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Aging on the farm : toward a model of passionate place attachment
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
The farm population is aging with 29% of principal farm operators over the age of 65. This is significant because farmers work past the age of retirement generally with diminished abilities. The purpose of this research ...
Factors influencing homeowners' decisions to seek residential energy efficiency knowledge
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Knowledge on energy efficiency methods has been available for decades. The question this study is seeking to answer is "what factors influence homeowners to seek out knowledge on energy efficiency?" This research replicates ...
The role of place in assisted living
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
The qualitative inquiry explored what physical attributes and tangible items that assisted living residents at one facility determined to be personally meaningful and emblematic of their concept of 'home.' Using grounded ...
Place advocacy at Snowshoe Mountain Resort : a case study of a destination ski resort
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
The purpose of the research was to gain a greater understanding of what is so special about Snowshoe Mountain Resort. Snowshoe Mountain has a unique sense of place that is established through the built, natural, and social ...
Urban Mongolia : an integrative culturally-sensitive sustainability-focused design + planning framework for ger districts
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] Informal settlements, often cast as slums, present remarkably difficult challenges for environmental designers, politicians, civil servants and, of ...
Methods and strategies for bridging the design practitioner-researcher gap
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
The goal of this thesis is to confirm there is a continuing application gap by identifying current attitudes of design practitioners to the usefulness of EBR, preferred forms of communication of EBR, and reasons for lack ...