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    • 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 ...
    • Program Research Exhibit: Can the Centennial Mills Framework Plan Serve as a Structure for Integrating Cities and Nature? 

      Jean von Bargen (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      The Centennial Mills Framework Plan outlines how the City of Portland views the relationship between the urban Centennial Mills site and the nature surrounding it. While the plan begins to offer a strong environmental ...
    • Project 3 for ARCH 549, Architectural Programming 

      Nunez, Courtney (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      Research is to determine the design considerations that should be given to classroom spaces in an arts school.
    • Project 3 for ARCH 549, Architectural Programming 

      Walsh, Anthony (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      Interview and research into the spatial differences necessary between classrooms, studios and performance space and what local resources/schools exist that have proven successful.
    • Project 3: Program Research Exhibit 

      Barlow, Christopher (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      An investigation into the transportation related issues associated with the redevelopment of the Con-way property in NW Portland. Includes an analysis of the and the NW Plan District and the Transportation System Plan as ...
    • Project-3: Research Exhibit 

      Loaiza, Dominic (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      A case study looking at the Music Department facility at Portland State University. The thesis states, at a college of music, rehearsal space is the most important type of space. The paper is derived from a 1.5 hour ...
    • Recycled Building Material Palette 

      McLaughlin, David (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Buildings consume enormous quantities of the Earth’s resources in their construction and operation, thus it is imperative that building materials are chosen which decrease the environmental burden as much as possible. ...