Urban Food and Quality of Life Projects


Introduction: The Niehoff Urban Studio 2002 - 2004


Research:
Food Commerce in the Preindustrial Era
Markets Pre-1500
Sixteenth Century to the Eighteenth Century
Timeline of Food Distribution in Pre-Industrial America
Food Production, Distribution, and Manufacture 1845-1900 1 of 2
Food Production, Distribution, and Manufacture 1845-1900 2 of 2
Groceries from 1900-1945 1 of 3
Groceries from 1900-1945 2 of 3
Groceries from 1900-1945 3 of 3
The Golden Age of the Supermarket 1945-1980 1 of 2
The Golden Age of the Supermarket 1945-1980 2 of 2
Superstore Growth and Girth: Grocery Retailing 1980-present
Trends (pdf)

Urban Precedent
Chicago 1 of 2
Chicago 1 of 2
Publix- Miami Florida and Kroger Atlanta
Groceries in the Netherlands 1 of 3
Groceries in the Netherlands 2 of 3
Groceries in the Netherlands 3 of 3

Local Grocery Stores Observation:

Physical Aspects:
Comparison: Four Supermarkets: Kroger at University Plaza, Walnut Hills, Queen City, and Downtown Cincinnati 1 of 2
Comparison: Four Supermarkets: Kroger at University Plaza, Walnut Hills, Queen City, and Downtown Cincinnati 2 of 2

Social Aspects:
Gender, Poverty, and Grocery Store in Cincinnati, Ohio: A Geographic Perspective 1 of 2
Gender, Poverty, and Grocery Store in Cincinnati, Ohio: A Geographic Perspective 2 of 2
The Social Role of Grocery Store
Do Grocery Stores Support Social Interactions?
Quality of Life Indicators 1 of 2
Quality of Life Indicators 2 of 2
Cincinnati Food Equity Study: Do the Poor Pay More?
Bringing Home the Bacon: Grocery Stores and Local Economic Vitality
Grocery Stores and Social Capital: A Study of Seven Cincinnati Neighborhoods 1 of 2
Grocery Stores and Social Capital: A Study of Seven Cincinnati Neighborhoods 2 of 2
The Geography of Food Retail Location: A Demographic Analysis 1 of 2
The Geography of Food Retail Location: A Demographic Analysis 2 of 2

Charette 2: Prototype Interior

Conceptual Studies:
Techno Supermarket
Old World Supermarket
Green Supermarket
Community Supermarket
Pinball's Supermarket
Reworking Retailing: Experiencing Downtown Food Retailing
The Concept of Sensory Retailing
The Kroger "Block Market" Adaptive Reuse of Urban Structures

Prototype Studies:
Prototype Study
The Urban Grocery Store Prototype Study

Charette 1: Prototype Exterior

Conceptual Studies:
Super Kroger
Experience Kroger
Future Kroger
Civic Space and the Urban Supermarket
Block Market and the Urban Supermarket

Site Analysis

Site Application Design:
Gilbert Site Mixed Use Development and Supermarket Design
University Plaza Urban Design Proposal
Uptown Central: Vision, Plan, and Implementation
MLK Reading Urban Design
Gateway MLK Analysis, Development and Programming, Implementation and Programming

References

Food, The Public, and the Interactions In Between

Idea Generation:
Food
Culture
Authority
Public Space

The Study - Five aspects to appropriating public space:
Appropriation
Moderation
Disposition
Use and Action
Presence

The Projects:
Findlay Bazaar
Breakfast Bus
The Community Garden
Game Day
Popup Cincinnati
Findlay Commons
Underground Arts Center
Washington Park Authority

Integrating Small-Scale Farming into Planning, Growth Management, and Landscape Preservation, Economic Development

Research:
The National Food Safety Network
Loss of Farmland
Theoretical Issues
Federal and State Economic Policy
Globalization
Economic Strategy
Demographic Trends
Consumer Preferences
Changing Nature of Farms

Research:
Boone County KY, Site A
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Boone County KY, Site B
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Warren County OH, Site A
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Warren County OH, Site B
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