Department of Urban Design & Planning | University of Washington

MUP Thesis and Professional Projects

2014

Title: How an Asset-Based Appreciative Inquiry Risk Assessment Approach Could Improve the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Risk Map Process
Student Name: Maximilian Dixon
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington
Title: Maximizing Ecological and social Benefits of Habitat Restoration in the Lower Duwamish River: A Spatial Framework for Site Selection
Student Name: Tess Brandon
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Evaluating the Impacts of Discount Function and Rate Selection on the Net Present Valuation of Coastal-Wetland Ecosystem Services: An Exploratory Meta-Analysis
Student Name: Kristen A Vitro
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Traffic-Related Air Pollution, PM2.5: The Case of Shanghai
Student Name: Shijia Ling
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Economic Approaches to Managing Stormwater Runoff in the Seattle Area
Student Name: Mori Wallner
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Washington State Vehicle Miles Traveled Reduction Benchmarks: How Might They Be Reached?
Student Name: Jonathon Olds
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: The Use of Patient Capital to Promote Real Estate Development in Walkable Communities
Student Name: Francisco Traverso
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Operationalizing Jan Gehl’s 12 Quality Criteria on Ballard Avenue
Student Name: Aaron C Lykken
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Sustainable Urban Community Development: A Case Study of Flood Design in Sonqualmie, WA, USA
Student Name: Huang Pin-Hao
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Howard Street Artisan Manufacturing District: Operationalizing the Quadruple Bottom Line in Corridor Design and Development
Student Name: Stacy Cannon
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: The Lake City Commons: A Catalytic Approach for Generating Urban Coherence
Student Name: Katy Haima
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: A Review of the Traffic Safety Culture in Europe to Improve Pedestrian Safety in the U.S.: Lessons from France and Sweden
Student Name: Jean Kim
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Landscape Infrastructure Strategies for Post-Industrial Reuse
Student Name: Jessica N Michalak
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jeffrey Hou

Title: A Preliminary Assessment of Adding New Retail Space in the City of Snoqualmie, Washington: The Case of Highway 18/Interstate 90 Interchange
Student Name: Lynn Marion Fredenburg
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frederick Wagner

Title: Assessing the Relationship between City Growth and Electricity Use Over Time: A Comparative Analysis of Chandigarh and Seattle
Student Name: Reid R Haefer
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: 1000 Campus Parkway: Seattle’s New Gateway to the University of a Thousand Years
Student Name: Nathan Daum
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Tactical Urbanism and the Right to the City
Student Name: Lana K Alisdairi
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Sharing the Street: Shared Space in an American Context
Student Name: Gregory Behrens
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: Public Involvement as an Opportunity for Multicultural Sociability in an Urban Context
Student Name: Ian Nunley
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Process Based Learning in Planning Studio Pedagogy: A Theoretical Model for Planning Education
Student Name: Kelly R Hostetler
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Preserving Place for Transient Populations in Gentrifying Urban Spaces
Student Name: Erica Bush
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jeffrey Hou

Title: Planning Effectively for Legalized Recreational Marijuana Use: An Assessment of Community Land Use Ordinances in Washington State
Student Name: Kali F Hollenhorst
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Planning for Small & Ordinary Natural Urban Spaces to Enhance Mental Health & Well-Being: The Psychological Health Benefits from Contact with Nature
Student Name: Wren McNally
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: A Guidebook for Implementing Role-Playing Simulation Games in the Planning Process
Student Name: Michele M Hill
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Prioritizing Pedestrian Safety Improvement Locations: A Spatial Analytical Approach Using Network Kernel Density Estimation
Student Name: Scott Beckstrom
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: How to Increase Revenue for King County Metro Operations
Student Name: Brian Macik
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Qing Shen

Title: A Geodesign Inspired Multiple Criteria Decision Tool for Prioritizing Levee Setback Project Sites
Student Name: Jesse Reynolds
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Within the Edge: A revised Approach to Urban Containment within the Chandigarh Periphery
Student Name: Abigail Weber
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Moving Forward towards Sustainability: Contributions of the Living Building Challenge to Triple Bottom Line Reporting
Student Name: Jiajia Ge
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Bicycle Infrastructure Safety: A Review and Application of the Case-Control Methodology
Student Name: Lisa Enns
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: How Urban Planners can Promote Education Equality
Student Name: Sophie Glass
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Sharon E Sutton

Title: Land Value under Growth Control in King County
Student Name: Yang Liu
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Bitter

Title: Planning for Self-Organized Homeless Camps: Policy, Community Relations, and Locational Process
Student Name: Virginia C Werner
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana & Professor Lynne Manzo

Title: The Cost of On-Site Parking: How Supply-Side Decisions Affect Developers and Tenants of Multifamily Housing
Student Name: Jesse London
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Planning for Resilience: A Proposed Landscape Evaluation for Redevelopment Planning in the Linpan Landscape
Student Name: Jennifer L Tippins
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

2013

Title: Recommendation of Residential Property Taxing for the City of Wenzhou
Student Name: Daren Dai
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle
Title: From Recess to Community Resource: Adaptive Reuse Options for Mountain View Commons, Port Townsend, Washington
Student Name: Anna Kristina M. Gallant
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Swinomish Tribal business Opportunity Program
Student Name: Travis English
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: To Evaluate and Recommend a Design Model for the Public Plaza in Overlake Village
Student Name: Lawrence Chung
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald J Kasprisin

Title: A Preliminary Exploration of the Differences Between Two Financing Options for University Real Estate Projects Under Public-Private Partnerships : A Case Study of 501(c)3 and 63-20 Tax Exempt Bond Processes
Student Name: Leanna Man Li
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Westlake Union Traverse
Student Name: Andrea Fitch
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer & Professor Thaisa Way

Title: Waterfront Transit Alternatives Analysis
Student Name: Erin Holly Walter
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Up an Urban Creek: The Role of Development Patterns in Stream Health
Student Name: Maria Sandercock
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Factors Associated with Accessory Dwelling Units
Student Name: Cynthia Krass
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: The Dilemma of Urban Road Space Reallocation: An Outreach and Engagement Strategy for Bus Rapid Transit on Seattle’s Madison Street
Student Name: Drew Dresman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Seattle’s Experience with Traffic Calming on Arterial Streets
Student Name: Stephen K Padua
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Seattle Apartment Market Alignment Analysis (2011-2016)
Student Name: Adrien Renaud
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Bitter

Title: Turn Left at the Station: How Safety and Way finding Influences the Transit User’s Experience
Student Name: Michelle Marie Whitfield
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae
Title: Evaluating Public Participation Techniques: Improving the Planner’s Tool Box
Student Name: Zachary T Ambrose
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: Reducing Urban Heat Island Effect in Copenhagen
Student Name: Erik Alskog
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Nancy Rottle

Title: Fish and Floods: Implementation of the 2008 Biological Opinion on the National Flood Insurance Program in Washington State
Student Name: Margaret Olson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Spatial and Process Strategies Toward the Formalization and Integration of the Informal Settlement, Villa 31, In Buenos Aires, Argentina
Student Name: Timothy A Trujillo
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Frozen Landscapes, Swirling History: Constructing Meaning at San Juan Island National Historical Park
Student Name: David Smolker
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

2012

Title: Using GIS to Assist Location and Site Selection
Student Name: Adriana Abramovich
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Exploring the Relationship between Walkability and the Built Environment: A Case Study of Three Intersections in Seattle’s University District
Student Name: Laura Barker
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Feasibility Analysis of an Affordable Mixed-Use Development: The Case of El Centro de la Raza
Student Name: Matthew J Beal
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: The Eatonville Comprehensive Plan: Chapter 8 Shorelines – Mashel River Greenbelt, Town of Eatonville, Washington
Student Name: Nicholas M Bond
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: Perspectives on Seattle Women’s Decisions to Bike for Transportation
Student Name: Anne Broache
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Cross-Cultural Communication for International Urban Design Practice: Lessons from a Field Studio in China
Student Name: Ting Chen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The Civic Waterfront: Public Participation in Urban Megaproject Design
Student Name: Magdalena Celinska
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: New Urbanism in Oregon’s Growth Managed Communities
Student Name: Cameron AM Duncan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Raze-or-Retrofit: Institutional Influences on Redevelopment for Energy Efficiency
Student Name: Sean Shannon Engle
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: The Exclusionary Benefit in Multifamily Housing
Student Name: Michael HK Goldman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Ecosystem Service Values in Benefit-Cost Analysis of Flood Mitigation Projects
Student Name: Patrick Green
Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Tools and Policies for Promoting Social Equity in Seattle Transit Communities
Student Name: Erika Harris
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Feasibility Analysis Case Study: Seattle Central Community College’s Development in the Surplus Space of Sound Transit’s Capitol Hill Light Rail Station
Student Name: Janice Ruth Jarman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe
Title: An Analysis of Historic Preservation and Affordable Housing Incentives in Seattle’s Chinatown – International District
Student Name: Brian Kalthoff
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Governance of Public Development Authorities in the State of Washington: Variations and a Prospective Application Generated by a Case-Study Review
Student Name: Michael L Lazarus
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Tomorrow Was Yesterday: Urban Options for Preserving Historic, Modern Chandigarh
Student Name: Emily Anne C Lindsey
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Vikramāditya Prakāsh

Title: Homestays as Livelihood Strategies in Rural Economies: The Case of Johar Valley, Uttarakhand, India
Student Name: Ian Christian Macek
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Potential Initiatives that Military Leadership Can Take to Reduce Automobile Dependency for Service-Members and Employees at Naval Base Kitsap – Bremerton and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, WA
Student Name: Joel McMillan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: To Walk or Not to Walk? The Barriers and Facilitators of Walking for Recreation and Transport
Student Name: Erin Marie Montgomery
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Jan Whittington

Title: Stretching the Limits of Walkability: Comparing Walk and Bus Trips in Urban Seattle Neighborhoods
Student Name: John Murphy
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Cynthia Chen

Title: Mobile Food Vending and the Public Realm: A Seattle Study
Student Name: Jenny Ngo
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Urban Design for a Local Merchant Community: The Case of “Uptown” Bellevue, WA
Student Name: Gloria L Ramirez
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The Food Access Policy and Planning Guide
Student Name: Eva Elise Ringstrom
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: An Empirical Study of Urban/Suburban Residential Location Choice in the Seattle Metropolitan Area
Student Name: Eun Jin Shin
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor C-H Christine Bae

Title: New Urbanism and Neighborhood Revitalization: A Case Study Analysis of Social and Economic Development in HOPE VI
Student Name: Joshua Richard Vitulli
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ronald Kasprisin

Title: Appropriate Parking Management Strategy for Successful Transit Oriented Development
Student Name: Bo Wang
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: The Production of Value: A Study of Urbansism in South Lake Union
Student Name: Michael K Ward
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Multifamily Residential Parking Demand and Walkable Food Access in Suburban Transit Corridors
Student Name: Jonathon Morrison Winters
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Urban Heat Island (UHI) Effect in the Puget Sound Region: Adaptation and Biomimetic Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change
Student Name: Stefanie R Young
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

2011

Title: Interim Land Uses: An Analysis of Seattle’s Vacant and Underused Lot Pilot Program
Student Name: Diana K Benson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: The Role of Civil Engineering Design in Addressing Community Need
Student Name: Patricia DeMarco
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Living Streets: Woonerf-based, People-oriented Street Policy and Design for the City of Seattle
Student Name: Seth Geiser
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Nancy Rottle

Title: Cultural Facilities Planning and Land Use Planning: Seattle Case Study
Student Name: Noa Ginger
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Joaquin Herranz Jr

Title: Reducing Vulnerability through Public Participation in Hazard Mitigation: Strategies, Practices, and Lessons Learned from Everett’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Update Process
Student Name: Derrick C Hiebert-Flamm
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Bicyclists’ Exposure to Air Pollution in Seattle and Seoul: A Hybrid Analysis Using Personal Monitoring and Land Use Regression
Student Name: E-Sok Andy Hong
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Local Governments: Methods, Models and Two Washington State Case Studies
Student Name: Jennifer Lail
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Promising Approaches for Reducing Urban Congestion? A Comparative Case Study of Seattle, Washington, and Guangzhou, China
Student Name: Yifan Li
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: The Effect of Urban Renewal Act Building Bulk Incentives on Real Estate in Taipei City, Taiwan
Student Name: Yi-Chieh Lin
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: A Case Study of Beijing’s Economical and Applicable Housing Program
Student Name: Yifei Ma
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Economic Efficiency of Green Buildings: A Pilot Study of Green and Non-green Buildings Held by Japanese Real Estate Investment Trusts
Student Name: Hiroshi Maruyama
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: 130th Avenue NE Light Rail Station Area Bicycle Improvements: Analysis and Recommendations
Student Name: Patrick B McGrath
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Urban Design with Global Publics: West African Immigrants’ Appropriation of Space in the Rainier Valley
Student Name: Rachel Miller
Supervisory Committee: Professors Manish Chalana and Lynne Manzo

Title: The Influence of Cultural Values on the Text of Environmental Laws and Regulations: Lummi Nation and City of Bellingham
Student Name: Helen O’Neil
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Lessons Learned from Assessing Three Affordable Housing Models: In Conjunction with the Haines Apartment Project with Capitol Hill Housing in Seattle, WA
Student Name: Katie Porter
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: An Evaluation of the Implementation of the Seattle Bicycle Master Plan
Student Name: Danielle Rose
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner
Title: Applicability of Health Impact Assessment to Road Diets
Student Name: Peter Schmiedeskamp
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Public Participation Tools in Megaprojects to Increase Public Acceptance and Support: A Lesson in What Not to Do in Airport Expansions from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Third Runway
Student Name: Amanda Snypp
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Boulevard Design Guidelines for 148th Avenue SE/150th Avenue SE in Bellevue, WA
Student Name: Jessica Elizabeth Stein
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Developing Capitol Hill Apartments Without On-site Parking: A Literature Review and Real Estate Feasibility Study
Student Name: Paul William Allen Symington
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Resilience and Collaborative Planning for Freight Movements: The Case of the Washington Department of Transportaion
Student Name: Chilan Tran Ta
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Edward McCormack

Title: Best Practices in Designing Affordable Multi-story Apartment Buildings for Families with Children
Student Name: Courtney E Thomson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Suitability Analysis of Park-and-Ride Facilities Locations: Case Study of Seattle
Student Name: Eiji Torikai
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Qing Shen

Title: Shared Space: Harmony between Movement and Place Guidelines for Adaptation to the Seattle Context
Student Name: Adam Chester Webber
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Seattle’s Historic Unreinforced Masonry Buildings: Mapping, Developing Strategies and Policy Recommendations to Support a Seattle URM Program
Student Name: Jeana C Wiser
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Mapping Suitable Locations for Development in King County Using LEED-ND as a Guide
Student Name: Jason Woycke
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

2010

Title: Reimagining the Waterfront: Revitalizing the Port and City of Blaine, Washington through Connections Student Name: Christy Alexander
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: West Seattle Triangle Urban Design Plan
Student Name: Jeff Arango
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: From Ladder to Lattice: A Consideration of Activation in Urban Environmental Stewardship and Citizen Participation
Student Name: Weston Brinkley
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: The Dutch Response to Sea Level Rise: Lessons for the Outer Banks of North Carolina
Student Name: Wendy W Buffett
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Seattle’s Link Light Rail System: A Preliminary Examination of the Mount Baker and Othello Stations and the Impact of Policy Changes to Foster Transit Oriented Development (TOD)
Student Name: Sung-Zhi Chen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Developing a Continuity Plan for the City of Redmond, Washington: A Means for Improving Local Government Disaster Response and Resiliency
Student Name: Amanda Engstfeld
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Blurring Edges: Connecting the Seattle Center to Surrounding Neighborhoods
Student Name: Jaclyn M Gault
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Planning for Sustainability: Approaches for the City of Mukilteo, Washington
Student Name: Jennifer Gregerson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Protecting Seattle’s Auto Row: Next Steps for the Pike Pine Conservation District
Student Name: Cecelia Gunn
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Creating Public Value for Public Bicycles
Student Name: Max Hepp-Buchanan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Urban Consolidation: An Analysis of Accessory Dwelling Units and Backyard Cottages in Seattle
Student Name: Nathaniel Taylor Hickey
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Greening or Greenwashing? Indicators of Successful Commute Trip Reduction
Student Name: Zachary Northup Howard
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Using Multicriteria Evaluation to Select Stormwater Management Alternatives for Sums in Sub-Saharan Africa
Student Name: Daniel Kastoryano
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Developing a Guidebook to Environmental Markets for Farmers and Ranchers in Washington
Student Name: Katherine Killebrew
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Transportation Barriers, Health Care Utilization, and Health Outcomes among Urban, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Two-spirit American Indians and Alaska Natives
Student Name: Ruth Lindberg
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell
Title: The Land Use Policy Project, 1978-1988: Seattle’s First Generation of Land Use Policy Development
Student Name: Catherine R McCoy
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Providing Access and Promoting Prosperity: A Proposed Framework for Sustainable Urban Planning in a Constrained-Resource Environment
Student Name: William J McGurk
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Does the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s HOPE VI Program Result in Communities of Legible Urban Design? An Evaluation of the Emergent Urban Design Patterns of HOPE VI Communities in the Puget Sound Region
Student Name: Douglas Daniel McIntyre
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Feasibility Study for the Relocation of Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets (PSKS)
Student Name: Cynthia D Padilla
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: The Process of Seattle’s Clear Alleys Program
Student Name: Michael Pickford
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Multicriteria Evaluation of Stormwater Management Systems in Seattle
Student Name: Sheena Pietzold
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

Title: Sunlight for Solar Panels: The Nexus Between Sustainable Planning and Solar Access Protection in Seattle
Student Name: Kirk Rappe
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Real Estate Feasibility Study
Student Name: Noah U Roehl
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Assessing Multifamily Residential Parking Demand and Transit Service: A Comparison of Two Urban Centers in King County
Student Name: Daniel H Rowe
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Chang-Hee Christine Bae

Title: Impact Mitigation of Commercial District Streetscape Revitalization Projects
Student Name: Emily Davis Slotnick
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Mixed Use Alternatives for Rainier Beach Economic Development: Low-impact Production Businesses
Student Name: John Vander Sluis
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Ecosystem Services in the Urban Landscape: How to Prioritize the Implementation of Ecological Streets
Student Name: Dana Matz Spindler
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Reintegrating Isolated Historic Buildings: The Hong Kong Shophouse as a Case for Continuity in Design
Student Name: Nathan Arthur Farn-Wing Tseng
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Sound Transit Central Link Light Rail: A Study in Project Planning
Student Name: Michael G Xenakis
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jan Whittington

2009

Title: Public Use Bike Share Feasibility Study for King County, Washington: Demand Analysis
Student Name: Tyler Benson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Balancing Recreation Demand and Wildlife Protection: A Compilation of Management Strategies Used in the Pacific Northwest
Student Name: Jami Carter
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Gordon Bradley

Title: Discovering and Developing Carbon Forest Indicators: Combating Climate Change at the International Level
Student Name: Chia-Yu Joyce Chen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Gordon Bradley

Title: Making Seattle’s Streets Livable: A Citizen’s Guide to Understanding Seattle’s Transportation Policies and Planning
Student Name: Grace Cho
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Effects of Privatization on Cooperative Housing Estates in Poland. Cases of Gdansk, Gdynia and Lublin
Student Name: Maja Hadlock
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: “When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It”: Urban Reclamation, Placemaking, and Sustainable Traffic Design at Skewed and Multi-Leg Intersections in US Cities
Student Name: Casey Hildreth
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Risk Management in LEED-NC Private Development
Student Name: Ming-Yi Hsu
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: A Strategy for Preserving Seattle’s Industry: A Systematic Approach to Evaluate the City’s Industrial Land Using a Multi-Criterion Model
Student Name: Charles Klocow
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Manish Chalana

Title: Assessing the Food and Fitness Environments of Neighborhood Schools in Delridge and White Center
Student Name: Donald Jerome Kramer
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Quantification of Transportation Demand Management Factors Affecting the Shift from Drive-Alone to Other Commute Modes in Bellevue, WA
Student Name: Alexander Lazar
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Planning for Access to Transit: A Proposed Multicriteria Evaluation Matrix for Sound Transit’s System Access Program
Student Name: Katherine Jean Lichtenstein
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Floodplain Storage Opportunities for Flood Mitigation in the Puyallup River Basin, Pierce County
Student Name: Tzu-Yu Lin
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Farmers’ Perceptions of Farming in King County: The Challenges, Industry Trends and Needed Resources and Services
Student Name: Kara E Martin
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Street Design Components in Hub Urban Villages of Seattle: An Analysis of the Relationships Between Street Design and Context
Student Name: Yosuke Oi
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Implementation of Inclusionary Zoning in Southeast Seattle
Student Name: Torence J Powell
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Garshick Kleit

Title: Denny Regrade (1893– 2008): A Case Study in Historical GIS
Student Name: Aaron Raymond
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Improving Pedestrian Accessibility Around the Northgate Mall Through Urban Design Interventions
Student Name: Angie C Salicetti
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: LEED ND as a New Urbanist Metric
Student Name: Nicole Sanders
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Metropolitan Agriculture: The Changing Face of Farming
Student Name: Katherine E Sommers
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Case Study Comparison of Bicycle Ridership in Bellevue, Washington and Groningen, the Netherlands
Student Name: Sarah Squires
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Active Transport to School: Influence, Outcomes, and Implications
Student Name: Orion Stewart
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: The Impact of Gasoline Prices on Automobile and Transit Travel in Washington State
Student Name: Victor Stover
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Balance on the Urban Waterfront: A Comparative Study of Sustainable, Mixed-Use Development in the Pacific Northwest
Student Name: J Scott Surdyke
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Using a GIS Suitability Analysis to Identify Locations for Floodplain Reconnection in Seattle’s Salmon-bearing Streams.
Student Name: Scott H Williamson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Beyond New Heaven and Earth: Historic City-Center Redevelopment in Qingdao, China
Student Name: Jie Yang
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: Parking Pricing: Its Potential Impacts on the Economic Vitality of Central Business Districts
Student Name: Melissa A Young
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Protecting Customer Parking: Strategies for Businesses near Light Rail Stations in Southeast Seattle
Student Name: Michelle D Zeidman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

2008

Title: A New Era in Urban Ballpark Development in the United States: A Chronological Analysis of Ballpark Development in the United States and a New Model Proposed for Manhattan’s West Side Rail Yards
Student Name: Aaron Asis
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: To What Extent Has the City of Seattle Achieved Distributional Equity Within the Neighborhood Street Fund?
Student Name: Kadie R Bell
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Joaquin Herranz, Jr

Title: REITs in the Thrift Savings Plan: Should REITs be Available to Service Members?
Student Name: Toby Birdsell
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James DeLisle

Title: Achieving Leed for Neighborhood Development in the Center of the City
Student Name: Vivian Chang
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Advancing Urban Ecohousing: Barriers and Pathways to Resource Conservation in Urban Multifamily Housing
Student Name: Heather Flint Chatto
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: A Guide to Building a Backyard Cottage in Southeast Seattle
Student Name: Andrea R Clinkscales
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Creating Connections: Strategies for Improving Accessibility in the High Point Community of West Seattle
Student Name: James Kingston Dewar
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Where did the Traffic Go: A Study of Spatial, Modal, and Time-Diversion Resulting from the August 2007 Seattle North Bound Interstate 5 Partial Road Closure
Student Name: Wes Edwards
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Improving Bicycle Safety in Seattle: An Analysis of Bicycle-Motor Vehicle Collisions
Student Name: Tessa Greegor
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: A Multi-criteria Evaluation of Transit Service Areas on the Tulalip Indian Reservation
Student Name: Mark D Hamilton
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Comparing Bus Rapid Transit to LINK Light Rail Transit from the University District of Northgate
Student Name: Brian W Henry
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Planning for Sea Level Rise in Seattle, Washington: Seawall Replacement at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook as a Case Study
Student Name: James D Rufo Hill
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Growing Green: An Inventory of Public Lands Suitable for Community Gardening in Seattle Washington
Student Name: Megan Horst
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Conservation Framework Proposal for Xijie, a Street in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China
Student Name: Katherine Idziorek
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Brew Uses for Old Buildings: The Adaptive Reuse of Historic Buildings as Microbreweries in the Pacific Northwest
Student Name: Nicholas J Kindel
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Local Improvement Districts: A Creative Financing Tool for Infrastructure Projects in Seattle
Student Name: Chelsea Levy
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald H Miller

Title: An Analysis of Retailing Methods for Superstores in Urban Markets
Student Name: David Major
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James DeLisle

Title: Sixth Avenue South Urban Design Study: Reclaiming Urban Remnant Spaces
Student Name: Jessica Caroline Majors
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: The City of Bellevue’s 2008 Commute Trip Reduction (CTR) Plan Update
Student Name: Stephanie R Parkins
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Locating Farmers Markets: An Evaluation Methodology to Inform Site Selection for Farmers Markets
Student Name: Matthew J Peters
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: Assessing Ffarmer Interest and Identifying Barriers to Participation in Washington State’s Farm to School Program
Student Name: Meghan E Pinch
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: A Community Compact: The Social Role of Neighborhood Temples in Quanzhou, China
Student Name: Lee Stephen Roberts
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: Growing Homes: Increasing House size in King County, 1997-2006
Student Name: Christian Rusby
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Institutionalizing Sustainability at the Woodland Park Zoo
Student Name: Joel P Sisolak
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Donald Miller

Title: An Assessment of the Seattle Green Factor: Increasing and Improving the Quality of Urban Green Infrastructure
Student Name: Elizabeth Stenning
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: LEED-ing Eustits Florida: An Evaluation and Remediation of Proposed Land Development Regulations for Compatibility with LEED-ND Standards
Student Name: John D Tovey III
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel B Abramson

Title: An Evaluation of the Impact of Dwellings on Land in Farm and Forest Zones in Hood River County, Oregon
Student Name: Clay Harris Veka
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Suburban Walkability: A Triangulated Approach Strategies for Transportation Planners in Oregon
Student Name: Jana A Wright
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

2007

Title: Best Practices and Emerging Trends in TDR Programs
Student Name: Jeffrey Aken
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: An Interdisciplinary Tsunami Workbook for Tsunami Planners
Student Name: Nicolas Arcos
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: A Tale of Two Cties: An Exploration of Strategies for Acquisitioin of Large Scale Contaminated Properties & the City’s Approach in the Puget Sound Area
Student Name: Rebecca A Buttitta
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Urban Redevelopment in Washington State: Legal Issues, Administrative Models and Seattle’s Central Waterfront
Student Name: Paul Chasan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: A Community Land Trust in White Center, Washington: Enhancing Residential Stability and Building Community Wealth
Student Name: Katherine Cote
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Increasing Bicycle Trips to the University of Washington Using the Four E’s: A Guide for Promoting Bicycle Use
Student Name: Douglas Cox
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Charicteristics of Successful Programs for the Interjurisdictional Transfer of Development Rights
Student Name: Mark J Daniel
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Bicycle Travel: What Can Seattle Learn from Copenhagen’s Success
Student Name: Lisa Dulude
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Vernez Moudon

Title: Walk-Up Windows: Study of an Urban Retail Type in Seattle
Student Name: Andrew Fenstermacher
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Hold-Sell Analysis of an Industrial Property within the North Puget Sound Region and in the Context of Institutional Portfolio Investment
Student Name: Thomas Greer
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George R Rolfe

Title: Brownfield Remediation and Associated Financial Instruments in the State of Washington
Student Name: Sterling Hamilton
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Integrating Design into Long-Range Regional Planning Through Collaborative Process
Student Name: Talia Henze
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Conservation Districts as a Preservation Tool: Responding to Seattle’s Neighborhood Plans
Student Name: Heather Hines
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Two Wheels to Public Transit: How Implementing a Bicycle-Transit Program Can Reduce Personal Automobile Dependency
Student Name: Ryan E Jones
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz W Wagner

Title: Understanding Livability: A Case Study of Seattle and the Puget Sound Region
Student Name: Sean Keithly
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Columbia City Feasibility Analysis
Student Name: Joon H Kim
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Anticipating Commercial Passenger Service at Paine Field: An Application of Scenario Planning
Student Name: Jennifer Kipp
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christine Bae

Title: Pedestrians and Bicyclists in the Bel-Red Corridor: Planning for Non-motorized Users Early in the Redevelopment Process
Student Name: Wesley Kirkman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: The Challenge of Homeownership for Seattle’s Hispanic Community: A Preliminary Study
Student Name: Josue Licea
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Defabrication of the City: A Plan for Restructuring Urban Form Between Pike Place Market and the Seattle Waterfront
Student Name: Kenneth Loen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Bicycle Parking and Transit: A Demand Analysis for Bicycle Lockers at King County Metro Park and Ride Lots
Student Name: Hannah McIntosh
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Youth-focused Urban Agriculture: Innovative Programs that Meet Multiple Needs
Student Name: Jenifer Naas
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Evaluating the Design of Planned Unit Developments: The Case of Mount Vernon, Washington
Student Name: Alyce Nelson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Using Triage to Priortize Environmental Restoration
Student Name: Peter Noonan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: An Assessment of the Stream Provisions within the 1990 King County Sensitive Areas Ordinance
Student Name: Karis Puruncajas
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Low Impact Development and Transportation Infrastructure: The Puyallup-White Watershed
Student Name: Andrew Redman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Small Neighborhood Commercial Centers: Seattle Precedents
Student Name: Gwen Rousseau
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Robert Mugerauer

Title: Navigating the Fog of Uncertainty: Scenarios for the Puget Sound Nearshore
Student Name: Michal Russo
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: LEED Cost and Value in Private Development: A Sample Methodology
Student Name: Jesus Alejandro Sandoval
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor James R DeLisle

Title: Distinguished City of Seattle Professional Work
Student Name: Diane Sugimura
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Evaluating a Private Concession Proposal at Saint Edward State Park: Decision Criteria and Case Studies in a Park Planning Context
Student Name: Peter Sullivan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Planning for Third Place Plazas: Creating Meaningful Public Outdoor Living Spaces
Student Name: Mary K Warman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

2006

Title: A Look at the Past, Present and Future Roles of Historic Preservation in Seattle’s Central Waterfront
Student Name: Tara Ballentine
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: A Feasibility Analysis of Condominium Conversion and Affordable Home Ownership for Capitol Hill Housing
Student Name: Alfredo-Jude Arriola Cari
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jim DeLisle

Title: Redmond Community Indicators Program
Student Name: Jeffrey Douglas Churchill
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: ULI Workforce Housing Report: Expanding Housing Options for Seattle Households
Student Name: Christine Clifford
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Re-Defining Value: Strategies for Greening Affordable Housing in Compliance with Washington State’s High-Performance Building Legislation
Student Name: Ric Cochrane
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Parking Management at University of Washington: An Alternative, Market-based Approach
Student Name: Jeremy R Fitcher
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G Scott Rutherford

Title: Collaborative Conservation in Mount Baker Neighborhood
Student Name: Andrea Flower
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: Bridging the Digital Divide in Public Participation: The Roles of Infrastructure, Hardware, Software and Social Networks in Helsinki’s Arabianranta and Maunula
Student Name: Charles J Gabbe
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Bringing Publicly Owned Brownfields to the Private Market in the State of Washington
Student Name: Matthew T Hoffman
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Property Valuations
Student Name: Mark Hoyt
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Kirkland’s Innovative Housing Demonstration Program: New Housing Choices Within Single-Family Neighborhoods
Student Name: Janet L Hyde-Wright
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Daniel Abramson

Title: Redmond Overlake Neighborhood Plan Implementation and Refinement Project: Report on Existing Conditions and Challenges and Opportunities to Redevelopment
Student Name: Jayme M Jonas
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Risk Management in Brownfields Redevelopment
Student Name: Taketoshi Kawakami
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: A Survey of Attitudes Towards and Understanding of Green Home Attributes Among Green Homebuyers in the Puget Sound Region
Student Name: Aaron Keeler
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Beacon Hill and McClellan Light Rail Station Areas Feasibility Analysis
Student Name: Douglas J Larson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Feasibility Analysis For The 125th Street Business Improvement District (Harlem, NYC) Boundary Expansion Project
Student Name: Pearl Hei-Ching Leung
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Does Public School Quality Matter to Home Prices? Evidence from the Puget Sound Region
Student Name: Yi-Ying Liang
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Jim DeLisle

Title: A Site Planning and Feasibility Analysis of the Hathaway Parcel
Student Name: Christopher Meyer
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Planning for Hazard Mitigation Opportunities in the City of Everett, Washington Following a Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake
Student Name: Kristin C Meyers
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Reversing the Trend: Strategies to Make Center City Seattle Livable and Attractive to Families with Children
Student Name: Dara P O’Byrne
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Public Transportation for an Emerging Interstate Region: Evaluating the Alternatives and Feasibility for Providing Regional Public Transportation for the Counties of Spokane, WA, and Kootenai, ID
Student Name: Karl R Otterstrom
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor G. Scott Rutherford

Title: Strategies to Increase Investment Along Tukwila International Boulevard
Student Name: Jaimie R Reavis
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Improving Community Participation In the Urban Design Field: Applications from Community-Based Social Marketing
Student Name: Sara M Robertson
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Assessing the Impact of Urban Form on Travel Behavior: A Case Study in the City of Groningen, the Netherlands
Student Name: Brennon E Staley
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Securing Affordable Housing in White Center: Choosing the WCCDA’s Next Affordable Housing Development Project
Student Name: Catherine G Stineback
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Planning for Diversity: Seattle’s Multicultural Planning Platform
Student Name: Irene Tang
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Christopher Campbell

Title: Shaping the Public Realm: An Analysis of Form-Based Codes in Hercules and Petaluma, California
Student Name: Diego Velasco
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

2005

Title: A Comparative Review of the CEDCO Market Analysis
Student Name: Ross Beckley
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Displacement and Change in the Portland Region: Neighborhood Change and Growth Management
Student Name: Katie Benski
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Rachel Kleit

Title: Sustainable Campus Master Planning: Current Status and Case Study
Student Name: Daniel Bertolet
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Ron Kasprisin

Title: Towards a Regional Design Strategy: Application of Classical Chinese Landscaping and Garden Art to the Puget Sound Region
Student Name: Lan-Yin Sophia Chen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Public-Private Collaboration: Challenges and Strategies for Small Towns in Washington State
Student Name: Joshua Curtis
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Measuring the Success of Compensatory Wetland Creation in King County, Washington
Student Name: Peter Drakos
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Urban Youth and Politics of Space: The Inclusion of Skateparks in Downtown Centers
Student Name: Carrie Duncan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Mixed-Income and Mixed-Population Models for Permanent Supportive Housing: A Survey of Non-profit Housing Providers
Student Name: Christopher Fiori
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Washington State’s Growth Management Act: A Matched Pairs Approach to Evaluating Urbanized Density
Student Name: Melissa Guilbeau
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: The Matter of Amenities and Amenities That Matter
Student Name: Susanne Hamilton
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: A Project Designed to Assess the Needs of Local Communities Participating in the National Flood Insurance Program
Student Name: Sarah Hawkins
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Towards A Regional Design Strategy
Student Name: Michael Hintze
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Dennis Ryan

Title: Copenhagen’s Water City Strategy: The Creation of the Øresund Region and its Effects on Urban Waterfront Redevelopment
Student Name: Katherine Howe
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Fritz Wagner

Title: King County Flood Hazard Identification and Vulnerability Analysis
Student Name: Heidi Kandathil
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Planning for Food Secure Communities: A Preliminary Food Assessment of Seattle’s Chinatown-International District
Student Name: Laurie Karlinsky
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Why We Can’t All Just Get Along: An Exploration of Interdisciplinary Group Dynamics
Student Name: Japhet Koteen
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: An Analysis of Whether Regulations Constrain the Implementation of Transit Oriented Development
Student Name: Kokila Lochan
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: The Production of Sustainable Urban Space: A Comparative Analysis of Wallingford and the Carfree Reference District
Student Name: Robert Matthews
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Bob Mugerauer

Title: Gaining Effective Voice: Officials Listen When Community Groups Use GIS
Student Name: Stanley May
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Mark Purcell

Title: Public/Private Partnerships in Real Estate Development
Student Name: Meredith Messmer
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor George Rolfe

Title: Bicycle Travel Patterns in Gothenburg, Sweden: Environment and Behavior
Student Name: Joshua Miller
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Anne Moudon

Title: Respectful Negotiations: The Importance of Cultural Sensitivity in Land Use Agreements
Student Name: Rodney Proctor
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Hilda Blanco

Title: Demographics of Walkable Neighborhoods in Seattle
Student Name: Belen Roca
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: A Strategy for Community Economic Development: Increasing Purchasing of Washington Agricultural Products by Washington Institutions
Student Name: Erin Schau
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Branden Born

Title: Seattle’s Neighborhood Business District Strategy: Mapping Pedestrian Designations
Student Name: Catherine Sheehy
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Don Miller

Title: Culturally Relevant Indicator Selection For The Calista Region of Western Alaska
Student Name: Aren Sparck
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund

Title: Urban Development and Native Avifauna
Student Name: John Walsh
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Marina Alberti

Title: Developing a Management Plan for Jetty Island
Student Name: Jennifer Witzgall
Chair of Supervisory Committee: Professor Frank Westerlund