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  • Fournier, Steven H. (2016-04-28)
    Without question we live in an interesting time for the city of Detroit. Those who live here, or spend significant time here, know that major shifts are well underway. Yet, we also know the problems of the city run far too ...
  • Castiglione, Rocco (2012-05-22)
    The bridge between skateboarding and architecture is not seen on the same plane. Both stem from the idea of creating new challenges, new design, and moving through space. The distinction between building space and urban ...
  • Edmands, Nathaniel (2015-04-08)
    This paper leverages official government statistics and historical sources across five centuries to trace a brief history of debt monetization by states and their central banks. It derives from the history a sketch of a ...
  • Greenhut, Dana (2017-06-07)
    This study examined the relationships between the maturity of defense mechanisms, psychopathology, and life stress in a community sample of adult African American females (N=51). It was hypothesized that less mature ...
  • Ryan, Sean (2012-05-17)
    Democracy is a word that generally provokes perceptions of freedom, choice, or the understood ability to have an effect on your environment. However, the actual composition of our physical environment is largely the product ...
  • Allick, Christopher (2013-06-05)
    The allure of industrialization has captivated the imagination and interest of architects since the early days of mass production. New industrial processes allowed for high quality goods to be produced at a rapid pace ...
  • Fowler, Shannon Leigh (2014-11-06)
    Strong doctor-patient relationships and working alliance has much to do with the outcomes of healthcare. Strong relationships between physicians and patients can increase the treatment effectiveness and result in better ...
  • Reynolds, Scott (2014-05-16)
    Thriving Post-World War Two America created cities that were no longer dependent upon America’s major city centers, but rather a network of regional developments. Highways allowed metropolitans to rapidly expand and engulf ...
  • Noto, Andrew (2012-05-17)
    The built environment is representative of a society’s health. It grows and diminishes with economic changes and largely affects social behavior. Therefore it is easy to ascertain that healthy and vibrant built environments ...
  • Hoppe, David (2012-05-17)
    Floods are the number one most common natural disaster in the United States. Each year they kill hundreds of people and cause billions of dollars in damages to both the natural and the built environment. They are both ...
  • Smith, Christina (2014-05-20)
    From mountains and hills to valleys and plains, there exists a variety of landscapes of which act as the resting place for architectural designs and buildings. However, when selecting a site on which to construct, the ...
  • Allan, Johanna (2012-05-17)
    “Brands are persuasive lifestyle packagers, powerfully focused on molding our ideas about what our identity should be.” (Klingmann, 2007, p. 2) Many companies use brand identity to persuade people to buy their product, but ...
  • Suschak, Alison (2013-11-15)
    An institution built around destruction and war can off er insight and innovation into architecture and construction processes. Temporary and permanent military occupation impacts the surrounding environment and community ...
  • Cephas, Jana (2012-05-17)
    Drawing is at once a mark made upon a surface and a derivation of meaning from the making of the mark. A cursory look suggests that drawing is merely a communicative medium not dissimilar from written language; the drawing ...
  • Pulcer, Christopher (2015-04-28)
    This is a yearlong study researching, analyzing, and designing the concept of how the riverfront can become an anchor for a city’s economic development from an otherwise unused and abandoned area. The study observes ...
  • Tomlinson, Trevor L. (2012-05-17)
    DESTINATION: Building a Foundation for Mass Transit Every building we design today is designed to incorporate the automobile in some way. Parking must be considered and proportional to the building occupancy. The footprint ...
  • Neiling, Ryan (2012-05-17)
    The decentralization of many metropolises began decades ago when people began moving from the city center to suburban areas. This effectively reduced the number of people concentrated in one area in case of nuclear war, ...
  • Liburdi, Carlo (2012-05-17)
    Detroit's urban landscape transcends all inherent notions of what an urban landscape should resemble. It is within the framework of Detroit's tattered urban fabric that this investigation takes place. The concept of hard ...
  • Eghfaier, Mohamed (2014-11-14)
    Energy absorption in automotive structures is very important when one considers the effect of collisions on safety. A literature review reveals a strong emphasis within the field of mechanical engineering on the design ...
  • Roberts, Cameron (2015-04-20)
    Personhood is an important discussion in many moral issues, most notably in the debate on abortion. The majority of thinkers have placed emphasis on intellect and cognitive reasoning to separate humans from other animals. ...

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