|Re: explaining "built environment" to lay people||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Catya Belfer-Shevett (catyahomeport.org)|
|Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2008 08:22:13 -0800 (PST)|
I generally go with "designing for community" and then give examples like kitchen windows that overlook the front path, front porches, a scale from private to public as you go from the back of your house to the main path, that sort of thing.
- cat Sharon Villines wrote:
On Dec 20, 2008, at 7:28 AM, Robert Heinich wrote:I am trying to explain "built environment" to lay persons. That is, builtenvironment influences behavior.Constructed buildings, as opposed to natural landscape. Constructed environment.Surrounding architecture or buildings. Architectural design."Built environment" actually sounds like a newism, a word that makes a concept sound like a new idea when it isn't.Sharon ---- Sharon Villines in Washington DC Where all roads lead to Casablanca _________________________________________________________________Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/
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- explaining "built environment" to lay people Robert Heinich, December 20 2008
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