemes for the redevelopment of the North ...
    • Advancing Sustainability by Fostering Civic Engagement 

      Nelson, Jonathan; Stavitsky, Al (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Sustainability is a fairly understandable concept when dealing with concrete examples. Buildings and urban planning can reach sustainable standards by conserving energy, efficiently handling waste or encouraging residents ...
    • Downtown Salem Circulation Study 

      Johnson, Pamela C.; Monsere, Chris (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The City of Salem is adapting its current transportation infrastructure to enhance active transportation within the City. The City is complying with the goals of Vision 2020 – a comprehensive effort to secure a vibrant ...
    • 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 ...
    • Review of Large-Scale Retail Design Standards and Development Principles: Accessibility, public space, human scale, safety, and sustainability in the urban landscape 

      Witzig, Monica; Turnoy, Scott (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This document is a compiled review of design standards that wil provide the City of Gresham with best practices related to large-scale commercial design standards and development regulations. For large-scale commercial ...
    • South of Mission (Salem, Or.) 

      Wieczorek, Agatha (University of Oregon, 2010)
      The intent of this study and design work is to respond to the needs and distinct characteristics of the South of Mission area in the City of Salem, Oregon. Our Mission Statement is to encourage economic development through ...
    • Controlling Congestion Through Parking Policy: Minimums, Maximums, and the Road to an Efficient Future 

      Cogburn, Jordan; Yang, Yizhao (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This report was created in response to the City of Salem’s interest in comparing the off-street parking requirements of their zoning ordinance with those of other similar cities in the United States. The report also ...
    • Salem North Downtown Riverfront Redevelopment Concept Plan 

      Dong, Baofeng; Mild, Cortney; Margerum, Richard; Parker, Robert; Young, Robert F. (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This concept plan mainly aims to restore the ecology along Mill Creek and the Willamette River and transform the North Downtown Riverfront into a mixeduse neighborhood with affordable housing, public transit, community ...