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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Salem Strategic Economic Prosperity Plan 

      University of Oregon. Dept. of Planning, Public Policy and Management. Community Planning Workshop; Parker, Bob; Becker, Brie (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As part of its year‐long collaboration with the University of Oregon Sustainable City Year program, the City of Salem Economic Development Division engaged with the Community Planning Workshop (CPW) to conduct a Strategic ...
    • Industrial ecology 

      Ofri, Orit; Howard-Grenville, Jennifer (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This report summarizes the work done by students in the Industrial Ecology class at the University of Oregon during fall term 2010. The students explored industrial ecology concepts to evaluate opportunities in two ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Cultural Mapping in Northeast Salem: A Civic Engagement Study 

      Arnold, Theresa J.; Shepherd, Jay; Silberman, Lauren; Blandy, Douglas; Fenn, John (University of Oregon, 2010)
      This document outlines work done by graduate students in the Art and Sustainable Society course in the University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program during the Fall term 2010 and provides recommendations to the ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Green Cities 

      Cyrus, Heather; Dillard, Suni; Young, Robert (University of Oregon, 2010)
      As one of the Sustainable City Year (SCY) projects this year, Green Cities students were asked to research, plan, and design environmentally friendly re-use and redevelopment options for the Salem Housing Authority ...
    • 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 ...
    • Efficient Public Lighting Options 

      Sylwester, Liesel; Germany, Jason O. (University of Oregon, 2010)
      A Product Design studio course from the University of Oregon took on the Efficient Public Lighting Options project and worked to develop design concepts that would meet Salem’s lighting needs and reduce their energy use. ...
    • Salem Transportation Safety Analysis 

      Johnson, Pamela C.; Monsere, Chris (University of Oregon, 2010)
      Portland State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering explored various traffic safety concerns in the City of Salem. The Salem Transportation Safety Analysis was conducted by Portland State ...