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    • 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 ...
    • Building to the Code: Tracing the Impact of the Regulatory Environment Through Northwest Portland 

      Gregory, Nathan (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
    • Can an Idea Store with an added component of Outdoor Education be located in the Lents Community? 

      Petretti, Amanda (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      The Lents Town Center in Portland, Oregon necessitates a catalyst to effect change. In order to stimulate revitalization of this historic neighborhood, I propose a mixed-use development integrally tied to mass-transportation. ...
    • Carto-logik 

      Kaehler, Douglas (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Maps are powerful tools and have been misused throughout history. Today maps are becoming more egalitarian and approachable to the general public!
    • 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 ...
    • Charrette. Fall 2008. Library and Learning Commons University of Oregon, Portlland White Stag Building 

      Prowda, Zachary; Dorosti, Cyrus (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008)
      The following document is a compilation of notes, photographs, and thoughts gathered during a Charrette held by University of Oregon's Portland Head Librarian Karen Munro. The goal of the Charrette was to brainstorm ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Civic + Industrial: Success? Failure? 

      Goodmonson, Greer A. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Civic use areas and industrial areas are typically physically separated in the city. What happens when these two uses intimately mix? Looking at specific examples where civic use occurs in a predominately industrial area, ...
    • Community Center for Immigration Services Energy Program 

      Kerr, Rebecca (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      Buildings are the greatest consumers of energy. By changing the way they are designed and implementing passive energy strategies, their consumption can be greatly reduced. The campus of the Community Center for Immigration ...
    • A Community Center for Portland's Brooklyn Neighborhood: Survey of Demographics and Existing Services 

      Ehn, Melissa (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-07)
      A survey of the demographics and existing recreational opportunities and facilities in Portland's Brooklyn neighborhood, with a view to determining whether a community center would be an appropriate addition to the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Culture Collide or Culture Coincide?: Background Interviews to Assess the Practicalities of a Hybrid Hostel/International House 

      Matthews, Andrea (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2006-12)
      Because my final graduate design project is to design a cooperatively-organized grass-roots hybrid hostel / International House, geared toward internationally-oriented people in the city of Portland, I wanted to find out ...
    • 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 ...
    • Determining Standards in Inpatient Activity in Rehabilitative Medicine 

      Cestnik, Jennifer (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      The humanistic aspect of healing is a key component of rehabilitation. While improving oneà ¢ s health is a personal journey of the self, it is also a relationship with a greater public community, be it medical ...
    • Discovering Public Space: An Investigation of Portlandà à à ¢ s Civic Realm 

      Searcy, Irie (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2008-12-08)
      There are many factors that contributed to positive outdoor space. Through the evaluation of four public places in proximity to civic structures a list of design principles was created.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Energy Program: Intel Research Portland, Lablet Facility 

      Duensing, James R. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Architecture, Portland Program, 2007-12-04)
      This is a preliminary energy program for a "Lablet" facility in Portland, Oregon for use between Intel and regional universities. The project is located on the east side in the vicinity of Rose Quarter and Lloyd Center ...