20 August 2015 / 2 / Becci Taylor I believe that placing people at the heart of built environment design is vital and I’m convinced that any additional costs this involves would be more than offset by productivity gains. People … Continue reading Health / Designing from the inside out
I’ve had about 3 different lecturers tell me to read Stuart Brand’s “How Buildings Learn”. Was very happy to find this 1997 BBC Series by Brand. This six-part, three-hour, BBC TV series aired in 1997. I presented and co-wrote the … Continue reading How Buildings Learn – Stewart Brand
It has been said that Central Park is New York’s “living room.” New technology firms and 21st century schools compete in creating collaborative workplaces forming “neighborhoods” connected by “streets” leading to “commons” or “town squares.” Flexibility and adaptability are king, … Continue reading Urban Design and Interior Design and Terminology | Sustainable Cities Collective
Brief overview of the city and the challenge Setting out the vision for a resilient city Section 1: Mega city overview The City Resilience Challenge was a 2-day workshop based initiative in which participants came together to address the real … Continue reading City Resilience Challenge – Mega City
By Alex Ulam / June 30, 2015 Timelines of innovation can vary greatly in the architecture, engineering, and construction fields. While some good ideas find immediate success, others can linger for years before becoming incorporated into mainstream practice. Over the next few months, Doggerel will … Continue reading Passive house: A road map for radically reducing energy consumption?
Skip to video 3 in playlist. We live in a time that recommends achieving personal growth through the having of rewarding experiences. Among those experiences, architects hope, are experiences of wonderful buildings. Benedikt argues that this experientialism (as he calls … Continue reading Architecture Beyond Experience by Professor Michael Benedikt
According to the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture (ANFA), current advances in brain science hold as much potential for the built environment as physics breakthroughs that enabled scientific analysis of light levels and structural stability. Founded in 2003 by the … Continue reading Neuroarchitecture: Our brains and the built environment