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Offer Adolescents Suburban Habitat Positive Experiences In Their Neighborhood, Benjamin A. Shirtcliff 2010 University of New Orleans

Offer Adolescents Suburban Habitat Positive Experiences In Their Neighborhood, Benjamin A. Shirtcliff

Benjamin A Shirtcliff

The adolescent population living in suburban environments is very important. This reality, however, is still too recent to be considered by practitioners of the development, which would explain why the physical environment of teenagers is rarely designed to meet their needs. This article addresses the basic needs of adolescents living in the suburbs and designers suggest ways to improve their quality of life by creating fallback places in their neighborhood. The values ​​and adolescents special needs will be used to assess the quality of suburban open spaces. We mainly interressted in the physical environment, building on the studies in the ...


City United, Park Fragmented, Heidi M. Hohmann 2010 Iowa State University

City United, Park Fragmented, Heidi M. Hohmann

Landscape Architecture Publications

The Common Cry of Urban Development, "if you want to make an omelette, you've got to break some eggs," definitely applies to Boston's Big Dig, which has been an eggbeater in the heart of Boston for the past 20 years. Today the benefits of the demolition are clearly apparent in the open spaces of the Rose Kennedy Greenway that now stands in place of the elevated Central Artery.


Hull Christian School Hull, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

Hull Christian School Hull, 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.


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

Tilford Elementary School Vinton, 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.*


De Soto Intermediate School De Soto, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

De Soto Intermediate School De Soto, 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.*


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

West Elementary School Independence, 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.


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

Kalona Elementary School Kalona, 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 the overall quality of life. In Iowa alone, 37.1% of 3rd grade students identify as either overweight or obese.


Fremont-Mills Elementary School Tabor, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

Fremont-Mills Elementary School Tabor, 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.*


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

Johnson Elementary School Spencer, 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.*


Lincoln Elementary School Fort Madison, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Larson, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

Lincoln Elementary School Fort Madison, 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.


Riceville Elementary School Riceville, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Lason, Christopher J. Seeger, Alan Jensen, Mary Huddleston 2010 Iowa Department of Public Health

Riceville Elementary School Riceville, Iowa I-Walk Report 2010, Catherine J. Lillehoj, Tami Lason, 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.*


Reflective Writing As An Assessment For Student Analysis And Synthesis Ability In A Landscape Design Course, Ann Marie VanDerZanden 2010 Iowa State University

Reflective Writing As An Assessment For Student Analysis And Synthesis Ability In A Landscape Design Course, Ann Marie Vanderzanden

Horticulture Publications

Horticulture graduates entering the field of landscape design and installation must be able to integrate technical skills with practical applications. This requires higher-order thinking skills such as critical thinking, which can be practiced through various teaching and learning strategies in an undergraduate curriculum. The objective of this project was to develop a series of three reflective writing assignments in a landscape design course to help students improve their critical thinking skills of analysis and synthesis. Scores on an 18-point quiz question for 110 students enrolled in Beginning Garden Composition (HORT 380) from 2005 to 2009 were compared. The comparison was ...


Student Perceptions Of Problem-Solving Skills And Evaluation Of A Web-Based Environment For Case-Study Work In Landscape Horticulture, Tigon Woline, Ann Marie VanDerZanden 2010 Iowa State University

Student Perceptions Of Problem-Solving Skills And Evaluation Of A Web-Based Environment For Case-Study Work In Landscape Horticulture, Tigon Woline, Ann Marie Vanderzanden

Horticulture Publications

Problem-based learning has become a popular pedagogical strategy for teaching problem-solving skills as well as subject content. However, implementation of this strategy is time-consuming. Use of the Internet and computer software could aide the creation, use, and maintenance of these teaching tools, encouraging more educators to use them. This study focused on 45 Iowa State University students enrolled in Horticulture 342, Landscape Installation and Maintenance. Students were assigned a series of four online, ill-structured case study problems based in a realistic residential landscape. Results indicated students understood the need for developing problem-solving skills, especially as they relate to future employment ...


Ralph Bunche Agape Neighborhood Vision Plan, Community Design Center 2010 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Ralph Bunche Agape Neighborhood Vision Plan, Community Design Center

Project Reports

The Ralphe Bunche Neighborhood Vision Plan provides a general design framework to spur reinvestment in this 100-year old historic African-American neighborhood in Benton, AR. The plan aggregates attainable housing (under $100,000/unit) around two neighborhood parks―one existing, and one proposed. Since the city cannot afford comprehensive street and drainage improvements to accommodate redevelopment, the proposal retrofits streets and open space with Low Impact Development (LID) landscapes to remediate urban stormwater runoff. Housing unit types between 1,000 and 1,750 square feet are amassed around these LID landscapes and amenitized with screened rooms, balconies, terraces, and multiple-height living ...


Historical Restoration Of The Usu Passive Recreation Garden, Jeremy Nelson 2010 Utah State University

Historical Restoration Of The Usu Passive Recreation Garden, Jeremy Nelson

Browse All Undergraduate research

Laval Morris was the founder of the Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning department at USU. He is an important figure in the history of our university, state, and intermountain region. One of the last remaining landscapes that he designed for the university is USU's Passive Recreation Garden. Over time the garden has become degraded, overrun by invasive plants and by last year, had become almost completely destroyed. It is important to preserve and restore this garden because of its importance to Laval and to LAEP's history.


Sustainability Initiatives In East Bayside Neighborhood Portland, Maine, Garvan Donegan, Henry Heyburn, Caitlyn Horose, Matt Klebes, Jennifer Riley, Damon Yakovleff, New England Environmental Finance Center 2010 University of Southern Maine

Sustainability Initiatives In East Bayside Neighborhood Portland, Maine, Garvan Donegan, Henry Heyburn, Caitlyn Horose, Matt Klebes, Jennifer Riley, Damon Yakovleff, New England Environmental Finance Center

Planning

This is a bundle containing research on sustainability initiatives that could be implemented in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, ME. These six essays were prepared by the Spring, 2010 Sustainable Communities Class known as CPD 602 at the University of Southern Maine. The class is part of the core curriculum of the Community Planning and Development program of the Muskie School of Public Service at the university. The instructor for the class was Samuel Merrill, Ph. D. who is also director of the New England Environmental Finance Center at the University. These papers were prepared in conjunction with Alan ...


Grading For Landscape Architects And Architects, Bo Yang 2010 Utah State University

Grading For Landscape Architects And Architects, Bo Yang

Bo Yang

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From Traditional To Today: Revelation From Chinese Gardendesign, Bo Yang, N J. Volkman 2010 Utah State University

From Traditional To Today: Revelation From Chinese Gardendesign, Bo Yang, N J. Volkman

Bo Yang

China, like many other nations, struggled in the twentieth century with defining an indigenous landscape design tradition. This was particularly true in addressing urban open space design after China implemented the Open Door Policy in the late 1970s, when Chinese garden design traditions became largely neglected. The objective of this study is to determine whether the traditional design approach could still effectively serve as modern design inspiration. Built upon a previous study by Wu (1999), our study is a reflective critique on modern Chinese urban public space design. We compare major types of traditional and modern Chinese urban open spaces ...


Ecological Engineering In A New Town Development: Drainagedesign In The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, Ming-Han Li 2010 Utah State University

Ecological Engineering In A New Town Development: Drainagedesign In The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, Ming-Han Li

Bo Yang

This paper presents a comparative study of two different drainage designs in a 10,930-ha new town development of The Woodlands, Texas. Open surface drainage by shallow grassed swales was used in the first two subdivisions that were developed with ecological approaches. Open surface drainage mimics the natural flow regime and is regarded to mitigate development impacts on watershed. In other later subdivisions, the drainage design shifted back to a conventional stormwater drainage system, that is, curb and gutter, drop inlet, and underground piping, known to concentrate stormwater and lead to downstream flooding. The objective of this study is to ...


Ecological Engineering In A New Town Development: Drainagedesign In The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, M H. Li 2010 Utah State University

Ecological Engineering In A New Town Development: Drainagedesign In The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, M H. Li

Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning Faculty Publications

This paper presents a comparative study of two different drainage designs in a 10,930-ha new town development of The Woodlands, Texas. Open surface drainage by shallow grassed swales was used in the first two subdivisions that were developed with ecological approaches. Open surface drainage mimics the natural flow regime and is regarded to mitigate development impacts on watershed. In other later subdivisions, the drainage design shifted back to a conventional stormwater drainage system, that is, curb and gutter, drop inlet, and underground piping, known to concentrate stormwater and lead to downstream flooding. The objective of this study is to ...


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