ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

THIS VOLUME SERVES AS A GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO ENMVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AS AN INTERDISCIPLINARY ART. THE BOOK IS DIVIDED INTO THREE PARTS: (1) HUMAN HABITATION, WHICH ANALYZES WAYS IN WHICH EVERYDAY ELEMENTS SUCH AS SCHOOLS AND OPEN SPACE CAN BE USED TO FIND NEW SOLUTIONS TO OLD PROBLEMS (2) DESIGN STRUCTURE, WHICH INCLUDES A DISCUSSION OF RAIL TRANSPORTATION, ESPECIALLY COMMUTER SERVICE, AND THE ACCOMODATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES IN A CITY; AND (3) A SENSE OF PLACE, WHICH SUGGESTS VARIOUS WAYS IN WHICH EFFECTS ARE ACHIEVED BY CONTRAST AND BY A HEIGHTENED AWARENESS OF RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NATURAL CONDITIONS AND MAN-MADE ARTIFACTS; INCLUDED ARE DISCUSSIONS ON FREEWAYS AND EXPRESSWAYS; TRAFFIC SEGREGATION; PARKING; PEDESTRIANS AND MICROMOVEMENT SYSTEMS.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Van Nostrand Reinhold

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  • Authors:
    • Dober, R P
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Accession Number: 00239954
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 278 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 17 1970 12:00AM