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    • 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 ...
    • Industrial Adaptive Reuse for Riverside Grain Distribution Facility in Portland Oregon 

      Mason, Michael (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-09)
      Part of a larger study, this document specifically studies the existing and future uses for the Rose Quarter in Portland, Oregon. This study is set against the backdrop of redeveloping the grain distribution facility on ...
    • The Influence of Community Structure in American Cities 

      Jean von Bargen (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      As American cities continue to develop over the course of the 21st century, suburban growth will either keep sprawling, or we will invert our development efforts and face the growing pains. With over half of humanity ...
    • Influence of Neighborhood Plans on Private Development 

      Jensen, Kelsey (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      The Conway property in North West Portland is a former industrial area, zoned very liberally. Conway has hired consultants that proposed a high density development similar to that of the Pearl district. The density unease's ...
    • International Rescue Committee Regional Offices 

      Kociolek, Emily S. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      This project includes a theoretical energy program for an architectural thesis project in its schematic phase. The building's program is a new regional office for the International Refugee Committee. This organization ...
    • Is the face of library changing with the onset of digital technology? 

      Prabhakar, Chitra (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      This brief paper looks into how and why traditional libraries are changing with the impact of digital technology.
    • Location, Location, Location: An Appropriate Location for a Community Art Center 

      Foote, Kathryn (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      They say location is everything. Well, what makes a good location? This work examines the aspects of a neighborhood that make it suitable for a community art center. Factors such as demographics, need, and expressed ...
    • Marine Mammal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Release Programs 

      White, Tommy (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      For those of us captivated by the power of the sea, marine mammals emerge as a natural focus of attention in curtailing the daily impact of mankind. This negative impact that humans have on the marine ecosystem is ...
    • A Marketplace Matrix: Evaluating Values to Achieve Cultural Integration 

      McDonald, Brooks (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      A values matrix is a valuable tool in defining an architectural problem. Here, such a matrix is used to influence programming and architectural decisions for the design of the Kreutzberg Marketplace in Berlin which emphasizes ...
    • The Missing Piece: An Anlysis of Future Land Uses Necessary To Create a "Five Minute" Neighborhood On the Conway Site In Northwest Portland 

      McIntosh, Morgan (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      An examination of the services and uses necessary to complete a livable, walkable "five-minute neighborhood" for the Con-Way site in Northwest Portland, OR, based on the recommendations of the Northwest District Association's ...
    • Museums Vs. Non-Government Organizations: Learning from the Past While Making Changes for the Future 

      Jean von Bargen (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Often times, museums and non-government organizations work towards the same goal, however use different methods. What can be accomplished when the two come together to reach their collective goals?
    • Musicians and Nonmusical Sounds 

      Monahan, Justin (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      This article states the results of a survey conducted of Portland area musicians and sound artists as to the extent to which nonmusical sounds affect their art. Results varied, but most musicians stated that nonmusical ...
    • Neighborhood Identity: Zoning and/or Master Plan? 

      Seminario Thulin, Andres (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      Identity is a very important quality of emerging neighborhoods and it can be successfully achieved through different tools, such as zoning code and master planning. This thesis is trying to prove how both can help shape ...
    • A New City Hall for Gresham 

      Hagen, Ellen; Schmidt, Mark; Meier, Sina; Kreitzberg, Jessica (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2009-12)
      This document summarizes the work produced for Jean von Bargen's Architectural Programming Class for Fall 2009. The goal of the class was to develop a comprehensive program for a new Gresham City Hall as well as the city's ...
    • North of the Border: Conflict Within American Cities 

      Figgins, Jesse (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Is culturally specific architecture appropriate in a non-native setting? Is this even the question to address in contemporary society? Perhaps the answer lies in not determining this answer, but rather by finding ways ...
    • Owning Safety: An Investigation of Crime and Homeownership in Fifty-five Portland Neighborhoods 

      Dykema, Pete (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      An investigation of a link between the percent of homeownership and the amount of crime reported in 55 Portland neighborhoods.
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Program for Gresham City Hall 

      Mitchner, Ted; Toevs, Alex; Chan, Adrian; Holverstott, Brett (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2009-12)
      Preliminary Analysis and schematic program proposal for the new Gresham City Hall in Gresham, Oregon as produced for a programming seminar.
    • Program Research Exhibit - Precedent Study 

      Jean von Bargen (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      A precedent study can reveal successful (or unsuccessful) examples of what has been built in the past to help guide what will be built in the future. This analysis covers three international relief agencies' uniqueness ...