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Current Courses/Studios - Spring 2007

ARCH 401 - Action Research Methods - Undergrad - Bruce Wicks and Janni Sorensen

 

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Archives
Semester   Architecture   Landscape Architecture   Urban and Regional Planning   Other Courses
Fall '06   ARCH 475 – Arch Design & Development - Robert Selby, FAIA      

UP 260 - Social Inequality and Planning - Stacy Harwood

UP 474 - Community Development Workshop - Stacy Harwood

 

LIS 451 - Intoduction to Networked Information Systems - Martin Wolske

RST 457 - Bruce Wicks

Spring 06       LA 438 - Design Workshop - (Laura Lawson)  

UP 478 - Community Development Workshop - Neighborhood Plan implementation and grant-writing with ESLARP partners (Stacy Harwood)

   
Fall 05          

UP 260 - Social Inequality and Planning - Community-based learning projects (Stacy Harwood)

UP 474 - Neighborhood Planning - Rush City Neighborhood: A case study of displacement in progress (Stacy Harwood)

 

LIS 451 - Intoduction to Networked Information Systems (Martin Wolske)

RST 457 - Tourism Development (Bruce Wicks)

SW 402 (Jeff Scott)

 

Spring 05   Arch 374 - Architectural Design and the City   LA 336/438- Design Workshop Studio   UP 478- Community Development workshop - Emerson Park Neighborhood Revitalization Plan   LIS 451 Intoduction to Networked Information Systems:
Fall 04  

ARCH 597-

Special Problems in Architectual Design

   

UP 260- Social Inequality and Planning - Community-based learning projects in the South End and Emerson Park neighborhoods

UP 474 - Neighborhood Planning - Data collection for Emerson Park Neighborhood Revitalization Plan

 

 

LIS 451- Intoduction to Networked Information Systems

LEIS 457- Tourism Development

Summer 04

ARCH 371/373/374- Architectural Design Studio- a Charrette with Golden Garden




LIS 450 Emerging Technologies &Community Information Systems - Working with residents in ESL to develop a set of alternate ways community technology center computer labs can obtain Internet access.

Spring 04  

Arch 374 Design Studio - Reweaving the Fabric of the South End Neighborhood: Mixed Use Design with the Ascension Development Corporation of East St. Louis, Illinois

       

LAS 199/ENG 199-ESL- LINC: Learning in Community- an interdisciplinary, project-based course focusing on community development projects in East St. Louis

LEIST 199-ST - Tourism Development - Study of tourism potential related to proposed Heritage Trail

LIS 315 Introduction to Networked Information Systems - Creation of Community Technology Centers (CTC)

Fall 03           UP 260 Social Inequality in the American City - Alta Sita Youth Planning Activity   LIS 315 Introduction to Networked Information Systems - Creation of Community Technology Centers (CTC)
Spring 03  

ARCH 374 Graduate Design Studio - a comprehensive study of the Alta Sita neighborhood and a complete design of a housing development project

ARCH 372/LA338/UP378/ East St. Louis Neighborhood Design Studio - South End Neighborhood

ARCH 466 - Advanced Problems in Housing - Neighborhood Impacts of Abusive Lending and Foreclosure in East St. Louis

 

ARCH 372/LA338/UP378/ East St. Louis Neighborhood Design Studio - South End Neighborhood

LA236/338 Design Workshop - restoration of an urban stream system in Lansdowne Neighborhood

  ARCH 372/LA338/UP378/ East St. Louis Neighborhood Design Studio - South End Neighborhood  

LAS 199/ENG 199 LINC: Learning in Community- an interdisciplinary, project-based course focusing on community development projects in East St. Louis

LEIST 199BW Tourism Development - Study of tourism potential related to proposed Heritage Trail

LIS 315 Introduction to Networked Information Systems - Creation of Community Technology Centers (CTC)

Fall 02   ARCH 373 Graduate Design Studio -
a comprehensive study of the Alta Sita neighborhood and a complete design of a housing development project
      UP260 Social Inequality and Social Welfare Planning (East St. Louis Oral History Project: South End Neighborhood)  

LIS 315 Introduction to Networked Information Systems - Creation of Community Technology Centers (CTC)

LAS 199/ENG 199 LINC: Learning in Community - an interdisciplinary, project-based course focusing on community development projects in ESL. PolSciSoc

SW 402 - Comparative Approach to Community Practice (Block Captain Program for Lansdowne) prof. Eric Hadley-Ives

POLS 305 - Urban Politics (ESLCAN as a model of community based activism) prof. Todd Shaw

Summer 02           UP 497 ESLARP GIS: A REPORT ON THE CURRENT STATUS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF GIS WITHIN THE EAST ST. LOUIS ACTION RESEARCH PROGRAM (Kristofer Johnson)    
Spring 02   ARCH272 Affordable Housing in East St. Louis

ARCH372
A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary ESLARP Studio Workshop (South End Neighborhood)
  LA 338 A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary ESLARP Studio Workshop (South End Neighborhood)   UP 378 Community Development Workshop (South End Plan)

UP 374 Neighborhood Planning (Emerson Park Development Corporation History)
  LIS 315 Introduction to Networked Information Systems - Creation of Community Technology Centers (CTC)
Fall 01           UP260 Social Inequality and Social Welfare Planning (East St. Louis Oral History Project: Emerson Park and Lansdowne Neighborhoods)    
Summer 01   ARCH301 Independent Study:
Emerson Park House
           
Spring 01   ARCH372 A Collaborative, Interdisciplinary ESLARP Studio Workshop.
(Lansdowne Neighborhood)
- Revitalization of Creek Corridor
- Lansdowne Town Center
- Walkable Paths
- Intersection
- Corridors
  LA236/338 Master Planning to enhance quality of life in East St. Louis - Lansdowne Neighborhood Revitalization
- Revitalization of Creek Corridor
- Lansdowne Town Center
- Walkable Paths
- Intersection
- Corridors
  UP378 Community Development Workshop (Lansdowne Neighborhood Revitalization Plan)    
Fall 00           UP260
Urban Social Problems and Planning
   
Spring 00   ARCH 372/LA 338
Collaborative Studio 2000
- Alta Sita
- The Springfield Project
  LA 338/ARCH 372
Collaborative Studio 2000
- Alta Sita
- The Springfield Project
       
Fall 99   ARCH 371
Your Place, My Place, Their Place: A Housing Environments Studio
- Sustainability in Architecture
- Defensible Space
- Personal Expressions & Symbolism
- Affordable Housing
- Compatibility
- Single-Parent Housing
- Non-traditional Households
- Housing for the Elderly
- Universal Design / Accessibility
- Cultural Identity of the African American Community
  LA 341
Land Resource Evaluation
- Tabernacle Area Redevelopment Project
- Preservation Through Revitalization
- Emerson Park Resource Center (EPRC) : Gateway to the Future
- Blue's Family Restaurant
- Emerson Park: 13th/Winstanley Redevelopment Project
       
Spring 99   ARCH 374/LA 338
Master planning and design for the Alta Sita Neighborhood
  LA 338/ARCH374
Master planning and design for the Alta Sita Neighborhood
  UP 378
Alta Sita: Community Development Workshop

UP 299
Community Profile of the East St. Louis Enterprise Community

UP 199 : Urban Development Seminar
   
Fall 98       LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
- Housing Development, Turning a New Leaf
- Downtown Revitalization, Remake-Movies
- Liveable Streets, Downtown Streetscape Improvements
- Music on the Waterfront, Re-development of River Frontage
- Urban Rehabilitation, The Gateway Community Center
- Land for Recreation, Adopting Under-utilized Land at the Suburban Edge
  LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
- Housing Development, Turning a New Leaf
- Downtown Revitalization, Remake-Movies
- Liveable Streets, Downtown Streetscape Improvements
- Music on the Waterfront, Re-development of River Frontage
- Urban Rehabilitation, The Gateway Community Center
- Land for Recreation, Adopting Under-utilized Land at the Suburban Edge
   
Summer 98

Emerson Park
Development History

 
     
Spring 98

ARCH372/374
Architectural Design Studio: Affordable housing for Emerson Park

LA338
Strategic Design
- Emerson Park Housing Development
- Revitalizing Emerson Park with Natural Areas
- Archeology of East St. Louis
- City Wide Housing Initiative


LA236
Public Art

UP378
Emerson Park: Community Development Workshop

UP499
Economic Development at the Emerson Park Metrolink Station
   
Fall 97



LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
- St. Louis Blues Downtown Cafe
- The Neighborhood Garden Plot
- East St. Louis Recreation RailTrail
- Children, Clothes 'n Care
- Greenways for Economic Investment



LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
- St. Louis Blues Downtown Cafe
- The Neighborhood Garden Plot
- East St. Louis Recreation RailTrail
- Children, Clothes 'n Care
- Greenways for Economic Investment



   
Spring 97



LA236/338
JJK Sports Center

LA442
Sanitation Code Violation

UP374
Neighborhood Planning Seminar (Olivette Park)

UP326/UPP594
Joint Course in Urban Design
   
Fall 96

ARCH373
Design Studio

LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
-Urban wildlife
-Historic ESL
-Light rail
-New wetlands
-Tree farming
-Flood-prone


LA/UP341
Land Resource Evaluation
-Urban wildlife
-Historic ESL
-Light rail
-New wetlands
-Tree farming
-Flood-prone



   
Summer 96





UP499
Olivette Park Action Revitalization Plan
   
Spring 96

ARCH372
Emerson Park Design Studio

LA450
Environmental Impact Statements

UP497
Infrastructure Cost Modelling
   
Fall 95



LA437/465
Big Plans, Small Plans
- A Region Transformed
- New Value for Old Land
- East St. Louis Youth Golf Center
- Linking Waterfront and City
- American Bottom Habitat Arboretum
- Native Bottomland Habitats for Wildlife Refuge
- Family, Friends, and Foundations: Directions for Hall Park
- On Track to Economic Revival
- Sustainability and Multiple-use
- Olivette Park Neighborhood People's District
- Streetscape and Image
- Designing Safe Neighborhoods
- The Spirit of the African American Yards
- A New State Street for Edgemont
- Using Flood Water for Environmental Benefit


   
Summer 95

Arch 372/374
Washington Place




   
Spring 95





UP419
Identification of Dilapidated Structures
   
Fall 94



LA437/465
Urban Land Futures

- Growing with trees ( a proposal for arboriculture-based industry )
- A more lively and lovely ESL
- The garden city


UP485
Low Cost Multifamily Housing
   
Summer 94

Studio
Virginia Park




   
Spring 93



Studio
Winstanley/Industry Park


   
Spring 92





UP374/394
Emerson Park Community Safety Plan

Proposal
Lansdowne Community Development Block Grant Proposal
   
Fall 91   Riverfront Development Research Project            
Fall 90





UP374/374
Emerson Park Neighborhood Improvement Plan
 

 

 


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