“Human Scale” Best Match
Technology Can’t Save The City
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...their intelligent, automated, big data-driven supervision of the “smart city” will solve everything from climate change to resource depletion.” Is smart city technology only being deployed at a city-wide scale?...
Art as a Curative Tool
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...the subject of art. It is the means through which the spatial narrative is brought down to a human scale, enabling the individual to connect with the environment surrounding them;...
Little Human behind the Design Inspiration
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...Cities and buildings are made for people and by people. Architects’ interpretation of the human body transfers into their architectural designs. Le Corbusier‘s tall and muscular person created utopian...
Designing Great Cities with Jan Gehl
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...our cities. He recently sat down with Fast Company to reflect on what elements are essential for a successful human-scale city. These reflections were distilled as five rules for designing...
What Beautiful Streets Have in Common
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...public space. What do these beautiful streets have in common? First and foremost: Human scale. The streets are relatively narrow, the buildings are quite low and the blocks are fairly...
The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?
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...physical differences between the insula and the detached home, the agora and shopping mall, the amphitheater and the Superdome, they all respond to key human activities in urban areas, or...
Celebrating Creativity in Space
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...opportunity to involve current students in the design of a new learning facility. Cornell University wanted to showcase the research and creativity that was happening in the Human Ecology program...
When Climate Change Creates Climate Change
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...the scale of the building, but what can be done at the scale of the city? It is at this scale that we can see the most impactful solutions- how...
The Many Benefits of Healthy Campus Design
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...much. Due to their scale, universities and healthcare organisations have a fairly unique ability to engage with these issues at a regional scale compared to others. Collaboration is being organised...
The Urban Effects of Modern Olympic Games
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...sit empty. The Winter Olympic games are of a much smaller scale than the Summer Olympics, but their impacts on the host city can be a huge burden that leaves...