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    • Are native desert plants appropriate for green roofs in Portland, Oregon? 

      Grabski, Manfred (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Desert plants are well suited for green roofs in the Pacific Northwest.
    • Exercise with a New Vision 

      DeLuca, Elizabeth (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      What is a more successful prototype for an exercise facility?
    • Health and Healing Through Water 

      Ebner, Kevin (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Despite technological and medical advances of recent centuries does water still have the capacity to effectively promote good health and healing naturally?
    • Homogenization/Fragmentation: Can Skateboarding Influence Big Box Design? 

      Flood, Ian (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      The city is a producer of two types; Homogenization (sameness) and Fragmentation (difference)! This dichotomy is a balance that must be struck to sustain a city’s cultural identity. Homogenization is something epitomized ...
    • Industrialists dominate, agrarians accommodate 

      Bittner, Nicholas (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Abstract: Agrarians painstakingly accommodate to the realities of life and death in the effort to husband the health and long-term productivity of the land. The buildings and landscapes erected by these like-minded ...
    • Making Architecture, Making Community: The Pedagogy of an Urban “Rural Studio” 

      Feuerborn, Glen J. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      An analysis of the feasibility of an urban architecture program that focuses on a community based design-build education. The pedagogy of the University of Auburn's "Rural Studio" is the precedence for this particular ...
    • Marquette Climate & Sustainable Design Research 

      Landry, Cassandra (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      What sustainable building systems work in the harsh climate of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula?
    • Museums in Modern Society 

      Heimdahl, Jon (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Museums have strayed from their intended mission of preserving and displaying art into a tool for economic and corporate interests.
    • Non-traditional Families and Their Architectural Needs 

      Freiberg, Kirstyn (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Non-traditional families have a unique set of needs that are rarely addressed by their living environment. If we are going to start designing for these families we first need to understand who these families are, and ...
    • Rails-to-Green rails: Green space is the future for rail stations and rail corridors 

      KiHyun, Kim (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Green space is an alternative for rails.
    • The Role of Retail Markets in Impoverished Neighborhoods 

      Barrett, Justin (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      By assessing the lifestyles and correlated purchasing habits of the poor, hopeful retail strategies emerge that explore how the insertion of new services into underprivileged areas can support the low-income minority groups ...
    • Shelter and the Homeless 

      Wasmer, Brienne (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2005-12)
      Architects have to ability to generate a new identity for the homeless because they can design a variety of shelters that promote and project individuality, self-sufficiency and dignity.