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Fairmeadows Elementary School West Des Moines, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

Fairmeadows Elementary School West Des Moines, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston

I-WALK Reports

In the past three decades, the number of obese and overweight individuals in Iowa and across the nation has skyrocketed. With obesity comes the greater risk of health complications and life expectancy reduction. As a result, the current generation of youth face a new and growing threat to their overall quality of life. In Iowa alone, 37.1% of 3rd grade students identify as either overweight or obese.


World Bank, Francis Owusu 2010 Iowa State University

World Bank, Francis Owusu

Community and Regional Planning Publications

The World Bank (often called simply “the Bank”) is one of the Bretton Woods institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), that have their roots in the post-World War II meeting of eminent economists in Bretton Woods (New Hampshire) to discuss the rebuilding of Europe. While the Bank was to provide longer-term funds for investment in productive endeavors, the IMF was to provide short-term balance-of-payments relief.

What is often referred to as the World Bank is part of the World Bank Group, which is made up of the following five development institutions: (1) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD ...


Location Choices Of Ethanol Firms In The Midwest Corn Belt, Monica A. Haddad, Gary Taylor, Francis Y. Owusu 2010 Iowa State University

Location Choices Of Ethanol Firms In The Midwest Corn Belt, Monica A. Haddad, Gary Taylor, Francis Y. Owusu

Community and Regional Planning Publications

The Corn Belt has experienced a rapid expansion of corn-based ethanol plants. This has provided researchers the opportunity to examine the relative importance to the renewable fuels industry of several location factors previously identified as important to agro-industries. Using probit regression this study identifies the factors significant to ethanol firms’ location decisions in the four-state study area of Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Nebraska. In Iowa and Illinois, where corn is largely ubiquitous, firms move beyond corn supply to consider other localized factors in their decisionmaking process. Factors such as rail access, population density and proximity to blending terminals emerge as ...


Iowa: Reconstructing The Farm Unit, Peter P. Goché 2010 Iowa State University

Iowa: Reconstructing The Farm Unit, Peter P. Goché

Architecture Conference Proceedings and Presentations

The natural space of Iowa was reinvented in the nineteenth century as a reflection of the rationality of capital production. The product of this rationality was the overlay of a grid system of surveys that indiscriminately subdivided the land—subduing its embodied natural and cultural characteristics.


Blocks, Alex Michl 2010 Iowa State University

Blocks, Alex Michl

Datum: student journal of architecture

No abstract provided.


Contemplating Inspiration, Stephanie Hauge 2010 Iowa State University

Contemplating Inspiration, Stephanie Hauge

Datum: student journal of architecture

A moment of sudden inspiration, a moment where every consideration and detail seem to fall into place behind a larger idea, thereby setting the real work into motion. It is the moment that at once brings relief and excitement, confidence and purpose to a project. Design requires inspiration.


Boston New Media Library, Margo Black, Lee Beukelman 2010 Iowa State University

Boston New Media Library, Margo Black, Lee Beukelman

Datum: student journal of architecture

The library was designed with a flexible zone to incorporate both the nature of new media and the designated square footage required for the print collection.


An-Algos Chair, Ryan Fisher 2010 Iowa State University

An-Algos Chair, Ryan Fisher

Datum: student journal of architecture

An-Algos chair is an attempt to alleviate the pain I experience when sitting for an extended period of time due to a past back surgery.


113 Main, Scott Johnson, DJ Freesmeier 2010 Iowa State University

113 Main, Scott Johnson, Dj Freesmeier

Datum: student journal of architecture

A 4096 cubic foot space, this dwelling is designed for 1–2 persons, located against the street wall in a current void on Main Street, Ames, Iowa.


My Architecture, Max Mahaffey 2010 Iowa State University

My Architecture, Max Mahaffey

Datum: student journal of architecture

I've written this paper once before. I was in my third year of architecture school, writing what I believed to be the most important essay I had ever written. The assignment was to write a manifesto for myself: to identify and articulate some conceptual thread or methodology present in all of my work; to ask myself, what the hell was I doing?


Material Moment, Alex Michl, Sam Mulholland 2010 Iowa State University

Material Moment, Alex Michl, Sam Mulholland

Datum: student journal of architecture

No abstract provided.


Chicago Arts Center, Sam Mulholland 2010 Iowa State University

Chicago Arts Center, Sam Mulholland

Datum: student journal of architecture

An art center in downtown Chicago for the sequential arts, the building took inspiration from comic book depictions of Gotham City.


Preface, Max Mahaffey 2010 Iowa State University

Preface, Max Mahaffey

Datum: student journal of architecture

For the past several years Iowa State's Student The handful of us involved with last year's issue Journal of Architecture has put out an annual pub- met at the beginning of this year looking forward lication with a collection of student-written essays to the new publication. We advertised our meetings and select student projects. CORE, as it was called as usual, new members came, and we got down then, sought to showcase exceptional student work to business. Armed with a new outlook on things, and to provide a platform where students from all we recognized the steady improvement ...


Datum (No. 1 Methods), Datum 2010 Iowa State University

Datum (No. 1 Methods), Datum

Datum: student journal of architecture

No abstract provided.


Boat House, Jake Groth 2010 Iowa State University

Boat House, Jake Groth

Datum: student journal of architecture

This boathouse is a storage/workout facility for the Des Moines Rowing Club and Drake. It is meant to replace the current boathouse and improve its storage capacity, without adding any ground floor square footage.


Veracity In Studio, Katelyn Rutledge 2010 Iowa State University

Veracity In Studio, Katelyn Rutledge

Datum: student journal of architecture

Studio. Honesty. Two harmless words that create such an intense relationship that they consume and define the lives of design students.


Boston New Media Library, Ryan Fisher, Will Reihmann, Kevin Wagner 2010 Iowa State University

Boston New Media Library, Ryan Fisher, Will Reihmann, Kevin Wagner

Datum: student journal of architecture

The Boston New Media Library mixes new media elements with those of a traditional library.


Installation, Adam Aalgaard 2010 Iowa State University

Installation, Adam Aalgaard

Datum: student journal of architecture

Created from artifacts used in the domestic practice of listening to music, this compositionally-driven installation seeks an understanding in the use of music listening devices and how they influence and are influenced by the spaces in which they are used.


Touch Objects, Justin Oldenhuis 2010 Iowa State University

Touch Objects, Justin Oldenhuis

Datum: student journal of architecture

With the rise of technology and mass production, our world has become an increasingly visual place. We are slaves to our sense of sight. Though these objects cannot completely free us from that sight, they can begin to illuminate another of our senses, our sense of touch.


Field Chapel, Max Mahaffey, Brian Moore 2010 Iowa State University

Field Chapel, Max Mahaffey, Brian Moore

Datum: student journal of architecture

There is a place in our memories reserved for the vernacular and the sacred.


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