ESLARP East St. Louis Action Research Project 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 


Research Topics and Design Prototypes
Semester Projects, Part One and Two

East St. Louis Action Research Project (ESLARP)
 

Defensibility - perceptions of personal safety/community safety,
    part1/a
Liveability - the walkable neighborhood, new urbanism,
    part1/b
Legibility - wayfinding and sense of place, paths, nodes, edges,
    part1/c
Sustainability - minimizing use of fossil resources, renewability,
    part1/d
Cultural identity - historic and significant place/structures,
    part1/e
Urban ecology - runoff mitigation, wildlife habitat, reclamation,
    part1/f
Environmental equity - polluting sites, access to work,
    part1/g
Power and poverty - municipal boundaries, ownership,
    part1/h
Community organizing - issue identification, mobilization,
    part1/i
Environmental education - activism, curriculum, comm. gardening,
    part1/j