Recent Submissions

  • Springfield Public Library Research 

    Sloan, Shannon (University of Oregon, 2012)
    Springfield Public Library is currently seeking ways to encourage growth in community involvement.Students and faculty collaborated with city staff to explore and expand the scope of inquiry. Research was conducted by ...
  • Strategic Public Relations Plan: Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation 

    Parker, Margy; Brown, Sarah; Gehr, Rachel; Lake, Lindsey; Reilly, Anna; Reiss, Tracy; Starr, Rachel (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This report concerning the Willamalane Center for Sports and Recreation is a compilation of student work and includes a public relations plan, research analysis, and implementation materials. Students assessed the ...
  • Energy and Climate Change: Recommendations for the City of Springfield Regarding Buildings, Electricity, and Transportation 

    Deadmond, Shelley; Grilc, Brandon; Huang, Jennifer; McAndrew, Joe; McNutt, Sarah; Michaelson, Greg; Morris, Damond; Rafuse, Stephen; Richter, Steven; Rodenbiker, Jesse; Schlachter, Rena; Waldman, Brook; Yang, Helen (University of Oregon, 2012)
    The City of Springfield is interested in learning about its current environmental impacts and ways that it might improve its environmental footprint in the future. The students of University of Oregon course PPPM 607: ...
  • Urban Ecological Design: The Booth-Kelly Eco-District Concept 

    Van Asperdt, Anita; Denny, Jesse; Halpin, Andrew; Bechler, Eric; Chao, Joyce; Drygalov, Moses; Kolb, Sahela; Lafitte, Matt; Luers, Jeff; Mark, Tyler; Sellers, Sara; Swazas, Brittany; Vampran, Michael; Wayham, Madeline (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This report presents a summary of student design process and urban design ideas for the Booth-Kelly Center in Springfield, Oregon. The report includes precedent studies of successful eco-communities around the world, ...
  • School from Bench to Building: A New K-8 School in Springfield 

    Beck, Risa; Bowles, Michael; Gurdekuh, Sam; Hawkins, Meghan; Hollar, Bryan; Ikenouye, Tara; Karrels, Chelsea; Lawler, Brian; Matarrese, Jeff; Showalter, Stephen; Tang, King; Templeton, Corey; Vance, Mandi; Ward, Julia; Wilcoxson, Terra (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This report explores issues, opportunities, and sixteen design proposals for the Jasper Natron site in Springfield, Oregon. The goal of this studio was to envision a school for Springfield that engaged its students on ...
  • Dorris Ranch: Business Planning and Strategy Project 

    Tulepbergenova, Aigerim; Lund, Ashley; O'Connell, Dennis; Bottcher, Nicole; Phillips, Tiffany; Abduljawad, Firas; Zhang, Haonan; Lai, Rebecca; Yang, Shizhi (University of Oregon, 2012)
    The Dorris Ranch Business Planning and Strategy Project was created to assess the current situation of the park, identify areas of opportunity, and develop a strategy that would improve the park’s awareness, usage and ...
  • Strategic Public Relations Plan: Springfield Public Library 

    Dieringer, Maggie; Estes, Caitlin; Kutzer, Jimmy; Robnett, Jessica; Siebenmann, Allison; Urrutia, Rachel (University of Oregon, 2012)
    Springfield Public Library has been a fixture in the community for 104 years and was established in its current location in Springfield City Hall in 1981. The Library is planning for a new library facility and has tasked ...
  • Not Big Box: Waremart Redevelopment Plan 

    Larco, Nico; Lowe, Allen; Becker, Chris; Bye, Benjamin; Campollo, Naomi; Chambers, Lydia; Corsaro, Jamie; Hansen, Melissa; Jones, Dijon; Kilkuskie, Alayna; McCormick, Billy; Mitsui, Kendyl; Nichols, Matt; Phillips, Ann; Reid, Dan; Rozsonits, Kaysie; Todescato, Emilio; Webb, Robyn; Winters, Farleigh (University of Oregon, 2011)
    During the Fall 2011 academic term at the University of Oregon, six groups of students in an architecture design studio worked with the City of Springfield to develop six approaches for redevelopment of the former Waremart ...
  • Strategic Public Relations Plan: Springfield’s Adopt-A-Waterway Program 

    Greenberg, Crystal; Landsem, Paige; Morse-Diaz, Isabelle; Noufer, Dawn (University of Oregon, 2011)
    Springfield believes that most pollution by residents can be attributed to a lack of awareness and have tasked this class of Journalism and Communications students to conduct a public relations campaign and make ...
  • Booth-Kelly Mixed-Use District 

    Pecenka, Jennifer; Muller, Brook; Asnis, Marc; Beamer, Mike; Biniaris, Aliki; Bonnett, Erik; Bryant, Hannah; Cavin, Laura; Cohen, Daniele; Day, Emi; Ferrell, Heather; Gibbons, Shane; Hybel, Kimberly; Kelsey, Kristin; Rosenthal, Alex; Skoog, Courtney; Young, Kevin (University of Oregon, 2012)
    Graduate and undergraduate architecture students in Professor Brook Muller’s terminal studio during winter and spring terms of 2012 examined potential redevelopment scenarios for the Booth-Kelly site, located in ...
  • Waremart Site Redevelopment Concept Plan 

    Bates, Kai; McPadden, Raymond; Morley, Kimberly; Rafuse, Stephen; Margerum, Richard; Parker, Robert; Young, Robert F. (University of Oregon, 2011)
    With an overall goal of facilitating the revitalization of the Mohawk District, this concept plan provides goals and strategies for the redevelopment of the Mohawk District. By evaluating existing conditions within the ...
  • Student Composition in United Way of Lane County’s Promise Neighborhoods and the Benefits of Reading Readiness 

    McGrew, Jacob; Lohrke, Elizabeth; Stone, Joe (University of Oregon, 2012)
    In this paper, we measure statistical relationships between characteristics of incoming kindergartners and initial literacy scores. Our analysis includes eight elementary schools, four of which are Promise Neighborhood ...
  • Student Apartment Price Models for the Glenwood Riverfront Development 

    Friedman, Joe; Clark, Joe; Stone, Joe (University of Oregon, 2012)
    This study examines the rent prices of the student housing apartment market surrounding the University of Oregon. The first key component of this study includes a Hedonic price model that helps evaluate what apartment ...
  • Cultural Mapping in Springfield, Oregon Laura Street and Brattain Neighborhoods: A Civic Engagement Study 

    Grant, Lexie Olivia; Rosenbloom, Karen; Fenn, John (University of Oregon, 2011)
    This report outlines work by students in the Art and Sustainable Society course in the University of Oregon Arts and Administration Program during the fall 2011 term and provides recommendations to the City of Springfield ...
  • Springfield Public Library 

    Hille, R. Thomas; Austin, Ian; Cohen, Andrew; Dykes, Alex; Gunraj, Jessica D.; Hasenberg, Anthony; Huang, Jennifer; Jahn, Scot; Janke, Collin; Korn, Ian; Larson, Christina; Liu, Anna; Mhuireach, Gwynne; Min, Jiajian; Morgan, Chet; Petrie, Eric; Teran, Daniela; Tezcan, Yaman (University of Oregon, 2011)
    Tom Hille’s Fall 2012 architectural design studio participated in the Sustainable City Year Springfield Library project, and was tasked with developing schematic designs for a proposed new public library for the City of ...
  • An Economic Analysis of the Value of Local Street Improvements In Springfield, Oregon 

    Rasmussen, Ethan; Yang, Famery; Blonigen, Bruce (University of Oregon, 2012)
    The City of Springfield faces deteriorating street conditions due to a steady decline in transportation funding. The City believes a possible solution to this problem is to improve its local streets with funding from ...
  • Cycling Towards a Sustainable Future: A Plan for the Implementation of Bicycle Networks in Springfield 

    Pawashe, Apurva; Crum, Hannah; Schlossberg, Marc (University of Oregon, 2011)
    The proposals outlined in this report were generated in the collaboration between the City of Springfield and the University of Oregon Sustainable Cities Initiative during the fall of 2011. Forty-two students in the ...
  • City Wayfinding Report: Springfield, Oregon 

    Self, Jennifer; Lugo, Jason; Meharg, Emily; Sercombe, William; Steiner, Bethany; Steiner, Erik (University of Oregon, 2012)
    The purpose of the this project is to analyze the City of Springfield’s existing wayfinding system and provide an action plan for its improvement. This action plan will serve as a “recipe” to guide the City of Springfield ...