Sustainable City Year Reports 2011-12 (Springfield)

 

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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: ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Rasmussen, Ethan; Yang, Famery; Blonigen, Bruce A. (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...