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The Role Of Microfinancing In Planning, Richard N. Ruiz 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

The Role Of Microfinancing In Planning, Richard N. Ruiz

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


San Luis Obispo Wine And Culinary Center, Hayley Cole, Chad Endicott 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Wine And Culinary Center, Hayley Cole, Chad Endicott

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Orcutt Park, Mark Polhemus, Marco Gonzalez 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Orcutt Park, Mark Polhemus, Marco Gonzalez

City and Regional Planning

No abstract provided.


Alternative Methods And Forums To Optimize Public Participation In The Planning Process, Joseph James David 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Alternative Methods And Forums To Optimize Public Participation In The Planning Process, Joseph James David

Master's Theses and Project Reports

“Public participation” takes on various forms in the realm of local government planning. Many planners stand behind the ideal of involving community, but participation in practice often fails to achieve this objective. The primary vehicle for local government participation is the public hearing, which is a formalized process that often elicits one-way communication from planner to public. The nature of a hearing is to inform the public about development applications or policy changes, expose governing body decisions to the public, and elicit reactions from interested members of the public. Significant effort is taken daily by local planning departments to promote ...


Water Conservation For The County Of San Luis Obispo, Dimitri Theodore Antoniou 2010 Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo

Water Conservation For The County Of San Luis Obispo, Dimitri Theodore Antoniou

Master's Theses and Project Reports

This study is an academic research project completed to satisfy the California Polytechnic Master Thesis Requirement for the Master Degree of City and Regional Planning in the College of Architecture and Environmental Design.

The County of San Luis Obispo Planning and Building Department is the client for this professional project. The project was requested by the County of San Luis Obispo to assist in its water conservation efforts and to help achieve a 20 percent per capita reduction of water use by the year 2020.

The project consists of two documents: A Handbook of Water Conservation Technologies and Practices (Handbook ...


The Relationship Between Quality Of Life And Leed-Nd Certified / Certifiable Neighborhoods, Stephanie Nicole Timm 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

The Relationship Between Quality Of Life And Leed-Nd Certified / Certifiable Neighborhoods, Stephanie Nicole Timm

Master's Theses and Project Reports

The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has developed a rating system that examines the sustainability of neighborhoods. They have specifically stated that that LEED-ND certified neighborhoods will protect and enhance residents’ overall health, the natural environment, and quality of life. This study uses relevant quality of life indicators that are commonly identified by social scientists as accurate interpreters of the various quality of life domains to determine if there is, in fact, a relationship between LEED-ND and quality of life. Four of the ten domains examined were found to be related to LEED-ND certified/certifiable neighborhoods, thus, to a ...


Piedras Blancas Motel Feasibility Study And Redevelopment Alternatives, Gordon Douglas Anderson 2010 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

Piedras Blancas Motel Feasibility Study And Redevelopment Alternatives, Gordon Douglas Anderson

Master's Theses and Project Reports

The Piedras Blancas Motel is a 1950’s era roadside motel comprised of 11 lodging units, plus a cafe, laundry room, manager’s apartment, and adjacent storage area. It is located seven miles north of San Simeon and nine miles south of the San Luis Obispo/Monterey County line. In 2005, the property was purchased using State, Federal, and private funds, and then transferred to the California Department of Parks and Recreation (State Parks). Although it has been closed to the public since 2005, the Site offers day-use parking and convenient beach access.

This professional project, under contract with the ...


Greywater As A Method Of Water Conservation In Arroyo Grande, Danielle Castle 2010 Cal Poly SLO

Greywater As A Method Of Water Conservation In Arroyo Grande, Danielle Castle

Master's Theses and Project Reports

The purpose of this professional project is to address the practical implications of decentralized greywater usage in the City of Arroyo Grande. This professional project consists of two products: a brief greywater guide for the City and a background report. The greywater guide is intended for city planners to use for general information about greywater systems. The guide addresses Arroyo Grande’s potable water shortage; what greywater is; advantages and concerns about greywater use; plants that are tolerant and intolerant of greywater irrigation; appropriate detergents to use with a greywater system; and a summary of California greywater law. The background ...


British Civic Architecture In The United States Of The Ionian Islands, Nicholas Patricios 2010 University of Miami

British Civic Architecture In The United States Of The Ionian Islands, Nicholas Patricios

Nicholas Patricios

On 5th November 1815 the United States of the Ionian Islands was established under British protection through signature of the Treaty of Paris. British Residents were subsequently stationed on each of the seven Ionian Islands off the west coast of Greece as governors of each Island. During the Protectorate period, 1815-1864, the Residents carried out numerous public works from public buildings and structures to roads and harbors. The most prolific Resident was Charles Napier in Kefalonia. The civic architectural style of the public buildings and structures designed by British architects and engineers was inevitably Neo-Classical, ironically a new style for ...


El Mundial De Sudáfrica Sin Ecuador, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Mundial De Sudáfrica Sin Ecuador, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Los ecuatorianos ya nos habíamos acostumbrado a la presencia en los mundiales de fútbol, luego de la importante presencia en las dos últimas justas ecuménicas de Corea-Japón y de Alemania. Más de 10 años en esa condición y de pronto nos quedamos en el camino, con la frustración, la soledad y la nostalgia de lo vivido. Ese paso por los mundiales sirvió mucho para el progreso del fútbol nacional, visto desde cada uno de los actores de esta práctica social total: jugadores, hinchas, periodistas, cuerpo técnico y dirigentes.

Hoy que empezamos a vivir los momentos previos al inicio del mundial ...


Noxious Odor In Residential Environments : Coping In Reactive And Proactive Ways In Three New Jersey Communities, Maria Beatriz Yabur 2010 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Noxious Odor In Residential Environments : Coping In Reactive And Proactive Ways In Three New Jersey Communities, Maria Beatriz Yabur

Dissertations

Currently little is known about the effects of noxious odor on people's daily lives. This lack of knowledge is apparent in the rules and regulations concerning odor. This dissertation addresses this lack of knowledge by looking at the effects of current noxious odor on residents' lives in three residential communities in northern New Jersey: West Caldwell, Newark's North Ward and Garfield- Lafayette in Jersey City. The research examines the coping process residents adopt to deal with this environmental annoyance.

In this study I explore two ways residents cope with odor: reactively (trying to keep the odor out of ...


Experiences Of Pregnancy, Childbirth And Post-Partem Period In Urban And Suburban Immigrant Pakistani Women, Rubab I. Qureshi 2010 New Jersey Institute of Technology

Experiences Of Pregnancy, Childbirth And Post-Partem Period In Urban And Suburban Immigrant Pakistani Women, Rubab I. Qureshi

Dissertations

A body of research suggests that immigrants arrive in the U.S. in good health, a healthy immigrant effect. As immigrants acculturate and absorb dominant cultural norms (measured by proxy variables such as language preference, employment, smoking and alcohol consumption), their health status deteriorates. There is a need to understand how immigrants adapt to a changed social and cultural environment and how this may influence health.

A study of pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period in immigrant Pakistani women living in New Jersey explored the interface of culture, immigration and health. The study employed a three pronged approach. Census data ...


Emergent Morphogenetic Design Strategies, Dawn Gunter 2010 University of South Florida

Emergent Morphogenetic Design Strategies, Dawn Gunter

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Emergent morphogenetic designs provide a superior architectural response to programmatic, technical, structural, environmental and spatial requirements that conventional unit based architectural forms are too inflexible to fully address.

Architecture has reached an exciting stage in its development, where structures are attempting to behave more like nature, which does not function as a static state, but as a complex grouping of symbiotic processes which are constantly evolving to adapt to environmental changes.

Digital fabrication and materials engineering have promoted an explosion in formal architectural typologies. By utilizing these digital tools and enhanced materials to embrace a morphogenetic design strategy, architecture can ...


Ac/Dc: Let There Be Hybrid Cooling, Christopher Podes 2010 University of South Florida

Ac/Dc: Let There Be Hybrid Cooling, Christopher Podes

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

In today’s increasingly energy conscious society, the methods of providing thermal comfort to humans are constantly under scrutiny. Depending on the climate, and the comfort requirements of the occupants, buildings can be designed to heat and cool occupants with passive methods, as well as mechanical methods. In the subtropics, where buildings often need to be heated in the winter and cooled in the summer, a synthesis of these two methods would be ideal. However, there is a disconnect between the integration of passive cooling and mechanical air conditioning, in subtropical architecture.

A study of user attitudes, based out of ...


Los Bicentenarios, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Los Bicentenarios, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Desde el año 2009 hasta 2011 se realizarán los festejos conmemorativos del Bicentenario en la Región, en una coyuntura donde el Estado ha entrado en crisis debido al doble movimiento interrelacionado de localización y de globalización, así como la urbe ha transformado su concepto de ciudad frontera, nacida a partir de la revolución industrial, hacia la ciudad en red, que tiene lugar con la mundialización. Hoy la ciudad es el territorio articulador general del Estado y han sido los gobiernos nacionales los que han conducido el proceso de conmemoración de los bicentenarios.

Los Bicentenarios se expresen en una coyuntura en ...


Las Ciudades Intermedias: Entre Una Pirámide Trunca Y Una Red De Construcción, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Las Ciudades Intermedias: Entre Una Pirámide Trunca Y Una Red De Construcción, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Perú, el 28 de mayo de 2010


Lo Político De Las Políticas En Seguridad Ciudadana, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Lo Político De Las Políticas En Seguridad Ciudadana, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Presentación desarrollada en la mesa de debate "Actores políticos de la seguridad", en el marco del Seminario Internacional "Lo político en la (in)seguridad ciudadana", Quito, mayo 2010


Learning Spaces For The New Way Students Work, Helen Y. Chu 2010 University of Oregon

Learning Spaces For The New Way Students Work, Helen Y. Chu

Helen Y. Chu

Learning space design has not changed – at least not in its goal. We aspire to provide facilities and resources that support instruction and research. We want to engage and motivate our students. But our students have changed. Their needs and expectations have changed. Our students – and faculty – work and think differently. We need to redefine what “learning spaces” are. We need to re-engineer our formal and informal learning spaces. Come see the surprising and non-traditional learning spaces that the University of Oregon has transformed in hopes of inspiring a new generation of thinkers, leaders, and innovators.


El Futuro De Quito: ¿Cómo Pensar Su Desarrollo Local?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

El Futuro De Quito: ¿Cómo Pensar Su Desarrollo Local?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Ponencia presentada en el Colegio de Arquitectos de Pichincha, el 26 de mayo de 2010


Centralidad Y Plazas, Fernando Carrión Mena 2010 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Centralidad Y Plazas, Fernando Carrión Mena

Fernando Carrión Mena

En estos últimos diez años hemos visto transformarse tres “plazas” importantes de la ciudad, ubicadas cada una de ellas al interior de tres tipos de centralidades urbanas y en tres lugares emblemáticos de la ciudad. Allí están los incrementos de los precios del suelo, el cambio en las construcciones y la transformación de las actividades que se desarrollan. Se trata de dos centralidades que se despliegan al interior de la ciudad de Quito: el Centro Histórico y La Mariscal Sucre; y, la tercera en uno de los Valles: la parroquia de Cumbayá, ubicada en una de las zonas de mayor ...


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