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    • The Death Of the Nursing Home: Improving Senior Housing 

      LaFreniere, Sean (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      This paper will focus on the Christopher Alexander identified pattern: Old People Everywhere (ALEX). The rising tide of senior citizens, the implications of solitude on health and wellbeing, and the increasing cost ...
    • What is A Green Casino? 

      Stewart, Kelli (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      In Las Vegas, where the most abundant green resource is in the pockets of its users, a sustainable building is not a priority. However, in an uninhabitable ecoregion such as this, a fusion of green buildings with resort ...
    • Examining the Digital Divide 

      Soens, Brannon (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      A research paper examining the deficiencies experienced by underprivileged people with regards to computing and access to the internet. Topics include income, race and education.
    • Importance of Proximity to Urban Natural Areas 

      McLaughlin, David (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      People inherently desire to have some sort of interaction with the natural environment in all of its forms. This study intended to examine the role that proximity to natural areas has on people in the workplace, by performing ...
    • How is wine produced? 

      Nguyen, Trang T. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Wine making has been around for thousands of years and has been interpreted and molded into an art. There are five components, or steps to making wine: harvesting, crushing and pressing, fermentation, clarification, and ...
    • SITE ANALYSIS for The Democratized Archive. 

      Meyers, Daniel S. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      This paper surveys the suitability of the site at 1720 SW Naito Parkway for the location of a new regional center for the humanities, including a rare books library. Important issues with regard to suitability include ...
    • Energy Program: Support Services / Transitional Family Housing 

      Johnson, Jason (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      An Energy Program for the Support Services element of a Transitional Family Housing Community. Program includes support services for families transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing with diagrams of Scaled ...
    • Attainable Downtown Housing : Energy Program 

      Torres, Alberto (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      The attached file is an energy program for a housing development in downtown Portland. The project is proposed as an architectural thesis project.
    • Concordia School and Community Center Energy Program 

      Leverette, Adrienne (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      The Concordia School and Community Center is an architecture thesis project that looks at how a "community campus" in the Concordia neighborhood of NE Portland can be a destination for childhood education and a center of ...
    • The Urban Energy Incubator: A Discussion of Energy Issues for an Industrial Condominium in Portland's Central Eastside Industrial District 

      Kirkbride, John Parker (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      Illustrated discussion of energy issues in a proposed industrial condominium building in Portland, Oregon's Central Eastside Industrial District.
    • Central Eastside Industrial Co-op Energy Program 

      Grbavac, Scott (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      The creation of a new industrial co-op in Portland, Oregon is very much linked to the energy use in the industrial process and everyday life. This program describes both the energy considerations for operating a manufacturing ...
    • PDX Living Bridge Energy Program 

      Best, Robin Shane (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007)
      The Project is a Living Bridge across the Willamette River to connect central Portland's East and West sides. The Program is for 6 mixed-use buildings on the bridge. The project is striving to be achieve net-zero energy.
    • City of Oregon City Library and City Hall Energy Program 

      Gross, Meghan (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-11)
      An Energy Program study for potential efficiencies created by combining Oregon City’s Public Library and City Hall facilities. Investigates how flexible shared spaces and swing shift programs can save square footage and ...
    • Branching In: Creating an Environmental Education Hub Along the Willamette River 

      Waldron, Sean (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12)
      As environmental issues become increasingly relevant to individuals, it falls to the education system to inform and encourage children to participate in discussions of how to take steps to both increase awareness of ...
    • Energy Program 

      McLellan, Alison (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12)
      In response to worldwide social and environmental crises, I will design a model for contemporary living in the extreme context of Guangzhou, China. The push for China to become a world player has resulted in rapid ...
    • Portland Public Market: A Gateway to the Central City 

      Fontaine, Katherine (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12)
      A proposal to use a public market building in downtown Portland as a node of intersection between various cultures and classes of people creates an intersection point within the community. The public market is an example ...
    • Energy Program for a School of Democratic Practice 

      Ruiz, Javier (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      A republic bereft of concerned citizens quickly degenerates into an oligarchy. Modern pedagogy instills apathy towards government rather than a desire to participate, facilitating this trend. A new educational paradigm ...
    • DownHome: Accommodating Identity, Ownership and Permanence in Urban Housing 

      Woehr, Melissa (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      Conceptual architectural energy program for thesis project titled "DownHome: Accommodating Identity, Ownership and Permanence in Urban Housing." This project, located in NW Portland, proposes mid-rise family-oriented ...
    • Armour Station Office: Project-4: Energy Program 

      Salazar, Levi A. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      Many Metropolitan Areas throughout the United States are rapidly approaching a critical juncture in their development as centers for commerce and trade. Metropolitan Atlanta is one area that's posed for potential doom if ...
    • The Children's Community Education Center 

      Wilson, Margaret (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      Preliminary energy study for a thesis project consisting of a new urban school and community center in Portland Central City. Diagrams include scaled area diagram, times of day, hours of use per day, lighting requirements, ...