Niehoff Studio

The Niehoff Urban Studio is a unique interdisciplinary initiative undertaken to address urban issues that challenge the quality of life in Cincinnati. The studio endeavors to engage the community in an urban problem solving effort. The studio is located on Short Vine in Corryville and includes classroom, meeting, and exhibit areas. Since its inception in 2002 more than 800 students in urban planning, engineering,  architecture, design, anthropology, business, nursing, political science, urban geography and others have participated and partnered with more than 100 community based organizations on projects intended to make Cincinnati more sustainable.

Sponsorship
This academic outreach partnership is made possible through the present and past sponsorship and collaboration of Mr. H.C. Buck Niehoff, the Harriet R. Williams Downey Fund, the Robert and Adele Schiff Family Foundation, the George Fabe Family Foundation,  the Kroger Corporation, the Ohio Urban University Program, University of Cincinnati Institute for Community Partnerships, the University of Cincinnati Taft Research Center, and the University of Cincinnati Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs, as well as dozens of individual donors.

University Collaborations
The Studio has benefitted from the participation from the College of DAAP Schools of Architecture and Interior Design, Planning, Design, and Art ; The College of  Engineering and Applied Sciences Civil  Engineering Department;  the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Economics, Geography, Anthropology, Journalism, Political Science; the College of Nursing; the Lindner College of Business Real Estate and Marketing Programs . The program is administered by the College of DAAP Community Design Center with oversight by the University Provost for Academic Affairs.



See the Niehoff Studio Posters the Niehoff Ten-Year Poster or view the video testimonials for more information.

Read an overview of the 2-year cycle topics or choose from the list below to see student work from each cycle.



Vision
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Themes
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Niehoff Students
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Niehoff Faculty
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Student Work


Map of All Great Streets and Gateways Student Work 2008-2011
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Metropolis and Mobility 2012-2014
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Place Matters Projects 2011-2012
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Great Streets and Gateways 2008-2011
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Uptown Projects on Housing 2006-2008
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Over-the-Rhine Projects 2004-2006
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Urban Food and Quality of Life Projects 2002-2004
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