Re: explaining "built environment" to lay people
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Sat, 20 Dec 2008 06:00:13 -0800 (PST)

On Dec 20, 2008, at 7:28 AM, Robert Heinich wrote:

I am trying to explain "built environment" to lay persons. That is, built
environment 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 Villines in Washington DC
Where all roads lead to Casablanca

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