Point of View - Point of View October 2015

 

What Is and Is Not Biophilic Design?

If design doesn’t focus on aspects of the natural world that contribute to human health and productivity in the age-old struggle to be fit and survive, it is not biophilic.

If design doesn’t focus on aspects of the natural world that contribute to human health and productivity in the age-old struggle to be fit and survive, it’s not biophilic.

What We Really Mean When We Talk About Urban Crowding

Media images frequently present crowded public spaces as proof of overpopulation, evoking the Malthusian desire to limit finite resources to a privileged few. That's a problem.

Media images frequently present crowded public spaces as proof of overpopulation, evoking the Malthusian desire to limit finite resources to a privileged few. That’s a problem.

Students From Texas and Germany Team Up for Solar Decathlon 2015

The result is the NexusHaus, which combines the aesthetics of German design and passive design principles into a home for Austin.

The innovative design NexHaus, created by a team of students from University of Texas in Austin, Texas and Technische Universität München in Germany for the Solar Decathlon, is on display at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California, from October 8-11 and 15-18.

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