“Human Scale” Best Match
Technology Can’t Save The City
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...fair when applied to the very real human experience in an existing city? How do we integrate the complexity of existing human behaviours into the way we are designing smart...
Art as a Curative Tool
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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; opening...
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 city...
Observations on the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
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For those who have not had the pleasure of visiting Winnipeg or the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, the museum is worth visiting just for the architecture. According to Wikipedia,...
Cornell University – College of Human Ecology
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What Beautiful Streets Have in Common
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...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 short....
The City of Today: Circle Back to the Past?
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...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 ‘live-work-play,’...
Celebrating Creativity in Space
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...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 on...
The Urban Effects of Modern Olympic Games
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...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 the...
The Many Benefits of Healthy Campus Design
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...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 at...